TMS2018 VIP Meet & Greet

Visit the TMS Member Welcome Center on the 300 Level North of the Phoenix Convention Center at TMS2018 to meet with members of the TMS community and to discuss different aspects of TMS involvement throughout the week.

Sunday, March 11

Bringing MSE to High Schools

Date: Sunday, March 11
Time: 10:00 a.m. to Noon
Location: TMS Member Welcome Center, Phoenix Convention Center
Guests: Rebecca Connelly, Curriculum Advisor, Materials Explorers; André Phillion, McMaster University, Chair, Materials Explorers Committee; Lily Nguyen, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Materials Explorers Committee; and Iver Anderson, Iowa State University, Advisor to the Materials Explorers Committee

Explore TMS’s new high school STEM outreach program, Materials Explorers™ and learn how you can make a difference in your local community.

Meet the Incoming TMS Vice President

Date: Sunday, March 11
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: TMS Member Welcome Center, Phoenix Convention Center
Guest: James C. Foley, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Incoming TMS Vice President

Discuss the present and future of TMS with the Society’s incoming Vice President.

Monday, March 12

Explore the TMS Foundation

Date: Monday, March 12
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Location: TMS Member Welcome Center, Phoenix Convention Center
Guest: Garry W. Warren, University of Alabama, Chair, TMS Foundation

Learn about the important work of the TMS Foundation, now celebrating its 25th year, and what you can do to help further its mission.

Bringing MSE to High Schools

Date: Monday, March 12
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location: TMS Member Welcome Center, Phoenix Convention Center
Guests: Rebecca Connelly, Curriculum Advisor, Materials Explorers; André Phillion, McMaster University, Chair, Materials Explorers Committee; and Eric Brown, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Vice Chairperson, Public and Governmental Affairs Committee 

 

Explore TMS’s new high school STEM outreach program, Materials Explorers™ and learn how you can make a difference in your local community.

Discuss ABET with the TMS Accreditation Committee

Date: Monday, March 12
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: TMS Member Welcome Center, Phoenix Convention Center
Guest: Gregg Janowski, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Vice Chairperson, TMS Accreditation Committee

Find out more about becoming an ABET Program Evaluator & discuss the ABET Criteria 3 & 5 revisions.

Bringing MSE to High Schools

Date: Monday, March 12
Time: 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: TMS Member Welcome Center, Phoenix Convention Center
Guests: Rebecca Connelly, Curriculum Advisor, Materials Explorers; André Phillion, McMaster University, Chair, Materials Explorers Committee; and Eric Brown, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Vice Chairperson, Public and Governmental Affairs Committee

Explore TMS’s new high school STEM outreach program, Materials Explorers™ and learn how you can make a difference in your local community.

How Can Early Career Professionals Benefit from TMS?

Date: Monday, March 12
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: TMS Member Welcome Center, Phoenix Convention Center
Guest: Edward D. Herderick, The Ohio State University, Trustee, TMS Foundation

Why engage with TMS as an early career professional? Learn how to leverage volunteerism in building a career.

Meet the 2017 TMS President

Date: Monday, March 12
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: TMS Member Welcome Center, Phoenix Convention Center
Guest: David DeYoung, Alcoa, 2017 TMS President

Discuss the present and future of TMS with the current President of TMS.

Tuesday, March 13

Meet the 2018 TMS President

Date: Tuesday, March 13
Time: 11:00 a.m. to Noon
Location: TMS Member Welcome Center, Phoenix Convention Center
Guest: Kevin Hemker, Johns Hopkins University, 2018 TMS President

Discuss the present and future of TMS with the incoming President of TMS.

Discover Bladesmithing with TMS

Date: Tuesday, March 13
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: TMS Member Welcome Center, Phoenix Convention Center
Guest: Michael West, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Member, Bladesmithing Committee

Learn more about the exciting work of the TMS Bladesmithing Committee which includes both the TMS Bladesmithing Competition and Symposium.

Volunteering with TMS

Date: Tuesday, March 13
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: TMS Member Welcome Center, Phoenix Convention Center
Guest: Thomas Battle, Extractive Metallurgy Consultant, Senior Advisor, Extraction & Processing Division

Discover how TMS is led by its members and explore the many opportunities for volunteering with the Society.

TMS’s Engagement with Public and Governmental Affairs

Date: Tuesday, March 13
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: TMS Member Welcome Center, Phoenix Convention Center
Guest: John Howarter, Purdue University, TMS Director/Chair, Public & Governmental Affairs

Find out more about the role and recent activities of the TMS Public and Governmental Affairs Committee.

Wednesday, March 14

TMS’s Technical Divisions Structure

Date: Wednesday, March 14
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location: TMS Member Welcome Center, Phoenix Convention Center
Guest: Cynthia Belt, Metals Energy Management LLC, TMS Director/Chair, Extraction & Processing Division

Learn about the five technical divisions that make up TMS.

Discuss Diversity and Inclusion in MSE

Date: Wednesday, March 14
Time: 11:00 a.m. to Noon
Location: TMS Member Welcome Center, Phoenix Convention Center
Guest: Megan Cordill, Erich Schmid Institute, Vice Chair, Diversity Committee

Explore diversity and inclusion issues facing materials science and engineering and learn more about TMS initiatives to promote diversity.