2021 MRS Spring Meeting

Press Registration

The Materials Research Society (MRS) encourages coverage of its technical meetings and exhibits by the scientific and general news media.

Press passes are issued to editors and reporters representing bonafide news publications only. These passes are not intended for editors whose primary purpose is the acquisition of authors and manuscripts, or for individuals and organizations whose primary objective is of a sales and marketing nature. In addition, please note that a maximum of four Press passes will be allotted per company. 

Presenters are required to register here for the Meeting.

Please note: This page is for editors and reporters only. If you are a presenter or speaker, you will need to visit our Meeting Registration page for general attendee and speaker registration.

Please contact Jenny MacBeth, Marketing Communications Coordinator, with questions.

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I will be attending the 2021 Virtual MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit and would like to receive complimentary registration.

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MRS Code of Conduct

All MRS Meeting participants are expected to adhere to the MRS Code of Conduct, which can be found at www.mrs.org/code-of-conduct.

Compliance Reminder

MRS Meeting and Exhibit participants and members have responsibility, likely shared with their employer, for compliance with all applicable laws, codes, rules, and regulations of federal, state and city governments; the facility; and the meeting, including, but not limited to, observing public safety regulations and adhering to the MRS Code of Conduct. Participants and members are responsible for complying with employer and contract obligations.  Participants and members are encouraged to consult with their organizational or private counsel for guidance in complying with laws and regulations, including government antitrust and trade statutes. 

Recording Policy

Recording of Presentations is Strictly Prohibited. No individual or entity—including a presenting author—may electronically record broadcast any portion of the MRS Meeting without prior written consent of MRS. Unauthorized recording (audio, video, still photography, etc.) of presentations during sessions, posters, workshops, tutorials, etcetera, without the express written consent of MRS and individual authors is strictly prohibited. MRS reserves the rights to any approved audio and video production of presentations at all MRS events. Press representatives must receive a Press Pass and photo/recording permission from MRS. Those who do not comply with the MRS recording policy may have their access to meeting content revoked.

Photo Policy

Attendees or exhibitors are encouraged to network and enjoy the meeting experience. As such, capturing memories of casual meeting activities and networking is permitted with the permission of those being prominently photographed. Photographing formal meeting presentations, posters, or displays is forbidden without permission of MRS and the presenter. Those who do not comply with the MRS Photo policy may have their access to meeting content revoked.

Videos and Photos for MRS Use

MRS Meeting attendance implies your consent to be photographed, filmed and/or otherwise recorded for use on the MRS website or news publications. Please note that no technical presentations will be recorded without prior consent of MRS and the authors.


Publishing Alliance

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