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2004 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition: Student Information

March 14–18 · 2004 TMS ANNUAL MEETING · Charlotte, North Carolina

 

NON-MEMBER STUDENTS RECEIVE A FREE YEAR OF TMS MEMBERSHIP!

Student members of TMS may attend the technical sessions, exhibits, and lectures held Monday through Thursday on a complimentary basis. Registration for students who are not members is $25, which will be applied toward a TMS Student Membership in 2004.

The TMS 2004 Annual Meeting & Exhibition offers students, interested in materials science and engineering, a variety of opportunities to gather technical information, explore career possibilities, and network with other students and professionals in the field.

STUDENT ATTENDEE ORIENTATION

Date: Sunday, March 14, 2004
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Westin Charlotte Hotel
Room: College Room

Interested in being in the right place at the right time? The Student Attendee Orientation is a great opportunity for students to get their questions answered about TMS and different activities taking place at the TMS 2004 Annual Meeting & Exhibition. This event is a great way to begin the week and meet other students with similar interests.

CAREER TIPS SESSION

Date: Sunday, March 14, 2004
Time: 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Westin Charlotte Hotel
Room: Grand Ballroom C

Would you like to know what human resource representatives are looking for when reviewing resumes and during the interview? This session is designed to give you the tips you need to get your resume noticed, get your foot in the door and land that perfect job.

STUDENT CAREER FORUM

Date: Sunday, March 14, 2004
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: Westin Charlotte Hotel
Room: Grand Ballroom D

Pursuing an appropriate career path is an important task of any metals and materials student. The Career Forum will address the many pertinent issues that face students today. Key industry figures will provide personal insight on preparation strategies, and tips on how to develop and foster a rewarding career. The speakers will also address questions from participating students during this interactive session.

TMS NETWORKING MIXER

Date: Sunday, March 14, 2004
Time: 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Location: Westin Charlotte Hotel
Room: Grand Ballroom D
Sponsored by: TMS Student Affairs Committee

Attend an event that just might open the door to endless career possibilities. This networking mixer is intended to provide a relaxed, casual, and fun atmosphere for students, faculty, government and industry officials to make connections and to share their experiences of professional growth. Don’t miss out on this excellent opportunity to make the connections you need to succeed.

Beer*, soft drinks, snacks, and music will be provided. Students are encouraged to show their school pride by wearing their school’s colors.

*Note: In accordance with the North Carolina State Law, alcoholic beverages will be served only to attendees who are 21 years of age or older; proper photo ID with birth date must be presented upon entry.

DONATE A DOOR PRIZE

Student Chapters are asked to use their creativity and donate a door prize item. TMS will also be donating items. The more prizes donated, the better your chance to win!

STUDENT SESSION MONITORS

Students will have the opportunity to partially defray their conference expenses by serving as session monitors. Monitors are responsible for assisting the session chair, recording session attendance, and assisting with audio/visual equipment. All monitors must report to Authors’ Coffee each morning they are scheduled to monitor sessions no later than 8:00 AM. Monitor positions are limited and will be assigned on a first-come basis.

STUDENT CHAPTER SCHOOL DISPLAYS

Check out the school displays in the exhibit hall during the exhibit hours. Student Chapters will display their chapter’s activities, research projects, and school information.

6th ANNUAL TMS STUDENT POSTER SESSION

This students-only Poster Session will be held in conjunction with the TMS 2004 Annual Meeting & Exhibition. Presentations will be displayed on 4’ by 4’ poster boards; no formal presentation is required. The Poster Session will begin Monday, March 15 and remain in place through Wednesday, March 17. Annual Meeting attendees will have the opportunity to vote for the “Best Poster”, with the winning poster receiving $500.


 

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