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TMS 2009: Student Events
February 15-19, 2009 • San Francisco, California

TMS 2009 Annual Meeting & Exhibition is a great place for students to network with fellow students and meet professionals in their fields of study from around the world. Student registration includes technical sessions, the exhibition and the events below organized specifically for students. To register, download the Registration Form PDF, complete it and mail with your payment and a copy of your school identification card.


3rd Annual Materials Bowl
Preliminary Elimination Rounds • noon to 3 p.m.
Championship Match • 8:30 to 9 p.m.
A total of $2,000 in prize money is awarded in this “Jeopardy”-style knowledge and trivia competition as well as the Materials Bowl Trophy! Currently, the trophy resides with the 2008 champions, University of Tennessee. Teams compete in preliminary elimination rounds, with the winners moving on to semifinal matches. The championship match culminates at the Student Networking Mixer. For information about competing in the Materials Bowl and to apply, download the official rules and application. Deadline to apply is December 15.

Orientation • 2:30 to 3 p.m.
Find out all you need to know about student activities at TMS 2009 and meet other students with similar interests.

Career Forum • 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Representatives from key materials industries provide personal insights on career preparation strategies, offer tips on how to develop and foster rewarding careers, and answer your questions.

Resume Writing and Job Interviewing • 4:30 to 6 p.m.
Discover what human resource representatives are looking for when reviewing resumes and interviewing candidates.

Student Networking Mixer • 9 to 11 p.m.
This networking mixer provides a relaxed, casual and fun atmosphere for students, faculty members, and government and industry representatives to make connections and share experiences.


TMS Technical Division Student Poster Contest
5 to 6:30 p.m.

Both undergraduate and graduate students participate in this dynamic and interactive event. Each of the TMS technical divisions is awarding $500 to the best undergraduate poster and $500 to the best graduate poster. A top prize of $1,000 is awarded by TMS for the “Best of Show” poster.

For information on how to compete in the poster contest, visit the TMS Technical Division Student Poster Contest page. Deadline to apply is January 5, 2009.



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