Several special events are planned for live webinar participation as part of your conference registration.

These events can be accessed in the meeting agenda on the Bravura Connect O site.


Virtual Networking Sessions

Virtual networking opportunities are offered for each symposium topic.  Please join the Networking Session of your symposium, or any symposium of interest, to discuss technical presentations or to simply catch up with colleagues in the same field of work.  The schedule is below.

Tuesday, Jan 19Wednesday, Jan 20Thursday, Jan 21Friday, Jan 22
12:30 - 1:00 pm10:15 - 10:45 am10:15 - 10:45 am10:15 - 10:45 am
S8: Networking Session
S3: Networking SessionS5: Networking SessionS1: Networking Session
S10: Networking SessionS6: Networking SessionS9: Networking SessionS2: Networking Session
S12: Networking SessionS7: Networking SessionS14: Networking SessionS4: Networking Session
S11: Networking SessionS15: Networking SessionS13: Networking Session


Career Panel for Students and Young Professionals
Wednesday, January 20
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Sponsored by

Join this event for students and young professionals to hear each panelist to give an overview of how they got to where they are and hear suggested best practices to begin your career search. Questions from the audience are welcome in this live webinar.

Panel members:

Brady Gibbons, Oregon State University (moderator)
Elizabeth Dickey, Carnegie-Mellon University
Jon Ihlefeld, University of Virginia
Julie Glaum, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Ed Gorzkowski, Naval Research Laboratory

Network with a Pro
Thursday, January 21
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Organized by ACerS Young Professionals Network

ACerS Young Professionals Network will be connecting industry/national lab/academia professionals with students during EMA to give students a chance to ask candid questions about careers in materials science in an informal and intimate setting.


Student Awards Ceremony
Thursday, January 21
5 – 6:15 p.m.

Sponsored by

Student presentations, Oral and Poster, have been judged by a panel of experts throughout the conference week.  Join to learn the much awaited names of the winners and celebrate with them!


Failure: The Greatest Teacher
Friday, January 22
4:30 – 6 p.m.

The grand finale of the meeting will again be the popular Failure: The Greatest Teacher session. We invite anyone interested to join this educational and engaging event that concludes the meeting.


ACerS Virtual Event
Watch Now

This event is an encore presentation. You will be asked to login or to register at a Wiley site to view the presentation.