2018 MRS Fall Meeting Home

Education & Outreach

  • Science in Video Competition

    Sunday, November 25
    8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

    This week, the Science in Video (SciVid) Competition is asking MRS Members to select the People's Choice Award from the amazing list of finalists. The videos will be on display throughout the Fall Meeting and on the MRS YouTube Channel. Stop by the Public Outreach Center and learn how you can vote. All awards will be announced on Wednesday on The Hub Stage, 3:00 pm.

  • Public Outreach Center—Focus on Sustainability, Impact of Materials on Society

    Sunday, November 25
    8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

    MRS plays a major role in bringing the education, research and industrial communities together through exciting hands-on activities, demonstrations, information areas and seminars. Stop by to talk with representatives from MRSECs and the National Science Foundation Division of Materials Research.

  • Science in Video Competition

    Monday, November 26
    8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

    This week, the Science in Video (SciVid) Competition is asking MRS Members to select the People's Choice Award from the amazing list of finalists. The videos will be on display throughout the Fall Meeting and on the MRS YouTube Channel. Stop by the Public Outreach Center and learn how you can vote. All awards will be announced on Wednesday on The Hub Stage, 3:00 pm.

  • Public Outreach Center—Focus on Sustainability, Impact of Materials on Society

    Monday, November 26
    8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

    MRS plays a major role in bringing the education, research and industrial communities together through exciting hands-on activities, demonstrations, information areas and seminars. Stop by to talk with representatives from MRSECs and the National Science Foundation Division of Materials Research.

  • Hands-On Coffee Break

    Monday, November 26
    9:30 am – 10:30 am
    Sheraton, 3rd Floor

    Join us throughout the week to learn more about stimulating educational outreach through hands-on activities in materials science and soft robotics.

  • Hands-On Coffee Break

    Monday, November 26
    2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
    Sheraton, 3rd Floor

    Join us throughout the week to learn more about stimulating educational outreach through hands-on activities in materials science and soft robotics.

  • Open Data Challenge—Kick-Off Presentation

    Monday, November 26
    3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub Stage—Hall D

    This competition is seeking students passionate about AI and materials to help unlock the power of open scientific data.

  • Student Mixer

    Monday, November 26
    7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Sheraton, 1st Floor, Apropos

    Come and connect with other fellow students during the Student Mixer! Hands-on interactive activities by various MRSECs. Student Members only, please.

  • Science in Video Competition

    Tuesday, November 27
    8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

    This week, the Science in Video (SciVid) Competition is asking MRS Members to select the People's Choice Award from the amazing list of finalists. The videos will be on display throughout the Fall Meeting and on the MRS YouTube Channel. Stop by the Public Outreach Center and learn how you can vote. All awards will be announced on Wednesday on The Hub Stage, 3:00 pm.

  • Public Outreach Center—Focus on Sustainability, Impact of Materials on Society

    Tuesday, November 27
    8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

    MRS plays a major role in bringing the education, research and industrial communities together through exciting hands-on activities, demonstrations, information areas and seminars. Stop by to talk with representatives from MRSECs and the National Science Foundation Division of Materials Research.

  • Hands-On Coffee Break

    Tuesday, November 27
    9:30 am – 10:30 am
    Sheraton, 3rd Floor

    Join us throughout the week to learn more about stimulating educational outreach through hands-on activities in materials science and soft robotics.

  • Hands-On Coffee Break

    Tuesday, November 27
    2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
    Sheraton, 3rd Floor

    Join us throughout the week to learn more about stimulating educational outreach through hands-on activities in materials science and soft robotics.

  • Humanity Needs Dreamers—Marie Curie Film Viewing

    Tuesday, November 27
    4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    Sheraton, 5th Floor, Public Garden

    Join us for popcorn and soft drinks as we show Humanity Needs Dreamers: A Visit With Marie Curie. Sponsored by Dow. RSVP here.

  • Materials Science Research Aboard the International Space Station

    Tuesday, November 27
    4:45 pm – 5:15 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub Stage—Hall D

    Learn how Alpha Space partners with CASIS to provide opportunities to utilize the Alpha Space Materials International Space Station Experiment (MISSE), a commercially available materials research facility that resides externally aboard the ISS.

  • Materials Needs for Energy Sustainability by 2050—Practical Solutions to Tackle Climate Change

    Tuesday, November 27
    7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom

    This panel event will convene top experts to discuss the role of materials science and broader socioeconomic aspects in developing practical solutions to tackle climate change.

  • Science in Video Competition

    Wednesday, November 28
    8:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

    This week, the Science in Video (SciVid) Competition is asking MRS Members to select the People's Choice Award from the amazing list of finalists. The videos will be on display throughout the Fall Meeting and on the MRS YouTube Channel. Stop by the Public Outreach Center and learn how you can vote. All awards will be announced on Wednesday on The Hub Stage, 3:00 pm.

  • Public Outreach Center—Focus on Sustainability, Impact of Materials on Society

    Wednesday, November 28
    8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

    MRS plays a major role in bringing the education, research and industrial communities together through exciting hands-on activities, demonstrations, information areas and seminars. Stop by to talk with representatives from MRSECs and the National Science Foundation Division of Materials Research.

  • Hands-On Coffee Break

    Wednesday, November 28
    9:30 am – 10:30 am
    Sheraton, 3rd Floor

    Join us throughout the week to learn more about stimulating educational outreach through hands-on activities in materials science and soft robotics.

  • Hands-On Coffee Break

    Wednesday, November 28
    2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
    Sheraton, 3rd Floor

    Join us throughout the week to learn more about stimulating educational outreach through hands-on activities in materials science and soft robotics.

  • Open Data Challenge—Kick-Off Presentation

    Wednesday, November 28
    4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub Stage—Hall D

    This competition is seeking students passionate about AI and materials to help unlock the power of open scientific data.

  • Public Outreach Center—Focus on Sustainability, Impact of Materials on Society

    Thursday, November 29
    8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

    MRS plays a major role in bringing the education, research and industrial communities together through exciting hands-on activities, demonstrations, information areas and seminars. Stop by to talk with representatives from MRSECs and the National Science Foundation Division of Materials Research.

  • 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.