Welcome to the 2021 Author Submission Website!

Who We Are:
The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE®), an international professional member society, provides information on new materials and processing technology either via technical forums, journal publications, or books in which professionals in this field can exchange ideas and air their views. As the only technical society encompassing all fields of endeavor in materials and processes, SAMPE provides a unique and valuable forum for scientists, engineers, and academicians.

Technical Paper Abstract Submissions: October 7 - November 15, 2020

Abstracts should concisely report the aims and outcomes of your research so that readers know exactly what your paper is about. Your abstract should be fully understandable on it's own to someone who hasn't read your full paper or related sources. 

Abstract Guidelines:

  • You will select one track that best aligns with your abstract topic.
  • You must have a short, specific Abstract Title that indicates the nature of your Technical Paper (containing no abbreviations). 
  • You will need to provide a 100-200 word abstract. Be as specific as possible as to what you will discuss in your paper - technologies or strategies covered, case studies cited, etc. This will be used by the conference committee to evaluate your submission.
  • Your abstract should include all of the following:
    • Your research problems and objectives
    • Your methods
    • Your key results or arguments
    • Your conclusion 
  • November 15, 2020 | Deadline to submit abstracts
  • December 4, 2020 | Announcement of Technical Paper abstracts selected 

Technical Paper Submissions:
Technical papers are formal written research papers reviewed by industry peers. For Abstracts that have been approved for this conference, Technical Papers are due for review by January 15, 2021. Technical Papers that are accepted for publication will be paired with a prerecorded presentation. 

Please note that accepted Technical Paper submissions will be required to submit a prerecorded presentation video for review - due March 16, 2021


  • November 15, 2020 | Abstract Submission Deadline
  • December 4, 2020 | Announcement of Technical Paper abstracts selected 
  • January 15, 2021 | Final technical papers due for review (no extensions will be granted due to high demand)
  • January 15 - February 5, 2021 | Technical Papers go through the review process (SAMPE will be in touch with submission feedback as needed on a rolling basis) 
  • March 9, 2021 | Final decision letters sent to Technical Paper authors
  • March 16, 2021 | Presentation slides AND prerecorded presentation video due for review (new requirement
  • March 22, 2021 | Authors will receive final submission feedback and next step instructions

ITAR Abstract Submissions:

Due to the lack of an in person event in 2021, ITAR presentations will not be offered this year due to high security requirements.

Student Poster Contest Submissions:
SAMPE is pleased to invite the next generation of researchers, engineers, and industry professionals to participate in the SAMPE 2021 Student Poster Contest. This is a great opportunity for students to showcase their research in front of an engaged and connected community of materials and processes engineering professionals.

Why Submit?

  • Highlight the work of your university
  • Gain professional global visibility as a subject matter expert
  • Establish relationships within the industry
  • Inspire innovation and collaboration
  • Be recognized as a next generation leader among industry professionals
Student Poster Submission Information:
Submissions can relate to any segment of the advanced materials industry. Examples include, but are not limited to: innovations in material science, composites, or advanced materials; composites/advanced materials in aerospace, construction, energy production, "green” materials, etc. All abstracts and entries shall be in SAMPE’s official language, English.

  • February 3, 2021 | Deadline to submit poster abstracts (no extensions will be granted due to high demand)
  • February 19, 2021 | Announcement of poster abstracts selected
  • March 19, 2021 | Final digital poster submissions due in PDF AND prerecorded presentation video due (new requirement)
  • April 5, 2021 | Announcements of final posters selected


If you have any questions about the application process or this submission site, please contact:
Rocio Figueroa
SAMPE | Education Manager

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