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Copper 99/Cobre 99: Accommodations Information

October 10–13, 1999 · COPPER 99/COBRE 99 · Phoenix, Arizona

Copper 99 is the fourth in a series of international conferences devoted to the mineral processing and extractive metallurgy of copper. Conference participants will have an opportunity to gain insight into important worldwide technological advancements, potential new commercial developments and challenges confronting the copper industry as it enters into the 21st century.

The meeting will build on the success of three preceding conferences: Copper 87, held in Vina del Mar, Chile; Copper 91/Cobre 91, held in Ottawa, Canada; and Copper 95/Cobre 95, held in Santiago, Chile. The copper conference is organized by the Chilean Institute of Mining Engineers; the Metallurgical Society of the Canadian Institute of Mining (CIM); The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS); and the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration.

Pointe Hilton South Mountain Resort

Located on the boundary of Phoenix and Tempe, this 700-acre resort sits beside the world's largest municipal park, Phoenix's South Mountain Preserve. Available for download in PDF format, is a Hilton area map, viewable using the free software, Adobe Acrobat Reader. In addition to the spectacular view of the Phoenix South Mountains, this setting will provide ample opportunity for networking and discussion with colleagues and associates in the industry. The resort offers luxurious two-room suites to all its guests, with mini-bars, coffee-makers, remote control/cable TV, and two telephones.

An important component of the conference is the opportunity to meet with representatives of the industry from all over the globe. In this respect, the Copper 99 venue at the Pointe Hilton South Mountain Resort will provide excellent opportunities for net-working, discussions with colleagues and associates to search for that unique way to make your company, or your project more comprehensive. Space is available for impromptu meetings and discussions, who knows, your next new idea to save money for your company may start here.

At the end of a busy and fulfilling day at the conference, the 42,000 square-foot Sports Club offers extraordinary range of recreational activities including fitness training, racquetball and a full-service hair and nail salon. Guests may also enjoy mountain biking and horseback riding. Locally, there are two championship 18-hole golf courses, the Phantom Horse Golf Course on South Mountain and the Raven at South Mountain.

There are a variety of foods for all tastes at the resort. Enjoy fabulous American cuisine, at Another Pointe in Tyme, spicy authentic Mexican delights are served at Aunt Chilada's, or for a taste of Arizona on South Mountain, enjoy Phantom Horse Grill, offering the flavors of the Southwest. Adjacent to the grill, the Sports Bar features satellite TV's, appetizers, drinks and dancing, or get a taste of the Old West at Rustler's Rooste with its remarkable views of the city. Also, lighter poolside favorites are available at La Cabana or Juegos Cantina.

To reserve housing for the conference, use the Copper 99 Housing Form, which is available as a PDF file, and downloadable using the free software Adobe Acrobat. The deadline for reserving accommodations in advance is September 8, 1999. After September 8, 1999, the conference rate and availability of the suites at the Pointe Hilton South Mountain Resort will not be guaranteed. For additional information, contact the hotel directly.

Pointe Hilton Resort on South Mountain
7600 N. 16th Street, Suite 130
Phoenix, Arizona 85020
Telephone (800) 876-4683; fax (602) 870-2783

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