Frequently Asked Questions

When will the conference take place and what is the conference location?

The MSEC-NAMRC-LEM&P 2020 Conference will take place between June 22-26, 2020 at the Duke Energy Convention Center and Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza in Cincinnati, OH USA. Please visit Travel page for additional details.

What is the conference registration eligibility and rates?

The authors of the selected papers for the conference as well as non-authors can register for this conference. At least one author must register and present in order to confirm any accepted papers. MSEC-NAMRC-LEM&P 2020 conference is a business event. No one under the age of 18 will be admitted. The rates vary on the type of registration. Please visit the registration page for deadlines, rates, and other registration information.

What are the payment methods for the conference?

The conference vendor accepts VISA, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover; in US Dollars. Participants are encouraged to submit an online payment, however to make any other form of payment, please contact

Are the papers submitted to MSEC/NAMRC/LEM&P peer-reviewed by the technical committee?

Yes, all the papers in MSEC-NAMRC-LEM&P 2020 are peer reviewed by the technical committee. For additional information on the peer-review, please contact the appropriate committee:

What is the cancellation policy for the conference?

All cancellations must be in writing and sent to prior to May 15 to receive a full refund. No refunds can be issued after May 15. There are no refunds for non-attendance.

How can I reserve a hotel room, and what are the rates?

The conference hotel room block will take place at Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, which is conveniently located in downtown Cincinnati and two blocks from the Duke Energy Center. The group discounted rate is $178 per night, plus taxes. Please note that limited number of rooms are available for discounted price. Please visit the Travel page for additional information.

How can my organization become a conference sponsor?

The details on the sponsorships can be obtained on conference sponsorship page. To become a sponsor and for more information, please contact Prof. Sam Anand at

What services are available for special needs and requests?

MSEC-NAMRC-LEM&P 2020 is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities so they may fully participate. Please contact at least two weeks prior to the event.

Is there funding available to help with the conference costs/Travel Awards?

Student participants are encouraged to visit the Student Support page for additional information.

Are there any recommended guidelines for presenting the paper during the technical session?

  • All the participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the session starts and test the computer connection to make sure all videos, animations, and other special effects operate properly.
  • Introduce yourself to the session chair.
  • Prepare and practice your presentation.
  • Plan to finish your presentation in about 20-25 min and leave 5-10 min for Q&A.

Where can I get additional information on the MSEC poster session?

Participants can visit Call for Posters page for additional details.

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