Call for Papers

Call for Papers

Authors are invited to submit their papers and participate in Composite Conference 2012 that will be held August 13-17, 2012 at the Las Cruces Convention Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico. Abstract submissions for papers and posters should be emailed to for acceptance by April 27, 2012.


The abstract template is provided below: A template is provided for guidance:

Abstract template for Composite Conference 2012 

The 1st Call for Papers opened on February 1, 2012, and final copies papers will be due by September 10, 2012.


Published Conference Proceedings

Composite Conference 2012 proceedings will be published following the event. To be included in the proceedings, papers presented at the conference 2012 must be received by September 10, 2012.


Introductory Statements for Speakers and Presenters

Speakers and presenters are asked to provide an introductory statement about themselves that will be used to introduce each conference speaker. Email your introductory statement no later than August 1, 2012 Also, include if your presentation is 15 or 30 minutes in length.

The introductory statement should include the following information:

  • The name (e.g., nickname) the speaker/presenter prefers for introduction
  • Position, affiliation, and affiliation location
  • The year current job responsibilities began
  • Contact info (optional, if not on your presentation)
  • Any other relevant experience or details

Example of an introductory statement:

Mr. Nathanael Greene is a Mechanical Engineer and Combustion Scientist at the NASA White Sands Test Facility (WSTF) in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Nathanael has worked in Fire Safety at the NASA Glenn Research Center and in Structures at the NASA Johnson Space Center. He is currently the NASA Project Manager at WSTF responsible for the composite pressure vessel and structures program. Nathanael has experience with composite pressure vessels, structures, flammability, and hydrogen and is an instructor for the Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessel Damage Detection Course.

Nathanael Greene is Summit Chairman and will be presenting “WSTF Laboratory Experience and Capabilities to Support Composite Testing” at the WSTF 2009 Composite Pressure Vessel and Structure Summit.


Composite Conference 2012 Deadlines:

  • 1st Call for Papers on Feb. 1, 2012
  • Abstracts Due Date: April 27, 2012
  • Abstracts Acceptance Notification by May 30, 2012
  • Presentation Due Dates: August 7, 2012
  • Paper Due Dates: September 10, 2012


Submit your papers today!