30 Minute Paper Presentation: 
A conference session involving a 15 minute speaker presentation, followed by questions and answers. Allow 5 minutes within the 30 minute time slot for people to move between rooms. You may designate a chair or facilitator for your session from among other conference participants. The chair's role is to introduce the presenter/performer, keep the presentation within the 15 minute time limit and manage the question and answer session. Presenters may also chair their own sessions, but are requested to keep to this format. We recommend against reading whole papers, and suggest handouts (20 or 30 copies-please bring these with you, as there are no photocopying facilities at the conference) and visual supports (data slides or overhead transparencies) to assist delivery. Multiple-authored presentations are welcome, though only one article can be submitted to the journal based on each presentation.

60 Minute Workshop Presentation: 
A roundtable, workshop, staged conversation, dialogue or debate. This is a conference session involving substantial interaction with the audience. It must not simply be a long paper-papers are for 30 minute sessions only. If you wish to submit an article to the journal for publication based on a workshop session, it should be a single or jointly authored piece.

90 Minute Colloquium Presentation: 
A conference session involving at least five registered participants (for instance, a chair or facilitator plus four or more presenters who present for no more than 15 minutes each). At least 15 minutes must be left for audience interaction. The conference committee does not organise these sessions. Presenters need to conceive and design the session and submit a proposal through the call for papers area on the conference website. Either single or multiple articles can be submitted to the journal based on the content of a colloquium session.

Virtual Participation: 
A paper submitted without the presenter attending the conference in person, but eligible to be refereed and published (if accepted) in the journal. This does not involve a presentation in the conventional sense (e.g. via audio or video link), only a paper submission to be refereed for possible publication in the journal. The virtual participant also joins the conference community as a referee, receives a complimentary online subscription to the journal and the conference and journal newsletter.