Meetings & Events
May 5-8, 2014, Houston, Texas
Join us at Reliant Park in Houston for the Offshore Technology Conference. Discover why OTC is the best event to gain technical knowledge and make valuable contacts. OTC is
brought to you by technical societies that cover all aspects of the energy industry.
Lightweighting: New Solutions, New Suppliers
May 20-21, 2014, Detroit, Michigan
The inaugural Lightweighting Summit: New Solutions, New Suppliers, will bring together the key strategists, decision-makers, innovators and
investors in transportation and materials markets to explore how automotive (and indirectly, aerospace) supply chains will realign in
preparation for lightweighting factors. Lightweighting: New Solutions, New Suppliers will provide a survey of the latest initiatives on the
part of global OEMs and designers, highlight funding opportunities, and showcase plans and capabilities from a range of suppliers
and R&D groups. The Summit will present an unparalleled environment for networking and relationship-building.
June 22-25, 2014, Victoria, BC, Canada
Hydrometallurgy 2014 will provide a forum for the dissemination of all research relating to hydrometallurgical extraction, purification and recovery of base and precious
metals. Papers relating to: waste treatment and minimization; environmental compliance and monitoring; automation, sensors and control in hydrometallurgy are also welcome.
Updates on current hydrometallurgical operations, new project execution; health and safety initiatives and case studies relating to all aspects of hydrometallurgy are
also sought. Technical topics include: Extraction (Oxides/Sulphides), Separation (Solvent Extraction/Ion Exchange), Recovery (Electrowinning and Electrorefining),
Environmental Aspects, Teaching/Research in Hydrometallurgy, Controls and Automation, Operations/Start-up/Project Updates.
2nd International Congress on 3D Materials Science 2014
June 29 – July 2, 2014 • Annecy, France
The International Congress on 3D Materials Science seeks to provide the premier forum for presentations of current interest and significance to the three
dimensional characterization, visualization, quantitative analysis, modeling, and investigation of structure-property relationships of materials. Additionally,
this meeting will provide an intimate environment for rich discussions and interactions amongst the key researchers in the world to not only assess the
state-of-the-art within the various elements of 3D materials science, but to roadmap the key areas of future research as well.
ABM-TMS Second Pan American Materials Conference - 2014
July 21-25, 2014 • Sao Paulo, Brazil
The 1st ABM-TMS Interamerican Materials Congress, held in conjunction with the 65th Annual Congress of ABM (Brazilian Metallurgical, Materials and Mining Association) and the
18th IFHTSE Congress, was conducted July 26–30, 2010, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This new specialty meeting was an outcome of the TMS Alliance of the Americas strategy
(adopted in the early part of the millennium) to work together with society partners in North and South America. The entire meeting was managed by ABM and attracted
approximately 1,500 attendees. ABM will host the second installment of this Congress in 2014 during the 69th Annual meeting of ABM, at the 70th anniversary of the founding
of ABM. The societies anticipate that this will become a standing Pan American conference series.
Diversity in the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Professions (DMMM1)
July 29–31, 2014 • National Academy of Sciences Building • Washington, DC
Abundant research demonstrates that a diverse talent pool increases productivity, competitiveness, and creativity – but this diversity is often untapped relative to professionals in the minerals, metals, and materials communities. To address the issue, TMS is organizing an inaugural two-and-one-half day summit in 2014. The primary audience for this summit is early-career and mid-career professionals, as well as senior managers and leaders working in U.S. academia, industry, and government. Human resources professionals and managers from the fields of minerals, metals, and materials are also encouraged to attend.
Anode Technology for the Aluminum Industry
September 8-12, 2014 • Hilton Garden Inn • Evansville, Indiana
Leading experts in the Anode Technology field will provide an overview of the key principles and operating practices needed for consistent production of high-quality anodes necessary for optimum potroom operations, in this conference sponsored by the TMS Aluminum Committee and the Light Metals Division. The course is directed toward plant managers, anode area managers, process engineers, technical managers, and anode area supervisors.
2014 Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Workshop
September 9-12, 2014 • Moline, Illinois
The fourth in a series, the 2014 Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Workshop will address the latest developments in applied advanced processing techniques. Presentations by leading researchers from academia, industry, and government will focus on applied research suitable for implementation in manufacturing within industry and government agencies.
8th International Symposium on Superalloy 718 and Derivatives
September 28-October 1, 2014 • Marriott City Center • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The 8th International Symposium on Superalloy 718 and Derivatives will cover all aspects of metallurgical processing, materials behavior, and microstructural performance for a distinct class of 718 type superalloys and derivatives. This technical meeting will focus on Alloy 718 and Superalloys in this class relative to alloy and process development, production, product applications, trends, and the development of advanced modeling tools.
MS&T14: Materials Science & Technology 2014
October 12-16, 2014 • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The MS&T partnership of the American Ceramic Society, the Association for Iron & Steel Technology, ASM International, and TMS brings together
scientists, engineers, students, suppliers and more to discuss current research and technical applications, and to shape the future of materials
science and technology. NACE International will co-sponsor MS&T14.
Energy Materials 2014
November 4-6, 2014 • Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China
With the rapid growth of the world’s energy production and consumption, the important role of energy materials has achieved worldwide acknowledgement. Material producers
and consumers constantly seek the possibility of increasing strength, improving fabrication and service performance, simplifying processes, and reducing costs.
Energy Materials 2014 will provide a forum for academics, researchers, and engineers around the world to exchange state-of-the-art development and information on
issues related to energy materials.
TMS Middle East - Mediterranean Materials Congress on Energy and Infrastructure Systems (MEMA 2015)
January 11-14, 2015 • Doha, Qatar
This materials congress will focus on new materials research and development in applications of interest for Qatar and the entire Middle East and Mediterranean region.
The goal of this congress is to build synergy among researchers working on different materials applications but with similar objectives of enhancing design, sustainability,
and functionality of materials. The congress will also be a forum for establishing collaboration among academia, research institutions, and industry in the Middle East
and Mediterranean region and the rest of the world.
TMS 2015: Linking Science and Technology for Global Solutions
March 15-19, 2015 • Orlando, FL, USA
The TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition brings together more than 3,800 business leaders, engineers, scientists and other professionals in the materials field for an outstanding exchange of technical knowledge leading to solutions in the workplace and in society.
3rd World Congress on Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME 2015)
May 31 - June 4, 2015 • Cheyenne Mountain Resort • Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME) is a methodology with the potential to unlock benefits through cost-effective, efficient materials and process design. This congress will provide a forum for presentations and discussions centered around critical ICME-related technical topics and build on the successes of the TMS 1st and 2nd World Congresses, held in 2011 and 2013, respectively.
Ti-2015: The 13th World Conference on Titanium
August 16-20, 2015 • Manchester Grand Hyatt • San Diego, California, USA
The 13th World Conference on Titanium (Ti-2015) is the thirteenth in a series of meetings that have been held every four years since 1968, with the purpose of bringing together the world’s titanium community to present and discuss progress in titanium science and technology. Participation of the seven major titanium countries (UK, USA, CIS, Japan, Germany, France and China) in the International Organizing Committee (IOC) guarantees extensive coverage of new areas in research, development and application of titanium.
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