Sunday, October 27 - MS&T Welcome Reception
Monday, October 28 - MetSoc Annual General Meeting and Awards banquet
Tuesday, October 29 - Hydrometallurgy Luncheon
Tuesday, October 29 - Ralph Lloyd Harris Luncheon and Chili Night
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27
MS&T Welcome Reception:
Network with your colleagues, meet new people and learn about the exciting membership offerings of the organizing Societies.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 28
MetSoc Annual General Meeting & Awards Banquet: On Monday evening, MetSoc will honour its outstanding members by presenting the Society Awards. The Society will also host its Annual General Meeting and will feature the inauguration of the new MetSoc
of CIM President. MetSoc members and guests are welcome. Purchase tickets via
the conference registration form.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29
MetSoc Hydrometallurgy Luncheon: The Hydrometallurgy Section of MetSoc
will hold their Annual General meeting and present the Hydrometallurgy
scholarships and the 2013 Gordon Ritcey award. Tickets can be purchased through registration.
Ram Rao Memorial Lunch: A lunch
reception will be held to remember Dr. Ram Rao, a former
professor at McGill University. Dr. Rao was a great
supporter and contributor to MetSoc and the Environment
Section. He was the recipient of the Teck Environmental
Award in 2006. Dr. Rao played a key role in organizing the
Waste Processing and Recycling and WALSIM Symposia as well
as editing the proceedings. This event is held in
conjunction with the Environment Section Lunch and is by
MetSoc Student Mixer: Representatives
from industry and students are invited to meet informally at
the mixer. Students will be given the opportunity to network
with industry leaders so don't forget your resume. The event
is free for students.
Ralph Lloyd Harris Events: The Non-Ferrous Pyrometallurgy Committee
is hosting a box lunch for the
Ralph Harris Memorial Symposium on Tuesday, October 29. Our guest speaker, Ernest Mast, will speak about ''Improvements
through mentoring, lessons from Ralph Harris'. Tickets are
available through registration.
Ernest is currently the VP Operations
for New Gold Inc., an intermediate gold producer with four
mines operating in Canada, USA, Mexico and Australia.
Previously he was President and CEO of Minera Panama, a
subsidiary of Inmet Mining Corporation, where he headed up
Inmets's major development project in Panama. Prior to
working with Inmet, Ernest worked with Xstrata and its
preceding companies Falconbridge and Noranda for 20 years in
various positions including President and
General Manager of the Falcondo operations in the Dominican
Republic. He holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in
On Tuesday night, a chili night, an event that reflects
Ralph's annual traditions, will be hosted at the Thomson
House, located on McGill University campus. Beer will be available
for purchase separately. This will be a great opportunity
for people to rise a glass to the late professor Harris, share some personal moments with others and connect with
people who have been touched by him. A Trust fund supporting
those affected by DiGeorge Syndrome will be in place.
Tickets are available through registration.
Purchase tickets to the Chili Night now!
Chili Dinner will be held at: 3650 McTavish Street, Montreal,