August 18-21, 2019 | Vancouver Convention Center
Contact Us: metsoc@cim.org
August 18-21, 2019 | Vancouver Convention Center
Contact Us: metsoc@cim.org

Social Program

(See schedule for hours)

Sunday, August 18

Welcome Reception

All delegates are invited to attend the Welcome Reception Sunday evening to network and meet old friends. Come and enjoy a complimentary drink and hors d’oeuvres.
Ticket price: $0 included

Monday, August 19

Historical Metallurgy Luncheon featuring the Fathi Habashi Lecturer

The luncheon will feature special invited speaker Jennifer Protheroe-Jones, principal curator of industry in the department of history and archaeology – National Museum Wale. The lecture title is “From leader to laggard: The Swansea (south Wales) copper industry and its reactions to new smelting and refining technologies in the late 19th century”.
Ticketed event: $50.00 CAD

Biography: Jennifer Protheroe-Jones Bio

Jennifer Protheroe-Jones is principal curator of industry in the department of history and archaeology in Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, which operates eight museums across Wales, UK. Her research interests include technology transfer and the statistical history of the nineteenth century copper industry, and the archaeology of early gunpowder-assisted non-ferrous ore mining.

This event is sponsored by: FLSmidth & Co.


 Monday Networking Happy Hour

Join your fellow delegates after a full day of learning to network, exchange, and have fun in the Trade Show. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet some of our exhibitors!
Ticket price: $0 included, Sponsored by Sherritt International

 


Pub Night in Honour of Phillip J. Mackey

Join us at our local pub night, within walking distance from the convention centre, in honour of Phillp Mackey. The evening will include a pub-style menu and drink tickets.

The English-style pub offers traditional British fare, and features over 27 draught and 25 bottled beers, as well as a fine selection of wines by the glass, and premium spirits. With its rich wood décor and charming ambiance, the Lions Pub is a favourite hangout for Vancouver locals and tourists. Guests can sit outside on the patio or step inside where high definition flat screen TV’s show all the sports you could want to watch.
Ticketed event: $70.00 CAD
Location: 888 W Cordova St., Vancouver

This event is co-sponsored by: Worley, Kingston Process Metallurgy 

  

Tuesday, August 20

Hydrometallurgy Luncheon

This annual luncheon is the Hydrometallurgy Section’s premier social event of the year. The luncheon honours its outstanding hydrometallurgy community members by presenting awards.
Ticketed event: $50.00 CAD

This event is sponsored by KEMETCO

 


Tuesday Networking Happy Hour

Join us again with your fellow delegates after a full day of learning to network, exchange, and have fun in the Trade Show. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet some of our exhibitors!
Ticket price: $0 included


MetSoc Awards and Conference Banquet

On Tuesday, MetSoc will honour outstanding members by presenting awards. A three course meal with wine and reception is included with your ticket.
Ticketed event: $95.00 CAD

This event is sponsored by our Premier Sponsors: Teck, Glencore, Glencore Technology and Hatch

 

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Important Dates

Mark your calendar and plan ahead
Call for Abstracts Deadline November 30, 2018
Author Paper due for review March 1, 2019
Registration and Housing opens April 15, 2019
Author Registration Deadline May 15, 2019