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Call for abstracts


The organising committee invites the submission of abstracts for oral presentation.

Members from all professional disciplines with an interest in HDR brachytherapy are welcome to submit on topics relevant to the theme: HDR Brachytherapy – The New Zealand Practice.

In addition to proffered abstracts, the organising committee will approach departments directly to invite presentations on specific topics. These are likely to include each department's approach to cervix, vaginal vault, skin and prostate brachytherapy.

All proffered submissions should be made via email to

Submission guidelines

  • Abstracts are limited to 300 words
  • Abstract structure is at the discretion of the author
  • Abstract should be submitted in Microsoft Word format
  • Presentations will be limited to 8 minutes followed by 2 minutes of questions and answers and should be in Microsoft PowerPoint format

If you need to withdraw your abstract for any reason, please contact the committee by email ASAP

The organising committee will inform the submitting author of their decision in June 2017.

Submissions are accepted on the basis that the presenter must pay to register for the Workshop. Co-presenters are permitted on the basis that they have also registered. Presenters are also responsible for travel and accommodation costs.

We look forward to welcoming you to Wellington on Saturday 23rd September 2017.

Last updated 8 May 2017.