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

Online Registration is NOW Closed!

Registration will reopen onsite at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel (3rd Floor - Foyer).

Sheraton on the Falls Hotel
5875 Falls Avenue
Niagara Falls, ON
L2G 3K7, Canada
Tel: (905) 374-4445
Within North America: 1 (800) 519-9911

Oniste Registration Hours:

Saturday, Sept. 29:
Sunday, Sept. 30:
Monday, Oct. 1:
Tuesday, Oct. 2
Wednesday, Oct. 3:


Your registration includes:

  • Full access to all technical program/posters/exhibitors
  • Free e-proceedings of the conference
  • Welcome reception, refreshment breaks Monday to Wednesday, continental breakfast
  • Student Mixer ticket complimentary (students only)

Here are some helpful tips to get approval to attend COM.

CIM Member $950
Authors, Presenters, Session Chairs, sister societies
Non-Members of CIM (1 year membership incl.) $1,120
CIM Life Members $0
Retired CIM Members $200
Students Chapters* $125
Students members * $170
Students non-members * $170
Undergrads (Canadian Universities only)* $0
*Student Chapters include: Dalhousie, McGill, Memorial, Laval, Windsor, UBC, Laurentian
*Students are required to present a photo ID onsite to pick up their badges

SHORT COURSES Student $Regular
Gold Processing (SOLD OUT) n/a
Pressure Hydrometallurgy (SOLD OUT)
Pyrometallurgy (SOLD OUT)
**No onsite registration for short courses.

SOCIAL TICKETS               FEE
Annual General Lunch               $35
Awards dinner               $50
Hydro Section lunch               $35
Welcome reception (one ticket per registration)               $0
Student Industry Mixer (Students only)               $0
Student Industry Round table (one ticket per registration)               $0

INDUSTRIAL TOURS               Fee
Sherritt in Edmonton (SOLD OUT)               n/a
Water Treatment Technologies (SOLD OUT)               
Metallurgical Slag (SOLD OUT)               

NIAGARA TOURS               FEE
Monday- Niagara City Regional Tour & Lunch (SOLD OUT)               n/a
Tuesday- Winery Tour & Lunch (SOLD OUT)               
Wednesday-Maid of the Mist (SOLD OUT)               
Wednesday-Journey behind the Falls Tour & Lunch (SOLD OUT)               

Important Dates

August 1: Early Bird registration fee ends
September 1: Deadline for accommodations booking (special rate)
September 1: Cancellation deadline

Cancellation/Substitution Policy

  • Changes and cancellations must be submitted in writing to MetSoc either by email or fax by September 1, 2012.
  • Cancellations received in writing by September 1, will be subject to a $100 processing fee. As of September 1, no refunds will be given. Refunds or credits will not be given for failure to attend, late arrival, Visa refusal, etc.
  • Substitutions must be submitted in writing by the original registrant by September 1, 2012. After September 2, the substitute must bring a letter from the original registrant to be processed onsite at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotels.

CIM Students are encouraged to apply for student travel funding. Please visit the student page of our website.


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