Getting to Vancouver

Vancouver Airport

COM 2017, Conference of Metallurgist held in conjunction with World Gold and Nickel Cobalt will be held at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver Hotel.

655 Burrard Street
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6C 2R7
Tel1: +1 604 683 1234
Tel2: +1 888 591 1234 (Reservations)
Official website:

Driving from Vancouver International Airport (13.4 km):

Air Transportation

Air Canada has been designated as the official airline for the 56th Annual Conference of Metallurgists hosting World Gold and Nickel-Cobalt, which will be held Saturday, August 26, 2017 to Thursday, August 31, 2017. By using the promotional code, you may benefit from discounted fares for your trip to Vancouver. To book a flight with your promotion code, access and use the promotion code: NTJDCAA1


Taxis and wheelchair-accessible vehicles are available at taxi stands located on Level 2 of the Domestic and International Arrivals Area at YVR.

Fully licensed and trained drivers.

Taxi drivers who pick up passengers from YVR are fully licensed.

Taxi drivers are required to complete a course in safe driving, customer service and special needs assistance.

Airport Shuttle

Shuttles can be purchased for passengers going to Vancouver hotels. Note that the Hyatt Regency Hotel does not provide complimentary airport shuttles.

Zone fares apply from YVR to specified zones. Metered rates apply on return trips to YVR and to areas outside of the zones.

If two or more passengers are going to different addresses in a zone, the zone rate applies until the first passenger(s) disembark.

The meter rate applies to the transport of the other passenger(s).

The meter may only be engaged when the taxi starts moving towards the second destination.

Rates do not include gratuities.

Other transportation options are available. Visit the official Vancouver Airport website for details:



Call for Abstracts Deadline
Extended! Until January 31, 2017

Paper Submission Deadline
March 1, 2017

Paper Review Process Begins
February 1, 2017 – April 15, 2017

Final Paper Submission Deadline
May 1, 2017

Author Registration Deadline
May 15, 2017

Student Poster Session Opens
March 1, 2017

Early-bird Registration
June 23, 2017

Student Poster Session Closes
August 1, 2017


Metallurgy and Materials Society of CIM
3500 de Maisonneuve West, Suite 1250
Montreal, QC
H3Z 3C1, Canada

Registration / Payment / Other Inquiries
Toll-free: 1-888-985-9737

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