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2002 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition: Student Information
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The TMS 2002 Annual Meeting & Exhibition offers students, interested in materials science and engineering, a variety of opportunities to gather technical information, explore career possibilities, and network with students and professionals in the field.
4th Annual TMS Student Poster Session
This students-only Poster Session is held in conjunction with the 2002 TMS Annual Meeting. Presentations will be displayed on 4 x 4 poster boards; no formal presentation is required. The Poster Session will begin Monday, February 18 and remain in place through Wednesday, February 20 at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center on the South Level 6, West Lobby. Annual Meeting attendees will have the opportunity to vote for the Best Poster, with the winning poster receiving $500.
Student Travel Assistance
TMS Technical Division Student Travel ScholarshipsThis program sponsored by the TMS technical divisions can help pay your travel expense. Students receiving travel scholarships are responsible for making their own travel and hotel arrangements and registering for the meeting. To apply for travel assistance, send a letter of application and state why you wish to attend the 131st TMS Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Seattle, WA, by December 14, 2001. Name the TMS division in whose technical programming you are most interested, MPMD, SMD, or EMPMD, and include complete information on how you can be contacted. You must be a TMS student member to qualify. If we cannot contact you, your award will be forfeited. A subcommittee of the appropriate sponsoring division will review your letter and select the applicants to receive the travel scholarships. Those receiving travel scholarships will be contacted by TMS shortly after a decision is made. Send letters of application to:
TMS, Attn: Tara Oprosky
TMS Student ChaptersDont forget to select a representative and submit the TMS Travel Reimbursement Program form, granting each chapter up to $500 per year to send student(s) to TMS conferences!
Attend the 5th TMS Graduate Student Leaders Program Meeting on Monday, February 18, in the Sheraton Seattle Hotel and Towers from 11:00 am -12:00 pm. Meet with members of the Student Affairs Committee and your peers to assist in the development of this TMS student program geared specifically toward graduate students. Attendance is limited to graduate students. Register in advance by January 21 to: Tara Oprosky, TMS Membership Coordinator, (724)776-9000, ext. 259, firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Session Monitors
All monitors must report to Authors Coffee each morning they are scheduled to monitor sessions. Each monitor must check in at the desk to obtain the session sheets and then report to the assigned table to meet with the speakers and session chairs. Authors coffee begins at 7:15 AM in the South Level 6, Room 6E at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center. Monitors positions are limited and will be assigned on a first-come basis. Monitors who do not check in before 8:00 AM will have their session reassigned. Any students wishing to monitor who have not previously completed a work form, may report to the authors coffee by 8:00 AM.
TMS Student Leaders Career Forum
Sunday, February 17, 2002
Student Faculty Mixer
Sunday, February 17, 2002
Attention Professional Members Under Age 35!