No. The submission portal is different from your TAC online account.

TAC will issue abstract notifications by mid-March

Panel organizers will contact panelist applicants by mid-March.

Yes. Paper authors should use this Microsoft Word Template to draft their paper.

No. Presenters are permitted to use their own template. A TAC conference logo can be provided on request to Christina Ghazal, Program Officer.

Ask the person who created the submission to submit it, or contact Christina Ghazal, Program Officer to change the submission user.

Yes. If your draft deck is accepted and you are invited to present at the conference, you can make changes to your file up until September 12 when your final deck is due.

All submitters will be notified by mid-June if their submission is accepted for presentation at the conference.

September 3, 2024. Program changes cannot be guaranteed after this date.

No. The final paper and/or deck you submit by September 12 will be considered the final paper for publication and the final deck for presentation at the conference.

Before, during and after the Conference

Yes. All accepted presenters must register for the conference by June 27. Registration fees and details will be posted in February.  

Yes. TAC understands that an employer’s travel permission may not be obtained in some cases, and a refund/cancellation option will be available in those circumstances. See cancellation policy for more details when registration opens in April.

No. All presenters must present in person at the conference.

Panel organizers are responsible for the panel format and outline. Instructions and details will be provided to panelists by panel organizers.

Presenters will be notified of their scheduled presentation date and time by late July.

No. All presenters must use the laptop provided in their session room. The laptops will be pre-loaded with the final decks and setup with audio and presentation recordings.

Presentations are allocated 25 minutes (including time for audience questions).

Your replacement needs to ensure they do not have scheduling conflicts in advance. Changes must be requested in writing to Christina Ghazal, Program Officer.

Yes. TAC recommends bringing a copy of your presentation on a USB memory stick.

Yes. Session audio recordings, synched to onscreen presentations will be available after the conference for registered delegates only via the conference event platform.

Yes. Accepted papers will be published on TAC’s website after the conference. 


Christina Ghazal, Program Officer
613-736-1350 x236