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Referencing Style Guide: Online conference

Online Conference - Reference List

Conference sessions and presentations include paper presentations, poster sessions, keynote addresses and symposium contributions.   After the title  of the conference in italics, include in square brackets how the conference was presented, e.g. [Conference session], [Paper presentation], [Poster presentation] or [Symposium]. 

Use the template below to construct the reference.

Presenter, A., & Presenter, B. (YYYY, Month, dd-dd).  Title of contribution [Type of contribution]. Conference Name, Location. DOI or URL

Online Conference

Fistek, A., Jester, E., & Sonnenberg, K. (2017, July 12–15). Everybody's got a little music in them: Using music therapy to connect, engage, and motivate [Conference session]. Autism Society National Conference, Milwaukee, WI, United States.

Craig, S. (2019, April 10–14). The cultural importance of obsidian in the upper Gila area [Poster presentation]. Society for American Archaeology, Albuquerque, NM, United States.


Conference proceedings published in a journal or book follow the same format as for a journal article, edited book, or edited book chapter.

Online Conference - In-Text Citation






Parenthetical citations: (Fistek et al., 2017; Peters, 2019)

Narrative citations: Fistek et al. (2017) and Peters (2019)


Parenthetical citation: (Craig, 2019)

Narrative citation: Craig (2019)





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