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Author Guidelines

Meeting by Invitation Only as Space is Limited

Information needed to successfully format, complete, and submit your Presentation for the Technical Interchange Meeting is listed below, along with important deadline information. Please refer to this site often for program updates and author alerts.


It is acceptable for this conference to submit presentation charts only. Papers are welcome, but presentation charts are sufficient. Whether the author submits a paper or charts only, an abstract is still required.

Please submit your paper and/or presentation, and paper/presentation clearance form by the specified deadline. See the Paper/Presentation Guidelines for useful information when preparing your paper. A template for formatting your paper is available for download here. Papers are due on 16 August 2018.


Thirty minutes, unless noted in the program, is allotted for your presentation and includes a post-presentation question/answer and discussion period. The information contained in the Paper/Presentation Guidelines will assist you in preparing your presentation. A tutorial on saving presentations in the proper format can be found here. Please note that limited assistance will be available onsite and that presentations submitted at the meeting will be uploaded to the session laptop as-is. Presentations are due on 16 August 2018.

Presentation Clearance Form

Presentation clearance forms are due on 16 August 2018. Click on Presentation Clearance Form to download the required form.  The clearance form must include the applicable distribution statement and the appropriate signature. Please call ERG at (410) 992-7300 if you need assistance completing this form; papers cannot be presented without the completed form.

Poster Presentations

If your abstract has been accepted for presentation as a poster, the poster should describe your abstract and the salient points you would like to make.

Posters will be on display on Monday and Tuesday, 27-28 August 2018. The Posters will be displayed in the pre-function area directly outside Discovery Hall where the technical discussions will be held. During the conduct of the TIM, there will be numerous breaks providing multiple opportunities for you to discuss your technology with other attendees.

The required Poster format is 20” x 24”. One easel will be provided for your use. In addition to preparing your physical poster, please plan to submit an electronic version of your poster or equivalent PowerPoint slides that you would have presented. For attendees who would like to publish their poster, please complete the August 2018 Additive Manufacturing TIM Paper/Presentation Clearance Form. These items are needed for documentation of the TIM. The due date for the electronic version of your poster or your PowerPoint slides, and the presentation clearance form is 16 August 2018.

Distribution Statement Generator

Unclassified presentations are required to have an accurate distribution statement on the first slide. Click on the Distribution Statement Generator to answer a few brief questions and generate your distribution statement, which can then be cut and pasted into your first slide.

Withdraw a Presentation

If circumstances force you to withdraw your presentation, please inform both your session chair and Mary Gannaway as soon as possible at or 410.992.7300, ext. 211.

Author Timeline


Weeks before Meeting


24 May 2018


Deadline for receipt of abstracts.

21 June 2018


Acceptance/rejection letters sent to authors.

5 July


Deadline for changes to meeting invitation and preliminary program.

12 July 2018


Invitation, preliminary program, and registration materials forwarded to propulsion community.

16 August 2018


Deadline for receipt of charts and clearance forms.

16 August 2018


Registration Deadline.

27 August 2018


NASA Additive Manufacturing Propulsion Technical Interchange Meeting