August 24-27, 2020

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About COM 2020

Invitation to the 59th conference of Metallurgists

See message from the COM 2020 Chair!

Mansoor Barati

LOCATION

Fairmont Royal
York Hotel,
Toronto

DATES

August 24-27,
2020

Timeline

DATES ARE TENTATIVE

  • Call for Papers September 2019
  • Abstract Submission Deadline January 6, 2020
  • Paper Submission Deadline March 1, 2020
  • Final Paper April 30, 2020
  • Registration Open April 15, 2020

Theme

Emerging Technologies in Materials and Metallurgical Industries

Technologies that were non-existent or immature a decade ago, are being developed/commercialized currently, and are expected to be fully adopted in a decade.

Examples as following:

  • Metallurgy

  • Sustainable Energy Practices in Metal Processing
  • Development and Implementation of Novel Extraction Technologies
  • Best Safe Practices and Catastrophic Risk identification and Mitigation
  • Processing of Strategic Materials
  • Materials

  • Additive manufacturing
  • Digitization (Industry 4.0)
  • Accelerated Materials Design
  • Materials for renewable energy technologies

Organizing Committee

CONFERENCE CHAIR

Mansoor Barati
University of Toronto

SECRETARY

Stephen Corbin
Dalhousie University

TECHNICAL PROGRAM CHAIR,
METALLURGY

Sina Mostaghel
Arubis

TECHNICAL PROGRAM CHAIR,
MATERIALS

Jun Song
McGill University

SHORT COURSE CHAIR

Peter Lind
Newmont Mining

SPONSORSHIP CHAIR,
MATERIALS

Mark Kozdras
NRCAN

SPONSORSHIP CHAIR,
METALLURGY

Nils Voermann
Hatch

STUDENT ACTIVITIES CHAIR

Abu Syed Kabir
Carleton University

SHOW MANAGEMENT

Brigitte Farah
Conference Management

Janice Burke
Editorial Coordinator

Technical Program

  • Light Metals for the Transportation Industry
  • Manufacturing Involving Rapid Solidification
  • Advances in Materials Manufacturing IV- Dr. Jason Lo Memorial symposium
  • Corrosion and Degradation
  • Accelerated Material Design (ICME) in Structural and Energy Materials
  • Towards Sustainable Energy Practices in Metal Processing
  • Third Novennial Symposium on New Technology Implementation
  • Rodney Jones Honorary Symposium on Chromite Processing
  • Best Safe Practices and Catastrophic Risk Identification and Mitigation
  • Processing of Critical Materials
  • Novel Technologies for Environmental Footprint Reduction in Mineral Processing Operations

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