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Break Silos, Build Bridges: A World of Cross-Disciplinary Discovery Awaits!

Breakthroughs don’t happen a vacuum. They come from the collision of big ideas. Reconnect with the best and brightest materials researchers from around the world and across disciplines this spring and get ready for your next “aha” moment! Insights, connections and opportunities like these are only possible when our community comes together to solve problems and spur progress. Make sure you’re here as we spark innovation that pushes your work—and our entire field—forward.

Registration Rates

Registration PeriodSavings
Through March 21, 2024
Save Up to $85
Regular Rates
Starts on March 22, 2024

The Seattle Experience
Includes all benefits of the Virtual Experience 

  • Meeting Registration—$1,125
  • Meeting Registration with Member Discount—$975
  • Student Registration—$290
  • Student Registration with Member Discount—$250
  • Unemployed—$285
  • Retired—$285

The Virtual Experience 

  • Meeting Registration—$505
  • Meeting Registration with Member Discount—$355
  • Student Registration—$190
  • Student Registration with Member Discount—$150
  • Unemployed—$140
  • Retired—$140

In order to serve students and professionals from all economic sectors of the worldwide materials community, MRS is offering discounted registration rates for individuals studying or working in developing countries. Click here for more information »

Publishing Alliance

MRS publishes with Springer Nature


Join in Seattle, Washington, or Virtually!

Two Meeting formats are available to support you! Join your colleagues in Seattle for live presentations, featured talks, an immersive exhibit hall and high-level networking with global researchers. Go virtual to access live sessions, recorded on-site symposia and peer connections — jumping seamlessly between it all — via the online platform. Interested in both? Your Seattle Experience registration includes access to The Virtual Experience!

Exclusive from Henry Snaith, Spring’s Plenary Speaker

Hear the latest insights from Oxford University’s esteemed Binks Professor of Renewable Energy, who will share developments in his research on new materials and device concepts for photovoltaic solar energy conversion. 

Destination: Seattle

We’re excited to welcome you to our first-ever MRS Meeting at the Summit in beautiful Seattle, Washington! The city’s new, world-class facility is an ideal location to host the Spring Meeting, with its 1.5 million square-foot campus, top-notch array of food and beverage options, and easy access to the Pacific Northwest’s popular sights and attractions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions? We’d love to help. For questions about symposium sessions or presentations, click here. For questions about registration or membership, click here. For questions about exhibit and sponsorship, click here. For all other questions, click here.  

Get a FREE MRS Membership!

Your 2024 MRS Spring Meeting registration includes a one-year MRS Membership starting July 1, 2024! Take advantage of free electronic access to MRS journals, Meeting updates, special interest groups, webinars, workshops and more! 

MRS Conference Services


Upcoming Conferences

Because the Experience Matters

For more than 30 years, MRS has been known as a leader in scientific meeting management, and now, a new enhanced Conference Services program is available which embraces a core component of the MRS Vision – to provide a framework in which the materials disciplines can convene, collaborate, integrate and advocate.

The MRS Conferences Services team will apply the same experience, passion and skills that go into planning the MRS Fall and Spring Meetings, to your meeting... because your attendees matter!

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