Joint Meeting

Frequently Asked Questions


General Questions

  • Is it true that the 2020 MRS Spring Meeting has been rescheduled?
  • What are the new conference dates?
  • Why was a decision made to terminate the Spring Meeting?
  • Will all other Spring Meeting-related events be rescheduled as well?
  • Will volunteer committee meetings take place at the Joint MRS Spring and Fall Meeting?

Registration and Travel Questions

  • My Spring Meeting pre-registration fee was refunded. Do I need to re-register for the new Joint Meeting?
  • What about hotels?
  • What measures will be taken to accommodate hygiene and social distancing in Boston?


We would like to thank the MRS Meeting Chairs, Symposium Organizers, volunteers, and staff for their hard work and outstanding efforts in support of this Joint Meeting.  We also acknowledge the investment that our many presenters have devoted in preparation for this Meeting.  To that end, MRS is working with Meeting Chairs and Symposium Organizers to schedule the program flow.  We will share more information as soon as it becomes available.

Presenter Questions


Exhibitor Questions


Planning for Upcoming MRS Meetings