The city Niagara Falls will host the 51st Annual Conference of Metallurgists (COM 2012) held in conjunction with Pressure Hydrometallurgy 2012, the 42nd Annual Hydrometallurgy Meeting.
The theme of the Conference is Metallurgy and Materials Impact on Society; the technology achievements of today that answer society's aspirations for tomorrow.
The industrial world of metals and materials keeps changing. The pace of change and intensity of competition increases; society demands sophisticated products and clean technologies for a sustainable future. All metals and materials professionals from their different posts of engagement, in industry, government or academia, work to meet the new challenges.
Global partnerships and technological innovation is the assured way by which we can achieve our goals. The technical program will feature papers from all fields of minerals, metals and materials technologies; but the conference focus will be fostered through a number of key international symposia.
In addition to the technical program, the conference will offer a Metals Trade Show, Short Courses, and Technical Tours. COM is organized by Metallurgy and Materials Society of CIM and its participating Sections.
For anyone involved in this area wanting to present their work to their peers, the adstract deadline has been extended to January 31, 2012. Authors will now be notified of the utcome of their submission by February 15.