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ISTVS 7th Americas Regional Conference
Tampa, Florida, US | 4-7 November 2013
Hello, Newswire ISTVS,
It is a real pleasure to extend to all ISTVS members, students, and nonmember professionals a cordial invitation to join us for the ISTVS 7th Americas Regional Conference (http://istvs.us2.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=a89f961e4b8d7f56705e0fc91&id=4704e8a9e0&e=77af6e2607) in Tampa, Florida, this November 4-7.
The conference will be held jointly with the 105th Annual Meeting (http://istvs.us2.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=a89f961e4b8d7f56705e0fc91&id=81d954a522&e=77af6e2607) of the American Society of Agronomy (http://istvs.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a89f961e4b8d7f56705e0fc91&id=7204761ecc&e=77af6e2607). This will be the second joint meeting with ASA. This meeting will produce a Special Issue of the Journal of Terramechanics; all participating papers will be included. Come exchange ideas and information on the leading edge of research and technology in terramechanics and terrain-machine systems.
We look forward to seeing you in Tampa in November.
—Heidi Howard and Timothy Cary Conference Co-Chairs Engineer Research and Development Center
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IMPORTANT TAMPA DATES
April 30 [ Save $20 ] Early abstract submission closes May 14 Abstract submission closes — note strict deadline August 27 Abstract editing deadline August 15 Full papers due
November 4-7 Conference in Tampa!
» Soil and terrain modeling and characterization » Planetary rovers and mobile robotics » Tires, wheels, and tracks modeling » Agricultural and earthmoving equipment » Operation on soils, vegetation, snow, and ice » Vehicle dynamics, mobility, and safety » Terramechanics
Tampa Program Preview
Mon | 4 November 1-5p Board meeting 5:30-8pm Ice Breaker
Tue | 5 November 8am-3pm Sessions 12-1pm Lunch 4-6pm Poster Session
Wed | 6 November 8am-3pm Sessions 12-1pm Lunch 6-9pm Dinner
Thu | 7 November 7am-6pm
Technical Tour: Kennedy Space Center
ISTVS has a tradition of offering fascinating technical tours as part of our conferences. For your Tampa experience, we have arranged a tour of the Kennedy Space Center! (Tours are optional; separate fee applies)
Tour details (subject to change): IMAX Shuttle Launch Experience & Exhibits Sit-Down Lunch with Astronaut 2-Hour Specialized Behind-the-Scenes Tour.
And there’s plenty to enjoy in Tampa: A waterfront city with many opportunities to experience the warm waters and gentle bay breezes. Family-friendly attractions with plenty of sights and sounds to expand your mind and capture your imagination.
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