Advance registration is now closed. On-site registration will be available at the conference. Learn more at the official conference website.


SPECIAL NOTE: All registrations handled by the Materials Research Society, including online registration, will close at 11:59 pm (ET), Friday, November 30, 2019. Registration after November 30 will be available onsite at the Conference.


A limited number of additional oral presentations will be accepted. Titles and abstracts from participants who wish to present an oral paper or a poster should be sent to

Conference Registration Includes

  • Conference Participation
  • Conference Pack
  • Participation in Pre-Conference Workshop (December 8-9, 2019)
    Limited space available; must register at
  • Welcome Reception Monday evening
  • Coffee/Tea Breaks (daily)
  • Lunch (daily)
  • Conference Banquet Wednesday
  • FREE one-year Membership in the Materials Research Society (including online access to all MRS journals) beginning January 1, 2020

Cancellation Policy

To cancel all or any portion of your Conference registration, you must notify the Materials Research Society (MRS) in writing of your request for a refund. The timing of your request is important in determining refund amount. Refunds will be made upon receipt of a written refund request within the following guidelines:

  • Refund requests made prior to November 30, 2019, will receive a full refund minus a $50.00 handling fee.
  • Refund requests made after November 30, 2019, will be referred to African MRS for review and processing.