The Australian Coal Preparation Society is collecting abstracts for its 14th annual conference, which will take place Sept. 9-13, 2012 in Canberra. The ACPS Technical Committee invites authors to submit 300- to 500-word abstracts on any aspect of coal preparation and utilization to: confedit@acps.com.au. The number of papers will be limited and selected on merit and for the balance of the program.