Wauconda, Illinois - The International Magnesium Association (IMA) has issued a Call for Papers in preparation for the 69th Annual World Magnesium Conference to be held May 20 – 22, 2012 in San Francisco, CA, USA. Recognizing the global nature of the magnesium industry, IMA is seeking industry technical papers with an international perspective. Presentations at the annual event are expected to address topics related to new emerging and process technologies, automotive and non-automotive applications, finishing & joining, environmental considerations, and part processing.
The deadline for abstract submissions is November 15, 2011. Based on abstracts to be reviewed by the Program Committee, authors will be invited to submit papers. Final papers will be accepted based on criteria such as relevance, usefulness, uniqueness, accuracy, focus and quality. Authors are encouraged to challenge every facet of the magnesium industry to raise the level of quality and performance. Those whose abstracts are accepted will have until March 15, 2012 to submit the full manuscript.
"The 2012 World Conference in San Francisco provides a unique opportunity to share information and raise the expectations of the worldwide magnesium industry," commented IMA Executive Vice President Greg Patzer.
The official language of the Conference will be English. All abstracts and final selected manuscripts need to be submitted in English. Abstracts and Papers submitted by Chinese authors should be submitted in both English and Chinese.
Presentations from authors, including world-renowned magnesium experts, are expected to be featured at the 2012 World Conference in May and papers will be published in the 69th Annual World Magnesium Conference Proceedings. For information about submitting an abstract for consideration, contact IMA at email@example.com or visit the IMA website at www.intlmag.org.
The 69th Annual World Magnesium Conference, organized by the International Magnesium Association, will be held at the Fairmont San Francisco, California, USA. The 2012 World Conference will feature more than 20 technical sessions, two days of exhibit showcase, the Annual Awards of Excellence, Environmental Responsibility Awards, sightseeing tours, and more. Visit www.intlmag.org for additional details as they become available.
Founded in 1943, the International Magnesium Association is an international trade organization representing the producers, processors, fabricators, and marketers of magnesium, along with suppliers to the industry. The IMA’s membership spans more than 30 countries on 5 continents. For more information contact IMA at 1000 N. Rand Road, Suite 214, Wauconda, IL 60084. Telephone: 847/526-2010; fax: 847/526-3993; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.intlmag.org.