Author Guidelines

If you receive notification that your paper has been accepted for presentation, you will find the information needed on this page to successfully format, complete, and submit your paper for the 64th JPM / PIB / 44th SMBS / 40th PEDCS / 31st RNTS / 29th SEPS Joint Subcommittee Meeting, along with important deadline information. Please refer to this site often for program updates and author alerts.

Author Timeline / Deadlines

Add these dates to your personal calendar so that you can plan and prepare accordingly.

Weeks before Meeting
10 April 2017
Changes to Final Program due.
24 April 2017
Paper and Paper/Presentation Clearance Forms due.
1 May 2017
Last day for discounted reservations at Westin Kansas City at Crown Center (may sell out sooner).
8 May 2017
Presentations due.
12 May 2017
Extended deadline for discounted meeting registration fee; online Registration Questionnaire due.
22 May 2017
Start date for JPM/PIB/SMBS/PEDCS/RNTS/SEPS Joint Subcommittee Meeting.

Author Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

We strongly recommend visiting the Author Frequently Asked Questions Page where you'll find information about distribution statements, making changes to your paper title or author list, withdrawing a paper, presenter registration for the meeting, a list of contacts, and much, much more.


JANNAF adheres to its "no paper, no podium" policy. Papers are due on Monday, 24 April 2017.

Resources provided for Paper preparation (left side of screen under Author Links):
  • Paper / Presentation Guidelines (PDFt)
  • Paper Template (MS Word)
  • Distribution Statement Generator
  • Upload Instructions (PDF)


Presentations are due on Monday, 8 May 2017. Please submit your presentation by the due date to ensure the best outcome. Be aware that limited assistance will be available onsite and that presentations submitted at the meeting will be uploaded to the session laptop as-is.

Thirty minutes, unless noted in the program, is allotted for your presentation and includes a post-presentation question/answer and discussion period.

Resources provided for Presentation preparation (left side of screen under Author Links):
  • Paper / Presentation Guidelines (PDF)
  • Presentation Tutorial (PDF)
  • Distribution Statement Generator
  • Upload Instructions (PDF)

Paper/Presentation Clearance Form

Paper/presentation clearance forms must be submitted for all papers and presentations (a single form should be submitted for each paper and the related presentation). Form are due on Monday, 24 April 2017.

  • Download the Paper/Presentation Clearance Form, located under Author Links on the left side of the screen.
  • Clearance form must include the applicable distribution statement (use Distribution Statement Generator on left side of screen).
  • Clearance form must include the appropriate signature.
  • Papers cannot be presented without the completed form.
  • Need assistance completing the form? Call JHU WSE Energetics Research Group at (410) 992-7300, ext. 208.
  • If a revised paper is submitted, a revised Clearance form is required.

Author Reminders

If you receive notification that your abstract has been accepted, be sure to note due dates for paper, presentation, paper/presentation clearance form, and registration in your calendar!

Papers and paper/presentation clearance forms due Monday, 24 April 2017.

Presentations due
Monday, 8 May 2017.

Start EARLY--allow at least two to three weeks for completion of your internal and/or customer review process!