Social Program

From Monday to Thursday, the conference will offer attendees daily reception and happy hour networking time to relax and meet fellow attendees. We look forward to seeing you in person!

Monday, August 19

Welcome Reception

Following the opening Plenary session with Jeff Dahn from¬† Dalhousie University, all attendees are cordially invited to join the Welcome Reception on Monday evening, where they can mingle and reconnect with acquaintances. Come and enjoy complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres while socializing.

Please specify when you register if you will be attending (guests require a badge to enter this event).

Tuesday, August 20

Hosted Lunch and MetSoc Sections

A one-hour lunch will be offered at a subsidized price to offer the opportunity for MetSoc to speak to the audience about its sections, the volunteers, and network together. The proceeds will go towards hosting student activities at COM.

Please specify when you register if you will be attending (guests require a badge to enter this event).

Ticket price: $10.00 CAD

Happy Hour

Take part in Happy Hour after a productive day of education to connect and socialize with other attendees. Make sure not to miss this chance to meet some of our exhibitors and engage in lively conversation.

Included with registration.

This event is sponsored by KPM

Student Mixer

Encourage the next generation of engineers by joining them in a leisure atmosphere to network, see posters and give them some invaluable lessons to learn. All students are invited to attend. Industry Professionals will be invited to this event.

For students and industry professionals only.

This event is sponsored by Vale.

Pyrometallurgy Pub Night

Pyrometallurgy Pub Night will be at a local pub for a relaxed evening among friends. This will include a pub-style menu and drink tickets.

This event is sponsored by Metso Canada.

Ticket price: $60 CAD + tax

Wednesday, August 21

Historical Metallurgy Luncheon featuring the Fathi Habashi Lecturer

The luncheon will feature special invited speaker Lachlan MacKinnon,Cape Breton University. The lecture title is “The Province of Industry: Coal, Steel, and Industrial Development in 19th Century Nova Scotia”. Don’t miss this chance to be a part of this unforgettable luncheon.

Ticket price: $60.00 CAD

(This is a conference delegate event only. Guests are not permitted)

This event is sponsored by Vale

Student Lunch & Learn

Calling all students! This lunch offers a learning presentation to students while enjoying lunch together. The event is free but limited in seating. RSVP during the registration process.

This event is sponsored by all our professional attendees at COM and the CIM Foundation. Thank you for your donations!

This event is sponsored by Dalhousie University

Ticket price: Free

Happy Hour

After a productive day of learning and expanding your knowledge, take a break and unwind at the Happy Hour event with fellow delegates. with a relaxed atmosphere and plenty of opportunities to connect with others, the Happy Hour is the perfect way to end your day on a high note.

Included with registration

This event is sponsored by KPM

MetSoc Awards Banquet

MetSoc will present this year’s awards and scholarships to honour our outstanding members. Featured with a special plated meal and entertainment.

Ticket price: $95.00 CAD

Thursday, August 22

Hydrometallurgy Luncheon

Come and join us at the most anticipated social gathering of the year for the Hydrometallurgy Section – the annual luncheon! This is a great opportunity to celebrate and recognize the outstanding achievements of our hydrometallurgy community members as they are presented with well-deserved awards.

Ticket price: $60.00 CAD

This event is sponsored by SGS

Closing Reception

As the event draws to a close, we invite you to join us for the closing reception to celebrate and reflect on everything we have achieved together. This is a great opportunity to connect with your peers one last time and build upon the connections you have established throughout the event.

Please specify when you register if you will be attending (guests require a badge to enter this event).