18-23 November 2024
Africa/Johannesburg timezone
Big Science and Big Goals for Africa

Author Instructions


Please download the this TEMPLATE for the abstract. Also prepare a text-only summary of about 150 words giving a brief idea of the content. 

Instructions for Orals:

  1. Log in to the Indico system.
    1. Obtain an account by registering on Indico, if you dont yet have one
    2. Use the button in the top-tight corner.
  2. Register for the conference.
  3. Use the menu item Submit an abstract.

Please plan your oral presentation to fit within these time constraints,

  • Invited speakers:  30 minutes = 25 minutes + 5 minutes for discussion and questions, unless otherwise arranged with the organizers.
  • Contributed Speakers:  15 minutes = 10 minutes + 5 minutes for discussion and questions.

If we enable Remote participation, the Zoom rooms will open 1 hour before the start of each session for connectivity and presentation testing.

Instructions for Posters:

  1. Steps 1,2,3 as for an oral presentation, but elect a poster presentation button.
  2. On the day of your poster presentation, tweet an image of it, and use the hashtag #AfLSPoster.  You can also post a link to a video of you discussing the work, and/or to a preprint or published work in a full thread.  You can use other social media platforms as well, e.g., Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
  3. Engage with the social media audience and other conference attendees, all the time using the #AfLSPoster hashtag. 
  4. Participate in Kumo Space during conference breaks to discuss your work with other attendees.