Conference Registration Includes

  • Conference Participation
  • Conference Pack
  • Participation in Pre-Conference Workshops (December 9-10)—Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation (BITRI)
    Limited space available; must register for these FREE Workshops at
  • Welcome Reception Sunday Evening—BITRI
  • Coffee/Tea Breaks (daily)
  • Light Lunch (daily)
  • Conference Banquet Wednesday—Botswana Craft
  • FREE One-year Membership in the Materials Research Society (including online access to all MRS publications) beginning January 1, 2018.

Registration closed November 13, 2017.

Registration Rates

November 14-December 11

  • Student—$200
  • Academic—$500
  • Industry—$600


Conference Banquet

Wednesday, December 13

Conference attendees and companions are invited to attend the Conference Banquet on Wednesday evening at Botswana Craft. One Conference Banquet ticket is included with registration.  Additional Conference Banquet tickets may be purchased for $30.00 during the registration process.

Cancellation Policy

To cancel all or any portion of your Conference registration, you must notify the Materials Research Society (MRS) in writing of your request for a refund. The timing of your request is important in determining refund amount. Refunds will be made upon receipt of a written refund request within the following guidelines:

  • Refund requests made prior to November 13, 2017, will receive a full refund minus a $25.00 handling fee.
  • Refund requests made after November 13, 2017, will be referred to African MRS for review and processing.

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