Abstract submission

Abstracts of 400 to 600 words (excluding references) are invited for peer review.

  • Abstracts should clearly state the presentation objectives and findings, and explicitly identify how these findings advance our knowledge of flourishing via or in outdoor adventure.
  • Please identify the specific SDG(s) that your work addresses using the template provided.
  • The abstract should also include: title, keywords, introduction, method, findings/discussion and conclusion.

Inspiring conference posters are also requested from students.

All abstracts should be submitted to [email protected] using the IACAbstractTemplate2022 provided.

Early notification of acceptance is also available upon request. Simply email this request to [email protected].


**The final deadline for abstracts submissions is 15th September 2022**

Note: All accepted abstracts will be published in the conference book of abstracts, and will be available on the conference web page. There is also the possibility for some papers to be considered for post-conference publication in a suitable format.


The Adventure Tourism Research Association

The Adventure Tourism Research Association (ATRA) is a membership organisation which is assembling a worldwide academic community, and helping to facilitate knowledge exchange and the creation of new relationships in the field of outdoor leisure and adventure tourism.  ATRA works with local partners to host the annual International Adventure Conference. The association’s website, www.atra.global, is a shared portal for ATRA members’ news.

Local Hosts: University of Otago, Queenstown Resort College, and Otago Polytechnic Central Campus

The conference is being organised in collaboration with the University of Otago, Queenstown Resort College, and Otago Polytechnic Central Campus.

Further Information

If you would like to learn more, please contact Jelena Farkic (ATRA) at [email protected] regarding abstract submission or Susan Houge Mackenzie (University of Otago) at [email protected] for event information.