Refunds/Cancellations: Written requests for refunds must arrive at TMS no later than September 20, 1999. A $50.00 charge will be assessed on all registration and/or short course cancellations.
American with Disabilities Act: TMS strongly supports the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which prohibits discrimination against, and promotes public accessibility for those with disabilities. In support of this act, we ask that those attendees requiring specific equipment or services contact the TMS Meeting Services Department to advise specific needs in advance.
Policy on Audio/Video Recording of Technical Paper Presentations/Sessions: TMS reserves the right to any audio and video reproduction of all presentations at every TMS sponsored meeting. Recording of sessions (audio, video, still photography, etc.) intended for personal use, distribution or copyright without the express written consent of TMS and the individual authors is strictly prohibited. Contact Peggy Weiss, TMS Technical Program Manager at (724) 776-9000, ext. 227, in advance to obtain a copy of the waiver release form.
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.
Sunday, October 10: 1:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Monday, October 11: 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 12: 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 13: 7:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Badges must be worn to gain access to the technical sessions, short courses, exhibition and social functions. The registration fee includes the welcoming reception, coffee breaks, conference banquet and access to the technical sessions and exhibition. The six conference publications and the lunch package are not included in the Registration fee.
Slide Preview Area: Authors are also invited to preview their slides in the West Courtroom 3CD during the following hours:
Monday, October 11, 7:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 12, 7:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 13, 7:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 10: Welcoming Reception, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Monday, October 11Wednesday, October 13: Continental Breakfast, 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Tuesday, October 12: Conference Reception & Banquet, 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
In addition, two functions have been planned to take place during the conference which are not included in the registration fee. Cash Sales Luncheons will take place Monday, October 11Wednesday, October 13, 12:30 p.m.2:00 p.m. and a Cash Bar Reception is planned for Monday, October 11, 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Also, a program designed for guests to the conference will include visits to places of interest in Phoenix and the surrounding area. Details regarding the available optional tours may be viewed on the Copper 99 Accompanying Person's Tours page.
Available for download in portable document format, is a map of the Hilton area, including some directional information. For more housing information, contact the hotel directly:
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