Important Dates

WM2018 Important Dates

Planning for WM2018 on March 18-22, 2018 is underway. If you would like to participate as a presenter, volunteer, attendee or exhibitor, listed are some important milestones.

June 1, 2017 – Opening of Call for Abstracts /Technical Program Submission website

July 21, 2017 – Deadline for Returning Exhibitors to Secure Previous Years’ Booth Location

August 23, 2017 – Open Sell of Exhibit Booth Begins - Any booth not secured by August 10 is now available on a first-come, first-served basis.

August 11, 2017 - Deadline to submit Abstracts

September 10-12, 2017 - 2018 Program Development Meeting for Program Advisory Committee (PAC). PAC members gather in Phoenix to create the preliminary program for the WM2018 Conference. Once finalized, authors are notified and draft papers are written.

October 9, 2017 - Authors Notified of Acceptance

November 10, 2017 – Deadline for Full-length Draft Papers
Draft papers are submitted and reviewed by members of the PAC in their area of expertise.

December 15, 2017 – 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.

December 31, 2017 - Deadline for Early Bird Registration

January 12, 2018 – Deadline for Final Papers, Copyrights & Student Abstracts & Poster Videos

February 16, 2018 - PowerPoint Presentations due for all Presenters.

March 18-22, 2018 - WM2018 Conference Dates at the Phoenix Convention Center

Future Conference Dates:          

2018 - March 18 - 22, 2018

2019 - March 3 - 7, 2019

2020 - March 8 - 12, 2020