WM2019 Call for Abstracts Announced

Deadline Friday, August 24, 2018

Fellow WM Professionals,

I would like to invite you to submit an abstract for the WM2019 Conference to be held March 3-7, 2019 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. The Call for Abstracts and the detailed Topic Listing, are now available online.
This year’s conference theme is: Encouraging Young Men & Women to Achieve Their Goals in Radwaste Management. Our conference focus is promoting the next generation of radwaste management professionals and we encourage young professionals to get involved. We plan to have several special programs to encourage and support their participation.
WM2019 marks the 45th annual Waste Management Symposium. Connect with the worldwide nuclear community in a forum for discussing and seeking safe and cost-effective solutions to managing and dispositioning radioactive waste and decommissioning nuclear facilities. WM2019 will feature more than 500 papers and over 40 panel discussions in 130+ technical sessions complemented by the industry’s largest annual exhibition of nearly 200 companies. Registration will open in late August.
WMS welcomes abstracts in nine topic areas related to nuclear waste management. Our submission site is now available. To submit an abstract, visit our website at www.wmsym.org and login using your username and password. Under the heading “Abstract & Paper Submission”, click on the button that reads “Submit/Manage Abstract for WM2019”. You will then see a button that reads “New Abstract – Click Here to Start”. Follow the instructions to submit your abstract, being sure to click on the “Submit Abstract” button at the bottom of the screen.  An instructional video will be available on our website soon, under Technical Program> Resources & Forms> Authors / Presenters>Abstract Submission Instructional Video.

The deadline for submission is Friday, August 24, 2018. PLEASE NOTE: the submission deadline is two weeks later than in previous years. Any submission received after this date will be subject to a second review prior to any acceptance. There is a limit of abstract submissions to two (2) per presenter, but no limit on the number of abstracts you may co-author.

Please call +1 480-557-0263 or email (shelley (at) wmarizona (dot) org) shelley (at) wmarizona (dot) org for any questions on your abstract submission. If I may be of assistance on any technical program questions, please contact me at +1 803-317-1116 or by email at gbenda@wmarizona.org.
If you would like copies of the WM2019 Call for Abstracts to distribute at meetings, conferences and/or around your office, please email your request to shelley@wmarizona.org with your mailing address and the number of copies needed.

We look forward to receiving your abstract and seeing you at WM2019.

Gary A. Benda
WM Symposia, Inc.
Program Advisory Committee (PAC), Chair
Deputy Managing Director