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Fourth Asia - Pacific Symposium on Wind Engineering

at the ANA hotel Surfers Paradise Gold Coast AUSTRALIA
July 14, 15 & 16, 1997

Abstract Preparation

Format: The style should be identical to that for the JWEIA. Use good quality white paper (A4 - 21.6cm x 29.7m) for preparing the camera-ready abstract. Text should be typed using 10 - 12 point characters single spaced and single column. Margins should be 3.8cm left and 2.5cm right, top and bottom. Paragraphs should be indented 5 spaces, with a blank line above and below each paragraph. The title of the abstract should be centered, all caps, bold typeface, and 14 point font. 4 blank lines should be left between the title and the author's name, affiliation and complete address with the latter in upper and lower case and 12 point font. Leave 6 blank lines between the address and the text.

Main headings should be bold faced, right justified and have blank lines above and below. Illustrations and graphs that are too small or not clearly drawn for reproduction will not be accepted.

Length: Four pages maximum, including figures and reference.

Mail: Send the original and two copies of the camera-ready abstract to:
Sally Brown, IV APSOWE Secretariat
ICTE Conferences
The University of Queensland
Brisbane Queensland AUSTRALIA 4072
Tel: +61 7 3365 6360 Fax: +61 7 3365 7099
Email: sally@ceu.uq.oz.au

Editorial Information

The official language of the Symposium is English. Authors are invited to submit a four page abstract stating clearly its purpose, methods and conclusions. Selection for presentation at the Symposium will be made by the Organizing Committee and these abstracts will be bound as the conference proceedings. Based on review of the abstracts, selected authors will be invited to prepare full length papers (10 pages maximum) which will be submitted for publication as a special issue of the Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics.

Time Table Information

Due date for Abstracts 1 November 1996
Notification of acceptance
to authors presenting at
the symposium
1 January 1997
Registration deadline for
reduced rate
1 March 1997
Start of Symposium
& due date for full
length papers
14 July 1997


Papers are welcomed in all aspects of wind engineering, especially in the areas of:
A special session on an Asia-Pacific Wind Code is planned.

Organizing Committee

Dr Chris Letchford (Chairman)
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland
Ms Sally Brown (Secretariat)
ICTE, The University of Queensland
Dr John Holmes (Monash University)
A/Prof Ken Kwok (Sydney University)
Dr Mahen Mahendran (QUT)
Prof. Bill Melbourne (Monash University)
Mr Leo Noicos (Rust-PPK)
Mr Greg Reardon (James Cook University)
Dr Rajan Sankaran (CSIRO)
Dr George Walker (Alexander Howden)
Dr Simon Watkins (RMIT)

Registration Information

The registration fee for the Symposium is expected to be approximately AUD$500. This fee includes all technical sessions, conference proceedings, welcome reception, lunches, refreshment breaks and conference banquet.

Accommodation Information

The Symposium will be held in the ANA Hotel, in the heart of Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. A special accommodation rate of AUD$135 per night has been negotiated with this Hotel. In addition, accomodation for all budgets is readily available in the vicinity of the conference avenue. Further details on accomodation will be available on the Registration Form.

Travel Information

Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast is Australia's internationally renowned tourist destination with a warm year round climate. The sea offers numerous recreational activities (swimming, bushwalking, golfing..) revolving around the natural beauty of the ocean beaches and hinterland mountains. Just one hour's drive from Brisbane, Queensland's capital city, or a one hour flight from Sydney, the Gold Coast is easily accessible.

The July average temperature range is a mild 11(deg.) to 21(deg.)C.

Pre-registration Form

To assist in planning the Symposium, please use this form to pre-register and mail to the conference Secretariat as shown above. Name: _________________________________________________
Mailing Address: ______________________________________
Fax: __________________________________________________
Email: ________________________________________________
I will submit a paper: yes no
Tentative Title/s: ____________________________________
Please send further details including registration
yes no
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