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

Important Dates
Upcoming Deadlines
Abstracts: October 17, 2017
Papers: February 26, 2018
Advance Program: Will be made available in March 2018
Updates will be posted as they become available


Paper Submission – Present and Publish
Download a Call for Papers Submit an Abstract/Paper
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

Instructions for the 2018 International Student Paper Competition have been updated. Please take time to review the new rules and regulations (below).

Student Paper Application Information    Submit an Abstract/Paper



Technical Program

Program Information will be available soon.



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



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