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All participants and accompanying persons should register for the ISTVS 7th Americas Conference. Note that the registration process for our conference is being managed by our ASA partner. Please be sure to register as ISTVS (ASA registrations will NOT include ISTVS events).

Registration fee includes: the Proceedings CD, the popular Icebreaker Party, Welcome Reception, Banquet Wednesday evening, lunches on Tuesday and Wednesday, and Thursday Technical Tour to NASA's Kennedy Space Center

Advance registration is recommended by 17 September 2013!

Registration rates through 17 September 2013:
Professionals $750, Students $400, Companions $400

Registration rates 18 September 2013 through 8 October 2013:
Professionals $815, Students $400, Companions $400

On-site registration rates after 8 October 2013:
Professionals $890, Students $400, Companions $400


7th Americas Conference of the ISTVS

in conjunction with the ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meetings

Tampa Convention Center and Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel, Tampa, Florida, USA, November 4-7, 2013

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Dates & deadlines

August 27 | Virtual poster abstract deadline
August 27 | Abstract editing deadline
September 15 | Full papers due
September 18 | Standard registration rates begins
October 8 | Onsite registration rates begin
October 8 | Housing deadline
October 9 | Presentation uploading opens online
October 28 | Presentation uploading online ends for oral presentations
November 4-7 | 7th Americas Conference of the ISTVS, in conjunction with the ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meetings

Visit the ASA conference site for further details.

Technical Committee

Prof. Schalk Els
Ms. Heidi Howard
, Cochair
Soil and terrain modeling and characterization | Track 1

Dr. Lutz Richter
Mr. Jeff Durst

Planetary rovers and mobile robotics | Track 2

Prof. Paul Ayers
Prof. Corina Sandu
Mr. Jody Priddy

Tires, wheels, and tracks modeling | Track 3

Dr. George Mason
Dr. Lal Kushwaha

Agricultural and earthmoving equipment | Track 4

Dr. Sally Shoop
Mr. Timothy Cary
, Cochair
Operation on soils, vegetation, snow, and ice | Track 5

Mr. Randy Jones
Dr. Paramsothy Jayakumar

Vehicle dynamics, mobility, and safety | Track 6

Mr. Niels Svendsen
Ms. Pat Sullivan
Ms. Stephanie Robert

Terramechanics | Track 7