Agreement Not to Pre-Publish

Agreement Not to Pre-Publish Abstracts or Present Abstracts

Submission of an abstract for review and subsequent acceptance is considered by the committee as an agreement that the work will not be placed in the public domain by the author prior to the conference. Accepted papers or significant portions of the work may not be placed in the public domain (conference with and without proceedings) prior to the conference. Violation will be grounds for automatic withdrawal of the paper by the conference committee.

All questions or inquiries for further information regarding this meeting should be directed to the Conference Office at: 19803 Laurel Valley Place, Montgomery Village, MD 20886 USA. Tel: 301-527-0900, ext. 4 FAX: 301-527-0994, Email:

If you know of any colleagues who may have a paper to contribute and have not received this CALL FOR PAPERS, please bring it to their attention.