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2001 TMS Annual Meeting: Short Course Program

February 11–15 · 2001 TMS ANNUAL MEETING · New Orleans, Louisiana

2001 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
During the week of February 11–15, 2001, at the 130th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), you can join more than 4,000 science and engineering professionals, representing more than 70 different countries, who will come together for the opportunity to add to their own store of knowledge by capitalizing on the expertise and experience of their colleagues. More than 200 sessions and 1,000 individual presentations are scheduled. Whether your technical interests lie in precious metal extraction, aluminum processing, high-temperature superconductors, or just about any other materials field or metallurgical discipline, you will find programming that addresses your most pressing needs.

The 2001 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel will be the headquarters hotel for the event. All conference events, including registration, technical sessions, and the exhibition will take place at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) will offer a selection of three learning intensive courses designed to enhance your technical and professional expertise. Programmed in conjunction with the 130th TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, these courses were developed in response to the training and information needs of today’s engineering professional.

The following courses are offered:

We invite you to consider the merits of each course, as well as the qualifications of the respective presenters, and you are sure to find something of benefit to you and perhaps one of your colleagues.


To register for a course, please use the secure on-line registration form or download the registration form in portable document format. All courses will be held at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel the weekend prior to the meeting, Saturday and Sunday, February 10-11, 2001.

You may register any time prior to the Annual Meeting by using the secure on-line registration form, but if you register by the advanced registration deadline of January 22, 2001, you will save an additional $50 late registration penalty. Course size is limited and a sufficient number of pre-registered attendees are necessary to offer each course, so please register early!

Cancellation Policy

TMS reserves the right to cancel any courses due to low pre-registration. All pre-registered attendees will be notified of the cancellation and offered either a transfer or a full refund.

Refund Policy

Written requests must be sent to TMS Headquarters, 184 Thorn Hill Road, Warrendale PA 15086, postmarked no later than January 22, 2001. A $25 processing fee will be charged for all cancellations; this processing fee is separate from and in addition to the fee charged for cancellation of meeting registrations. Absolutely no refunds will be issued after the January 22, 2001 deadline.

Note to US residents: A tax deduction may be taken for expenses of continuing education (including registration fees, travel, meals, and lodging) undertaken to maintain and improve professional skills. For more information concerning applicability, contact your local Internal Revenue Service office.

For Additional Information . . .

Christina Raabe
TMS Continuing Education Department
184 Thorn Hill Road
Warrendale PA 15086 USA
Telephone:(724) 776-9000, ext. 212; Fax: 724-776-3770

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