Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania


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Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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Presenting Author’s
Reference Page

Congratulations on being accepted as a Presenting Author at the IBC!

We hope that this site will function as a reference source as you prepare for your Conference Experience.

Thank you for your participation, and we look forward to seeing you in June.
Questions:  412-261-0710


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Checklist of Important Dates   (pdf version)

December 15, 2017

  • Author’s Participation Confirmation Form Due
    • Please confirm your Participation here. (if you have not done so previously)


January 5, 2018

Presenting Author’s Info, for inclusion in the preliminary program, please use this form.

  • Confirmation/Update of Paper Title
  • Author/Co-Author’s Information
  • 75 word abstract are due


April 2, 2018

  • Presenting Author’s Brief Bio Form due
  • Presenting Author’s Registration Form
    • Please note that the discounted rate is for Presenting Authors Only.
    • Co-Authors planning on attending the Conference must register using the standard registration form.
  • Preliminary Copy of Paper due – Upload file here
  • Review Audio-Visual Guidelines and Requests due
  • Hotel Reservations Due
    • Requests may not be honored if received after this date


May 1, 2018

  • Final Confirmation of Paper Title, Author’s/Co-Author’s Information
  • Electronic Copy of Powerpoint Presentation due – Upload file here
    • Title Powerpoint by Paper Number — Example:  IBC 18-01
    • Powerpoints shoud be designed in 16:9 HD format
    • All files submitted will be pre-loaded on a laptop and placed in your session

June 11-14, 2018

International  Bridge Conference, National Harbor, MD


June 29, 2018

  • Final Electronic Version of Paper due for Publication   upload file here
    • Failure to submit a final paper version by this date will result in the use of the preliminary paper copy in publication or non-publication of your paper.