Introduction: The 7th International Conference of the Africa Materials Research Society will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 8-13, 2013. The Conference will focus on broad materials research themes (noted below), including some of special interest to Africa. The Conference also will provide an opportunity for policy, education and networking dialogue, and help define challenges and future priorities for materials research and development. There will be strong regional student participation.

Conference venue and transportation: The Conference will be held in the new African Union Conference Center, and begin promptly at 9am Monday, December 9th in a joint session with the African Union. Buses will pick up participants at 7:45-8:00 am in front of the following hotels: Radisson Blu (adjancent to Jupiter), Grand Yordanos, and Damu. Vans will also be available at 8:00am the Hilton and Sheraton.

Symposia Themes:

Plenary Speaker: Prof. Robert H. Grubbs, California Institute of Technology, Nobel Laureate

Program:: The program can be found here. Program updates will be posted as appropriate on this website and at the conference venue.

Partnering Organizations:

UNESCO  Adidis Ababa University  MRS  NSF


For further information, please email to amrsethiopia.2013@gmail.com