2018 MRS Fall Meeting Home

Advocacy

  • Materials Voice

    Sunday, November 25 | 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Monday, November 26–Thursday, November 29 | 8:00 am 4:00 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

    At the Materials Voice Booth, attendees send convenient, personalized letters to their representatives on Capitol Hill.

  • Effective Public Policy Engagement Strategies for Researchers Workshop

    Sunday, November 25
    1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Hampton

    This interactive workshop will provide an essential introduction to the policymaking process through the lens of the U.S. federal government, while providing specific steps researchers can take to engage policy stakeholders and articulate the policy implications of their work.

  • Congressional Fellowship Program Information Session

    Monday, November 26
    5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
    Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Beacon A

    Attendees will learn about the MRS/OSA and MRS/TMS Congressional Fellowships and hear from current and former Fellows about their experiences as scientists in the Senate and House of Representatives.

  • Research Funding Opportunities

    Tuesday, November 27, and Thursday, November 29
    5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Republic AB

    The Research Funding Opportunities sessions provide interaction between government agency presenters and MRS Membership. Invited talks will be followed by round-table Q&A sessions with the individual program managers.