This congress will be held June 2-4, 2020 and includes the following:
- Participation in scientific sessions, conference material, coffee breaks, and lunch.
Attendees are required to register and badges must be worn for admission to technical sessions, the exhibition and all conference events.
Online and PDF registration forms are not yet available. Check back regularly for updates.
Discount Registration Deadline: May 2, 2020
Cancellation Policy: TMS reserves the right to cancel this conference due to low registration; registrants will be notified at least 20 days prior to the conference date and receive full refunds. Travel-related expenses are the responsibility of the registrant and are not included in the registration fee refunds. If a registrant must cancel, TMS must be notified in writing (by e-mail or mail) before May 2, 2020; payment will be refunded less a $75 processing fee. No refunds will be processed after the discount registration deadline of May 2, 2020.
Anti-Harassment Policy: In all activities, TMS is committed to providing a professional environment free of harassment, disrespectful behavior, or other unprofessional conduct. TMS requires all attendees to abide by the Anti-Harassment Policy.
Photography and Recording Policy: TMS reserves the right to all audio and video reproductions of presentations at TMS-sponsored meetings. By registering for this conference, all attendees acknowledge that they may be photographed by TMS personnel while at events, and that those photos may be used for promotional purposes, in and on TMS publications and websites, and on social media sites.
Any recording of sessions (audio, video, still photography, etc.) intended for personal use, distribution, publication, or copyright without the express written consent of TMS and the individual authors is strictly prohibited. Attendees violating this policy may be asked to leave the session.
Americans with Disabilities Act: TMS strongly supports the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which prohibits discrimination against, and promotes public accessibility for, those with disabilities. In support of, and in compliance with ADA, we ask those requiring specific equipment or services to contact TMS Meeting Services in advance.
TMS Diversity and Inclusion Statement: The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) is committed to advancing diversity in the minerals, metals, and materials professions, and to promoting an inclusive professional culture that welcomes and engages all who seek to contribute to the field. TMS recognizes that a diverse minerals, metals, and materials workforce is critical to ensuring that all viewpoints, perspectives, and talents are brought to bear in addressing complex science and engineering challenges. To build and nurture this diverse professional community, TMS welcomes and actively engages the participation of underrepresented groups in all of its initiatives and endeavors.
Dietary Requests: TMS will work with the meeting facility/hotel to meet attendee dietary requests, provided staff is informed of the special request at least 24 hours in advance of the request. Please indicate dietary restrictions when registering.
Time Zones: Unless otherwise noted, all times for this conference and related events will take place in the local time zone, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Language: The meeting and all presentations, program materials, and signage will be in English.
Currency: All meeting fees are expressed in U.S. dollars (USD).