Registration is available via:


Register online now! Online registration requires credit card payment and must be submitted by 11:59 pm (ET), November 15, 2019.

Phone 724.779.3003

Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (ET). Telephone registration requires credit card payment. Deadline for registration by telephone is 4:30 pm (ET), November 15, 2019.

Fax 724.779.4732

Download and complete this form and return to 724.779.4732. Fax registration requires credit card payment. Deadline for registration by fax is 11:59 pm (ET), November 15, 2019.


Return this form with payment to MRS Member Services, 506 Keystone Drive, Warrendale, PA 15086-7573 USA. Must be postmarked by November 15, 2019.


Must be received by 11:59 pm (ET), November 15, 2019


SPECIAL NOTE: All registrations handled by the Materials Research Society, including online registration, will close at 11:59 pm (ET), Friday, November 15, 2019. To register after November 15, visit

Conference Registration Includes

  • Conference Participation
  • Conference Pack
  • Participation in Pre-Conference Workshop (December 8-9, 2019)
    Limited space available; must register at
  • Welcome Reception Tuesday Evening—Arusha International Conference Centre (AICC)
  • Coffee/Tea Breaks (daily)
  • Lunch (daily)
  • Conference Banquet Thursday—Mount Meru Hotel
  • 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 15, 2019, will receive a full refund minus a $50.00 handling fee.
  • Refund requests made after November 15, 2019, will be referred to African MRS for review and processing.