The 62nd Annual Conference of Metallurgists

Monday, August 21 – Thursday, August 24, 2023

Fairmont Royal York, Toronto, ON

Climate Change and Sustainability

Thank you

We extend our heartfelt gratitude for your invaluable participation in the outstanding conference of 2023!

The overwhelming response to this year’s conference has been awe-inspiring, with more than 300 submissions contributing to the wealth of knowledge shared, and a robust gathering of 600-plus attendees from around the globe.

While the conference may have concluded, registered attendees still have the opportunity to view video presentations through the COM 2023 mobile app. Additionally, the link to access the comprehensive e-proceedings will be made available shortly.

We extend our sincere appreciation to the dedicated volunteers whose hard work and commitment were instrumental in making this event a resounding success. Furthermore, we express our gratitude to our esteemed exhibitors and sponsors for their unwavering support, which played a pivotal role in the conference’s triumph.

If you’re curious to catch a glimpse of the vibrant moments from COM 2023, we invite you to view the captivating pictures available on our website.

As we wrap up this exceptional conference, our excitement looks forward to the prospect of reuniting with you all at COM 2024 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Save the date and anticipate another year of unparalleled insights, connections, and growth.

Thank you once again for contributing to the success of COM 2023!

COM 2023

MetSoc of CIM invites you to participate in the 62nd Annual Conference of Metallurgists.  Watch a quick video from the COM chair.

ABOUT COM 2023

Become a Sponsor

Sponsorship is a key aspect, making it possible for the MetSoc of CIM to continue to offer programming and education to our community.

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Plenary and Panel Discussions

COM 2023 will feature 5 plenary and penal discussions. As well as bringing back the “Big Ideas” session.

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Premier Sponsors of COM 2023

Hatch
Sherritt

Symposia

  • The Laplante-Laskowski Symposium on Mineral Processing Fundamentals

  • Derek Kerfoot Memorial Pressure Hydrometallurgy Symposium

  • Wasmund Memorial Symposium of Sustainability in Pyrometallurgy

  • Advanced Manufacturing and Materials

  • Light Metals for Transportation and Next Generation Vehicles

  • Integration for Better Outcomes

TIMELINE

  • Call for abstracts CLOSED
  • Abstract submissions deadline January 18, 2023
  • Abstract decisions  February 3, 2023
  • Draft paper deadline  March 1, 2023
  • Registration opens  April 19, 2023
  • Final paper deadline April 30, 2023
  • Author registration deadline May 15, 2023

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Organizing Committee


CONFERENCE CHAIR

Roki Fukuzawa
Hatch

SECRETARY

Dimitrios Filippou
Rio Tinto Iron & Titanium

STUDENT ACTIVITIES CHAIR

Sidney Omelon
McGill University

SPONSORSHIP CHAIR

Nils Voermann
Hatch

METALLURGY SYMPOSIUM CHAIRS

Brad Hewitt, Hatch
Britt MacKinnon, Hatch
Chris Pickles, Queen’s University
Sina Mostaghel, SNC-Lavalin
Charlotte Gibson, Queen’s University

MATERIALS SYMPOSIUM CHAIRS

Abdallah Elsayed, University of Guelph
Gaofeng Li, National Research Council Canada

SHOW MANAGEMENT

Brigitte Farah
Conference Management
Victoria Di Woo
Digital Design Specialist & Administration
Janice Burke
Editorial Coordinator