Diversity in the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Professions 4 (DMMM4)

March 2-3, 2022
Co-located with the TMS 2022 Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Networking Opportunities

All DMMM4 networking events will take place in the OC Ballroom of the Anaheim Marriott, the TMS2022 headquarters hotel. Convenient to TMS2022 activities at the Anaheim Convention Center, the Marriott offers an exceptional environment for the rich interactions and informal networking opportunities that have made past Summits so valuable

In addition, please plan to participate in the following scheduled networking events as part of your DMMM4 experience.

DMMM4 Preview and Networking Mixer

Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Anaheim Marriott, OC Ballroom
Gather with colleagues for a glimpse of what’s in store for DMMM4 attendees. This is your opportunity to meet speakers and DMMM4 Organizing Committee members and begin making the connections with other attendees as preparation for the next two days of compelling programming and engaging activities. Cash bar and light refreshments open to all TMS2022 attendees.

Fresh Coffee, Fresh Ideas: Diversity and Inclusion Breakfast

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Time: 7:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.
Location: Anaheim Marriott, OC Ballroom
Registration Closed
This long-standing TMS event will serve as an informal kick off to the first day of DMMM4 programming. Organized by the TMS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, this year’s program will feature facilitated small group discussion on topics that will be explored more deeply as part of DMMM4.

Celebrate Diversity Luncheon

Date: Thursday, March 3, 2022
Time: Noon to 2 p.m.
Location: Anaheim Marriott, OC Ballroom
Registration Closed
While continuing the conversations generated by our DMMM4 sessions will be a focus of this event, we will also take the opportunity to honor the courage and accomplishments of past and 2022 recipients of the TMS Ellen Swallow Richards Diversity Award and the TMS Frank Crossley Diversity Award.

The DMMM4 Organizers Also Recommend. . .
We encourage you to explore these additional opportunities to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion within TMS and the profession as a whole:

LGBTQ+ and Allies Networking Mixer

Date: Sunday, February 27, 2022
Time: 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: Anaheim Marriott
Enjoy an evening of informal networking in a safe space to celebrate shared experiences as TMS LGBTQ+ individuals and allies. Cash bar, with light snacks provided. Organized by TMS Pride of the TMS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.

Join the TMS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

The sponsoring committee of DMMM4, the TMS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee is responsible for developing TMS programs, initiatives, and activities that address the professional needs and aspirations of underrepresented persons actively pursuing a career in minerals, metals, and materials science and engineering. Committee membership is open to all TMS professional and student members in good standing. For more information, visit the Committee home page.