Global Meetings Calendar

The Global Meetings Calendar lists minerals, metals, and materials-related technical meetings being held throughout the world.
Submitting a meeting for consideration to the Global Meetings Calendar is a benefit for TMS members. Please complete the Meeting Submission Form. For questions, contact MeetingsCalendar@tms.org.



15th International Ferro-Alloys Congress (Infacon XV)
February 25-29, 2018, Capetown, South Africa

TMS 2018 147th Annual Meeting & Exhibition
March 11-15, 2018, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

The TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition brings together more than 4,000 business leaders, engineers, scientists and other professionals in the materials field for an outstanding exchange of technical knowledge leading to solutions in the workplace and in society.


Society of Mining Professors 6th Regional Conference 2018
March 12-14, 2018, Boksburg, South Africa

OTC Asia 2018
March 20-23, 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
OTC Asia provides the ideal platform to reflect on the achievements and aspirations of the region and the industry, and what it takes for Asia to remain resilient and responsive to a growing energy market. TMS is one of the sponsoring organizations working cooperatively to develop the technical program of the conference.

ShipTech 2018
March 27-28, 2018, Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Comminution '18
April 16-19, 2018, Cape Town, South Africa

Global Foundry Sourcing Conference 2018
April 26, 2018, Shanghai Everbright Int’l Hotel, China

Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2018
April 30-May 3, 2018, Houston, Texas, USA
The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is where energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters. TMS is one of 13 sponsoring organizations working cooperatively to develop the technical program of the conference.

Ceramics Expo 2018
May 1-3, 2018, Cleveland, Ohio

Bauxite Residue Valorisation and Best Practices Conference (BR2018)
May 7-10, 2018, Athens, Greece

BR2018 will gather researchers from around the world to promote the most realistic and scientifically sound solutions for bauxite residue. This meeting is co-sponsored by TMS.


ALTA 2018 Nickel-Cobalt-Copper, Uranium-REE-Li and Gold-PM Conference & Exhibition
May 19-26, 2018, Perth, Australia

This annual event, organized by ALTA Metallurgical Services, is a gathering of the global nickel, cobalt, copper, uranium, rare earths, lithium, gold, and precious metals industries. It features highly-focused programs, topical forums, and presentations by key international speakers. ALTA 2018 is co-sponsored by TMS.



Fatigue 2018
May 27 - June 1, 2018, Poitiers, France

Technological Innovations in Metals Engineering (TIME 2018)
May 30-31, 2018, Haifa, Israel

TIME 2018 aims to foster mutual engagement between suppliers and consumers of metal technologies. Chaired by 2011 Nobel Laureate, Dan Shectman, the meeting seeks to provide vision for the research and development efforts of the technological metals community.


2018 Superalloy 718 & Derivatives: Energy, Aerospace, and Industrial Applications
June 3–6, 2018, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

The Superalloy 718 & Derivatives conference has been held every three to four years since 1991, with the 2018 event expanding its scope to encompass the needs of the energy and aerospace industries, as well as the industrial applications that are traditionally covered.


BEEM2018
June 10-12, 2018, Gangwon-do, South Korea

4th International Congress on 3D Materials Science (3DMS 2018)
June 10–13, 2018, Helsingør (Elsinore), Denmark

The fourth offering of this highly successful congress series will showcase presentations of current interest and significance to three-dimensional characterization, visualization, quantitative analysis, modeling, and development of structure-property relationships of materials. 3DMS 2018 is sponsored by TMS.


Additive Manufacturing Benchmarks 2018 (AM-Bench 2018)
June 18-21, 2018, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA

Additive Manufacturing Benchmarks 2018 (AM-Bench 2018) is the first in a series of events focused on validating and improving the accuracy of model predictions and developing universally accepted quantitative measurement approaches for all additive manufacturing (AM) materials and methods. AM-Bench 2018 is sponsored by the TMS Additive Manufacturing Committee, Process Technology and Modeling Committee, and Integrated Computational Materials Engineering Committee, in collaboration with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), and the Army Research Laboratory (ARL).


The 14th International Conference on Nanostructured Materials (NANO 2018)
June 24-29, 2018, City University of Hong Kong


18th International Conference on Strength of Materials (ICSMA 18)
July 15-19, 2018, Columbus, Ohio, USA

ICSMA 18 will advance fundamental understanding of the processes that govern the strength of materials at different length and time scales, and it will forge links between basic studies and investigations of technologically important engineering materials. ICSMA 18 is organized by The Ohio State University and the organizing committee of the 18th International Conference on the Strength of Materials, with conference support services provided by TMS.



Diversity in the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Professions 3 (DMMM3)
July 23–24, 2018, Santa Barbara, California, USA

Abundant research demonstrates that a diverse talent pool increases productivity, competitiveness, and creativity – but this diversity is often untapped relative to professionals in the minerals, metals, and materials communities. To address the issue, TMS is hosting its third diversity summit, aimed at establishing a clear path to meaningful engagement and tangible action.


Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC)
July 23-25 2018, Houston, Texas, USA
The Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC) is the premier event focused on the latest science and technology applied to the exploration, appraisal, analysis, and development of unconventional resources. URTeC remains the only event that brings the entire asset team together under one roof to connect on all things unconventional. TMS is one of the endorsing organizations for this event.

Extraction 2018
August 26–29, 2018, Ottawa, Canada

Organized by the Metallurgical and Materials Society (MetSoc) of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM); the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME); and The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), Extraction 2018 will convene the global extractive metallurgy community to discuss and share new insights in the field.


MEI2018 (Mining Expo International)
September 5-8, 2018, Las Vegas Convention Center

Eurosuperalloys 2018
September 9-13, 2018, Oxford, United Kingdom

The conference will highlight major new initiatives and growth opportunities for both Ni-based and Co-based alloys. Emphasis will be placed on all aspects of the technology needed to put these materials to use: processing, structure/property relationships, and degradation mechanisms – both mechanical and chemical. Eurosuperalloys 2018 is co-sponsored by TMS.


NuMat2018: The Nuclear Materials Conference
October 14-18, 2018, Seattle, WA, USA

Furnace Tapping 2018 Conference
October 15-17, 2018, Skukuza, South Africa

Materials Science & Technology 2018 Technical Meeting and Exhibition (MS&T18)
October 14-18, 2018, Columbus, Ohio, USA

MS&T brings together scientists, engineers, students, suppliers, and more to discuss current research and technical applications and to shape the future of materials science and technology. MS&T18 is organized in a joint partnership among five leading materials science-related societies—the American Ceramic Society, the Association for Iron & Steel Technology, ASM International, the Metallurgy and Materials Society of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum, and TMS, with programming by NACE International.


Arctic Technology Conference 2018
November 5-7, 2018, Houston, Texas, USA
ATC promotes the understanding of the cold regions of the earth through environmentally compatible design and construction, safe operation, maintenance and integrity of both offshore and onshore structures in these fragile regions. TMS is one of the sponsoring organizations working cooperatively to develop the technical program of the conference.

TMS 2019 148th Annual Meeting & Exhibition
March 10-14, 2019, San Antonio, Texas, USA

The TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition brings together more than 4,000 business leaders, engineers, scientists and other professionals in the materials field for an outstanding exchange of technical knowledge leading to solutions in the workplace and in society.


ALTA 2019 Nickel-Cobalt-Copper, Uranium-REE-Li and Gold-PM Conference & Exhibition
May 18-28, 2019, Perth, Australia

This annual event, organized by ALTA Metallurgical Services, is a gathering of the global nickel, cobalt, copper, uranium, rare earths, lithium, gold, and precious metals industries. It features highly-focused programs, topical forums, and presentations by key international speakers. ALTA 2019 is co-sponsored by TMS.


Materials Science & Technology 2019 Technical Meeting and Exhibition (MS&T19)
September 29-October 3, 2019, Portland, Oregon, USA

MS&T brings together scientists, engineers, students, suppliers, and more to discuss current research and technical applications and to shape the future of materials science and technology. MS&T19 is organized in a joint partnership among leading materials science-related societies—the American Ceramic Society, the Association for Iron & Steel Technology, ASM International, and TMS, with programming by NACE International.


TMS 2020 149th Annual Meeting & Exhibition
February 23-27, 2020, San Diego, California, USA

The TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition brings together more than 4,000 business leaders, engineers, scientists and other professionals in the materials field for an outstanding exchange of technical knowledge leading to solutions in the workplace and in society.


The 14th International Symposium on Superalloys (Superalloys 2020)
September 13-17, 2020, Seven Springs, Pennsylvania, USA
Superalloys 2020 is organized by TMS and will convene the breadth of the superalloys technology community to share and advance innovations in materials processing, properties, coating technology, industrial applications, and the development of new superalloy compositions.

Materials Science & Technology 2020 Technical Meeting and Exhibition (MS&T20)
October 4-8, 2020, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

MS&T brings together scientists, engineers, students, suppliers, and more to discuss current research and technical applications and to shape the future of materials science and technology. MS&T20 is organized in a joint partnership among leading materials science-related societies—the American Ceramic Society, the Association for Iron & Steel Technology, and TMS, with programming by NACE International.