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Monday, March 5, 2012

InfraMation 2012 – Call for Abstracts

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Call for Papers

The InfraMation 2012 Call for Papers is open until April 2, 2012. FLIR Systems and the Infrared Training Center (ITC) are accepting 150-250 word abstracts of presentations to be delivered to an InfraMation audience consisting of more than 500 condition monitoring engineers, maintenance technicians, building inspectors, restoration contractors, and test and measurement buyers. Submit your abstract through this simple online form.

Important Dates

  • Presentation Abstracts Due: April 2, 2012
  • Authors Learn of Acceptance by: May 18, 2012
  • Complete Manuscripts and InfraMation Registration Due: July 20, 2012
  • Complete PowerPoint Presentations due: August 17, 2012
  • InfraMation 2012 Kicks Off: November 6, 2012

Benefits & Requirements
Why should you present at InfraMation 2012?

  • Conference registration fee discount
  • Qualify for full refund on already discounted conference registration fee
  • Identify yourself as an infrared expert in your field
  • Future validation for clients and customers
  • Expand your professional and business referral network
  • Represent your organization on a big stage
  • Publish your paper on a searchable CD that every InfraMation attendee receives

InfraMation is the largest infrared camera user conference in the world. As thermal imaging becomes more mainstream, early adopters such as yourself will be sought out for your expertise, and InfraMation is the place to get recognized!

The only “hard” requirements are that your paper be non-commercial in nature (for sponsorship or exhibition opportunities, click here) and submitted in English. Abstract approval is based on clarity, appropriateness and technical merit of work.

It is free to submit an abstract for consideration. Registration fees for General and Poster session presenters are discounted to $495; however, if you meet all deadlines with your materials and present onsite per the materials you submit, we will fully refund your registration fee. Clinic instructors are registered for InfraMation free of charge and receive a $750 to $1500 honorarium based on clinic length*. NOTE: ALL PRESENTERS ARE RESPONSBILE FOR THEIR TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION EXPENSES.

Presentation Venues
You must choose one of the following venues for your presentation. You are allowed to submit more than one abstract if you would like to present on multiple topics in multiple venues.
View sample abstract

· 1 ½ or 3 hour courses (typical audience size is less than 50)
· Lecture format that includes audience interaction and hands-on demos
View sample clinic manual

General Session
· 30-minute presentation to assembled group of attendees (typical audience size is more than 100)
· Includes 6-minute Q & A
· Must be comfortable with public speaking
· Manuscript size: 1,300 - 2,300 words
View sample manuscript
View sample PowerPoint presentation

Poster Session
· Presentations delivered simultaneously during 3-hour banquet-style event
· Print and post your PowerPoint slides for display and discussion
· Audience size is typically 1-10 at a time
· Format is more informal and leads to dialogue with audience
· Manuscript size: 1,300 - 2,300 words
View sample manuscript
View sample PowerPoint presentation

By participating in the InfraMation Thermography Application Conference and/or submitting materials, you grant the Infrared Training Center and its assignees and licensees a co-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free worldwide license to use, copy, modify, publicly display, publicly perform, broadcast and distribute in any format, including without limitation audiotape, videotape, the Internet, intranets, CD-ROM, and any other technologies, whether now known or developed in the future, the materials and your presentation of the materials. You represent that you have developed and own or have acquired legal rights to the materials and thus have the authority to grant the license contained herein.

*If materials are late, the honorarium owed to Clinic instructors will be reduced by 1/3.

Questions on Papers? Call 1.800.254.0632 or e-mail

1 comment:

  1. Wow its fantastic information about inframation 2012 of infrared camera user conference. You give nice benefits, session, venues also important dates.