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. PLEASE NOTE: Tickets must be purchased by February 11, 2022, through the TMS2022 registration form for any event requiring a ticket for entrance. Tickets will NOT be sold on-site at TMS2022. 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2022

Welcome Back Reception
Date: Sunday, February 27
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Anaheim Convention Center, Ballroom ABCD, 3rd Floor
Welcome back! Join your fellow attendees on the first night of the conference for an informal networking event celebrating the return of the in-person TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition. Designated networking spaces for each of the five TMS technical divisions will allow you to identify and meet up with colleagues who share your professional interests, as well as with TMS division and technical committee leaders. It will be an excellent opportunity to introduce yourself to the colleagues you’ll be seeing throughout the week and to connect with old friends. Remember to pick up your badge at the registration desk prior to the start of the event.

Student Networking Mixer
Date:
Sunday, February 27
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Anaheim Marriott, Grand Ballroom F
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, Grand Ballroom G-H
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
Time: 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Location: Anaheim Convention Center, Hall C
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. 

Structural Materials Division (SMD)/Functional Materials Division (FMD) Luncheon
Date: Monday, February 28
Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Anaheim Convention Center, Ballroom E - Third Floor
Cost: $50 to receive lunch; purchase your ticket through the TMS2022 registration form by February 11. (You may attend the lecture—without lunch—at no cost.)
Enjoy lunch with your colleagues in the SMD and FMD to celebrate award recipients and hear a talk by invited speaker Kevin J. Hemker, Johns Hopkins University, who will give the presentation "Developing Metal MEMS Materials and Devices with Superior Properties." Learn more about the speaker and the presentation on the TMS2022 Special Lectures web page.

Exhibit Opening Reception and Poster Session I
Date: Monday, February 28
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Anaheim Convention Center, Hall C
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
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Anaheim Marriott, Platinum Patio
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. Drink tickets and light appetizers will be provided; attendees must purchase tickets for this event through the TMS2022 registration form by February 11. 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, OC Ballroom 3-4
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.

Extraction & Processing Division (EPD)/Materials Processing & Manufacturing Division (MPMD) Luncheon
Date: Tuesday, March 1
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: Anaheim Convention Center, Ballroom E - Third Floor
Cost: $50 to receive lunch; purchase your ticket through the TMS2022 registration form by February 11. (You may attend the lecture—without lunch—at no cost.)
Enjoy lunch with your colleagues in the EPD and MPMD to celebrate award recipients and hear a talk by invited speaker Paul E. Krajewski, General Motors Global Research and Development Center, who will deliver the lecture "An Automotive View of Sustainability." Learn more about the speaker and the presentation on the TMS2022 Special Lectures web page.

Young Professional Tutorial Luncheon Lecture
Date: Tuesday, March 1
Time: 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Cost: $50 to receive lunch; purchase your ticket through the TMS2022 registration form by February 11. (You may attend the lecture—without lunch—at no cost.)
Enjoy lunch with fellow young professionals and hear a talk by TMS Early Career Faculty Fellow Fadi Abdeljawad of Clemson University. Abdeljawad  will deliver the lecture "Interface-Driven Phenomena in Materials: From Nanostructuring to Additive Manufacturing." Learn more about the speaker and the presentation on the TMS2022 Special Lectures web page.

Exhibit Hall Happy Hour and Poster Session II
Date: Tuesday, March 1
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Anaheim Convention Center, Hall C
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
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Anaheim Marriott, Grand Ballroom C-D
Ticket Price: $60; purchase your ticket through the TMS2022 registration form by February 11
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 8:15 a.m.
Location: Anaheim Marriott, OC Ballroom 3-4
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 by February 11 and include breakfast.

Light Metals Division (LMD) Luncheon
Date: Wednesday, March 2
Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Anaheim Convention Center, Ballroom E - Third Floor
Cost: $50 to receive lunch; purchase your ticket through the TMS2022 registration form by February 11. (You may attend the lecture—without lunch—at no cost.)
Enjoy lunch with your colleagues in the LMD to celebrate award recipients and hear a talk by invited speaker Markus A. Reuter, SMS Group, who will deliver the presentation, "Light Metals: Key Enabler of the Circular Economy." Learn more about the speaker and the presentation on the TMS2022 Special Lectures web page.

2022 TMS-AIME Awards Ceremony & Celebration Dinner
Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Reception: 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Anaheim Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 7-9
Awards Ceremony: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Anaheim Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 6
Awards Celebration Dinner and Dessert Party: 
7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Anaheim Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 5
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 by February 11.

THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2022

Celebrate Diversity Luncheon
Date: Thursday, March 3, 2022
Time: Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Anaheim Marriott, OC Ballroom 3-4
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 by February 11 and includes lunch.