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EMI 2016/PMC 2016 Abstracts and Short Courses

Friday, October 16, 2015

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   EMI 2016/PMC 2016
   May 22-25, 2016
   Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

CALL FOR PROPOSALS - Deadlines Extended

October 31, 2015 - abstract submissions deadline
October 31, 2015 - deadline for proposals for short courses  

Prof. Sankaran Mahadevan and Prof. Caglar Oskay will chair the The EMI 2016 Conference and the Probabilistic Mechanics and Reliability Conference 2016 (PMC 2016) at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, on May 22-25, 2016.   

SHORT COURSES - Call For Proposals
Deadline - October 31, 2015

The short course could be on a specific topic related to the interests of the EMI and PMC participants, and could be either half-day or full-day in length. We plan to offer these short courses on Sunday, May 22, 2016. The EMI Board in consultation with the organizing committee will approve the final short course offerings based on enrollment, topics, and space availability. The course material, including PDF files of notes/presentations will be provided in electronic form by the course instructor. 

A minimum of 5 full-paid participants are needed for each course to be offered. The registration fees for the short courses are $250 for a full-day course and $125 for a half-day course. Those interested in offering a short course should check with Dr. Amar Chaker (EMI) < > regarding compensation guidelines for short course instructors.

The short course proposals need to include the following information:
1. Title
2. Names of instructor(s)
3. Abstract (1 paragraph) 
4. Table of contents
5. Sponsoring committee, if any
6. Length of the course: Half-day (3 hours of instruction) or Full-day (6 hours of instruction)

Short-course proposals should be submitted by email to by October 31, 2015 .

To learn more about the conference, visit: EMI 2016/PMC 2016 .