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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 ( in Tampa, Florida, this November 4-7.

The conference will be held jointly with the 105th Annual Meeting ( of the American Society of Agronomy ( 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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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!

Technical Tracks

» 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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International Society for Terrain-Vehicle Systems

Dr. Lutz Richter General Secretary

Dr. Sally Shoop President

Dr. Peter Kiss Vice President

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