WM2021 Important Dates

WM2021 Important Dates

Planning for WM2021 on March 7 – 11, 2021 is well underway. If you would like to participate as a presenter, volunteer, attendee or exhibitor, listed are some important milestones.

June 2020 – Opening of Call for Abstracts/Technical Program Submission website & Returning Exhibitors Reservations
July 24, 2020 – Deadline for Returning Exhibitors to Secure the Discounted Booth Rate
August 28, 2020 – Deadline to Submit Abstracts
NOTE: Any submission received after this date will be subject to a second review prior to any acceptance.
August 28, 2020 – Opening of Exhibit Booth & Attendee Registration
September 20 – 22, 2020 – Program Development Meeting for Program Advisory Committee (PAC). PAC members gather in Phoenix to create the preliminary program for the WM2021 Conference. Once finalized, authors are notified, and draft papers are written.
October 9, 2020 – Authors Notified of Acceptance
November 13, 2020 – 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. Extensions beyond this date will be subject to PAC Chair and Paper Reviewer approval, with possible transfer to a Non-Paper Poster session.
December 18, 2020 – 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 8, 2021 – Deadline for Early Bird Registration
January 8, 2021 – Deadline for Final Papers, Copyrights, Posters, Exhibit & Sponsor Final Payments
February 12, 2021 – PowerPoint Presentations due for all Presenters
March 7 – 11, 2021 – WM2021 Conference at the Phoenix Convention Center

Future Conference Dates:
2022 – March 6 – 10, 2022
2023 – February 26 – 2, 2023
2024 – March 10 – 14, 2023