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The theme for the XIII Congress is:
Dynamic Behavior: Integrating Experimental Mechanics.

Come join us in Orlando in June of 2016!
Student Paper Competition   Call for Papers   Accepted Author Information
Application Information
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General Information
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Author Forms
Author Agreement
  Presenting Author
Biographical Form

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Technical Program   Session Chair(s)/Co-chair(s)
By Session No.   By Author
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Session Chair(s)/Co-Chair(s).
  List of session Chairs


Pre-conference Courses    
Listing and links to pre-conference course information.    
Saturday, June 4, 2016
  Sunday, June 5, 2016
Annual at a Glance    


  • A Message from the President
  • Schedule of Events
  • SEM Video Paper Session
  • Conference Highlights and Social Events

Technical Highlights:

  • William M. Murray Lecture:

  • JSA Young Investigator Lecture:

SEM Committee and Technical Division Meeting Schedule

  • TD Meeting Schedule


  • Track 1:
    Dynamic Behavior of Materials
  • Track 2:
    Challenges in Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials
  • Track 3:
    Advancement of Optical Methods in Experimental Mechanics 
  • Track 4:
    Experimental and Applied Mechanics


  • 2nd International Symposium on Joining Technologies for
    Composites and Dissimilar Materials
  • 6th International Symposium on the
    Mechanics of Biological Systems and Materials
  • 2nd International Symposium on the
    Mechanics of Composite and Multifunctional Materials
  • 17th International Symposium on Micro- and Nanomechanics
Thank You to Our 2015 Sponsors
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