Registration Included

  • Conference Participation
  • Conference Bag
  • Printed Program Guide
  • USB Drive with Technical Program Abstracts
  • Industrial Exhibit
  • Complimentary Tutorial Session—Sunday (with advance sign-up)
  • Sunday Program Review
  • Welcome Reception— Sunday
  • Industrial Session—Monday
  • Coffee Breaks
  • Conference Lunch—On Select Days
  • Poster Session Breaks

Conference Banquet

Conference attendees and accompanying guests were invited to attend the Conference Banquet, held at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Tickets were required for this event and were available for purchase with registration. Rates included round-trip transportation.

  • On-Site Registration Rate—$75

Conference Proceedings

Complimentary for all Regular Registrants
Additional Purchase—$95 on-site

Cancellation Policy

To cancel all or any portion of your meeting registration order, you must notify MRS in writing of your request for a refund. The timing of your request is important in determining refund amounts. Refunds will be made upon receipt of written refund request within the following guidelines:

  • Registration (regular conference registration, student conference registration or companion registration) refund requests received up to 10 days prior to the start of the meeting: 
    Refund amount requested less a $50 processing fee.
  • Refund request received less than 10 days prior to or until the conclusion of the meeting: 
    Due to the guarantees required for meals and other services regular and student registrants will receive refund amount requested less $525. Companion registrations are not refundable.
  • Refund request received 1 to 29 days following the conclusion of the meeting: 
    No refunds provided. During this time period, registrants may apply a portion of the non-refundable registration fee to MRS member dues or additional MRS product or service.
  • Refund request received more than 30 days after the conclusion of the meeting: 
    No refunds will be provided for requests made more than 30 days after the close of the meeting.