August 24-27, 2020 | Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto
Contact Us: metsoc@cim.org

August 24-27, 2020

About the
Conference

COM 2020

This conference will be held in Toronto 2020 and will mark the 59th conference of Metallurgists

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

Symposia View descriptions

  • 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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