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TMS 2008 Annual Meeting & Exhibition

MARCH 9-13  • TMS 2008 ANNUAL MEETING & EXHIBITION  • NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

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TMS 2008

IMPORTANT INFO

Pre-Registration Closed:
Please Register at the Meeting

Exhibition Directory
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Corporate Sponsors
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FINAL MEETING PROGRAM
Please visit the Personal Conference Scheduler for the most up-to-date information.

Final Program Meeting Info
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Program Index
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Program At A Glance
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Sunday Program
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Monday Program
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Tuesday Program
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Wednesday Program
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Thursday Program
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TMS 2008: Networking and Social Events

President’s Welcoming Reception
Sunday, March 9 • 6 to 8 p.m.
Includes an open reception

Poster Sessions and Networking Receptions

  • "2008 Nanomaterials: Fabrication, Properties and Applications"
    Sunday, March 9 from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • "Computational Thermodynamics and Kinetics"
    Sunday, March 9 from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • "Hael Mughrabi Honorary Symposium: Plasticity, Failure and Fatigue in Structural Materials — from Macro to Nano"
    Sunday, March 9 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Light Metals-Related Symposia Networking Reception
Sunday, March 9 • 6 to 8 p.m.

"Magnesium Technology 2008" Symposia Networking Reception
Sunday • 6 to 8 p.m.

"9th Global Innovations Symposium: Trends in Integrated Computational Materials Engineering for Materials Processing and Manufacturing" Symposia Networking Reception
Monday, March 10 • 5:50 to 7:30 p.m.

Professor Hael Mughrabi Honorary Dinner
Monday, March 10 • Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel
This event is held in conjunction with the Hael Mughrabi Honorary Symposium: Plasticity, Failure and Fatigue in Structural Materials - from Macro to Nano. It is sponsored by TMS and the following divisions and committees: Structural Materials Division; Materials Processing and Manufacturing Division; High Temperature Alloys Committee; Mechanical Behavior of Materials Committee; and Nanomechanical Materials Behavior Committee.
Purchase tickets on the conference registration form for $70 per person.

Hosted Grand Opening Reception
Monday, March 10 • 5 to 6 p.m. • Exhibition Hall
Enjoy food and drink at this reception while networking with colleagues and visiting with 130+ company representatives in the materials science and engineering field.

137th TMS and AIME Honors and Awards Presentation
With Installation of 2008 TMS President
Tuesday, March 11 • 6 p.m. Reception (Cash Bar) • 7 p.m. Dinner
Join us as we honor those outstanding individuals who have contributed greatly to materials science and engineering through TMS and AIME. Following the awards presentation, the TMS 2007 and 2008 presidents will address the Society. Purchase tickets on the conference registration form for $70 per person. View list of honors and awards recipients.

Poster Session and Networking Reception for "Ultrafine-Grained Materials: Fifth International Symposium"
Tuesday, March 9 • 6 to 8 p.m.

About the 2008 TMS President
Diran Apelian is Howmet Professor of Engineering and director of the Metal Processing Institute (MPI) at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where he has worked for more than 15 years. Professor Apelian’s research interests and expertise are in materials processing, and specifically, solidification and net-shape manufacturing. He is credited for pioneering work in various areas of solidification processing: molten metal processing and filtration of metals; aluminum foundry engineering; plasma deposition; and spray casting/forming. Professor Apelian has more than 400 publications to his credit and four books, which he has co-edited. He has served on, and chaired, several national materials advisory boards for the National Research Council. Professor Apelian has been an active member of TMS for more than 30 years.

Snack Break
Wednesday, March 12 • 12:15 to 2 p.m. • Exhibition Hall
Take a break for some conversation and refreshments in the exhibition hall.

Poster Session and Networking Reception for the Symposium "Structural Aluminides for Elevated Temperature Applications"
Wednesday, March 12 • 5:40 to 8 p.m.

FOR MORE INFORMATION . . .

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