Final call for abstracts for ISTVS-ASA Tampa

Final call for abstracts for ISTVS-ASA Tampa

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ISTVS 7th Americas Regional Conference

Tampa, Florida, US | 4-7 November 2013

Hello, Newswire ISTVS,

Reminder: Strict Submission Deadline May 14

Submit your abstract ( for the 7th ISTVS Americas Regional Conference in Tampa, Florida, before Tuesday, May 14

Conference Registration and Housing opens May 14 at 11am EST! The more economical hotels fill up fast: ISTVS conference partner ASA has moved the opening of the registration and housing signup about 5 weeks earlier than originally scheduled: please register at and book your hotel at Both open at 11am EDT on Tuesday, May 14.

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Conference invitation from your chairs 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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IMPORTANT TAMPA DATES May 14 Abstract submission closes — note strict deadline May 14 Registration and Housing opens at 11am EDT! 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

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! Some details (subject to change): IMAX Shuttle Launch Experience & Exhibits | Sit-Down Lunch with Astronaut | 2-Hour Specialized Behind-the-Scenes Tour. (Tours are optional; separate fee applies)

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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