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COM 2014 - 53rd Annual Conference of Metallurgists


We are happy to announce we have managed to reduce some costs and lower the registration fee for our CIM National members for this year.

Authors are required to register by June 1, 2014. There are no refunds for authors after July 15.

Accepted forms of payment online include: Credit card (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX), cheque and bank transfer until August 29th. Proceed to register by selecting a registration category below: 


Conference registration fees includes:
(exception: not applicable for short course only)

  • Full access to technical sessions
  • Full access to posters and trade show
  • Coffee breaks Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
  • Continental in the AM on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
  • Sunday Welcome Reception: Complimentary drink & Hors d ‘Oeuvres
  • Complimentary eProceedings
  • Student Industry-Mixer for students

    Important dates:
    Author registration deadline: June 1, 2014
    Early bird registration fees deadline: August 1, 2014
    Accommodations deadline at the Hyatt: September 1, 2014

    CIM National Member $895
    Delegate non-Members $1035
    Delegate non-Member -plus CIM membership1 $1075
    CIM Life Members $0
    Retired CIM Members $200
    CONTRIBUTOR (Author, presenter, session chair)  
    CIM Member Contributor (Author, presenter, session chair) $895
    Contributor non-member (Author, presenter, session chair) $945
    Contributor non-member - plus CIM membership1 $1075
    STUDENTS (student authors register here)  
    Graduate Students Chapters members 2 $125
    Graduate Students CIM members and non members delegate2 $169
    Undergrads (Canadian Universities only)2 $0
    Exhibitor- 1 free per booth.  Additional exhibitors $500

    1. CIM membership: this category includes one year of membership fees for 2014.
    Student Chapters include: Dalhousie, Laurentian, Laval, McGill, Memorial, UBC, Waterloo
    Students are required to present a photo ID onsite to pick up their badges

    Want to be a CIM member?  You can sign up before you register by following this link: Become a member

    SOCIAL ACTIVITIES (Tickets fees subsidized byMetSoc) Fees
    Sunday Welcome Reception $0
    Monday Round Table Lunch- Role of Extractive Societies $35
    Monday Bill Davenport Pub Night - SOLD OUT
    Tuesday Awards Banquet $50
    Wednesday Historical Metallurgy Lunch Box $20
    Thursday CESL/SGS - SOLD OUT
    SHORT COURSES (available to non-delegates) Student Regular
    Control of Mineral Processing (Sept. 26-27-28) $600 $950
    Energy Storage Course Vanadium (Oct. 1) $200 $400

    Cancellation/Substitution policy

  • Changes and cancellations must be submitted in writing to MetSoc either by email, fax or mail by August 28th, 2014
  • Cancellations received in writing will be subject to a $100 processing fee.
  • There are no refunds for authors after July 15, 2014.
  • As of August 29th, 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 August 28th, 2014. The substitute must bring a letter from the original registrant t be processed onsite at the Hyatt.
  • MetSoc of CIM is not responsible for airfare, housing, or other costs incurred by participants in the event of program or registration cancellation.


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