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2001 TMS Fall Meeting: General Travel Information

November 4–8, 2001 · TMS FALL MEETING 2001 · Indianapolis, Indiana

The TMS Fall Meeting 2001 will be headquartered at the Westin Indianapolis Hotel, Indianapolis, Indiana, November 4–8, 2001. All TMS technical sessions and events will take place in the Indiana Convention Center. TMS Committee Meetings will take place at the Westin Indianapolis Hotel. ASM events will take place at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown.

Focusing on physical metallurgy and materials, the TMS Fall Meeting 2001 will feature a wide array of technical symposia sponsored by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS). The TMS 2001 Fall Meeting is being held with the ASM Materials Solutions Conference & Exhibit, the 21st ASM Heat Treating Society Conference & Show, and the TMS/SPE PAD Polymer Materials Conference.The TMS Fall Meeting draws visitors from around the world and is a must for anyone interested in the latest research and development in physical metallurgy and materials. The meeting features numerous technical symposia covering everything from metal-matrix composites, polymers, and computational thermodynamics, friction stir welding, solidifications, materials design, to alloy phases--just to name a few of the many topics discussed.


Located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis and connected by a covered skybridge to the Indiana Convention Center, RCA Dome, and Circle Centre Mall, the Westin Indianapolis Hotel offers the city’s finest accommodations and personal attentive service. Handsome wood paneling, marble flooring, and earth tone fabric designs, create an upscale yet pleasing atmosphere where the comforts of home are readily available. The Westin Indianapolis Hotel enjoys the prestigious AAA Four-Diamond Award and is home to a restaurant legend—Shula’s Steakhouse. The hotel is conveniently located 8 miles from the Indianapolis International Airport.

The Westin Indianapolis Hotel will extend the following room rates to TMS Fall Meeting 2001 attendees:

Single Accommodations
Double Accommodations

These rates are subject to state and local taxes, which are currently 11%. Reservations must be received by the Westin Indianapolis Hotel by October 9, 2001, in order to be guaranteed the above rates.

You may submit your completed form by

  1. Mail: The Westin Indianapolis Hotel, Reservations 50 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204
  2. Telephone: (317) 262-8100 or (800) WESTIN-1
  3. Fax: (317) 231-3929

In order to qualify for the rates listed above, identify yourself as a TMS Fall Meeting 2001 attendee. Hotel reservations must be made directly with the Westin Indianapolis Hotel by using the Housing Reservation Form. Payment MUST accompany form.


Special airfare rates have been arranged through U.S. Airways, the official carrier for the attendees of the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society 2001 Fall Meeting. Hertz Rent-a-Car system has been selected as the official car rental company, and is also offering special rates.


Known as the “Crossroads of America”, Indianapolis is intersected by more segments of interstate highway than any other metropolitan area—I-69, I-70, I-74, I-65 and I-465—making getting around on wheels very convenient.

Indianapolis is home to the largest airport in the United States managed by a private firm, which is the same firm that operates London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports. The airport is only a 12-minute drive from downtown and served by 18 airlines. Taxi service is available from the In-dianapolis International Airport to the Westin Indianapolis. The cost is $18-$20 one-way. If two or more people need transportation, it is recommended to take a taxi.

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