Invited Plenary & Keynotes

COM 2017-Plenary

Subject: What/Who is preventing you from Innovating (and other excuses)?

Nathan_Stubina

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Nathan Stubina
Managing Director, McEwen Mining

Keynote Speakers

Advanced Measuring Techniques and Technologies in Mineral Processing 

Keynote topic: High electrolyte concentration process water in mineral processing

Janusz Laskowski

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Janusz Laskowski
Professor emeritus
University of British Columbia, N.B.Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering


Advances in Materials Manufacturing III:

Keynote topic: Advanced Microalloyed Steels for Sustainable Pipelines 

Hani_Henein

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Hani Henein, PEng, PhD, FCIM, FCAE, FASM
Professor at the Department of Chemicals & Materials Engineering
University of Alberta, AB


Corrosion and Environmental degradation of materials

Keynote Topic: Overview of Fundamental and Practical Aspects of Pipeline Corrosion

FrankCheng

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Dr. Frank Cheng
Professor, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
University of Calgary, AB


Keynote topic: Stress-Corrosion Cracking: History, Science and Engineering

S.Shipilov

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Sergei A. Shipilov, PhD, FASM FCIM, FNACE
Senior R&D Staff Member, Materials Science and Technology Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory


 

Enabling Innovation Symposium:

Keynote topic: How Can Canada Excel in Materials Innovation? 

Elaine Maine

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Elicia Maine, PhD Professor
Innovation & Entrepreneurship Academic Chair,
Science & Technology Commercialization Beedie
School of Business, Simon Fraser University  

 

Keynote topic: Framework required for successful innovation

Jorge Niosi 

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Jorge Niosi, PhD Professor Emeritus
Université du Québec à Montréal


Historical Metallurgy Luncheon

The Fathi Habashi Lecturer, Wednesday, August 30th

John Marsden

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John Marsden
President at Metallurgium
John Marsden will be speaking about Cyanide  


Nickel-Cobalt

 Hydrometallurgy Keynote speaker (topic tba)

Alison Lewis 

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Alison Lewis
Dean, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
University of Cape Town  

 

Pyrometallurgy Keynote Speaker

Keynote topic: The Potential of Polymetallic Sea Nodules to Supply Environmentally and Societally Attractive Metals

 Keith_Calder

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Keith Calder
CEO & Director
Deep Green Resources

 

Women of Innovation 2017

 Women_of_Innovation2017
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World Gold

Keynote: An Innovative Approach to Early-Stage Process Development at NuevaUnión

Simon Hille, Vice President Metallurgy & Process at Goldcorp Inc
Timothy Watson, Senior Vice President at Teck

IMPORTANT DATES

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

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