Important Dates

WM2017 Important Dates

Planning for WM2017 on March 5–9, 2017 is well underway. If you would like to participate as a presenter, volunteer, attendee or exhibitor, listed are some important milestones.

June 1, 2016 – Opening of Call for Abstracts /Technical Program Submission website

July 15, 2016 – Deadline for Returning Exhibitors to Secure Previous Years’ Booth Location

August 10, 2016 – Open Sell of Exhibit Booth Begins -Any booth not secured by August 10 is now available on a first-come, first-served basis.

August 12, 2016 - Deadline to submit Abstracts

September 11-13, 2016 - Program Development Meeting for Program Advisory Committee (PAC). PAC members gather in Phoenix to create the preliminary program for the WM2017 Conference. Once finalized, authors are notified and draft papers are written.

October 3, 2016 - Authors Notified of Acceptance

October 31, 2016 – Deadline for Financial Aid/Visa Requests and Anticipated Closure of DOE iPortal 

November 4, 2016 – Deadline for Full-length Draft Papers
Draft papers are submitted and reviewed by members of the PAC in their area of expertise.

December 9, 2016 – 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.

December 31, 2016 - Deadline for Early Bird Registration

January 13, 2017 – Deadline for Final Papers, Copyrights & Student Abstracts & Poster Videos

February 17, 2017 - PowerPoint Presentations due for all Presenters

March 5-9, 2017 - WM2017 Conference Dates at the Phoenix Convention Center

Future Conference Dates:          

2018 - March 18 - 22, 2018

2019 - March 3 - 7, 2019

2020 - March 8 - 12, 2020