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Call for abstracts

Ka tangi a te manu

Whitiwhiti ora

Whiria ngā tāngata


May the cry of the bird
Signal a change for the better
People entwined
Lets go!

Interested in sharing your thoughts, views and aspirations on how we can grow the indigenous economy globally - nows your chance. We are calling for abstracts for people to present at this international summit where we will showcase indigenous peoples and businesses from around the world.

With your input, the summit will include informative presentations, group sessions and inspiring keynote speakers. If this is you, we want to hear all about it.

Submission themes




Rules for abstracts

Ngā Kaitatau Māori o Aotearoa intends to provide high-quality sessions focused on educational content that is free from commercial influence or bias. All conflicts of interest must be declared.

Requirements for the submission of abstracts

  • All abstracts must be submitted online
  • All abstracts must be submitted into the correct theme


A condition of acceptance is that at least one author or nominated presenter registers for the summit. Presenters are responsible for their own accommodation and registration expenses.

Oral presentation
If your abstract is accepted, you will be given either a 15 minute or 30 minute slot in the programme, which will include 3 minutes discussion time. Further detailed instructions will be sent to authors of the accepted abstracts.

Key dates

Call for abstracts will close on Friday 29 March 2024, 5:00pm NZDT

Abstract formatting

  • The abstract will be submitted in plain text.
  • Please DO NOT include the following in your abstract document: Authors or Co-authors. This information should be added into the online form during the submission process
  • Maximum word count of 300 words

Have a question?

Brooke Miller | Digital & Event Coordinator
Conference Innovators
T: +64 9 281 5587
E: brooke@conference.nz