Call for Papers Extended for 2016 Pacific Structural Steel Conference

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The call for papers submission deadline for the 2016 Pacific Structural Steel Conference (PSSC) has been extended to Monday, February 29. PSSC brings together industry experts from around the world to promote cooperation, communication and technical information in the field of steel construction. The conference is set to take place October 26-28 in Shanghai, China.

The conference is an opportunity to present and discuss various structural steel research and design topics with peers from around the world. Paper abstracts should be around 300 words. Authors will be notified of their abstract acceptance by April 1 and will be required to submit a final paper by June 30.

For more information about the conference and to submit a paper abstract, visit