Dates and time subject to change
For a full listing of social and technical events, click here.
HCC = Hynes Convention Center
SB = Sheraton Boston Hotel
HBB = Hilton Back Bay Hotel
HCC: Pre-function Hall A
Saturday …………………… 1600-1900h
Sunday ………………………. 0700-1900h
Monday …………………….. 0700-1900h
Thursday ………………….. 0700-1600h
ECS Members Reception*
SB: Constitution Ballroom
Attention all ECS members; gather before the SOFC Opening Reception to kick off the meeting and enjoy appetizers and an open bar—along with fabulous giveaways. Not a member? Sign up today, so you don’t miss this must-attend member event!
SOFC Opening Reception
SB: Republic Ballroom & Foyer
Do not miss your chance to join your fellow colleagues for light snacks, open bar, and ample time to network at the SOFC Opening Reception!
Session Chair and Symposium Organizer Breakfast
HCC: Room 208
The meeting’s success is very much due to the hard work of session chairs, symposium organizers, and division members. All are encouraged to attend this orientation to ensure that they are best prepared for their roles in the meeting and learn helpful information about future meetings.
SOFC Poster Sessions
HCC: Hall A
Monday and Wednesday, 1800-2000h
Presenters meet and greet peers, professors, and industry representatives; field questions; make connections; and discuss compelling research questions. After a full day of sitting in session rooms, this event is a great way to continue researching while in motion. Browse the aisles to find the posters that spark your interest!
ECS Student Mixer*
SB: Back Bay Ballroom C
Wrap up the first full day of SOFC-XVIII with friends and peers at the ECS Student Mixer. Students and early-career professionals mingle in a relaxed setting—and enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments. Don’t miss it! Purchase your ticket online or visit Customer Service in Registration.
HCC: Hall A
Take time to explore exhibits from the leading vendors in the electrochemical and solid state science fields. Also, stop by the Exhibit Hall for Poster Sessions, Coffee Breaks, Professional Portraits, and the ECS Booth. Check the DEVguide for information on our exhibitors!
HCC: Hall A, Booth #130
Monday 1800-2000h, Tuesday, Wednesday, 1700-2000h
Entering the job market? Seeking new career opportunities? Expanding your professional network? A great first impression opens doors and takes your career to new heights. Update your LinkedIn profile with a new headshot. Stop by our professional portrait session—compliments of ECS! No appointment required.
SOFC Coffee and Networking Breaks
HCC: 2nd Floor Prefunction Hall D
Sunday through Friday, 0930-1030h
Sunday through Friday, 1530-1630h
Take a moment before your next session to stretch your legs, reenergize with coffee or tea, and network with fellow attendees and exhibitors.
SB: Independence Ballroom & Grand Ballroom
Tuesday, May 30, 1800-2100h
Take a break from the technical formalities of the meeting for the opportunity to network and socialize with your peers at this exquisite banquet. The 2023 SOFC Banquet will start with a reception in the Independence Ballroom and then transition to a formal dinner in the Grand Ballroom. A banquet ticket is included with all SOFC registrations. If you are interested in purchasing an additional ticket, or would like more information, please stop by the registration desks.
*Ticket required. Purchase tickets in advance or at Registration.