2020 MRS Spring Meeting

Meeting Events Schedule

Events will be added as details are confirmed. Check back!

Tuesday

 

Plenary Session Featuring The Fred Kavli Distinguished Lectureship in Materials Science

Tuesday, April 14
8:15 am 9:30 am
PCC North, 100 Level, Ballroom 120 D

John A. Rodgers, Northwestern University, will present Functional Materials for Bioelectronic Neural Interfaces.

Materials Voice

Tuesday, April 14
2:00 pm 7:00 pm
PCC North, 300 Level, Halls C-E-Exhibit

Tell your legislators why support of the physical sciences and science education is necessary – for national security, quality of life and a strong economy. We invite you to utilize Materials Voice, and ensure that your message is heard – with resonance – on Capitol Hill.

Marketing Your Value

Tuesday, April 14
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
PCC North, 300 Level, Halls C-E-Exhibit Stage

Dive into the strategies for communicating your ideas and brand in such a way that your constituents want to learn more and can visualize how your innovative attitude will benefit them. In marketing yourself appropriately you will be able to find new opportunities for career development.

Congressional Science and Engineering Fellowship Program Information Session

Tuesday, April 14
4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Room TBD

MRS offers exciting opportunities for scientists to learn about the field of science policy by spending one year as a Special Legislative Assistant in the U.S. Congress in Washington, DC. Come learn about the MRS/OSA and MRS/TMS Congressional Fellowships.

MRS/Sociedad Mexicana de Materiales Student Poster Award Exchange Program

Tuesday, April 14
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
PCC North, 300 Level, Halls C-E-Exhibit

Best Poster awardees from the XXVIII International Materials Research Congress (IMRC) 2019 present their posters at the 2020 MRS Spring Meeting as part of the MRS/SMM student exchange program.

Best Poster Award Winners Announcement

Tuesday, April 14
5:30 pm
PCC North, 300 Level, Halls C–E–Exhibit Stage


Join us as the Poster winners are announced.

Wednesday

Materials Voice

Wednesday, April 15
11:00 am 7:00 pm
PCC North, 300 Level, Halls C-E-Exhibit

Tell your legislators why support of the physical sciences and science education is necessary – for national security, quality of life and a strong economy. We invite you to utilize Materials Voice, and ensure that your message is heard – with resonance – on Capitol Hill.

Evaluating a Job Offer and Negotiation for Nerds

Wednesday, April 15
3:45 pm 4:45 pm
PCC North, 300 Level, Halls C-E-Exhibit Stage

Learn how to create a win-win situation and negotiate right from start to finish in the job decision process.  Discover how to develop metrics to evaluate a job offer and ensure it meets your needs (and hopefully wants, too!).

Best Poster Award Winners Announcement

Wednesday, April 15
5:30 pm
PCC North, 300 Level, Halls C–E–Exhibit Stage


Join us as the Best Poster winners are announced.