Where theory meets application

Material Science & Technology

Materials Science & Technology 2004

Where Theory Meets Application
Where Scientists Meet Engineers
Where Technology Meets the Future
Where You Need to Be!
September 26-29, 2004 • New Orleans, Louisiana

MS&T '04 offers students interested in materials science and engineering, a variety of opportunities to gather technical information, explore career possibilities, and network with students and professionals in the field.

Students will have the opportunity to partially defray their conference expenses by serving as session monitors. Monitors are responsible for assisting the session chair, recording session attendance, and assisting with audio/visual equipment. All monitors must report to Authors’ Coffee each morning they are scheduled to monitor sessions. Monitor positions are limited and will be assigned on a first-come basis. The deadline to submit completed work forms is Wednesday, September 1. To obtain work forms and a schedule contact TMS Programming Service Department, (724) 776-9000 ext. 227, email: programming@tms.org

Student Attendee Orientation
Sunday, September 26, 2004
Time: 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
Location: New Orleans Marriott
Interested in being in the right place at the right time? The Student Attendee Orientation is a great opportunity for students to get their questions answered about TMS, AIST and different activities taking place at MS&T '04. This event is a great way to begin the week and meet other students with similar interests .

Career Tips Session

Sunday, September 26, 2004
Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Location: New Orleans Marriott
Would you like to know what Human Resource Representatives are looking for when reviewing resumes and during the interview? This session is designed to give you the tips you need to get your resume noticed, get your foot in the door and land that perfect job.

Career Forum
Sunday, September 26, 2004
5:00 pm–6:30 pm
Location: New Orleans Marriott
Pursuing an appropriate career path is an important task of any metals and materials student. The Career Forum will address the many pertinent issues that face students today. Key industry figures will provide personal insight on preparation strategies and tips on how to develop and foster a rewarding career. The speakers will also address questions from participating students during this interactive session.

TMS Networking Mixer
Date: Sunday, September 26, 2004
Time: 8:00 pm–10:30 pm
Location: New Orleans Marriott
Sponsored by: TMS Student Affairs Committee
Attend an event that just might open the door to endless career possibilities. This networking mixer is intended to provide a relaxed, casual, and fun atmosphere for students, faculty, government, and industry officials to make connections and to share their experiences of professional growth. Don’t miss out on this excellent opportunity to make the connections you need to succeed. Beer*, soft drinks, snacks, and music will be provided. Students are encouraged to show their school pride by wearing their school’s colors.

*Note: In accordance with the Louisiana State Law, alcoholic beverages will be served only to attendees who are 21 years of age or older; proper photo ID with birth date must be presented upon entry.

2004 Student Chapter Development Conference
Date: Saturday, September 25, 2004
Time: 12:00 pm–8:30 pm
Location: New Orleans Marriott
Sponsored by: TMS Foundation and the ASM Foundation
This conference offers student members an introduction to the membership benefits of ASM and TMS, assistance in developing and maintaining student chapters, and the opportunity to provide input for the student chapter program and future conferences. Sessions help students to better understand the opportunities available through the joint student chapter program, as well as how to increase interaction between student and professional chapters of the societies, how to motivate student chapter members to participate in activities, and how to network successfully with professional members.
If you are interested in participating in this conference, contact Randall Barnes at ASM International at 440-338-5151 ext. 5541 or email: rbarnes@asminternational.org

Donate a Door Prize!
Student Chapters are asked to use their creativity and donate a door prize item. AIST and TMS will also be donating items. The more prizes donated, the better your chance to win!

TMS Student Chapters
Don’t forget to select a representative and submit the TMS Travel Reimbursement Program form and travel receipts, granting each chapter up to $500 per calendar year to send student(s) to TMS conferences!

Student Chapter School Displays
Check out the school displays in the exhibit hall during the MS&T '04 Exhibit. Student Chapters will display their chapter’s activities, research projects, and school information. Students who are interested in participating, contact: Diane Scheuring at: dscheuring@tms.org

For more information: info@matscitech.org
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