Abstract submissions for PARARI 2022 have now closed.
The following timetable will apply:
- Abstract Submission due – Extended until Tuesday 23 August 2022.
- Notification of Acceptance – Friday 2 September 2022
- Final Papers and Presentations due – Friday 14 October 2022
A Technical Paper (delivered in the parallel symposium sessions) covers a technical topic and/or issues associated with Explosive Ordnance Safety and / or Support to Australian Manufacture.
A Product Brief (delivered in the parallel symposium sessions) provides a brief on a commercial product or capability associated with Explosive Ordnance Safety and / or Support to Australian Manufacture. Product briefs are considered a form of sponsorship, the cost of which is outlined in the Conference Sponsorship and Exhibition Proposal.
A Workshop (delivered in the parallel symposium sessions) provides a non-commercial in- depth exploration of a concept related to Explosive Ordnance safety and / or Support to Australian Manufacture. It must include some form of audience participation/engagement.
Workshops should be as interactive as possible to ensure that participants are actively engaged in exploring the issues surrounding the topic.
- Novel energetic compositions or novel explosives manufacturing technologies and their application in safe munitions
- Energetics research supporting explosives safety outcomes
- Recent advances in explosives safety technologies
- EO safety risk management and its relationship to operational decision making
- Understanding cumulative environmental exposure and effect through munitions Health Monitoring and surveillance
- Explosive Ordnance transportation and storage – domestically and on operations
- The role of Explosives Training, Education and research in achieving safety outcomes
- Explosives site safeguarding and encroachment
- Considering explosives safety during early capability decisions
- Application of traditional qualification to additively manufactured energetics
- Safely accelerating the rate of transition from emerging technology to final product ready suitable for manufacture
- Managing emerging technology disruption in an Explosives Research and Development environment
- Operation of your presentation will be via a laptop computer and mouse at the speaker lectern. Data projectors with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution (16:9 aspect ratio) will project your images onto the screen. Audio-visual technicians will be available before and during all sessions should you have additional queries or require assistance during your presentation.
- The room will be set with a lectern and microphone, a laptop PC (Windows 10, Office 2016), set to one side of the lectern and operated by a mouse. The laptop sound will be connected to the PA system.
- We are unable to support Apple Mac computers, except by prior arrangement. Please note that other presentation materials/formats will NOT be available without prior arrangement.
- Please bring with you a copy of your presentation materials (PC format only) on memory stick or CD to be provided to the Audio-visual Engineer when you register. It is advisable for all presenters using PowerPoint to bring a backup of all files.
The presentation schedule will be promulgated late August 2022.
Submitting an an Abstract
Please have the following ready before submitting your abstract:
- contact details
- presentation type – Technical Brief, Product Brief or Workshop
- delivery model preference (live or pre-recorded)
- abstract – no more than 500 words
- biography and photo of presenter
Technical papers and product briefs are 30 minutes in duration, including introductions and questions. Double sessions can be requested. A workshop is also normally 60 minutes long, but could be extended to two hours if there is room in the program.
Please note: Presenters may receive a complimentary day registration for the day of their presentation. Attendance at the remaining days of the symposium will require paid registration for those days.