The 78th Device Research Conference (DRC) will bring together leading scientists, researchers and graduate students from varied disciplines in academia and industry to share their latest research and discoveries in the field. Considered as one of the premier device conferences in the United States, DRC will feature plenary sessions, two parallel technical sessions, a short course, evening rump session, poster session, industry exhibit, and awards for the best student paper and best student poster.
We invite your organization to participate as a sponsor, exhibitor or advertiser. To learn more, please review the information below or contact Donna Watterson
Support of the 78th
Device Research Conference serves as visible evidence of your organization’s commitment to the device technology community. Numerous sponsorship opportunities are available to boost visibility, create brand awareness and maximize the impact of your message.
Premier Conference Sponsorship | $5,000 (Exclusive)
As a Premier Conference Sponsor, your organization will be affiliated with all aspects of the event. This unique opportunity identifies your organization as a major player in the device technology community. A Premier Sponsor will receive considerable exposure and recognition through the following benefits: acknowledgment at the opening plenary session and at the beginning of each morning and afternoon session; recognition in all participant materials including the technical digest; and recognition on the Conference website and through on-site signage.
Monday Reception and Poster Session | $2,500
The Monday evening reception and poster session has become a highlight of the DRC meeting since its introduction in 2001. This is an excellent networking opportunity for government, industry and academia. Your company will receive exposure and recognition through the following benefits: acknowledgment during opening and closing remarks, and recognition in all participant materials, on the Conference website and through on-site signage.
Conference Banquet and Rump Session | $2,500
The headline social event of DRC is the conference banquet and rump session. These provide an excellent opportunity to showcase your company’s involvement in the device community. Your company will receive recognition through the following benefits: acknowledgment at the beginning of the rump session and during opening and closing remarks, and recognition in all participant materials, on the Conference website and through on-site signage.
The Ohio Union at Ohio State University
1739 N. High Street
Columbus, OH 43210
Exhibit: Performance Hall, First Floor
Sunday, June 21 through Tuesday, June 23
Once the technical program has been finalized, exhibit hours will be set to maximize prime networking opportunities, including coffee breaks and evening poster sessions.
Exhibitor Move-in (tentative)
Sunday, June 21, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Expected Attendance: 200-225
Exhibit at both DRC and EMC for a special discounted rate of $2,200.
- Standard booths are 8’ deep by 10’ wide and include one 6-ft. skirted table and two chairs
- Standard booth rental includes one technical badge to attend sessions only. Activities are not included but may be purchased separately.
- Literature displays are unmanned and will be located near registration and the exhibit. A technical badge is not included.
- Numerous sponsorship and advertising opportunities are also available to DRC exhibitors
- Payment-in-full in U.S. dollars must accompany application
- Return completed exhibit application to Donna Watterson, Materials Research Society before May 1, 2020 for recognition in the DRC Program & Exhibit Guide