The 38th Annual Conference of the North American Thermal Analysis Society
News May 26, 2010
The 38th annual conference of the North American Thermal Analysis Society (NATAS) will be held August 15-18, 2010, at Houston Hall at the University of Pennsylvania.
The Technical Program will consist of over 200 presentations in 20 Symposia, a General Session, a Poster Session and a Collegiate Poster Competition. An Exhibit will feature the latest developments in thermal analytical equipment and services.
The annual Awards Banquet will recognize outstanding achievements by contributors to the field of thermal science. The acclaimed two-day Short Course will precede the conference on Saturday and Sunday, August 14-15.
The abstract submission deadline has been extended to June 15, 2010. The abstract should be not more than two pages. The abstracts will be posted at the NATAS website for previewing by all conferees Manuscripts (up to 15 pages in length) are due June 15, 2010 as well.
The awards deadline has been extended to June 1. If you know someone who has provided significant contributions to NATAS who has at least five years NATAS membership, has distinguished scientific achievement and/or has outstanding scholarship in the field of thermal analysis, or a graduate student who has the best original contribution to the advancement of the field of thermal analysis, nominate them NOW!
Travel grants are available for students. More information is available from the NATAS Conference homepage.
Conference registration is now open at http://www.xcdsystem.com/natas/temp_index.cfm.
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