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Meeting Events Schedule—Daily

Please keep checking this page as events for the 2024 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit in Seattle will continually be updated.

 

  • Apr
    24
    April 24, 2024

    Inclusive Connections Lounge

    Wednesday, April 24
    7:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 4, Elliott Bay Room

    Network, Engage, Collaborate, Unwind...The Inclusive Connections Lounge is the place to be! This space is designed to be a welcoming place for our members to connect and celebrate what makes each of us unique. Don’t forget to pick up your SIG ribbons here!

  • Apr
    24
    April 24, 2024

    Fundamentals of Equity in Graduate Admissions

    Wednesday, April 24
    9:30 am – 11:30 am
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 4, Room 438

    This session presents data and research about the role of typical admissions practices in maintaining racial/ethnic inequalities in graduate education, as well as strategies for more equitable processes and outcomes. Secure your seat.

  • Apr
    24
    April 24, 2024

    MRS Award Recipients—Lightning Talks and Panel Discussion

    Wednesday, April 24
    10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 5, Signature Room

    Join the 2024 MRS Award recipients as they present their research and answer questions from the audience.

  • Apr
    24
    April 24, 2024

    Exhibit

    Wednesday, April 24
    11:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 2, Flex AB 

    The 2024 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit  is the perfect opportunity to position your organization to meet with over 4,000 materials science professionals from around the world.

  • Apr
    24
    April 24, 2024

    MRS/Springer Nature Publications Booth

    Wednesday, April 24
    11:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 2, Flex AB 

    Don’t miss the MRS/Springer Nature Publications Booth! Enjoy discounts on books, meet with journal and book editors, and learn more about our publishing alliance! Our journals include MRS Bulletin, Journal of Materials Research, MRS Energy & Sustainability, MRS Communications, and MRS Advances.

  • Apr
    24
    April 24, 2024

    Science as Art—Viewing and Voting

    Wednesday, April 24
    11:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 2, Flex AB

    The Science as Art Competition is open to all registered 2024 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit attendees. Finalists' entries will be on display in the Hynes Convention Center. Multiple first-place and second-place awards of $400 and $200, respectively, will be presented to the winning entries at the Meeting. 

  • Apr
    24
    April 24, 2024

    MRS Career Fair—Meet Recruiters, Resume Critiques, Mock Interviews, Mentoring Sessions

    Wednesday, April 24
    11:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 2, Flex C

    The Career Fair provides an opportunity for Meeting participants and top employers to discuss career opportunities. Participants will have the opportunity to meet with senior scientists and partake in one-on-one mentoring sessions, resume critiques and more!

  • Apr
    24
    April 24, 2024

    Visit Seattle Booth

    Wednesday, April 24
    11:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 2, Flex AB

    Stop by the Visit Seattle Booth and take your chances to win a prize! Visit Seattle will be in attendance and is bringing the Puget Sound to the trade show. While you’re at the booth feel free to ask Visit Seattle what you should see and do in the city.

  • Apr
    24
    April 24, 2024

    Symposium X—MRS/The Kavli Foundation Frontiers of Materials (Wednesday)

    Wednesday, April 24
    12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
    Summit  - Seattle Convention Center, Level 5, Ballroom 2

    Ying Diao, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will present: Printing Polymer Electronics and Photonics for Sustainable Earth and Habitable Mars.

  • Apr
    24
    April 24, 2024

    Turning Your Science Into a Story

    Wednesday, April 24
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 4, Room 438

    Attendees will learn the science behind storytelling through key details and narrative techniques to keep their audience engaged.

  • Apr
    24
    April 24, 2024

    Microsoft Exhibitor Workshop: Accelerating Material Discovery with HPC and AI

    Wednesday April 24
    2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 2, Flex AB

    Join Nathan Baker, Product Leader of Azure Quantum Elements at Microsoft, to learn how scientists and researchers can accelerate material discovery by harnessing the best of both HPC and AI in a single platform designed for scientific innovation.

  • Apr
    24
    April 24, 2024

    Exhibit Hall - Ballpark Break

    Wednesday, April 24
    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 2, Flex AB 

    Take me out to the exhibit! Step up to the plate and enjoy this ballpark refreshment break, where you can "pitch" your ideas and "catch" up with colleagues with our innovative materials research exhibits. Don’t forget to pick up your MRS Ball Cap or baseball to take home with you

  • Apr
    24
    April 24, 2024

    Microsoft Exhibitor Workshop—Material Discovery with HPC and AI in Action

    Wednesday, April 24
    3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 2, Flex AB

    Join Chi Chen, Principal Quantum Architect at Microsoft, for a live demonstration of Azure Quantum Elements and learn how scientists and researchers are using machine learning force-field training and simulation to accelerate material discovery.


  • Apr
    24
    April 24, 2024

    Meet the New Research Hires Poster Session

    Wednesday, April 24
    5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Summit  - Seattle Convention Center, Level 2, Flex C

    Hosted by the Early Career Professionals subcommittee, the goal of the poster session is to assist materials scientists who are seeking a research position in industry or at a government lab.

  • Apr
    24
    April 24, 2024

    Poster Session—Attendee Viewing for Wednesday

    Wednesday, April 24
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 2, Flex C 

    Poster Sessions are an important and integral part of MRS Meetings, providing more authors with the opportunity to share their research and ideas with others. 

  • Apr
    25
    April 25, 2024

    Inclusive Connections Lounge

    Thursday, April 25
    7:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 4, Elliott Bay Room

    Network, Engage, Collaborate, Unwind...The Inclusive Connections Lounge is the place to be! This space is designed to be a welcoming place for our members to connect and celebrate what makes each of us unique. Don’t forget to pick up your SIG ribbons here!

  • Apr
    25
    April 25, 2024

    Exhibit

    Thursday, April 25
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 2, Flex AB 

    The 2024 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit  is the perfect opportunity to position your organization to meet with over 4,000 materials science professionals from around the world.

  • Apr
    25
    April 25, 2024

    Science as Art—Viewing

    Thursday, April 25
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 2, Flex AB

    The Science as Art Competition is open to all registered 2024 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit attendees. Finalists' entries will be on display in the Hynes Convention Center. Multiple first-place and second-place awards of $400 and $200, respectively, will be presented to the winning entries at the Meeting. 

  • Apr
    25
    April 25, 2024

    Exhibit Hall—Visit Seattle Smoothie Break

    Thursday, April 25
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 2, Flex AB 

    Don't miss out on a refreshing Smoothie on the final day of the exhibits, sponsored by Visit Seattle. Sip, chat and soak up those last bits of networking before we say goodbye!

  • Apr
    25
    April 25, 2024

    MRS/Springer Nature Publications Booth

    Thursday, April 25
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 2, Flex AB 

    Don’t miss the MRS/Springer Nature Publications Booth! Enjoy discounts on books, meet with journal and book editors, and learn more about our publishing alliance! Our journals include MRS Bulletin, Journal of Materials Research, MRS Energy & Sustainability, MRS Communications, and MRS Advances.

  • Apr
    25
    April 25, 2024

    Visit Seattle Booth

    Thursday, April 25
    10:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 2, Flex AB

    Stop by the Visit Seattle Booth and take your chances to win a prize! Visit Seattle will be in attendance and is bringing the Puget Sound to the trade show. While you’re at the booth feel free to ask Visit Seattle what you should see and do in the city.

  • Apr
    25
    April 25, 2024

    Science as Art—Winners Announcement

    Thursday, April 25
    10:15 am - 10:30 am
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 2, Flex AB
  • Apr
    25
    April 25, 2024

    Symposium X—MRS/The Kavli Foundation Frontiers of Materials (Thursday)

    Thursday, April 25
    12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
    Summit  - Seattle Convention Center, Level 5, Ballroom 2

    Tonio Buonassisi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will present: Finding a Path from “Promise” to “Performance”—Toward Realizing Novel Materials Predicted via Generative AI.

  • Apr
    25
    April 25, 2024

    Tutorial QT01—Ultrafast Spectroscopy with Photons and Electrons

    Thursday, April 25
    1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 4, Room 420

    The tutorial session will focus on two main topics (two tutorial presentations):

    • Tutorial 1: "Multidimensional Spectroscopy in Solid State Systems" covered by Daniele Brida. This tutorial will include ultrafast pump-probe spectroscopy, two-dimensional and multidimensional spectroscopy.

    • Tutorial 2: "Ultrafast Electron Microscopy and Diffraction" covered by Claus Ropers. This tutorial will include ultrafast TEM, ultrafast LEED and some first ultrafast LEEM.

    Both topics are intimately related to the main focus of the symposium, that is, Ultrafast Light-Matter Interactions in Quantum Materials

     

  • Apr
    25
    April 25, 2024

    Poster Session—Attendee Viewing for Thursday

    Thursday, April 25
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 2, Flex C 

    Poster Sessions are an important and integral part of MRS Meetings, providing more authors with the opportunity to share their research and ideas with others. 

  • Apr
    25
    April 25, 2024

    Materials Needs for Energy Sustainability by 2050: AI-assisted Materials Development for a Sustainable Future

    Thursday, April 25
    5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
    Summit  - Seattle Convention Center, Level 5, Ballroom 2

    Our panel of experts will discuss how artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming the field of materials design. Please click here to secure your seat!

     

  • Apr
    25
    April 25, 2024

    PowerPoint™ Karaoke

    Thursday, April 25
    6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 3, Room 345

    PowerPoint Karaoke challenges both the author of the slide and the presenter to improve their communication skills. Please join us for this fun event!

  • Apr
    26
    April 26, 2024

    Inclusive Connections Lounge

    Friday, April 26
    7:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Summit - Seattle Convention Center, Level 4, Elliott Bay Room

    Network, Engage, Collaborate, Unwind...The Inclusive Connections Lounge is the place to be! This space is designed to be a welcoming place for our members to connect and celebrate what makes each of us unique. Don’t forget to pick up your SIG ribbons here!

 

 

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