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Abstract Deadline Extended:
> January 25, 2013

Abstract Acceptance Notifications:
> mid-March, 2013

Manuscripts Due:
> April 2013

Housing Reservation Deadline:
> August 29, 2013

Corporate Sponsors
American Elements: global manufacturer of high purity metals and alloys for ingot s and liquid metal processing

Symposia Proposals

Liquid Metal Processing & Casting Conference 2013 (LMPC 2013)
Housing & Travel
September 22-25, 2013 • Austin, Texas


The AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center at the University of Texas Austin will host the Liquid Metal Processing & Casting Conference 2013. Situated conveniently in the heart of Austin activity and on the university campus, the center offers views of the university's Tower, the State Capitol, or a serene central courtyard.

Walk to exhibits at the Blanton Museum of Art and the University of Texas Visual Art Center or shows from the collections of the Harry Ransom Center or the LBJ Library. Enjoy a performance at the famed Performing Arts Center or explore the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, cheer the Longhorns at Texas Memorial Stadium, catch an edgy art film at the Dobie theatre, or shop on colorful Guadalupe Street—all within walking distance.

Rooms at the Conference Center are sold out.

The Hampton Inn and Suites is within walking distance (2 blocks).


AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
University of Texas Austin
1900 University Avenue
Austin, Texas 78705
Phone: (512) 404-1900
Fax: (512) 404-1800
Reservations: 1-877-744-8822 or


Visa Application Process
Meeting attendees from countries that require a visa to enter the United States are reminded that the process of obtaining a visa takes a minimum of three months. You are strongly encouraged to plan ahead and begin the application process early.

The U.S. State Department Web site includes visa information concerning temporary visitors to the U.S. that may be helpful to you.

Please note that the Department of Homeland Security is implementing the Electronic System for Travel Authorization, which is expected to be mandatory for Visa Waiver Program travelers. Complete information is available on the Visa Waiver Program page of the U.S. State Department Web site.


How to Generate a Visa Letter
To generate an official visa invitation letter for this conference, please select an option below based upon your attendee status. To personalize the letter, follow the instructions and type in the information in the appropriate places. Then, print the letter and submit it along with other required documentation to the appropriate Consulate/Embassy. Please note that this letter does not guarantee you will be granted a visa. If you need additional assistance, contact Phyllis Roessler at 1-724-776-9000 ext. 256 or email:

Visa letters are no longer being generated for this meeting.

TMS cannot send the letter to an embassy or consulate for you nor can we contact the embassy or consulate on your behalf. It is the sole responsibility of the attendee to obtain the necessary paperwork for entry to the U.S. It is crucial for the success of the application to apply at least three months in advance. TMS may contact program participants (abstract submitters) to follow-up on specific visa requirements and may provide customized letters and supporting documentation as needed.

TMS Members Only International Travel Resources
An extensive online library of tools is available on the TMS Members Only home page for help with acquiring a visa and preparing for travel to meetings or business events in the United States. Select "International Travel" from the tool bar on the left after logging in to access to articles and information, as well as links to official government and agency resources, updates, forms, and websites.


For more information about this meeting, please complete the meeting inquiry form or contact:

TMS Meeting Services
184 Thorn Hill Road
Warrendale , PA 15086-7514 USA
Telephone (724) 776-9000, ext. 243
(800) 759-4TMS
Fax: (724) 776-3770