TMS 2008 is a perfect opportunity for materials science and engineering students to learn how to prepare for a career in the materials field, make important professional contacts, and share enjoyable times outside the classroom with fellow students and professionals.
Are You a Student Member?
Students who are Material Advantage members may attend the technical sessions, lectures, exhibition and all student activities listed on this page for an advance registration fee of only $25. The advance registration fee for students who are not members is $50, which includes a free year of membership in the Material Advantage Student Program.
SUNDAY, MARCH 9
2nd Annual Materials Bowl
Preliminary Elimination Rounds • Noon
Championship Match • 8:30 to 9 p.m.
Team Registration Deadline: December 15, 2007
A total of $3,500 in prize money is awarded in this “Jeopardy”-style knowledge and trivia competition as well as the Materials Bowl Trophy! Currently, the trophy resides with the 2007 champions, Florida International University. Student chapters are invited to select a team of four chapter members to represent its school for the 2008 Materials Bowl. Eighteen teams will compete in preliminary elimination rounds, with the winners moving on to semifinal matches. The championship match will culminate at the Student Networking Mixer. View the official rules and register your team early to be part of this exciting competition!
Orientation • 2:30 to 3 pm.
Find out all you need to know about student activities at TMS 2008 and meet other students with similar interests.
Career Forum • 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Representatives from key materials industries will provide personal insights on career preparation strategies, offer tips on how to develop and foster rewarding careers, and answer your questions.
Career Tips Session • 4:30 to 6 p.m.
Discover what human resource representatives are looking for when reviewing resumes and interviewing candidates.
Student Networking Mixer • 9 to 11 p.m.
This networking mixer provides a relaxed, casual and fun atmosphere for students, faculty members, and government and industry representatives to make connections and share experiences of professional growth.
MONDAY, MARCH 10
TMS Technical Division Student Poster Contest • 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Deadline to Apply: January 10, 2008
Both undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to participate in this dynamic and interactive event. Each of the TMS technical divisions is awarding $500 to the best undergraduate poster and $500 to the best graduate poster. A top prize of $2,500 is awarded by TMS for the “Best of Show” poster. Plus, winners are considered for the TMS Student Ambassador awards. Visit the poster contest page for full details.
Subsidize the Cost of Attending TMS 2008:
Become a Student Monitor!
Deadline to Apply: December 29, 2007
Student monitors are assigned to attend technical sessions to assist as follows:
- Record the number of attendees for each paper presented in a given session.
- Report any malfunctions of audio/visual equipment to appropriate staff.
- Aid presenters with operation of room lights.
Monitors receive $40 for each one-half day session monitored. Monitor positions are filled as applications are received. Complete the Student Monitor Work Form and identify your preference of technical sessions to monitor by indicating day, time (a.m. or p.m.) and session title. Also indicate if you are willing to monitor other sessions if your first three choices are not available. For more information:
Cheryl Moore, Technical Programming Assistant;
(724) 776-9000 or (800) 759-4TMS, ext. 252
Apply for Travel Reimbursement!
Each Material Advantage chapter is eligible to receive $500 per calendar year in travel reimbursement for members to attend the TMS annual meeting. The travel reimbursement form must be submitted with original receipts by March 28, 2008.
Donate a Door Prize
Student chapter members are asked to donate school logo items to the cache of items TMS will be donating for door prizes at the Student Networking Mixer. The more prizes donated, the better your chances to win! Let TMS know what you plan to bring to donate by e-mailing Bryn Stone at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|FOR MORE INFORMATION . . .
For additional information regarding this meeting, please complete the TMS Meetings Mailing List Form or contact:
184 Thorn Hill Road
Warrendale, PA 15086 USA
Tel: (724) 776-9000 x243
Fax: (724) 776-3770