ACOTS2021 – Call for abstracts now open

ACOTS2021 is the 21st Australasian Conference on Traumatic Stress.


Proudly presented as a collaboration between ASTSS (the Australian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies) and Phoenix Australia, the conference attracts a broad range of people interested in trauma, including practitioners, researchers, consumers, service developers and policy makers.


This years’ conference theme is Challenging the Status Quo: Advancing Trauma Recovery.


The theme lays down a challenge to us all in our enduring quest to improve outcomes for those impacted by trauma. The Scientific Committee has brought together a range of international and national keynote speakers who bring their own distinct perspective to challenge the trauma field.


Submit an abstract

You are invited to submit an abstract for one of the following types of presentation at ACOTS2021:

  • Individual Paper: Length 15 minutes
  • Symposiums: length 45 minutes, presenters 3 – 5 speakers
  • Poster Presentation: Including Pre-Recorded Video
  • Panel Discussion: Length 45 minutes, 4 – 5 panel members

To submit your abstract click here.


Abstract submissions are due no later than Sunday 25 July 2021 and note that the submission deadline will not be extended.
Conference registrations are now open.


To register your place at ACOTS2021 click here.