NSW Chapter: Effective Conference Presentations - Making the Abstract Tangible - 25 June 2024

12:00pm Tuesday, 25 June 2024
1:00pm Tuesday, 25 June 2024
Chapter Event - online

Are you excited about transforming your abstract into a presentation for the ARMS conference but wondering how to achieve this? Join this interactive workshop to learn how to convert your abstract into an effective presentation. 

In this fun and engaging session, participants will:
•    Gain insights to transform their abstract into a presentation;
•    Learn how to demystify and overcome presentation anxiety;
•    Comfortably address the presentation requirements; and
•    Be provided with practical tips for getting the most out of your presentation. 

Date: Tuesday, 25 June 2024

Time: 12:00 - 1:00 PM AEST (Check your timezone here.)

Zoom Details: To be provided in the event confirmation.







Ms Lisa Simmons - University of Wollongong

Lisa Simmons is currently the Executive Manager, Faculty Research Operations in the Research Services Office at the University of Wollongong. Lisa is responsible for overseeing the delivery of research services to all of the University’s faculties. Lisa is an accomplished tertiary education manager with over 20 years of experience in the sector and spending the last decade in research management roles. Since 2021 Lisa has played a key leadership role in the delivery of a highly successful shared services for research services model across UOW. Lisa serves as the Chair of the UOW WHS Committee and is an advocate for professional staff through internal and external advisory groups. Lisa is a current member of the ARMS NSW Chapter Committee. Lisa has extensive experience in presenting to wide ranging audiences and has been a regular ARMS conference presenter.






Dr Shantala Mohan - Western Sydney University

Dr Shantala Mohan is currently Executive Director, Research - at Western Sydney University. In this role, she plays a pivotal role in steering the strategic development of the University’s research and research support. This role leads initiatives to enhance the institution's reputation for research excellence and impact and drives strategies that enable researchers and research cohorts to realise their research ambitions. Shantala oversees effective management of University-wide research functions and infrastructure; fosters external funding opportunities; maintains currency of knowledge of the national and international research landscapes, ensures compliance with internal and external reporting bodies and funding agencies and appropriate due diligence processes for managing foreign arrangements. Furthermore, Shantala provides leadership in ensuring competitiveness of grant proposals, developing research capacity and in delivering strategic support for researchers and research. She is also responsible for the overall promotion and administration of research services, including data management and reporting, managing research budgets and finances, grant submissions, contract negotiations, research infrastructure, ethics and overseeing systems and process improvements. Shantala’s previous roles as Director Research Impact and Integrity; Director, Research Strategy; and Assistant Vice-Chancellor, enabled her to acquire strategic leadership and planning skills.

CPD: Accredited members (ARMAs and ARMFs) will automatically accrue 1 CPD hour for attending this session.


Please note that the zoom session will be recorded and made available to registrants and ARMS members via our website. 


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ARMS reserve the right to cancel, postpone or re-schedule courses and events due to minimum numbers not being reached or for other unforeseen circumstances.  In the event of a cancellation, ARMS will aim to advise all participants in writing five (5) days prior to the scheduled event and will refund the full registration fee including administrative charges within 30 days after notification

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