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2000 TMS Fall Meeting: Student Information

October 8–12, 2000 · TMS FALL MEETING 2000 · St. Louis, Missouri

Focusing on physical metallurgy and materials, the TMS 2000 Fall Meeting will feature a wide array of technical symposia sponsored by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS). A poster session is also planned. As a greater convenience for attendees, the meeting is typically colocated with ASM International's Materials Solutions Conference. Technical sessions will focus on key information and successful strategies to give attendees insight into the research, development, and application of new materials processes, analysis techniques, and equipment advances.

The TMS 2000 Fall Meeting will take place in St. Louis, Missouri, at the Regal Riverfront Hotel, which will be the TMS headquarters for the event. All technical sessions and conference registration will be located here.


Attend the 2nd TMS Graduate Student Leaders Program meeting on Monday, October 9, 2000, in the Regal Riverfront Hotel from 12:00–1:30pm. Meet with members of the Student Affairs Committee and your peers to assist in the development of this new TMS student program geared specifically toward graduate students. Attendance is limited to graduate students who must register in advance by September 28 to: Tara Braden, TMS Membership Coordinator 724-776-9000 ext 220, .


Full-time students who register for the conference will pay a reduced conference fee. Student members of TMS receive FREE registration. Full-time students who are not currently members of TMS will pay $25 to attend all TMS Fall Meeting technical sessions and lectures held Monday through Thursday. The Sunday evening Student Welcome and Student Night activities are free for all students. A valid student identification card for all students and a TMS or Joint ASM/TMS student membership number for members is required to qualify for the discounted rates. Continue to learn after the conferences! Non-member students who register for the conference will receive one complimentary year of student membership at no extra cost.


Students attending the TMS Fall Meeting are encouraged to attend Student Night activities, scheduled for Sunday, October 8. This program is annually organized and jointly sponsored by ASM and TMS. Students, faculty and interested members should note these opportunities! The Sunday evening Student Night activities are FREE to all students.

2000 Student Career Forum in Materials Science and Engineering
Time:  5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Date and Location: Sunday, October 8, Regal Riverfront Hotel

Students will have the opportunity to discuss career opportunities that involve materials science and engineering, with engineering and human resources representatives from related industries. Hors d’oeuvres will be served, and this will be a wonderful opportunity to make industry connections and learn about new career options. Select ASM and TMS scholarships and the 2000 ASM/TMS Chapters of Excellence will be announced and recognized!

Joint ASM/TMS Student Chapter Leadership Reception
Time: 7:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Date and Location: Sunday, October 8, Regal Riverfront Hotel

This is an invitation-only event for student chapter leaders and faculty advisors to meet and share ideas. Chapter chairs are encouraged to attend and share their plans for the current year. Use this opportunity to find common challenges and new solutions when managing a student chapter!

2000 Student/Faculty Mixer

Time: 8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Date and Location: Sunday, October 8, Regal Riverfront Hotel

The traditional mixer for students and faculty will be held Sunday evening, and everyone is encouraged to display school pride by wearing their school colors! Dress is informal, and everyone should plan to dance and have a great time! Snacks and beverages will be provided, and those who attend will be able to participate in a raffle for fantastic door prizes! Students, faculty, members of the Board, and executive officers are all invited to attend.


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 the Authors’ Coffee each morning (7:15am-8:15am) they are scheduled to monitor sessions. Monitor’s positions are limited and will be assigned on a first-come basis, monitors will receive $30 per session monitored. The deadline for submitting monitor work forms to TMS is September 8, 2000. To obtain work forms and schedule, contact Peggy Weiss, TMS. 724-776- 9000, ext. 227 or, or fax 724-776-3770.

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