Palais de la Musique et des Congrès
    Strasbourg, France
    28 - 30 March 2011
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    1. View the Call for Papers

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    3. Prepare and Submit Your Manuscript  

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    Important Author Dates

    Author Notification
    11 January 2011

    Post-Meeting Manuscripts due 
    28 February 2011

    Pre-Registration by
    14 March 2011