Professional Development Opportunities

The offerings below were designed to provide the skills, fundamentals and knowledge needed for both professional development and career enhancement in materials science and engineering.  Each of the offerings below were free to registered attendees.

In addition to these sessions, we invite you to find out more about the 2012 MRS Spring Meeting Career Center and the Women in Materials Science & Engineering Breakfast.

Making the Most of Broadcast Media Workshop - NEW!

This session explained principles of creating newsworthy stories from research discoveries. Attendees gained hands-on experience creating news articles, television stories and practiced a live media interview.

  • Monday, April 9
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3000
  • Tuesday, April 10
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Marriott Marquis, 4th Floor, Pacific A

Mastering Science Presentations Seminar

Attendees learned the tips and tricks to take their scientific presentations to the next level. Selecting the proper tools and techniques helps to effectively communicate your research to a broader audience.

  • Monday, April 9
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Marriott Marquis, 4th Floor, Pacific A
  • Wednesday, April 11
    7:30 am - 8:30 am
    Marriott Marquis, 4th Floor, Pacific A

Technical Poster Design Seminar

Don’t let poor layouts and bad design interfere with communicating your work through technical posters. This session discussed effective tools and techniques, while reviewing good and bad designs.

  • Tuesday, April 10
    7:30 am - 8:30 am
    Marriott Marquis, 4th Floor, Pacific A
  • Wednesday, April 11
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Marriott Marquis, 4th Floor, Pacific A

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