Important Dates:

Deadline for submission of brief abstracts: February 17, 2013 March 1, 2013

Notification of acceptance of abstracts: March 1, 2013 March 11, 2013

Deadline for submission of extended abstracts and full papers: May 5, 2013

Notification of acceptance extended abstracts/full papers: May 15, 2013

Early bird registration: May 25, 2013

Last day to register in order to have the extended abstract/full paper in the proceedings: June 15, 2013

CanCNSM2013, Montreal, Canada: July 23-26, 2013


Mini-Symposium on Non-linear Mechanics of Composites

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to invite you to participate in the Mini-Symposium on Non-linear Mechanics of Composites within the 4th Canadian Conference on Nonlinear Solid Mechanics, CanCNSM 2013, that will be held July 23-26, 2013, at McGill University, Montréal, Canada.

We welcome extended abstracts and full papers submissions on the following topics:

  • Analytical and Numerical modeling
  • Multi-scale modeling
  • Damage and Fracture mechanics
  • Interface/contact modeling
  • Impact/dynamic loading
  • Experimental studies/non destructive damage identification techniques

Information on abstracts and paper submission is available on conference website:

Please let us know as soon as possible your intention to participate in the Mini-Symposium Non-linear Mechanics of Composites by contacting the symposium organizer:

Dr. Christophe Pinna
Senior Lecturer
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Sheffield
Sheffield S1 3JD
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1142227831
Prof C Soutis Ph.D, CEng, FRAeS
Chair, Aerospace Engineering
Director, Aerospace Research Institute
Research Director, NW Composites Centre/ NCCEF
University of Manchester
Manchester M13 9PL UK
Tel: +44(0)161 306 8593 or 0161 306 4589