Conference of Metallurgists – COM 2022, Montreal, Canada August 21-24
August 21 @ 1:00 pm - August 24 @ 5:00 pmCA$249.0
Metsoc of CIM hosts the 61st Annual Conference of Metallurgists (COM 2022).
To celebrate the return of our in-person conference, COM 2022 will offer more networking sessions, curated plenaries, invited speakers, technology-in-progress discussions, and workshops. Programming will feature light metals for transportation, critical materials, materials manufacturing, sustainability, mineral processing, and more. COM promises an exciting opportunity to meet and learn in a dynamic environment that will emphasize industry, students, and research interactions. Plan to participate in Montreal, Quebec from August 21-24, 2022. The conference will be held at Bonaventure Hotel, steps away from downtown attractions and the Old Port of Montreal.
Processing of Critical Materials
Chair: Niels Verbaan, SGS Natural Resources, Metallurgy and Consulting
Towards Sustainable Circularity: Mining to Materials
Co-Chairs: Chris Pickles, Queen’s University
Brittany MacKinnon, Hatch
Deep Decarbonization Pathways for Pyrometallurgical Processes: Opportunities and Challenges
Chair: Elmira Moosavi, Ecole de technologie superieure (ETS)
Energy and Environmental Materials
Chair: Jinhyuk Lee, McGill University
Light Metals for the Transportation Industry
Chair: Mihaiela Isac, McGill University
Advances in Materials Manufacturing VI – Existing and Emerging Materials
Chair: Peng Peng, University of Waterloo
Electrochemical Degradation of Multi-Component Materials
Chair: Penghao Xiao, Dalhousie University
The conference will also offer a series of recorded on-demand lecturers for hybrid attendees, a certificate of attendance, and full Peer-Reviewed Proceedings. In addition, the conference will have add-on professional short courses to enhance your learning.
Each in-person paid registered attendee will receive the full peer-review Proceedings of the conference.
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!
INTERACTIVE TALKS WITH THE AUDIENCE
– Monday Curated Panel Discussion
On Monday, top-notch invited speakers will discuss a specific issue/popular subject in a moderated session.
– Tuesday Research and 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. 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.
ON THE TRADITIONAL SIDE
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.
ABOUT OUR ATTENDEES
COM traditional hosts 60% industry attendees and 40% academia and is organized by the Metallurgy and Materials Society of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum. Our attendees are 20% International offering a wide thought-provoking program with the latest research around the world.
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS OPEN UNTIL MID-JANUARY 2022
REGISTRATION OPEN APRIL 2022
EARLY BIRD PRICING DEADLINE MAY 15, 2022