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!

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
On Monday, top-notch invited speakers will discuss a specific issue/popular subject in a moderated session.

– Tuesday Research & Transformation Session
This session will feature multiple speakers presenting work in progress or novel research in development and will be further enhanced by Student presentations. This session will be open at a later date for general abstract submissions from the community however the number of authors accepted will be limited and selective. Each presenter will have 5-minutes to discuss their research in development and a question panel will follow from the audience. No paper or extended abstract will be required from the authors in this session.

– 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.