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Materials and Science in Sports: Registration Information

April 22-25, 2001 MATERIALS AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS ·Coronado, California


The Materials and Science in Sports Symposium, sponsored by the Structural Materials Division of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), will be held at the Coronado Island Marriott Resort, Coronado, California, April 22-25, 2001.

Materials and Science in Sports is organized to bring together those interested in technical aspects of sports. Themes may include design, materials, mechanics, dynamics, and biomechanics. All aspects of science applied to sports will be welcome, particularly those relating to advances in equipment and improvements in athletic performance.


The deadline to register in advance for the meeting has passed. To attend, it will now be necessary to register on-site at the meeting. The deadline to request a refund has also passed. If you have any questions, you may contact the TMS Meeting Department, 184 Thorn Hill Road, Warrendale, PA 15086-7528; fax (724) 776-3770; e-mail

Refund Policy: The deadline for all refunds is Monday, April 2, 2001. No refunds will be issued at the meeting. All fees and tickets are non-refundable after the April 2, 2001, deadline.


Sunday, April 22, 2001
12:00 PM-6:00 PM
Monday, April 23, 2001
7:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tuesday, April 24, 2001
7:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wednesday, April 25, 2001
7:00 AM-10:00 AM

The main registration fee includes the Welcoming Reception, coffee breaks, conference banquet, access to the technical sessions and a copy of the proceedings.

The student registration fee includes coffee breaks and access to the technical sessions only.

All attendees of The Materials & Science in Sports Conference, including authors and session chairs, are required to register.

Badges must be worn at all times to gain access to the technical sessions and the social functions.


The Organizing Committee will issue letters of invitation to individuals who need such a document to raise travel funds or obtain a visa. However, such letters do not commit the Symposium Organizing Committee to providing financial support.

Requests for letters of invitation should be sent to:

Michael Packard
TMS Headquarter
184 Thorn Hill Road
Warrendale, PA 15086, USA
Fax: (724)776-3770


Refund Policy: Written requests must be sent to TMS Meeting Services, 184 Thorn Hill Road, Warrendale, PA 15086. No refunds will be issued after April 2, 2001. A $50 processing fee will be charged on all cancellations.

Audio/Video Recording Policy: The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) reserves the right to any audio and video reproduction of all presentations at every TMS-sponsored meeting. Recording of sessions (audio, video, still-photography, etc.) intended for personal use, distribution, publication, or copyright without the express written consent of TMS and the individual authors is strictly prohibited. Contact the TMS Technical Programming Department to obtain a copy of the waiver release form.

Americans With Disability Act: TMS strongly supports the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which prohibits discrimination against, and promotes public accessibility for those with disabilities. In support of this act, we ask that those attendees requiring specific equipment or services contact the TMS Meeting Services Department to advise specific needs in advance.


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