Call For Speakers

The Spring Manufacturers Institute, will issue a “Call for Papers” to be presented at the Metal Engineering Expo Technical Symposium and Expo in the fall of 2019. Location to be Determined.

Interested presenters (SMI members and non-members alike) may submit abstracts by e-mail to Lynne Carr, lynne@smihq.org for consideration by the conference organizing committee.

Sufficient detail for fair evaluation of the proposed paper and presentation should be included along with an indication which of the following tracks the presenter would prefer to participate in:

  • Manufacturing
  • Business Practices
  • Materials & Testing
  • Technology
  • Business Environment
  • Culture/Leadership/Motivation

These Technical Symposia are designed to suit the needs of and advance the Industry of Spring Making and Wire Forming. The offerings are meant to provide information and learning opportunities to industry professionals, suppliers, customers, Floor Managers and Machinery Operators. The gathering offers a full spectrum of information on the latest business, technology and market trends and developments in the global Spring Making and Wire Forming industry. Focusing on the science of all facets of this industry from design to manufacturing, this show promises to bring the latest technology and innovations to improve product quality, productivity and profitability. The show and symposium also provides an excellent forum for expert discussions, continuing education, networking opportunities and more.

Questions may be directed to Lynne Carr of SMI via email lynne@smihq.org for distribution to the planning committee.

The Call for Papers Deadline for 2019 has yet to be announced.