Virtual Events

What follows is a list of special events currently planned for MS&T20 Virtual. Additional activities may be announced soon.

Poster Sessions

Poster sessions will be held on Tuesday, November 3, at the following times based on topic areas:

9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. 
- Biomaterials
- Ceramic & Glass Materials
- Electronic & Magnetic Materials
- Iron & Steel
- Modeling
- Nanomaterials

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
- Artificial Intelligence
- Fundamentals & Characterization
- Materials-Environmental Interactions

Noon to 2:00 p.m.
- Undergraduate Poster Session

4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
- Additive Manufacturing
- Energy
- Processing & Manufacturing

Young Professional Session

Gain insight from industry pros! This year, MS&T20 will be hosting a Young Professional virtual session, where panelists across the materials sciences will come together to discuss a variety of technical-related topics and offer encouragement during these unprecedented times. Stay tuned for more information. Have a question for the panelists? All student registrants are encouraged to send their questions to for consideration!

ACerS Basic Science Division Ceramographic Exhibit & Competition

Join us for a virtual version of this intriguing annual poster exhibit that promotes the use of microscopy and microanalysis as tools in the scientific investigation of scientific materials. Learn more.

ACerS 122nd Annual Membership Meeting  

This year, because of the pandemic, ACerS will host its 122nd Annual Business Meeting online on Monday, October 5, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. E.T. The annual meeting will feature the outgoing president's State of the Society report, the incoming president's vision, new officer inductions, and a members' town hall and question and answer session. Learn how to participate.