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Author Guidelines

Information needed to successfully format, complete, and submit your paper for the 62nd JPM / PIB / 10th MSS / 8th LPS / 7th SPS Joint Subcommittee Meeting is listed below, along with important deadline information. Please refer to this site often for program updates and author alerts.


JANNAF adheres to its "no paper, no podium" policy. Please submit your paper, 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 Monday, 4 May 2015.


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 Monday, 18 May 2015.

Paper/Presentation Clearance Form

Paper/presentation clearance forms are due on Monday, 4 May 2015. Click on Paper/Presentation Clearance Form to download the required form.  The clearance form must include the applicable distribution statement and the appropriate signature. Please call CPIAC at (410) 992-7300 if you need assistance completing this form; papers cannot be presented without the completed form. Please note that if a revised paper is submitted, a revised paper clearance form is required.

Distribution Statement Generator

Unclassified papers are required to have an accurate distribution statement on the first page of the manuscript; classifed manuscripts require the distribution statement to be included on all pages. 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 document.

Withdraw a Paper

If circumstances force you to withdraw your paper, please inform both your session chair and Shelley Cohen as soon as possible at


All authors must register and pay the registration fee in order to attend the meeting and present his/her paper. Registration is a two-part process--payment via the online remittance site, and registration via the JANNAF Secure Portal. This information can be found in the Registration section of this website.

Author Timeline (JPM, MSS, LPS, SPS)

Weeks before Meeting
13 Feb 2015
JPM, MSS, LPS and SPS Abstract Submittal Forms due.
13 Feb 2015
Workshop/specialist session requests due.
6 March 2015
Acceptance/rejection letters sent to authors.
16 March 2015
Changes to Preliminary Program due.
20 April 2015
Changes to Final Program due.
4 May 2015
Paper and Paper/Presentation Clearance Forms due.
18 May 2015
Deadline Extended: Last day for discounted reservations at Nashville Airport Marriott Hotel.
18 May 2015
Presentations due.
31 May 2015
Deadline Extended for discounted meeting registration fee. Deadline for receipt of online Registration Questionnaire.
1 June 2015
JPM/PIB/MSS/LPS/SPS Meeting begins.

Author Reminders

Changes to the Preliminary Program due Monday,
16 March 2015.

Papers and paper/presentation clearance forms due Monday, 4 May 2015.

Presentations due Monday, 18 May 2015.