ABACBS-2018 Diversity Report
This Diversity Report provides details of gender balance and other forms of diversity at the ABACBS-2018 National Conference.
The ABACBS Diversity Policy can be found here.
The current ABACBS Code of Conduct can be found here. Note that this is currently being improved. The new Code of Conduct will be be uploaded when approved by the executive committee.
The society has developed a new abstract submission system that will support blinded review of abstracts by the Program Committee. The submission system also provides a live update of the diversity of lead authors of submitted abstracts, including gender identification, geographic area and career stage.
Status of Conference Diversity
Co-convenors: 1 female & 1 male
Committee: 6 females & 6 males
Workshop Committee: 2 females & 2 males
Program Committee: 50% females and 50% males
COMBINE Student Symposium Committee:
Co-chairs: 1 female & 1 male
Committee: 5 females & 5 males
Chairs, speakers, bursaries
Conference session chairs: 4 female and 4 male
Invited international keynote speakers: 2 females & 2 males
Invited national keynote speakers: 2 females and 2 males (geographical diversity: 2 from Queensland, 1 from Melbourne, 1 from Sydney)
Special invited speakers: 1 female (US) invited and 1 male (Melbourne) invited
Talks selected from abstracts: We aimed for approximate balance across different areas of diversity, including gender identity.
Travel bursaries: 50% females and 50% males.
Abstract diversity data
As at November 28 (conference end).
Society Membership Diversity
Based on membership data as at 20/7/2018.