WM2020 Important Dates

WM2020 Important Dates

Planning for WM2020 on March 8 – 12, 2020 is well underway. If you would like to participate as a presenter, volunteer, attendee or exhibitor, listed are some important milestones.

Early June 2019 – Opening of Call for Abstracts /Technical Program Submission website

July 26, 2019 – Deadline for Returning Exhibitors to Secure the Discounted Booth Rate

August 23, 2019 – Deadline to Submit Abstracts
NOTE: Any submission received after this date will be subject to a second review prior to any acceptance.

August 23, 2019 – Opening of Exhibit Booth & Attendee Registration

September 8 – 10, 2019 – Program Development Meeting for Program Advisory Committee (PAC). PAC members gather in Phoenix to create the preliminary program for the WM2020 Conference. Once finalized, authors are notified, and draft papers are written.

October 1, 2019 – Authors Notified of Acceptance

November 15, 2019 – Deadline for Full-length Draft Papers and Student Poster Competition Abstracts. Draft papers are submitted and reviewed by members of the PAC in their area of expertise.
NOTE: The submission deadline is two weeks later than previous years. Extensions beyond this date will be subject to PAC Chair and Paper Reviewer approval, with possible transfer to a Non-Paper Poster session.

December 13, 2019 – 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.
NOTE: The deadline is one week later than previous years to compensate for additional two-week deadline extension provided to Authors.

January 6, 2020 – Deadline for Early Bird Registration

January 10, 2020 – Deadline for Final Papers, Copyrights, Posters, Exhibit & Sponsor Final Payments

February 14, 2020 – PowerPoint Presentations due for all Presenters

March 8 – 12, 2020 – WM2020 Conference at the Phoenix Convention Center

Future Conference Dates:
2021 – March 7 – 11, 2021
2022 – March 6 – 10, 2022
2023 – February 26 – March 2, 2023