Skip to main content

June 2024 Mid-Year Ma²JIC IAB Meeting

Steidle Building
Meeting Location: 
Penn State University
Steidle Building - Room 114
1 Pollock Rd
State College, PA 16801

Venue Parking: Parking info at Penn State is available
Note: the venue is walkable from hotels, tours and evening event.

Registration Link:
(Registration is complimentary for all Ma2JIC members and guests. Registration will close on May 10).

Ma2JIC’s biannual meetings are an opportunity for students, faculty, and industry members to gather and hear updates on current research projects, discuss the state of the field, and develop future projects and partnerships. 

As a reminder, non-members are permitted to attend one IAB meeting before becoming a member in order to understand Center operations and learn more about the organization. If a representative from your company has attended a meeting in the past and your organization is not a member you generally will not be permitted to attend another meeting. If you have questions please contact the faculty member who invited you or Heather Spisak at

Hyatt Place State College
Special group rate of $159 per night
Click Book your group rate for Ma2JIC to reserve your room today!  Our group block for The Ohio State University is open for reservations for 6/09/24! Reservations can be made by either calling Central Reservations at 1-888-492-8847 and referencing the group name in addition to the code G-OSTT or going online at Hyatt Place State College. When booking online, you will need to type in group code G-OSTT to ensure that they receive the group discount under the “Corporate or Group Code” option from the drop-down menu (which is listed as the last one) beneath the dates.  

Individual reservations do not go through Hyatt Sales, so please use the phone number above or the website for booking.  

The cutoff date for booking reservations is 5/24/24

Special group rate of $139 per night or reserve the group rate.

Additional Hotel Options:


Closest Airport
State College Regional Airport (SCE) - five miles from campus, a ten-minute drive via taxi or rideshare service.

Taxi from airport (6.2 miles from State College Regional Airport SCE) Uber estimate around $24.00

Detailed Agenda Coming Soon!

Schedule at a Glance:
Monday, June 10th - Evening welcome dinner provided by Brazilian Muchies food truck at 6:00 pm outside Steidle Building
Tuesday, June 11th  - Full business meeting at Steidle Building and dinner at Graduate State College Hotel (Coaly Ballroom) at 6:00 pm
Wednesday, June 12th - Full business meeting at the Steidle Building
Thursday, June 13th -  Half day; Information Session (An Introduction to Synchrotron High-Energy X-Ray Diffraction for Microstructural and Mechanical Characterization) & potential tour of AM facility (CIMP-3D)

Information about Tour Destinations: 
Steidle Building Tour
Millennium Science Complex Tour
AM facility (CIMP-3D)

Questions? Email Center Manager Heather Spisak at or call 614-688-4528