Program Overview

COMe together in 2022!

Our conference is redesigned for you! Members have spoken and MetSoc listened. Enjoy double the networking events, elevated food & beverage, daily interactive panel discussions, research & transformation discussions, and plenary workshops. We will continue to deliver our daily Keynotes and Plenaries with a selection of high-quality oral presentations to complete your learning experience. Don’t miss out!

Download the COM 2022 flyer to share with your peers:

COM 2022 Flyer

Online Technical Program

View the list of activities and presentations including their abstracts.

See Full Online Program

Host your own meetings

The Conference of Metallurgists is proud to assist the community in networking and forging new relationships. Take advantage of having your clients and your colleagues onsite to book a meeting!

Please complete the form below if you would like to host any event(s)/meeting(s) in conjunction with the Conference of Metallurgists meeting on August 21-24, 2022.

Once your event has been approved/scheduled, you will receive a confirmation of location. This information will also be forwarded to the Hotel so you may begin working together to plan the event. Your institution/company is solely responsible for all meeting-related expenses. The COM logistics team will assign the meeting room location.

Host a meeting

Here is a glimpse of some of the new interactive sessions and learning opportunities at COM: 

50% more

networking events


From Sunday to Wednesday, the conference will offer attendees daily reception and happy hour networking time to relax and meet fellow attendees. After two years, there will be much to catch up on.

Our Annual Awards Banquet Night will be much celebrated and will be a time to honour the recipients of the last two years. Entertainment will be top priority!

Daily interactive
discussions, plenaries and keynotes


– Monday Curated Panel Discussion – The Material Foundations of a Net-Zero Economy: Bottlenecks and Opportunities
Top-notch invited speakers will discuss a specific issue/popular subject in a moderated session.

– Tuesday “Big Idea” Session – Transformational R&D
This session will feature multiple speakers presenting work in progress or novel research in development with only 5-minutes each! A question panel will follow from the audience. Session is sponsored by Sherritt International.

– Wednesday Plenary Workshop
On our last day, the attendees will discuss in a workshop round-table style setting with moderators on emerging priorities or industries in the metallurgy and materials industry.

High Quality

Technical Content


Participants will be able to view presentations from each symposium and the expanded poster session will feature more opportunities for speakers to present their research and technology.