The International Association of Women Police (IAWP) and the Australasian Council of Women and Policing (ACWAP), with the support of the New Zealand Police (NZP) will host the 2023 International Women in Policing Conference in Auckland, New Zealand from 17-23 September 2023.
This prestigious event will combine the 60th annual IAWP conference, and the 12th Biennial ACWAP Conference, as well as both IAWP and ACWAP award events.
The conference theme “Refresh, Renew, Refocus” will focus on developing women within Policing and related organisations as well as on how policing responds to women in the communities they serve.
The 2023 conference will provide an ideal learning and networking forum for police officers, police practitioners, law enforcement officers, federal agents, customs, immigration, quarantine, and corrections officers, investigators, managers, police administrators, lawyers, researchers, academics, activists, students, and advocates for women’s human rights both locally and internationally.
Abstract Submissions are NOW OPEN!
A number of streams will be presented during the Conference including but not limited to:
Engagement & Collaboration
Management & Governance
The conference invites people to consider speaking at the conference. Those interested must provide an abstract and the criteria for the abstract are –
All presenters are encouraged to participate in the full conference.
Abstract Submission Deadline: 30 November 2022
Author Notification: 21 December 2022
Author Registration Deadline: 20 February 2023
Deadline for final paper submission: 15 April 2023
Abstract Submission Guidelines
Abstracts must be written and presented in English, and not exceed 300 words (text only).
Abstracts are evaluated according to the following criteria:
Presenters’ biographies are to be submitted with the abstract and the biographies to be written in third person and 100 words maximum.
All presenters are encouraged to participant in the full conference. Conference fees, travel and accommodation costs are all at the presenter’s expense.
It is the responsibility of the presenting author to ensure the abstract is submitted correctly. The conference coordinators will not be held responsible for abstract submissions not received via the online submission process, or for submission errors caused by internet service outages, hardware or software delays, power outages or unforeseen events.
Acknowledgement of receipt of your abstract is not deemed as an acceptance.
All abstracts will be reviewed by the Australasian Council of Women and Policing and the New Zealand Police for acceptance after the submission date, ensuring abstracts represent all streams, with speakers from a diverse range of agencies and countries. You will be notified if your submission has been successful and requested to develop a full presentation to be delivered at the conference.
Abstract Style Guide