Citing and referencing: Conferences

A guide to the styles recommended by Monash schools and departments for students and researchers



  • Published conference proceedings: use journal article, edited book or edited book chapter.
  • Use full date of conference (YYYY, Month DD–Month DD).


Poster presentation


Presenter, A. A., & Presenter, B. B. (YYYY, Month DD–Month DD) Title of paper or poster [Type of contribution]. Conference Name, Location. or https://xxxxx


Jodel, F., Russell, F., Tepper, K., Todd, P. & Zahora, T. (2009, August 31–September 4). Joined at the hip: Partnerships between librarians and learning skills advisers [Poster presentation]. International Congress on Medical Librarianship, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

Muhamad, M., Sapuan, N. & Sahlan, N. (2019, August 24–30) Library makeover: The sanctuary of the mind [Poster presentation]. International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, World Library and Information Congress 2019, Libraries: dialogue for change, Athens, Greece.


Conference paper available online


Contributor, A. A. & Contributor, B. B. (YYYY, Month DD–DD). Title of paper [Type of contribution]. Conference Name, Location. or https://xxxxx


Durve, I., Ghuge, S., Patil, S. & Kalbande. D. (2019, December 20–21). Machine learning approach for physiotherapy assessment [Paper presentation]. 2019 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communication and Control (ICAC3), Mumbai, India.

MacIntyre, S. (2008, August 10–12). Participation in the classroom, productivity in the workforce: Unfulfilled expectations [Paper presentation]. Australian Council for Educational Research Conference, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

Conference paper published as a book chapter


Contributor, A. A. & Contributor, B. B. (YYYY). Title of paper. In D. D. Editor, & E. F. Editor (Eds.), Title of conference (pages). Publisher. or https://xxxxx


Krylatov A., & Raevskaya A. (2020). Travel times equilibration procedure for route-flow traffic assignment problem. In I. S. Kotsireas & P. M. Pardalos (Eds.), Lecture notes in computer science: Vol. 12096. Learning and Intelligent Optimization conference proceedings (pp. 225–240). Springer.

Conference paper or proceedings published in a journal


Contributor, A. A. & Contributor, B. B. (YYYY). Title of paper. Journal Title, volume number(issue number), page–page.


MacDonald, B. M., & Strutt, A. M. (2019). Cultural neuropsychology in action: Hispanic Neuropsychological Society 2019 Conference Proceedings. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology: the Official Journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists34(7), 1232–1233.

Randell, H., & Gray, C. (2019). Climate change and educational attainment in the global tropics. Proceedings of the National Academy of SciencesUSA116(18), 8840–8845.