EMC 2009: Meeting Information
Campus Smoking Policy
The university prohibits smoking in all buildings, including residence halls. Smoking is permitted in designated areas outside.
The Penn Stater Conference Center has complimentary wireless internet access throughout the facility. Additionally, there a limited number of
computers available to check e-mail on a complimentary basis.
Telephones and a message board will be located near the EMC registration desk on the first level of the conference center. Messages will be posted
on the board throughout the conference.
Conference badges must be worn for admission to technical sessions, the exhibition and all conference events. Advance registrants must check-in at the TMS registration desk to obtain their conference badges.
A request for a refund due to a cancellation must be made in writing and postmarked no later than June 5, 2009. Mail to: TMS, 184 Thorn Hill Road, Warrendale, PA 15086-7514 USA. A $75 processing fee is charged for all cancellations. No refunds are issued after the deadline.
Americans With Disabilities 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, and in compliance with, ADA, we ask those requiring specific
equipment or services to indicate their needs on the housing form or contact TMS Meeting Services in advance.
Audio/Video Recording Policy
TMS reserves the right to all audio and video reproductions of presentations at TMS sponsored meetings. 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 TMS Technical Programming at (724) 776-9000, ext. 212, for more information.
By registering for the conference, all attendees acknowledge that they may be photographed by TMS personnel while at events and that those photos may be used for promotional purposes.