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2000 TMS Fall Meeting: General Travel Information

October 8–12, 2000 · TMS FALL MEETING 2000 · St. Louis, Missouri

Focusing on physical metallurgy and materials, the TMS 2000 Fall Meeting will feature a wide array of technical symposia sponsored by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS). A poster session is also planned. As a greater convenience for attendees, the meeting is typically colocated with ASM International's Materials Solutions Conference. Technical sessions will focus on key information and successful strategies to give attendees insight into the research, development, and application of new materials processes, analysis techniques, and equipment advances.

The TMS 2000 Fall Meeting will take place in St. Louis, Missouri, at the Regal Riverfront Hotel, which will be the TMS headquarters for the event. All technical sessions and conference registration will be located here.


The TMS Fall Meeting 2000 will be headquartered in the Regal Riverfront Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri. All technical sessions and events will take place in the hotel.

The ASM Materials Solutions Conference and the 20th Heat Treating Society Conference will be located in the America’s Center. Shuttle service will be available between the Regal Riverfront Hotel and the America’s Center.

St. Louis, Missouri is referred to as the “Gateway to theWest,” because of its historic role in the western expansion of the United States. The 630 foot tall, stainless steel Gateway Arch stands as a monument along the St. Louis waterfront and just across the street from the Regal Riverfront Hotel.

The impressive St. Louis Gateway Arch, Busch Stadium, river boat gaming on the Mississippi river, Laclede’s Landing, and excellent dining opportunities await you in downtown St. Louis. The Regal Riverfront Hotel is located conveniently in the middle of all attractions and is just minutes away from the Cervantes Convention Center at America‘s Center. The Regal Riverfront Hotel features 780 guest rooms and suites; three restaurants; two lounges; seasonal indoor and outdoor pools; fitness center; high-tech business center; and 63,000 sq. feet of function space.

While in St. Louis, take some time to explore:

Get inspired by the spirits of great minds, impressive architecture, and culture of the city of St. Louis. Meet you in St. Louis! For visitor information on St. Louis call 1-800- 916-0040 (USA & Canada), + 314-421-1023 (International) or visit the World Wide Web page.


Whatever your craving may be – European specialties, American Steak & Seafood, French Creole cuisine, vegetarian dishes, culinary treats from a four-diamond award winning restaurant, or relaxed dining in any of the many casual restaurants -St. Louis will have the right selection for you.


Hotel reservations must be made directly with the Regal Riverfront Hotel by using the Housing Reservation Form, which is available for download in portable document format.

Mail your completed form to:

Regal Riverfront Hotel
200 S. Fourth Street
St. Louis, MO 63102

Fax your completed form to: 314-241-9601 or Call your reservation in: 800-325-7353 or 314-241-9500

Guest Room Rates

The Regal Riverfront Hotel will extend the following rates:

Single Accommodations
Double Accommodations

Please note that these rates are subject to state and local taxes, which are currently 14.776%. In order to qualify for the rates listed above, you must identify your affiliation at the time reservations are made and the form needs to be received by the Regal Riverfront Hotel no later than September 7, 2000.


Special airfare rates have been arranged through U.S. Airways, the official carrier for the attendees of the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society 2000 Fall Meeting. Hertz Rent-a-Car system has been selected as the official car rental company, and is also offering special rates.


The greater St. Louis area is easily reached via the four major interstate highways (70-44-55-64), the Lambert St. Louis International Airport, and Amtrak trains.

The Lambert St. Louis International Airport is located west of St. Louis. Taxi services are available for approximate $18- 20 each way and can be shared by up to 5 people. Alternatively, St. Louis’s MetroLink light rail train will take approximately 30 minutes to the downtown area and costs $1.00.

An AMTRAK station is also conveniently located in the downtown St. Louis area. For schedules and reservation information visit the AMTRACK website.

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