Professional Development Events

Events will be added to this page over the next several weeks. Please check back often!


  • Nov
    November 30, 2021

    Essentials of Getting Your Work Published

    Tuesday, November 30
    5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
    Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom

    This interactive how-to session highlights the fundamentals of successful scientific publishing from MRS journal Editors-in-Chief and other respected scientific journal professionals.

  • Dec
    December 01, 2021

    NSF-DMR Materials Innovation Platform Forum

    Wednesday, December 1
    10:30 am – 3:00 pm
    Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Fairfax

    This event will showcase the successes and unique capabilities of Materials Innovation Platform national user facilities.

  • Dec
    December 01, 2021

    Meet the New Faculty Candidates

    Wednesday, December 1
    4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, Hall D

    Join us for our Live Poster Session, where you can interact with new faculty candidates as they present their research and qualifications. Don't miss out on your opportunity to connect with your peers and enjoy a refreshing selection of snacks and beverages at our Live Networking Reception.

  • Dec
    December 03, 2021

    PowerPoint Karaoke

    Friday, December 3
    11:00 am – 12:30 pm

    PowerPoint Karaoke challenges both the author of the slide and the presenter to improve their communication skills. Please join us for this fun virtual event that is open to the global MRS community. (Preregistration is required.)

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