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.


TMS 2017 Industrial Aluminum Electrolysis Course: The Definitive Theory and Practice of Primary Aluminum Production
October 2–6, 2017, Reykjavík, Iceland

TMS is a leading resource for practical, solutions-based courses in aluminum production, beginning with the Industrial Aluminum Course in 1995.


Materials Science & Technology 2017 (MS&T17)
October 8-12, 2017, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Hands On: Interactive Materials Data Visualization and Selection Tools for Research and Teaching Workshop
October 8, 2017, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Part of the TMS Supplier Technology Education Program, this hands-on workshop sponsored by Granta Design will allow attendees to access a comprehensive library of materials data; discover tools to help chart and analyze property data; and support better materials decisions using a systematic multi-objective material selection approach.


Additive Manufacturing Materials and Processes Workshop
October 8, 2017, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

The purpose of this workshop is to familiarize participants with current additive manufacturing (AM) processes; current AM practice for metals, polymers, and ceramics; modeling of AM processes, microstructural evolution, and service properties; and current challenges and research opportunities.



AMI Precious Metals 2017
October 17-19, 2017, Polokwane, South Africa

Platinum 2017
October 18-20, 2017, Polokwane, South Africa


OTC Brasil 2017
October 24-26,2017, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
OTC Brasil gathers E&P stakeholders to discover innovative solutions to the most pressing operational deepwater challenges and to accelerate atendees’ expertise in offshore exploration.

18th International Conference on Textures of Materials
November 5-10, 2017, St. George, Utah

ICOTOM-18 will foster the fundamental understanding of the basic processes underlying the formation of texture and its relation to the anisotropic properties of polycrystalline materials. This meeting is co-sponsored by TMS.

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Met Coke World Summit 2017
November 7-9, 2017, Chicago, Illinois, USA

The Met Coke World Summit provides a forum to connect delegates from the leading companies in the industry with the most informed industry analysts. TMS is a media partner of Met Coke 2017.


2017 TMS Aluminum Cast Shop Science & Technology Course (Cast Shop 17)
November 6–10, 2017, London, United Kingdom

Focused exclusively on cast shop and targeted toward operations, this week-long immersive course will cover the science and technology of key cast shop processes for primary and secondary aluminum smelters.



Flotation '17
November 13-16, 2017, Cape Town, South Africa

Global Summit & Expo on Nanotechnology and Material Science
December 4-6, 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates


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

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

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

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).


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.


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.


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.


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

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.


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.