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2002 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition: Technical Program & Calendar of Events
ANNUAL MEETING MENU
Technical sessions will begin on Monday, February 18, 2002 and end on
Thursday, February 21, 2002. Technical Sessions will be held at the Washington
State Convention and Trade Center. The
Final Technical Program (paper titles, authors, abstracts)--Posted
on January 22, the program can be viewed, in portable document format,
as a complete document (~5.2 Mb)
or in single-day increments (Monday
[~1.12 Mb], Tuesday [~1.21
Mb], Wednesday [~1.17
Mb], or Thursday [~623
For the meeting, a regionally minded keynote session has been assembled called Energy Issues in the Aluminum Industry. The speakers, representing a variety of commercial and public interests, will discuss energy supply, regulation, and other matters as pertains to current and future on aluminum production in the United States.
SPECIAL SESSION ON THE WORLD TRADE CENTER COLLAPSE
An exciting and timely presentation of invited
presentations beginning with the question - Why? But, focusing on
the structural materials answers and innovations that can minimize the
chances of a reoccurrence of the September 11th disaster and generally
improve the performance of existing and new structural building materials.
The construction industry uses larger volumes of material than any other,
and is a $40 trillion per year business worldwide. New technologies for
better, more fire resistant, and more cost effective structures are a
tremendous opportunity for materials science.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The complete Calendar of Events is available
for download in portable document format (and can be viewed using Adobe
Acrobat). The Calendar of Events features
the times, dates, and locations of administrative, technical committee,
and other meetings.
A technical, noncommercial poster session will be held in conjunction with the 2002 Annual Meeting. Presentations will be displayed on 4x8-foot poster boards; no formal presentation is required. The Poster Session will begin on 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.
A PROGRAMMING BONUS
The 2001 TMS Fall Extraction and Process Metallurgy Meeting: Computational Modeling of Materials, Minerals, and Metals has been rescheduled from stand-alone specialty conference to integrated component of the 2002 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition.
At these sessions you will have the opportunity to
The mini-sessions will be held Monday, February 18, 2002 and Tuesday, February 19, 2002