TECHNICAL PROGRAM DOCUMENTS AND FORMS

Below are the current documents and forms to be used by the Authors/Presenters and WM Volunteers. Forms will be added as they become relevant to the schedule of deadlines for the WM2015 Conference. WM2015 is scheduled for March 15 - 19, 2015 at the Phoenix Convention Center.

WM2015 Documents and Forms

WM2015 Featured Nations - France Meeting Minutes

New Topic Submittal Form - WM10-5A

WM2015 Topic Lisitng - WM20-5J

WM2015 Topic Listing Redlined - WM20-5J

Abstract Review Instructions - WM15-5B

Abstract Rating Form - WM16-5A

Track Co-Chair Checklists - WM17-5B

WM2015 Important Dates

Planning for the next conference for March 15-19, 2015 is well underway.  If you would like to participate as a presenter, or would like to volunteer or join our Program Advisory Committee (PAC), here are some milestones for your planning:

March 2, 2014 – Sunday - WM2014 First Time Attendee/ PAC Orientation

March 7, 2014 – Friday - WM2015 PAC Topic Listing Morning Meeting

May 14, 2014 - Wednesday – European - International PAC Topic Listing Meeting in France

June 3, 2014 - Call for Abstracts Issued and Final List of WM2015 Topics
WM2015 will solicit abstracts describing research, development and operational experience over the complete spectrum of nuclear waste activities.  Proposed topics are categorized into general tracks that are reviewed by the WMS PAC Members and will be mailed and posted on www.wmsym.org.

June 1, 2014 - Now Accepting Nominations for WMS Fellow, PAC, and Wendell Weart Award.

July 11, 2014 - Deadline for Returning Exhibitors to Secure Previous Year’s Booth Location. 
Click here for the Returning Exhibitor Reservation Form.

August 4, 2014 - Open Sell of Exhibit Booths Begins - Any booth not secured by August 4, 2014 is now available on a first-come, first-served basis.

August 15, 2014 - Abstracts for WM2015 Due and Nominations for WMS Fellow Award Due.

September 7 - 9, 2014- PAC – 2015 Program Development Meeting in Phoenix
PAC Members gather in Phoenix to review submitted abstracts and create the program for the WM2015 Conference.  Once finalized, authors are notified and draft papers are written.

October 1, 2014 - Authors Notified of Acceptance and On-Line Registration Opens
Registration for the conference is open online at www.wmsym.org in early October.

November 1, 2014 All visa requests submitted and financial requests approved/delivered.

November 7, 2014 - Full-Length Draft Papers Due
Draft papers are submitted and reviewed in November by PAC members in their area of expertise. 

December 5, 2014 - Reviewer Comments to Authors & WMS PAC Award and WMS Wendell Weart Award Nominations Due
Authors are given several weeks for any requested updates/revisions and to submit their final paper.

December 31, 2014Deadline for Discounted Early Bird Conference Registration

January 16, 2015- Full-Length Final Papers Due

February 20, 2015PowerPoint Presentations Due

March 14, 2015Saturday PAC Meeting/Dinner at WM2014

March 15-19, 2015 - WM2015 Conference at the Phoenix Convention Center

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