Author-Speaker Tools

Authors are invited to revisit this page for related guidelines, tools and resources to facilitate paper review and presentation.

Submission Site

Important Dates

Draft Paper for Review & video authorization form March 22, 2021
Author/Presenter registration deadline May 15, 2021
Final Accepted Paper Ready for Publishing May 15, 2021

Author Template and Guidelines

View here: COM 2021 Author Template and Guidelines

Presentation Portal for Oral Authors

You will use the same paper/abstract management site to upload all information regarding presentations, authorization forms, photos, biography, and your mandatory paper (exception: optional for Plenary Speakers).


Authors must register and pay their fees before the deadline date to have their presentation(s) scheduled in the technical program and their Paper published. A full refund will be provided to authors who have registered but will not attend because their paper(s) is not accepted. All paid authors/presenters receive full access to the conference including the live presentations, on-demand presentations, and a copy of the Peer-reviewed electronic Proceedings.

Registration Fees- Deadline to register with payment May 15, 2021
All Prices are in Canadian dollars plus applicable taxes

Non-CIM Members Authors/Presenters:
Authors/presenters $549
Abstracts submitted as student presentations may register at the student rate after purchasing a CIM student membership $20

CIM National Members Authors/Presenters:
Member $449
Life/Retired $249
Student $249

CIM National active members (regular, life, student) enjoy a discount on registration.


The Proceedings will be published in electronic format available on a USB key.

Publication Copyright of Conference papers will be held by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum as you agree to when you submitted your abstract. Authors will be free to submit their work after the conference to a publication of their choice. If authors resubmit their paper to another publication, they must indicate that the paper was first published by CIM.

The author assumes full responsibility for obtaining permission to publish any copyrighted or otherwise protected data and images. NOTE: The Conference Proceedings will not be indexed (e.g., Web of Science, Scopus).

ISBN: 978-1-926872-53-7

Name of Publication: Proceedings of the 60th Conference of Metallurgists, COM 2021

Citation:Paper XX from the Proceedings of the 60th Conference of Metallurgists, COM 2021. Reprinted with permission of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy & Petroleum.”

For copyright inquiries, contact the publications department of CIM.