TMS2020 Registration

Registration is now closed.


Thank you to everyone who participated in TMS2020. If you would like information on TMS2021, please visit the website.

Is Your TMS Membership Up-to-Date?

TMS members receive deeply discounted rates on the TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition. Before you register, be sure to renew your membership or, if you are new to TMS, learn how to become a member.

Note: Please allow two business days for your membership to be processed before registering at the member rate.

Your Registration Package

Your TMS2020 full-conference registration fee includes access to

  • More than 4,000 technical presentations at more than 85 symposia
  • All-conference plenary session, featuring John Mason, Director, Gas Turbine Products Engineering, Solar Turbines Incorporated
  • Featured keynote presentations, honorary symposia, special award lectures, and poster sessions
  • Electronic access to proceedings from select symposia, as well as the general meetings proceedings volume
  • A three-day pass to the TMS2020 Exhibit Hall
  • Complimentary lunches on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday
  • Exhibit Hall Opening Reception and Poster Session
  • Exhibit Hall Happy Hour and Poster Session
  • 2020 TMS-AIME Awards Ceremony

Additional Courses and Networking Events

You can add the following events to your registration package when you register for the conference:

  • Professional Development Events: Choose from half-day or full-day workshops and courses on Sunday, February 23.
  • TMS Technical Division Luncheon Lectures: Learn from invited speakers while you lunch with colleagues who share your technical interests. Luncheon lectures are held on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.
  • Materials and Manufacturing Innovation Spotlight Luncheon: Several featured speakers will deliver presentations at this lunch session on Thursday, February 26.
  • PuBZoNe: Join the PbZn2020 Networking Reception, part of the 9th International Symposium on Lead and Zinc Processing, on Monday, February 24. Note: You must be 21 or older to attend. Please be prepared to present a valid photo ID at the event. 
  • Fresh Coffee, Fresh Ideas: Diversity and Inclusion Breakfast: Network and discuss issues related to diversity and inclusion in the minerals, metals, and materials professions on Wednesday morning, February 25.
  • Young Professional Tutorial Luncheon Lecture: Hear presentations on topics of interest to early-career professionals and share a meal with other young professionals on Tuesday, February 25.
  • 2020 TMS-AIME Awards Banquet: Enjoy an elegant dinner with award recipients who are leaders in their fields on Wednesday, February 25.
  • Professor Don Sadoway Honorary Symposium Dinner: Purchase tickets for this special dinner, held on Thursday, February 26, which is part of Process Metallurgy and Electrochemistry of Molten Salts, Liquid Metal Batteries and Extra-Terrestrial Materials Processing: An EPD Symposium in Honor of Don Sadoway.

Registration Rates

Note: Please allow two business days for your membership to be processed before registering at the member rate.

Type Discount Rate
(on or before January 17)
Standard Rate
(after January 17)
Member (Does not include TMS Membership for 2020) $695 $875
Member Presenter (Does not include TMS Membership for 2020) $695 $875
Nonmember Presenter (Includes TMS Membership for 2020) $875 $1,025
Nonmember (Includes TMS Membership for 2020) $930 $1,070
Senior Member (Must hold Senior Member distinction with TMS) $520 $670
Undergraduate Student Member (Does not include Material Advantage Membership for 2020) $160 $210
Undergraduate Student Nonmember* (Includes Material Advantage Membership for 2020) $190 $240
Graduate Student Member (Does not include Material Advantage Membership for 2020) $210 $260
Graduate Student Nonmember* (Includes Material Advantage Membership for 2020) $240 $290
Daily Registration Member (Does not include TMS Membership for 2020) $490 $565
Daily Registration Nonmember (Includes TMS Membership for 2020) $555 $610
Exhibition Daily** (No one under 18 permitted) $75 $75

* Must be a full-time student at an accredited university to register at the student rate. A current school identification card must be presented at registration to receive your materials at TMS2020.
** Proceedings access will not be given with this rate.

Corporate Rate

To receive the corporate registration rate, you must send a minimum of 15 attendees to the meeting from your corporation. Contact Trudi Dunlap for more information on this option.

Not a TMS Member?

Register at the Non-Member Rate and your meeting registration will include TMS membership through the end of 2020, giving you access to TMS journals, discounts on publications and select meetings, and numerous opportunities for networking and professional development. Learn more about TMS membership.

Refund Policy

Written requests must arrive at TMS post marked no later than January 17, 2020. No refunds will be issued after January 17, 2020. A $75 processing fee is charged for all cancellations.

Refund requests should be sent to:
TMS2020, c/o Registration Control Systems
1833 Portola Rd., Suite D
Ventura, California 93003

TMS Policies

By registering for this meeting, I accept the terms of the TMS Privacy Policy, and agree to abide by TMS policies, including the Meetings Code of Conduct and the TMS Anti-Harassment Policy.

Registration Desk Hours of Operation

The registration desk will be open during the following dates and times during TMS2020:

Sunday, February 23: 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Monday, February 24: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, February 25: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 26: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 27: 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Receive the VIP Treatment

The TMS Foundation is offering a special TMS2020 VIP Donor Package as a thank you to donors who contributed $2,000 or more during 2019. The package includes concierge registration services at the meeting, tickets to select annual meeting events, an invitation to the TMS Foundation Donor Appreciation Dinner in San Diego, and more. Visit the TMS Foundation website to learn more about VIP Donor Package benefits.

If you haven't yet donated to the TMS Foundation for 2019, you can make your contribution through the link above or as part of the meeting registration process.

TMS Guest Program

TMS welcomes your guests to join in selected TMS2020 activities.

Guest Session Access

Each full-conference attendee is permitted up to two guests for one session at which they are presenting. This does not include colleagues or exhibitors. This access is intended for family members who wish to listen to one talk presented by their relative. No one under 18 permitted. Please provide the names of the guests who will be attending your presentations when completing the registration form.

Guest Function Tickets

You may purchase additional tickets to social functions for your guests through the registration form.