Author-Speaker Tools

Authors are invited to revisit this page for related guidelines, tools and resources to facilitate the paper review/presentation process. Please note that we have removed the Authors (oral and poster) registration deadline of May 15, 2020.

Important Dates

Draft Paper Deadline March 1, 2020
Final Reviewed Paper Ready for Publishing April 30, 2020

Author Documentation

Download Author Guideline and Paper Template

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Visa letter details

Authors: Presenting authors receive a letter of invitation during the Paper management process. This is an automated form.

Presentation Portal for Oral Authors

You will use our Paper management system site to verify all information regarding presentations and upload your mandatory paper (exceptions: optional for Plenary Speakers). The information collected here will be used for scheduling, the Conference Program (Mobile App), and the Proceedings. Note that PowerPoint presentations will not be collected; please bring your oral presentation on a USB key to the conference.

The corresponding author should refer to the email sent February 11 for the Presentation Portal Link, where they can upload their paper and download the letter of invitation.

Corresponding authors should look for an email address:

Please have your organization’s IT team accept and whitelist this address if you are not receiving these emails.


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 agreed 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 978-1-926872-47-6

Name of Publication: Proceedings of the 59th Conference of Metallurgists, COM 2020

Citation:Paper XX from the Proceedings of the 59th Conference of Metallurgists, COM 2020. Reprinted with permission of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy & Petroleum.”

For copyright inquiries, contact the Publications department of CIM.