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About the 1997 TMS Annual Meeting: Short Course Program

February 9-13 · 1997 TMS ANNUAL MEETING · Orlando, Florida

Orlando '97 The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) will conduct a selection of six learning intensive courses designed to enhance your technical and professional expertise. Programmed in conjunction with the 1997 TMS Annual Meeting. These courses were developed in response to the training and information needs of today's engineering professional.

With such a diverse and carefully selected list of topics, you may select one or more of the courses suited to your needs.


Read over this information carefully and consider the merits of each course, as well as the qualifications of the respective presenters, and you are sure to find something of benefit to you and perhaps one of your colleagues. If you need additional information on a particular course, please call TMS Continuing Education at (724) 776-9000 ext. 213 or 226. To register for a course, please use the Registration Form. All courses will be held at the Clarion Hotel, Orlando, Florida, the weekend prior to the meeting, Saturday and Sunday, February 8 and 9, 1997.

You may register any time prior to the 1997 TMS Annual Meeting and on site, but if you register by the advanced registration deadline of January 13, 1997, you will not have to pay a $50 late registration penalty. Course size is limited and a sufficient number of pre-registered attendees are necessary to offer each course, so please register early!


TMS reserves the right to cancel any course due to low pre-registration. All pre-registered attendees will be notified of the cancellation and offered either a transfer or a full refund.


Written requests must be sent to TMS Headquarters, 184 Thorn Hill Road, Warrendale, PA 15086, postmarked no later than January 13, 1997. A $25 processing fee will be charged for all cancellations. No refunds will be issued after the January 13 deadline.

Note: A tax deduction can be taken for all expenses of continuing education (including registration fees, travel, meals, and lodging) undertaken to maintain and improve professional skills. For more information concerning applicability, request publication 17 or 508 on educational expenses from the IRS.

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