Call for Papers

43rd International Symposium for Testing and Failure Analysis (November 5-9, 2017)

All presenting authors must register as a full conference attendee.

Begin a submission to the following:

New Submissions Closed

New Submissions Closed

New Submissions Closed

Abstract Submission Steps and Instructions:

  1. 1. Session Selection

    Choose the session you would like to present your paper.
  2. 2. Title

    Enter your title and any comments to organizers.
  3. 3. Author

    Enter author names, affiliations, and contact information.
  4. 4. Abstract Text

    Submit a two page minimum abstract to include images, figures and references. Abstract must not exceed 10 MB. Abstract must be in a Microsoft Word document or a PDF. Abstract must be uploaded into the system. Copy and paste will NOT be accepted.
  5. 5. Confirmation

    You will have a chance to look over the submission to make sure all is complete.

  6. Video Submission Steps and Instructions:

    Are you the next Scorsese...of Failure Analysis?

    We hope so! Submit your 3 minute (or less) video about an exciting result or a scintillating artifact -- anything goes, as long as it relates to Failure Analysis! Your FA Community will judge them and recognize winners at this year's ISTFA during the Social Event. Show off your filmmaking skills and FA prowess!

    Who should submit?

    Failure Analysts -- Anyone working in the Failure Analysis field.

    Students -- Students currently studying in fields related to Failure Analysis (Physics, Electrical Engineering, Chemistry, Materials Science, etc.).

    The video submission process will bring you through five steps.

    1. 1. Title

    2. 2. Contributor

    3. 3. Copyright Signature

      Entrants are responsible for obtaining any releases or any other permission or license necessary for the submission of their work for this contest and future publication. EDFAS and ASM International will have the right to exhibit, reproduce, and distribute in any or all of the entries. The entries will not be returned to the submitters. You will be asked to accept the Copyright and Permissions before you upload your video.
    4. 4. Upload Video

      MPEG or AVI format with a maximum size of 50MB. The video should be 3 minutes or less. Audio and subtitles are allowed. A short description should also be submitted along with all of your complete contact information.
    5. 5. Confirmation

      You will have a chance to look over the submission to make sure all is complete.

    6. General Instructions:

      No names or titles should be included in the abstract text. Names will be automatically hidden during the abstract review process and will be automatically inserted and properly formatted upon publication.

      Presenting authors will be automatically informed of the unique ID numbers and passwords assigned to their abstracts. Abstracts may be viewed and modified at any time between submission and the deadline, using the assigned ID number and password.

      Technical Support:

      For help in submitting an abstract online, Contact technical support.