Networking Events

Make new connections and meet with colleagues at the following networking events, which bring you face to face with scientists and engineers from around the world. Be sure to add some of the following events to your meeting schedule.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2022

Welcome Reception
Date: Sunday, February 27
All attendees are invited to come together on the opening evening of the conference for socializing and refreshments with fellow TMS2022 participants. Be sure to stop by Registration before the reception begins to pick up your badge.

Student Mixer
Date:
Sunday, February 27
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Take a break and have some fun at this informal social event. Students will have the opportunity to interact with each other and with professionals in a relaxed setting. Refreshments will be provided.

LGBTQ+ and Allies Networking Mixer
Date: Sunday, February 27
Time: 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: Anaheim Marriott
Enjoy an evening of informal networking in a safe space to celebrate shared experiences as TMS LGBTQ+ individuals and allies. Cash bar, with light snacks provided. Organized by TMS Pride of the TMS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2022

Welcome Breakfast
Date: Monday, February 28
Start your first day of TMS2022 programming off right. Enjoy breakfast with your fellow meeting attendees before the start of technical sessions. Those who haven't yet picked up their registration badges should do so before breakfast. 

Exhibit Opening Reception and Poster Session I
Date: Monday, February 28
All attendees are invited to meet in the exhibit hall for appetizers, beverages, and networking with exhibitors, poster presenters, and other colleagues on the first day of the TMS2022 Exhibition.

PubZone Networking Reception
Date: Monday, February 28
Ticket Price: $75
Held in connection with the REWAS 2022 and Furnace Tapping 2022 symposia, the PubZone event lets attendees connect in a relaxed, casual setting at a local Anaheim restaurant. Drink tickets and light appetizers will be provided; attendees can purchase tickets for this event through the TMS2022 registration form. Note: You must be 21 or older to attend. Please be prepared to present a valid photo ID at the event.

TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2022

DMMM4 Preview and Networking Mixer
Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Anaheim Marriott
Gather with colleagues for a glimpse of what’s planned for attendees of the Fourth Summit on Diversity in the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Profession (DMMM4). This is your opportunity to meet speakers and DMMM4 Organizing Committee members and begin making connections with other attendees as preparation for the next two days of compelling programming and engaging activities. Cash bar and light refreshments open to all TMS2022 attendees.

Exhibit Hall Happy Hour and Poster Session II
Date: Tuesday, March 1
All attendees are invited to gather in the exhibit hall for appetizers, beverages, and networking with exhibitors, poster presenters, and colleagues.

Diran Apelian Honorary Symposium Reception
Date: 
Tuesday, March 1
Ticket Price: $60
This event will be held in connection with the Diran Apelian Honorary Symposium planned as part of REWAS 2022. Enjoy drinks and hors d'oeuvres with fellow attendees.   

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2022

Fresh Coffee, Fresh Ideas: Diversity and Inclusion Breakfast
Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Time: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Location: Anaheim Marriott
Ticket Prices: $30 for professionals; $20 for students
This long-standing TMS event will serve as an informal kick off to the first day of programming for the Fourth Summit on Diversity in the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Profession (DMMM4). Organized by the TMS Diversity Committee, this year’s program will feature facilitated small group discussion on topics that will be explored more deeply as part of DMMM4. Tickets can be purchased through the TMS2022 registration form and include breakfast.

2022 TMS-AIME Awards Ceremony & Celebration Dinner
Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Ticket Price for Celebration Dinner: $95 (There is no cost to attend the awards ceremony portion of the event)
Show your support for colleagues who will be accepting awards from TMS and the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers (AIME) at the 2022 TMS-AIME Awards Ceremony & Celebration Dinner. There is no cost to attend the awards ceremony to honor those individuals who are being recognized for excellence in their fields. If you would like to attend the celebration dinner following the awards ceremony, you may purchase a ticket through the TMS2022 registration form.

THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2022

Celebrate Diversity Luncheon
Date: Thursday, March 3, 2022
Time: Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Anaheim Marriott
Ticket Price: $40
Make plans now to honor the courage and accomplishments of past and 2022 recipients of the TMS Ellen Swallow Richards Diversity Award and the TMS Frank Crossley Diversity Award, while also sharing perspectives on progress made and progress to come on diversity, equity, and inclusion in the profession. Tickets can be purchased through the TMS2022 registration form and include breakfast.