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At Meeting Registration: Registration will be held in the San Diego Convention Center during the following hours:
Attention Authors: All authors must register for the meeting. Nonmember authors may register at the nonmember author rate. Badges are required for admission to all technical sessions, the exhibition, and social functions.
Advance Registrant Packet Pick Up: Advance registrants should pick up their registration packets at the San Diego Convention Center during the registration hours listed above. Full payment of registration fees and social function tickets must accompany the completed form. For further information regarding advance registration, please contact:
TMS Customer Service
184 Thorn Hill Road
Warrendale, PA 15086-7528
Telephone (724) 776-9000, ext. 270; fax (724) 776-3770
|Nonmember Registrants Only|
|If you attend the 128th TMS Annual Meeting and register at the nonmember fee, you will automatically receive a one-year complimentary introductory associate membership for 1999. Associate members receive all of the same benefits as members, including a subscription to JOM, discounts on TMS publications and meeting fees, inclusion in, and access to, the TMS Membership Directory on TMS OnLine via the World Wide Web, plus an array of other personalized membership benefits and services.
Your membership card and new member packet, along with a postal card asking for additional vital information for our records, such as date of birth, education, and work experience, will be sent to you immediately after the meeting. Your associate membership will be activated upon completion of your registration form and payment of the nonmember meeting registration fee. If you have any questions, please contact the TMS Member Services Department at (724) 776-9000, ext. 213 or 215.
Advance registrants: Your 1999 TMS membership will be processed immediately upon receiving your registration payment. At the meeting, stop by the TMS Membership Desk to receive your free gift and enter our grand prize drawing.
On-site registrants: Proceed directly to the nonmember only registration area, where your form will be processed quickly. Receive your new member sticker on the spot; then stop by the TMS Membership Desk to receive your free gift and enter our grand prize drawing.
Americans with Disabilities Act: TMS strongly supports the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which prohibits discrimination against, and promotes public accessibility for those with disabilities. In support of and compliance with this Act, we ask that those requiring specific equipment or services as an attendee of the 1999 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition contact the TMS Meeting Services Department and advise of any specific requirements in advance.
Audio/Video Recording Policy: TMS reserves the rights to any audio and video reproduction of all presentations at every TMS-sponsored meeting. Recording of sessions (audio, video, still-photography, etc.) intended for personal use, distribution, publication, or copyright without the express written consent of TMS and the individual authors is strictly prohibited. Contact the TMS Technical Programming Department to obtain a copy of the waiver release form.
Cancellations/changes before January 25, 1999 must be made in writing to the Housing Bureau; after January 25, 1999, directly to the hotel. Do not send cancellations to TMS.
Student Housing: Triple and quadruple room rates are offered at participating hotels while available.
To register an accompanying person, please provide your guest's name when you register to attend the meeting. They will receive a complimentary badge identifying them as a Conference Guest, which will allow admission to the TMS Exhibit and Reception and the Guest Hospitality Room.
Note: The conference guest badge is intended for spouses and accompanying persons of registered attendees for identification only. It does not permit access to technical presentations.
Contact Peggy Weiss, TMS Manager of Programming Services for additional information at 724-776-9000, ext. 227, or e-mail: email@example.com.
You can use the TMS Document Center to preview TMS publications, acquire books, purchase articles in portable document format (PDF), or subscribe to TMS journals, including electronic versions of JOM and the Journal of Electronic Materials. In fact, if the lines are long at the publication sales desk, you could use the TMS Document Center system to purchase a book and have it delivered to your desk back home using our secure order form.
A TMS staff person will be available during the Publication Sales Area hours to help you with accessing and navigating through the TMS Document Center.
Distribution of Authors' Complimentary Copies: Distribution of concurrent complimentary copies to primary authors will only be done on-site. Primary authors will receive a ticket with the authors' mailing that may be exchanged at the TMS Publications Sales area of the convention center for their complimentary copy. Arrangements to ship books must be made at the meeting and the standard shipping fees paid. TMS will accept no responsibility to provide complimentary copies after the conference, nor will TMS absorb shipping costs to distribute same.
Audio and Visual Headquarters and Slide Preview Area: Authors are invited to preview their slides before their technical presentation. Slide preview will be availbale in Room 6A, Upper Level of the convention center. Hours are from 7:15a.m.-5:00p.m. Monday through Wednesday and 7:15a.m.-11:a.m. on Thursday.
In addition, TMS will host the first annual poster session just for students. View the student poster session page for more information.
During the 1999 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, you will find the Dining Service Information Booth located in the Grand Lobby of the San Diego Convention Center. Booth hours are Sunday, February 28, from 12:00noon-6:00p.m., and Monday, March 1, through Wednesday, March 3, 10:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
If you are an attendee of the 1999 TMS Annual Meeting, be sure to stop by the member services desk in the Grand Lobby of the convention center and drop off your business card to enter the daily raffle. There are six chances to win. Prizes are:
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Do you need to check your e-mail messages? This years annual meeting features an e-mail access center located in the Grand Lobby of the San Diego Convention Center. Stop by anytime during registration hours. This service is sponsored by Refractory Technology, Inc.
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