Important Dates

WM2019 Important Dates

Planning for WM Symposia 2019 is underway. If you would like to participate as a presenter, volunteer, attendee or exhibitor, listed are some important milestones.


June 1, 2018 - Opening of Call for Abstracts /Technical Program Submission website

July 17, 2018 - Deadline for Returning Exhibitors to Secure the Discounted Booth Rate

August 10, 2018 - Deadline to Submit Abstracts

August 24, 2018 - Opening of Exhibit Booth & Attendee Registration 

September 9 - 11, 2018 - Program Development Meeting for Program Advisory Committee (PAC). PAC members gather in Phoenix to create the preliminary program for the WM2019 Conference. Once finalized, authors are notified, and draft papers are written.

October 1, 2018 - Authors Notified of Acceptance

November 2, 2018 - Deadline for Full-length Draft Papers and Student Poster Competition Abstracts. Draft papers are submitted and reviewed by members of the PAC in their area of expertise.

December 7, 2018 - Deadline for Paper Reviewer Comments to Authors
Authors are then given several weeks for any requested updates or revisions and to submit their final paper in January.

January 7, 2019 - Deadline for Early Bird Registration, Final Papers, Copyrights, Student Abstracts, Posters, Exhibit & Sponsor Final Payments 

February 15, 2019 - PowerPoint Presentations due for all Presenters

March 3 - 7, 2019 - WM2019 Conference Dates at the Phoenix Convention Center

Future Conference Dates:
2020 - March 8 - 12, 2020
2021 - March 7 - 11, 2021
2022 - March 6 - 10, 2022