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COM 2012 - 51st Annual Conference of Metallurgists, held with Pressure Hydrometallugy 2012
 
Plenary

Plenary session topics will encompass the conference theme Metallurgy and Materials Impact on Society.

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Speakers include:

Thomas Homer-DixonThomas Homer-Dixon
University of Waterloo

PLENARY Title: Prospering through the Coming GPT Transition: Shocks, Creative Destruction, and Resilience

He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on topics ranging from environmental security to international relations and complexity theory. In 1999 he received the University of Toronto’s Northrop Frye Teaching Award for integrating teaching and research. Continue...



Chris Twigge-MoleceyChris Twigge-Molecey
Hatch
CIM and MetSoc of CIM Past President

PLENARY Title: Why Can't We Innovate?

Chris is currently a board member at Hatch where he has worked for 39 years. He has a first degree in .Mechanical Sciences from the University of Cambridge and a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. Continue...


Bruce Conard


PLENARY Title: The Future of Sustainability

After receiving his Ph.D. in physical chemistry in 1969 from Iowa State University, Dr. Conard joined the Inco Laboratory in Mississauga in 1973 and conducted research in areas of pyrometallurgy, electrochemistry and hydrometallurgy. Continue...


Engin Özberk


PLENARY Title: Enhancing Innovation and Technology Development Capabilities Through Collaboration

Engin is the Vice President, Cameco Technology and Innovation. He joined Cameco in February, 1997. Before that he has worked as Consulting Metallurgist for Sherritt International Corporation, Alberta (1988 - 1997); as Senior Project Manager and Senior Process Engineer for The SNC Group, Quebec (1979 - 1988); as Research Engineer for Noranda Technology Centre, Quebec (1974 – 1976) and as Project Engineer for Etibank, Turkey (1973). Continue...


 

 


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