Papers Sought For 29th International Pump Users Symposium
Monday, July 23, 2012
Officials with the 29th International Pump Users Symposium have issued a "call for papers" for the event, which runs from Sept. 30 to Oct. 3, 2013 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas, U.S.A. Acceptable papers consist of abstracts for lectures, tutorials, short courses and case studies on pump technology. Abstract are due Oct. 5.
Lectures should present a technical paper detailing emerging pump technology, which has been successfully field tested at least once. Lectures consist of 30 to 35 minutes of presentation and 10 to 15 minutes of questions and discussion. Authors should indicate what audience the paper would address.
Tutorials should be a short course or workshop consisting on 75 to 80 minutes of presentation and 10 to 15 minutes of questions and discussion. Short courses should be full-day training sessions presented concurrently with other short courses on the first day of the symposium. Short courses run from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a 90-minute luncheon and two, 10-minute breaks. Lectures, tutorials and short courses require a 500-word abstract.
Case studies are informational Power Point presentations describing the implementation of established pumping technology to solve a real-world problem. Case studies should relate concise and complete success stories. Each study is limited to 10 minutes, with an additional five minutes for questions. Presentations consist of a 250-word abstract and about 15 slides.
Abstracts should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Files will be accepted in Adobe Acrobat PDF format only. For abstract inquiries, contact Emily Burgess at (979) 845-2671 or at email@example.com.
For more information: turbolab.tamu.edu