Program

Program

2013-OCT-28 UPDATE FOR ATTENDEES

Download a PDF of the full ISTVS Conference Program

No need to print it — we will have a copy waiting for you at the Ice Breaker — Monday 5:30-8pm. Please plan to pick up your conference materials at the Ice Breaker — you won't have to wait in line at the general registration at the conference center. Safe travels. See you soon!


The full conference program is available on the ASA conference site. Highlights include the opening keynote speech by Alan AtKisson on the larger conference theme of "Water, Food, Energy, & Innovation for a Sustainable World."

Our conference theme tracks are:

  • Soil and terrain modeling and characterization
  • Planetary rovers and mobile robotics
  • Tires, wheels, and tracks modeling
  • Agricultural and earthmoving equipment
  • Operation on soils, vegetation, snow, and ice
  • Vehicle dynamics, mobility, and safety
  • Terramechanics

ISTVS Program Overview

Monday | 4 November
1-5p Board meeting
5:30-8pm The Ever-Popular ISTVS Ice Breaker!

Tuesday | 5 November
8am-2:15pm Oral Sessions
12-1pm Lunch
4-6pm Poster Sessions

Wednesday | 6 November
8am-3:15pm Oral Sessions
12-1pm Lunch
6-9pm Dinner

Thursday | 7 November
7am-6pm Technical Tour: Kennedy Space Center (tour included; no additional fee!)

View online at the ASA conference site

Plenary Sessions Overview

Plenary Sessions Overview

Detailed Conference Program

Click to view online: Tuesday Oral Sessions / Tuesday Poster Sessions / Wednesday Oral Sessions

Right click to download as a PDF: Tuesday Oral Sessions / Tuesday Poster Sessions / Wednesday Oral Sessions

Tuesday Schedule - Posters (as of 10 Sep 13)

Tuesday Schedule - Posters (as of 10 Sep 13)

POSTER SESSIONS

Tuesday, November 5, 2013, 4PM–6PM
Tampa Convention Center, East Hall

Sand Flow Analysis for Wheel Interaction Problem With PIV and FEM
Junya Yamakawa, National Defense Academy

Impact of Long-Term Tillage and Manure Application On Soil Physical Properties
Dexter B. Watts, USDA-ARS; H. Allen Torbert, USDA-ARS; Francisco J. Arriaga, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Calibration of Model Parameters in 2D DEM for Soil-Grouser System
Hiroshi Nakashima, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University; Taiki Yoshida, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University; Xiu Lun Wang, Graduate School of Bioresources, Mie University; Hiroshi Shimizu, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University; Juro Miyasaka, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University; Katsuaki Ohdoi, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University

Technical review towards the development of a mobile platform for remote soil profiling on farm fields
G.F. Diaz Lankenau, Z. Tekeste, C. Plouffe

Development of a Laboratory Based Dynamic Friction Tester
Mohammad “Mehran” Motamedi, Chuang Su, Michael Craft, Saied Taheri, Corina Sandu

Mobility Optimization on Deep Space Environment
Shinichiro Narita

Pneumatic Tire Performance on Ice
Anudeep K. Bhoopalam and Corina Sandu

The ExoMars Sample Handling and Distribution Subsystem (SPDS)
L. Richter, P. Hofmann, Q. Mühlbauer, R. Paul, S. J. Antony

Mars Exploration Rover Mobility Simulation of Traverses at Endeavour Crater, Mars
Gabrielle Coutrot

Land Impact Estimation of Vehicle Distribution, Intensity and Disturbance Using Vehicle Tracking Systems
Niels Svendsen

What is ISTVS
George Mason

News from the Journal of Terramechanics
C. Sandu, K.U. Kim, V. Vantsevich, L. Kushwaha

{ CONFERENCE IN BRIEF }

7th Americas Conference of the ISTVS

in conjunction with the ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meetings

Tampa Convention Center and Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel, Tampa, Florida, USA, November 4-7, 2013

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Dates & deadlines

August 27 | Virtual poster abstract deadline
August 27 | Abstract editing deadline
September 15 | Full papers due
September 18 | Standard registration rates begins
October 8 | Onsite registration rates begin
October 8 | Housing deadline
October 9 | Presentation uploading opens online
October 28 | Presentation uploading online ends for oral presentations
November 4-7 | 7th Americas Conference of the ISTVS, in conjunction with the ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meetings

Visit the ASA conference site for further details.


Technical Committee

Prof. Schalk Els
Ms. Heidi Howard
, Cochair
Soil and terrain modeling and characterization | Track 1

Dr. Lutz Richter
Mr. Jeff Durst

Planetary rovers and mobile robotics | Track 2

Prof. Paul Ayers
Prof. Corina Sandu
Mr. Jody Priddy

Tires, wheels, and tracks modeling | Track 3

Dr. George Mason
Dr. Lal Kushwaha

Agricultural and earthmoving equipment | Track 4

Dr. Sally Shoop
Mr. Timothy Cary
, Cochair
Operation on soils, vegetation, snow, and ice | Track 5

Mr. Randy Jones
Dr. Paramsothy Jayakumar

Vehicle dynamics, mobility, and safety | Track 6

Mr. Niels Svendsen
Ms. Pat Sullivan
Ms. Stephanie Robert

Terramechanics | Track 7

Tuesday Schedule - Oral (as of 10 Sep 13)

Tuesday Schedule - Oral (as of 10 Sep 13)

Wednesday Schedule - Oral (as of 10 Sep 13)

Wednesday Schedule - Oral (as of 10 Sep 13)