|June 1||Online proposal submission opens.|
|July 7 (extended)||Deadline for proposals for formal papers and how-to sessions.|
|July||Program Committee reviews conference proposals.|
|July 31||**Early attendee and exhibitor registration opens**;
Deadline for proposals for demonstrations and lightning talks.
|August 1||Application for scholarship and volunteer positions opens; Deadline is August 15.|
|August||Lead authors notified if their proposal has been accepted. Preliminary conference program released.|
|August 15||Application for scholarship and volunteer positions closes.|
|August 31||Early Registration Closes|
|September 1st||**Regular attendee and exhibitor registration opens**|
|August 25||Scholarship and volunteer applicants notified.|
|September 30||All written papers due for formal and how-to sessions;
All AV requests due;
At least one author of each demonstration and lightning talk must have registered for the conference by this date or their presentation will be removed from the program;
Regular registration closes.
|October 31||**Just in time attendee and exhibitor registration opens**;
Exhibitor descriptions due;
Exhibitor program advertisements due;
Exhibitor logos due for website.
|November 1||Deadline for discounted hotel reservations.|
|November 30||Just in Time registration closes|
|Sunday, December 8, 2013||Pre-conference Tours.|
|Monday, December 9, 2013||On-site registration begins;
|Tuesday, December 10, 2013||MWA2013 conference begins;
Registration desk opens at 8:00 am;
Exhibitors’ Reception (@ conference hotel).
|Wednesday, December 11, 2013||MWA2013 conference continues;
Conference Evening Reception at Hong Kong Martime Museum Pier 8.
|Thursday, December 12, 2013||MWA2013 conference continues;
|Saturday, December 14, 2013||MWA2013 Beijing meeting opens;
|Sunday, December 15, 2013||MWA2013 Beijing meeting closes; MWA2013 Ends.|