Press Registration Form

The Materials Research Society (MRS) encourages coverage of its technical meetings and exhibits by the scientific and general news media.

Press passes are issued to editors and reporters representing bonafide news publications only. These passes are not intended for editors whose primary purpose is the acquisition of authors and manuscripts, or for individuals and organizations whose primary objective is of a sales and marketing nature. In addition, please note that a maximum of four Press passes will be allotted per company. 

Presenters are required to register here for the Meeting.

Please contact Jenny MacBeth, Marketing Communications Coordinator, with questions.

Please note: This page is for editors and reporters only. If you are a presenter or speaker, you will need to visit our Meeting Registration page for general attendee and speaker registration.

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I will be attending the 2021 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit and would like to receive complimentary registration.

I plan on attending the Meeting:

I certify that I will be attending the meeting primarily to report on (check as many as apply):

How did you hear about the 2021 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit?

MRS Code of Conduct

All MRS Meeting participants are expected to adhere to the MRS Code of Conduct, which can be found at

MRS Code of Conduct

Compliance Reminder

All MRS Meeting participants are expected to adhere to the MRS Compliance Reminder, which can be found at

MRS Compliance Reminder

COVID Statement and Duty of Care

All MRS Meeting participants are expected to adhere to the MRS COVID Statement and Duty of Care, which can be found at

MRS COVID Statement and Duty of Care

MRS Badge Policy (On-site only)

All persons wishing to present their research and/or attend MRS conference sessions or evening events are required to register and must wear their meeting badges at all times while within the meeting venues. Security will be in place to ensure that all participants are wearing badges.  Anyone not wearing a badge will be asked to leave the MRS functions immediately. Lost badges can be verified and replaced by reporting to the Registration area during posted registration hours.

A $10 fee will be assessed for reprinting of a lost or damaged badge./p>

MRS Badge Policy

MRS Recording Policy

Recording of presentations are strictly prohibited. No individual or entity—including a presenting author—may electronically record or broadcast any portion of the MRS Meeting without prior written consent of MRS.

Unauthorized recording (audio, video, still photography, etc.) of presentations during sessions, posters, workshops, tutorials, etc., without the express written consent of MRS and individual authors is strictly prohibited. MRS reserves the rights to any approved audio and video production of presentations at all MRS events. Press representatives must receive a Press Pass and photo/recording permission from MRS. Those who do not comply with the MRS Recording Policy may have their access to meeting content revoked.

MRS Recording Policy

MRS Photo Policy

Attendees or exhibitors are encouraged to network and enjoy the Meeting experience. As such, capturing memories of casual meeting activities and networking is permitted with the permission of those being prominently photographed. Photographing formal Meeting presentations, posters, or displays is forbidden without permission of MRS and the presenter. Those who do not comply with the MRS Photo policy may have their access to meeting content revoked.

MRS Photo Policy

Videos and Photos for MRS Use

MRS Meeting attendance implies your consent to be photographed, filmed and/or otherwise recorded for use on the MRS website or news publications. Please note that no technical presentations will be recorded without prior consent of MRS and the authors.

MRS Video and Photo Policy

MRS Publishing Policy (Virtual only)

MRS journals do allow submission and publication of figures and content that have appeared online as part of a virtual presentation. Standard journal peer-review policies apply to these submitted papers. If you plan to submit to a non-MRS journal, we recommend that you first review that journal's policies.

MRS Publishing Policy

MRS Transaction Policy

MRS reserves the right not to process any transaction that it determines, in its sole discretion, may violate any law or regulation applying to persons, entities, or nations on the United States Treasury Department's Specially Designated Nationals list or any similar list maintained by the U.S. government. If you need more information on the U.S. Treasury Department's Specially Designated Nationals list, please visit

MRS Transaction Policy

*All MRS policies, including those contained herein, are subject to change.

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