[NotiAMCA] PACAM XII - Second call for Abstracts and Papers

Victorio Sonzogni sonzogni en intec.unl.edu.ar
Vie Jul 15 07:47:30 ART 2011

Dear Colleague,

The Twelfth Pan American Congress of Applied Mechanics (PACAM XII) will be 
held in Port of Spain, Trinidad from January 2 - 6, 2012, in collaboration 
with the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine.

We invite you to submit an abstract/full paper on a relevant topic in Applied 
Mechanics, as described in the conference websitewww.pacamxii.org. The 
deadline to submit abstracts or papers is August 1, 2011.

* There are 14 specialized mini-symposia 
(http://pacamxii.org/Minisymposia3.html) and 10 different regular session 
topics (http://pacamxii.org/pacamTopics.html)

* The plenary speakers of the congress have now been confirmed: Luiz Bevilacqua 
(LLNC, Brazil), Gustavo Bucaglia (USP, Brazil), Michael Ortiz (Caltech, USA), 
Richard Rand (Cornell,   USA), Charles Steele (Stanford, USA).

* The banquet speaker will be Dr. Arthur Saad, Head of Pipeline and Risers 
Technology Group of Petrobras.

* A limited number of  travel fellowships will be awarded to young faculty and 
researchers from the US, thanks to an NSF grant. Details in the website.

The congress, organized by the American Academy of Mechanics and held every 
two years, is supported by the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, the US 
Association for Computational Mechanics, the Argentine Association for 
Computational Mechanics, the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and 
Engineering, the Brazilian Society of Applied and Computational Mathematics, 
and the Chilean Society of Computational Mechanics.

We hope you can accept this invitation, and look forward to seeing you in the 
Caribbean island of Trinidad....

Best regards,

Jacqueline Bridge, Latin American Co-chair, The University of the West Indies, 
Trinidad &
Adrian Lew, North American Co-chair, Stanford University.


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