2018 Superalloy 718 & Derivatives: Energy, Aerospace, and Industrial Applications

June 3–6, 2018 • Pittsburgh Marriott City Center • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA


Conference Location
Pittsburgh Marriott City Center
112 Washington Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 1–412–471–4000

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center at a special rate for your convenience. In addition to saving you time and money, staying at the conference location will give you convenient access to technical session rooms and social functions, allowing plenty of informal networking opportunities with your conference colleagues.

Accommodations must be secured by May 11, 2018.

Rate: $159 per night, plus tax
A limited number of government-rated rooms are also available. Click here to book a room at the government rate.

The Pittsburgh Marriott City Center is boldly positioned in the heart of Pittsburgh, making it simple to experience the city. The Marriott City Center is located within easy walking distance to several city landmarks, including PPG Paints Arena, PNC Park, the Pittsburgh Cultural District, and more. High-speed internet access is available in all guest rooms, and free Wi-Fi is available in the hotel lobby and public areas. Visit the hotel website for more information on:

  • A variety of local attractions and activities
  • Dining options, both onsite at the hotel and located nearby
  • Business services and additional hotel amenities
Parking and Transportation
Guest parking is available at the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center, at the following rates:
  • Onsite parking: $6 hourly; $22 per day
  • Valet parking: $26 per day
  • Self-parking: $22 per day, with in & out privileges
The Pittsburgh Marriott City Center is located approximately 17 miles from Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT). The hotel does not provide airport shuttle service. Transportation options to/from PIT include:
  • SuperShuttle: $22 (one way); reservations required
  • Taxi: $37 (one way); estimated fare

Please visit the hotel website for additional transportation information.

Obtain a Travel Visa for a Conference Held in the United States

Visa Application Process
Meeting attendees from countries that require a visa to enter the United States are reminded that the process of obtaining a visa takes a minimum of three months. You are strongly encouraged to plan ahead and begin the application process early. The U.S. State Department website includes visa information concerning temporary visitors to the United States that may be helpful to you.

Please note that the Department of Homeland Security is implementing the Electronic System for Travel Authorization, which is expected to be mandatory for Visa Waiver Program travelers. Complete information is available on the Visa Waiver Program page of the U.S. State Department website.

Generate a Visa Letter
To generate an official visa invitation letter for this conference, please select an option below based upon your attendee status. To personalize the letter, follow the instructions and type in the information in the appropriate places. Then, print the letter and submit it along with other required documentation to the appropriate Consulate/Embassy. Please note that this letter does not guarantee you will be granted a visa. If you need additional assistance, e-mail Diana Grady, or call at 1–724–776–9000, ext. 211.


Letters for use in visa application packages will only be provided to individuals known to TMS, including:

  • TMS members
  • Presenters
  • Exhibitors and/or sponsors
  • Registrants
  • Attendees of one or more past TMS events

If you are neither a TMS member, nor a presenter, exhibitor, sponsor, or past attendee, then you must register and agree to attend the event for which the letter is requested.

TMS cannot send the letter to an embassy or consulate for you nor can we contact the embassy or consulate on your behalf. It is the sole responsibility of the attendee to obtain the necessary paperwork for entry to the United States. It is crucial for the success of the application to apply at least three months in advance. TMS may contact program participants (abstract submitters) to follow up on specific visa requirements and may provide customized letters and supporting documentation as needed. If you do not receive a timely response from TMS, please check your spam filter or junk e-mail folder for your letter.

For More Information

For more information about this meeting, please complete the meeting inquiry form or contact:

TMS Meeting Services
5700 Corporate Drive Suite 750
Pittsburgh, PA 15237 
U.S. and Canada Only: 1-800-759-4867
     Other Countries: 1-724-776-9000, ext. 241 
Fax: 1-724-776-3770 
E-mail: mtgserv@tms.org