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  *We are please to offer the CIM member rates to our co-organizer AusIMM and SAIMM of the World Gold Conference. You will be directed to the non-member registration link. Start your registration, you will see a AusIMM-SAIMM registration type fee.

Prices are in Canadian funds, applicable taxes will be added. Credit cards, bank transfers and cheques are acceptable payments for online registration until August 1. Only full paid registration with a credit card will be considered confirmed and complete.  As of August 1, only credit cards are accepted to pre-register for COM 2017.

(Before June 23)
(As of June 23)
CIM National Member Rates
CIM Delegate & contributor (Author, presenter, chair) $799 $899
CIM Life Member Delegate $0 $0
CIM Retired Member Delegate $200 $220
CIM Graduate Student 2 $120 $140
Canadian University Undergrad Student
(letter & ID from supervisor is required) 2
$0 $0
NON-Members of CIM
Regular COM Delegate 1 $1049 $1149
Contributor (Author, presenter, chair) 1 $999 $1099
Regular Graduate Student 1,2 $140 $160
Canadian University Undergrad Student
(letter & ID from supervisor is required) 2
$0 $0
Media (press card and approval required) $0 $0

1. This category includes one complimentary year of CIM membership.
2. Students are required to present a photo ID onsite to pick up their badges

Women of Innovation Symposium (Wednesday, August 30) $300 $300
Enabling Innovation in Metallurgy (Wednesday, August 30) $300 $300

COM 2017 is organized by MetSoc of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum. As such, National CIM members may enjoy a discount in some of the registration category types. Want to be a CIM member? You can sign up before you register and take advantage of the CIM member rate by following this link: Become a member!


To enquire about your membership status contact

Sunday, Welcome Reception $0
Monday, Historical Metallurgy Lunch $40
Monday, Pyro Historical Metallurgy Pub Night $70
Tuesday, Hydrometallurgy Section Lunch $50
Tuesday, MetSoc Awards Banquet $50
Wednesday, Women of Innovation Lunch $40
Wednesday, Enabling Innovation in Metallurgy Lunch $40

Included with Registration

Delegates of the Conference of Metallurgists enjoy benefits from all of the following:
(Exception: not applicable for short course only)

  • Access to the technical presentations, including Women of Innovation and Enabling Innovation Day (lunch is extra)
  • Access to all technical program proceedings
  • Access to WiFi in all public spaces of the conference
  • Finger foods and refreshments during the opening reception
  • Refreshments at coffee breaks Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday
  • Continental breakfast daily Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday
  • Access to video content of selected recorded sessions

Cancellation Policy/Terms and Conditions

  • Prices are in Canadian funds plus applicable taxes. Credit cards, bank transfers and cheques are acceptable payments for online registration (until Aug. 1, after only credit cards are accepted).
  • Changes and cancellations must be submitted in writing to MetSoc either by email, fax or mail by August 1st, 2017.
  • Cancellations received in writing will be subject to a $150 processing fee. As of August 1st, no refunds will be given. (no refunds for authors/presenters after June 15, 2017 unless your final paper was not accepted.)
  • 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 . The substitute must bring a letter from the original registrant t be processed onsite at the hotel.
  • MetSoc of CIM is not responsible for airfare, housing, or other costs incurred by participants in the event of program or registration cancellation.

Important Dates

Author registration deadline: May 15, 2017
Early bird registration fees deadline: June 23, 2017
Accommodations deadline at the Hyatt Regency Hotel: July 23, 2017


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

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Toll-free: 1-888-985-9737

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