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Register for IMACFebruary 12—15, 2018 in Orlando, Florida
Upcoming Deadlines
Conference Preregistration: January 15, 2018
Hotel Discount Code: January 24, 2018
Past Deadlines
Awards Nominations: April 15, 2017
Abstract Submission: June 19, 2017
Authors notified, via e-mail, of acceptance/rejection: August 16, 2017
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*To qualify for member rate, SEM members must be in good standing prior to December 1, 2017
Early-Bird Rates
(until 1/15/18 @ 5:00PM EST)
Member - $780
Non-Member - $890
Student Member - $250
Student Non-Member - $325
Regular Registration Rates
(after 1/15/18 5:00PM EST)
Member - $880
Non-Member - $990
Student Member - $350
Student Non-Member - $425

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Phone: (407) 996-9700 |
Rates: $179+ Single/Double (Taxes currently 13.5%)
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Mears Shared Ride Shuttle
Conference attendees may use a $3 discount coupon on Mears shuttle service from MCO to the Rosen Plaza Hotel.
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Online Booking

Reservations must be made directly with Rosen Plaza Hotel by calling the toll-free number (800) 627-8258 or using the link below. Please request the group rate for Society For Experimental Mechanics, Inc. 2018 IMAC Conference & Exposition on Structural Dynamics.

Registration cut-off is January 24, 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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Technical Program
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Pre-conference Courses
These courses will be offered on February 11, 2018
Teaching, Learning & Performing Vibration Analysis – Using the Free ABRAVIBE MATLAB Toolbox
Instructor: Anders Brandt
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Course registration fee: $500 regular/$250 student
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Instrumentation, Monitoring and Analysis of Recorded Motions from Structures Using OMA
Instructors: Carlos Ventura, Rune Brincker
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Course registration fee: $500 regular/$250 student
Additinal fee for book (not required): $70
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Theory, Experiments & Applications for Structure Monitoring & Machine Learning – Design, Build & Analyze Real Data Using Low Cost Sensors
Instructors: Haeyoung Noh, Fernando Moreu
1:00–5:00 PM
Course registration fee: $500 regular/$250 student
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Join the Exposition!
A comprehensive Exposition of testing and analysis equipment is always a highlight at IMAC. Please contact Exhibits to reserve your booth today: (203) 790-6373 |
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Accepted Author Information

Details currently available are below. General Information and Author Forms will be posted soon. Paper/extended abstracts due October 23, 2017.


Paper/Extended Abstract Preparation

Paper Upload Instructions
Please email your zip file directly to Shari Matthews at Your file MUST be a single zip file and include all required files/forms. If you have already uploaded a zip file for a paper via the website, you do NOT need to resend that paper. This is ONLY for zip files not already submitted.

Copyright Transfer Agreement

Biographical Information Form

Paper Submission - Present and Publish

Abstract submission deadline has passed.
Authors notification was sent August 16, 2017.

Download a Call for Papers

 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.

Awards and Honors
MVUQ Best Paper Award
The Model Validation and Uncertainty Quantification (MVUQ) Best Paper Award was established in 2009 to attract high-quality publications and presentations of interest to the MVUQ community at IMAC. The Best Paper award is recognized with a certificate and a monetary award of $500, funded by Los Alamos Dynamics, LLC.
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