The First TMS Summit on Creating and Sustaining Diversity in the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Professions (DMMM1) honoring the first female member of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers (AIME), Ellen Swallow Richards, will be held July 29-31, 2014 in the National Academy of Sciences Building in Washington, DC.
This summit hopes to reach into the untapped diversity of minerals, metals, and materials communities to increase productivity, competitiveness, and creativity. It will feature U.S. government, academia, and industry attendees, a workshop-like format, panel discussions, skills and tools development, and follow-on resources. The primary audience for this summit is early-career and mid-career professionals, as well as senior managers and leaders working in U.S. academia, industry, and government. Human resources professionals and managers from the fields of minerals, metals, and materials are also encouraged to attend. Elizabeth Holm, Carnegie Mellon University, is the Chair, and Wayne Jones, University of Michigan, is the Advisory Committee Chair.
For more information, please visit: http://www.tms.org/meetings/2014/diversity/home.aspx.