2019 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

Education & Outreach

  • Public Outreach Center

    Tuesday, April 23
    2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    PCC North, 300 Level, Halls C–E—Exhibit

    Find out how you can participate as we partner to bring the science of materials to the general public, explore the topics of sustainable practices and the impact of society on materials science, education and outreach.

  • Materials Needs for Energy Sustainability by 2050—Incentivizing a Zero-Waste Future

    Tuesday, April 23
    7:15 pm – 8:30 pm
    PCC North, 100 Level, Ballroom 120 D

    This panel session will convene top experts to discuss the challenges and complexities associated with zero waste and the role of zero waste in enabling energy sustainability by 2050.

  • Public Outreach Center

    Wednesday, April 24
    11:00 am – 7:00 pm
    PCC North, 300 Level, Halls C–E—Exhibit

    Find out how you can participate as we partner to bring the science of materials to the general public, explore the topics of sustainable practices and the impact of society on materials science, education and outreach.

  • Materials Science Research Aboard the International Space Station

    Wednesday, April 24
    2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
    PCC North, 300 Level, Halls C–E—Exhibit Stage

    R&D onboard the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory offers an unparalleled opportunity to investigate how gravity and the extreme environment of space influence observations in materials science to advance human knowledge and commercial pursuits.

  • Open Data Challenge Awards Presentation

    Wednesday, April 24
    3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
    PCC North, 300 Level, Halls C–E—Exhibit Stage

    Attend the Open Data Challenge Awards Presentation and celebrate with the winning teams. Learn how they built their materials data sets and approached their analysis through poster and visual presentations.

  • PowerPoint Karaoke

    Wednesday, April 24
    7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
    Sheraton, Second Level, Deer Valley

    What kind of slide is that? PowerPoint Karaoke asks the presenter to explain a slide without prior knowledge of its content or author. $300 prizes to the best presenter and slide author. Networking reception to follow. Presenters and slide authors must preregister. Space is limited; audience preregistration is required.

  • MRS Frontiers Reception: Building Communities

    Thursday, April 25
    5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
    PCC North, 100 Level, Ballroom 120 D

    Join us for an evening of drinks and hors d'oeuvres and help forge new communities on topics at the frontier of materials research—artificial intelligence, bio, quantum, sustainability and emerging areas of your interest.