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2003 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition: Attendee & Speaker Services

March 2–6 · 2003 TMS ANNUAL MEETING · San Diego, California

 

GUEST HOSPITALITY

A special guest hospitality area will be hosted each day of the meeting from 7:00AM till 10:00AM in the San Diego Marriott Hotel & Marina. TMS will sponsor a continental breakfast for the convenience of spouses and accompanying persons of meeting attendees. The Guest Hospitality Room will be a good place to meet, socialize, and gather before tour departures.

To “register” an accompanying person, please provide your guest’s name on your meeting registration form. They will receive a complimentary badge identifying them as a Conference Guest, which allows admission to the TMS Exhibition and Reception, and the Guest Hospitality Room.

Note: The Conference guest badge is intended for spouses and accompanying persons of registered attendees and for identification only. It does not permit access to technical presentations.

CYBER CENTER

While you’re connecting with professionals in your field at the meeting, you don’t have to miss your important e-mails. Send and receive e-mails at the Cyber Center. Located at the San Diego Convention Center in the Ground Level Lobby, the Cyber Center is sponsored by Metaullics Systems Company LP. When using the Cyber Center, click on the browser’s “home” button to access suite of at-meeting tools, including

  • Attendee List
  • Technical Program
  • Personal Conference Scheduler
  • On-Line Publication Ordering
  • And More!

TMS PUBLICATION SALES

Be sure to stop by the TMS Publications Sales booth in the Ground Level Lobby of the San Diego Convention Center. Examine and select from more than 150 proceeding volumes, textbooks, monographs, and CD-ROMS. Many selections are at reduced prices. Information on nearly all areas of minerals, metals, and materials technology are available during the following days and times:
Hours  
Sunday, March 2
11:00AM-6:00PM
Monday, March 3
7:00AM-5:00PM
Tuesday, March 4
7:00AM-5:00PM
Wednesday, March 5
7:00AM-5:00PM
Thursday, March 6
7:00AM-10:00AM


NOTE: All attendees who pre-ordered concurrent proceedings volumes via the advance registration form received a ticket in their registration packet that should be presented at the designated pre-ordered book distribution desk at the TMS Publication Sales booth in the convention center. All pre-ordered books must be picked up on-site at the meeting, unless advance arrangements for shipment have been made and the appropriate shipping and handling fee is paid.

AUTHORS' COFFEE

Attention speakers, session chairs, and organizers!

Your attendance is required on the day of your session in order to coordinate last minutes changes and to receive instructions before the presentations begin. Authors’ coffee is held each morning, 7:00-8:30 AM at the San Diego Convention Center in Room 6A.

SLIDE PREVIEW AREA

Speakers may preview their slides before their technical presentations in the slide preview area located in Room 6A at the San Diego Convention Center. This area is available Monday, March 3 through Thursday, March 6. Arrangements must be made ahead of time to use and view special order equipment.

BUSINESS SERVICE CENTER

Mail Boxes Etc. will provide business services for all 2003 TMS Annual Meeting attendees at the San Diego Convention Center. MBE, which is located in the Business Center on the Ground Level, will be open daily to help you with the following services:

  • Photocopying
  • Faxing
  • Shipping
  • Office Supplies – emergency sundries for sale including markers, paper, tape, pens, white-out, etc.

PARTICIPATE IN THE ATTENDEE SURVEY

Attention all 2003 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition Attendees!

Don’t Leave Without Telling Us What You Think! It’s quick and easy for you to let us know your thoughts on the 2003 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition. Any time on Tuesday or Wednesday, please stop by the computer survey center located in the San Diego Convention Center Grand Lobby area near the escalators. Take time out to complete the brief, touch-screen questionnaire. It will only take a couple of minutes of your time to provide vital input toward the improvement of future TMS Annual Meetings. Thank you for participating. Your opinion is important.

A SUMMARY OF WHERE TO FIND TMS ATTENDEE SERVICES


Registration
San Diego Convention Center
Hall A
  2003 Exhibition
San Diego Convention Center
Halls A&B1

Business Services/Mail Boxes Etc.
San Diego Convention Center
Business Center--Ground Level Lobby
 
Guest Hospitality
San Diego Marriott Hotel & Marina
Oceanside Room


Dining Services Information
San Diego Convention Center
Ground Level Lobby
 
TMS Membership Area
San Diego Convention Center
Ground Level Lobby

Cyber Cafe
San Diego Convention Center
Ground Level Lobby
 
Publication Sales
San Diego Convention Center
Ground Level Lobby

Employment Referral Center
San Diego Convention Center
Ground Level Lobby
 
Sightseeing Tour Tickets
San Diego Convention Center
Ground Level Lobby

 
Housing Information Booth
San Diego Convention Center
Ground Level Lobby

EMPLOYMENT REFERRAL BOARD

An employment referral board will be located at the TMS Member Services Desk. Attendees may leave their resumes and employers may post job openings.

 


 

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