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1999 TMS Annual Meeting: Student Information

February 28-March 4 · 1999 TMS ANNUAL MEETING · San Diego, California

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During the week of February 28-March 4, 1999, the 128th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) will be held in San Diego, California at the San Diego Convention Center.

The 1999 TMS Annual Meeting offers students myriad opportunities to gather technical information, explore career possibilities, and network with students and professionals in materials science and engineering fields.


Students will have the opportunity to partially defray conference expenses by serving as session monitors. Monitors are responsible for assisting the session chair, recording session attendance, and assisting with audio/visual equipment. All monitors must report to the Author's Coffee each morning of their scheduled sessions. Monitors' positions are limited and will be assigned on a first-come basis.

Student members of TMS are entitled to attend the technical sessions, exhibits, and lectures held Monday through Thursday. Registration for students who are not members is $25.00, which will be applied toward a 1999 TMS Student Membership.


TMS Technical Division Student Travel Scholarships: Sponsored by the TMS technical divisions, the travel scholarships can help pay your travel expense. To apply for travel assistance, send a letter of application and state why you wish to attend the 128th TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition. Name the TMS division in whose technical programming you are most interested and include complete information on how you can be contacted. You must be a student member of TMS to qualify. Deadline to apply has passed.

TMS Travel Reimbursement Program: Student chapters are encouraged to to select a representative to apply for the TMS Travel Reimbursement Program, granting each chapter up to $500 per year to send student(s) to TMS conferences. To obtain a form, contact the TMS Education Department at the above address.


Professional members 35 years of age and younger are welcome to attend the Young Leaders Business Meeting from 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 28, 1999. The meeting will be followed by a reception from 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., taking place in the San Diego Marriott. Check the schedule of events for the room location, which will be available on-site.


Sponsored by: TMS Student Affairs Committee
When: Sunday, February 28, 1999, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Location: San Diego Marriott Hotel and Marina

The traditional TMS Student/Faculty Mixer is scheduled for Sunday evening, February 28, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Beer, soft drinks, and snacks will be provided, and a DJ will be spinning tunes. This event is intended to welcome students to the annual meeting and all students and university faculty are invited to attend. Students and faculty alike are encouraged to display your school pride by wearing your school's colors.

Your TMS Student Chapter may choose to donate a door prize. Chapters are encouraged to use their creativity and donate an item to be awarded as a door prize. TMS will also donate items, with a grand prize surprise. The more prizes that are donated, the better your chances to win.

Note: In accordance with the California state law, alcoholic beverages will be served only to attendees who are 21 years of age or older; proper photo identification with birthdate must be presented upon entry.


In conjunction with the 1999 TMS Annual Meeting, a poster session is planned with entries from students only. Additional details on this great opportunity may be acquired by visiting the first annual student poster session page.


The Career Resource Center for Materials Science and Engineering can be of assistance whether you are a student wondering what you will do after graduation or a professor looking to recruit students into the materials field. During the 1999 TMS Annual Meeting, visit the society display in the San Diego Convention Center to experiment with the interactive CD-ROM and TMS OnLine, watch the video, or pick up a complimentary copy of the career brochure. For further details, contact the TMS Education Department at the above address. (Part of the Sloan Career Cornerstone Series.)

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