Annual Conference

75th Anniversary of SEM: Celebrating Past Accomplishments and Exploring New Frontiers in Experimental Mechanics
June 4–7, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Greenville
Upcoming Deadlines
Abstracts: October 17, 2017 EXTENDED October 31, 2017
Papers: February 26, 2018
Advance Program: Will be made available in March 2018

Accepted Author Information
Paper/Extended Abstract Preparation   Paper Upload Instructions

Copyright Transfer Agreement   Biographical Information Form

Paper/Extended Abstract files are due February 26, 2018

Pre-conference Courses
Coming soon...

Paper Submission - Present and Publish
Download a Call for Papers   Submit an Abstract/Paper from the Portal

Acceptance of a paper is based on the requirement of the author to present the accepted paper at the Conference. Accepted authors are expected to submit a paper for inclusion in the Proceedings. Note to all submitting authors: Publication of your Proceedings paper requires that you sign the SEM copyright form. The SEM copyright language grants the author the non-exclusive right to use all or part of the work submitted in any book or article written by the author; provided, that the copyright notice which appears on the journal or proceedings in which the work is first published, and a full citation of the publication is affixed to copies of such book or article so as to give reasonable notice of such copyright. Self plagiarisation is not allowed. However, publication of continuing work covering the same topic as published in the SEM Proceedings area is highly encouraged.


 International Student Paper Competition
Sponsored by Correlated Solutions, Inc.
Full-time students working on a project, thesis or dissertation are encouraged to submit a request to present at the Annual Conference in June. This event is held every year at the SEM Annual Conference

Student Paper Preparation/Upload Instructions  

Use the Abstract/Paper Portal to submit your two (2) page extended abstract to the competition.

Abstract/Paper Portal

Details for the 2018 International Student Paper Competition have been updated. Please review the new rules and regulations.

Student Paper Application Information  

If you are interested in exhibiting at Annual 2018, please contact Joni Normandin at or 203-525-7370
Exposition Floor Layout


Hyatt Regency Greenville
220 North Main Street
Greenville, SC Rates: $165+ Single/Double
(Taxes currently 12%)
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Reservations must be made directly with Hyatt Regency Greenville either by calling (402) 592-6434 or using the link below. Please request the group rate for Society For Experimental Mechanics, Inc. 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics.

Registration cut-off is May 11, 2018 @ 11:59 PM or until the contracted room block is sold out, whichever comes first.

Do not use a 3rd party reservation service/agent as the hotel will not be able to guarantee your reservation.

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