Special Events

Sunday, October 14

MS&T Women in Materials Science Reception
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Enjoy the chance to network with professionals and peers in a relaxed environment.

ACerS Keramos Reception
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Current students, alumni, and Keramos friends from industry and academia all gather for this networking reception to promote awareness of the ceramic engineering discipline and professional development within the discipline.

Monday, October 15

ACerS Basic Science Division Ceramographic Exhibit and Competition
Join us for this intriguing annual poster exhibit that promotes the use of microscopy and microanalysis as tools in the scientific investigation of scientific materials.
Monday:  8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday:  7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday:  7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

ASM Women in Materials Breakfast (ticketed event)
7:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Join your colleagues for a lively discussion of relevant topics with featured speakers. This breakfast sells out each year, so make sure to reserve your tickets ahead of time with your MS&T18 registration.

ASM Leadership Awards Luncheon (ticketed event)
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

ASM’s organizational unit awards, as well as awards and scholarships of the ASM Materials Education Foundation will be presented. ASM’s incoming Committee/Council chairs will also be recognized for their leadership.

ACerS 120th Annual Membership Meeting
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
The president reports on Society activities and newly elected officers take their positions during the annual membership meeting. All ACerS members and guests are welcome.

ASM 105th Annual Business Meeting
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Officers will be elected for the 2018-2019 term, as well as other ASM business transactions. ASM members and guests are welcome.

MS&T Partners’ Welcome Reception
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
New this year, grab this opportunity to mingle with members and representatives from all five societies and MS&T partners at this reception in the society lounge area.

AIST Steel to Students Reception
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Students with an interest in steel are encouraged to attend this networking event.

ACerS Annual Honor and Awards Banquet (ticketed event)
Enjoy dinner, conversation, and the presentation of Society awards. You can purchase tickets with your MS&T registration.
(Reception) 6:45 – 7:30 p.m.
(Banquet) 7:30 -10:00 p.m.

MetSoc AGM & Awards Reception
(Reception) 6:15 – 7:00 p.m.
(Banquet) 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
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MetSoc Post-Celebration (invitation only)
10:00 – 11:55 p.m.
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Tuesday, October 16

TMS Young Professional Tutorial Luncheon/Lecture (ticketed event)
12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Featured speaker:  Daniel B. Miracle, U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory; Organized by the TMS Young Professionals Committee

MS&T18 Exhibit Happy Hour Reception
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Network with colleagues and build relationships with qualified attendees, buyers, and prospects.

ASM Awards Dinner Reception
6:15 – 7:00 p.m.

ASM Awards Dinner (ticketed event)
Join ASM in celebrating the accomplishments of this year’s award recipients and the 2018 Class of Fellows. Tickets, which include the President’s Reception following the dinner can be purchased with MS&T registration.
(Reception) 6:15 – 7:00 p.m.
(Banquet) 7:00 -9:00 p.m.

Canada Student-Industry Mixer
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Representatives from industry and students are invited to meet informally at this mixer. The event is free for students and industry delegates will be asked to RSVP via an invitation sent by MetSoc. MetSoc will draw participation prizes and award its poster winners at this event.
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Wednesday, October 17

From Diversity to Inclusion Cocktail Reception
5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Come network with professionals and peers at this reception that celebrates the diversity of our MS&T attendees.
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Historical Metallurgy Luncheon featuring The Fathi Habashi Lecturer
MetSoc and the Historial Metallurgy Committee is happy to announce its special invited speaker for the luncheon. Dr. Kumar Sharvan, Brown University, to present Metals and Alloys in Commercial Aircraft.
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