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.


ALTA 2019 Nickel-Cobalt-Copper, Uranium-REE, Gold-PM, In Situ Recovery and Lithium Conference & Exhibition
May 18–25, 2019, Perth, Australia

ALTA is one of the world’s premier annual metallurgical events, now in its 24th year, and a leading platform for metallurgical innovation. The emphasis of the program is practical rather than academic, and the theme that runs through the conference is the various aspects of project development. ALTA 2019 is co-sponsored by TMS.



14th World Conference on Titanium (Ti-2019)
June 10–14, 2019, Nantes, France

2019 China International Metal & Metallurgy Exhibition
June 13–15, 2019, Guangzhou, China

2019 TMS Control of Potline Scrubbers & Fugitive Emissions for Aluminum Smelters Course (PSFE 19)
June 17-20, 2019, Hamburg, Germany
The 2019 TMS Control of Potline Scrubber & Fugitive Emissions for Aluminum Smelters Course (PSFE 2019) is solely focused on providing a complete, intensive overview of the latest techniques for controlling and reducing emissions from the aluminum smelting process. In addition to new techniques, the course will also cover the fundamental knowledge necessary for effectively managing and reducing emissions in aluminum smelting. This four-day course will feature in-depth presentations from highly experienced, world recognized instructors. The curriculum will encompass the broadest possible scope of knowledge and ideas that can be leveraged in a variety of situations.

NUMIFORM 2019: The 13th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Industrial Forming Processes
June 23-27, 2019, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA

Introduced in 1982 and held every three years, the Numerical Methods for Industrial Forming Processes (NUMIFORM) series of conferences has grown to be a renowned forum for the exchange of ideas that advance the state-of-the-art in numerical simulations of material forming processes, and considers both bulk and sheet/tube forming processes. NUMIFORM 2019 builds upon the success of previous meetings, seeking to convene the field’s top thought leaders to discuss recent advances and future directions.



Towards a True Digital Twin Symposium
July 4, 2019, Melbourne, Australia


Iron Ore Conference 2019
July 22–24, 2019, Perth, Australia

5th World Congress on Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME 2019)
July 21–25, 2019, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

ICME 2019 convenes leading researchers and practitioners of ICME to share the latest knowledge and advances in the discipline. This congress is the recognized hub of interaction among software developers and process engineers along the entire production chain, as well as for materials scientists and engineers developing new materials.


2019 Annual International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium – An Additive Manufacturing Conference
August 12-14, 2019, Austin, Texas, USA
The Thirtieth Annual International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium – An Additive Manufacturing Conference will be held August 12-14, 2019 at the Hilton Austin Hotel (500 East 4th St.) in Austin, Texas. The meeting will run three full days from 8 AM to ~5:30 PM. There is an optional social function Sunday evening, August 11; there is no cost for this event.



TMS Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Professional Engineer (PE) Licensing Exam Review Course
August 14-17, 2019, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
The only review course focused specifically on the Metallurgical and Materials Engineering PE Licensing Exam, this program will provide a review of exam specifications and knowledge areas and will provide practice and group work on sample problems.

The 10th Pacific Rim International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing (PRICM 10)
August 18-22, 2019, Xi’an, People’s Republic of China

This triennial international conference is devoted to the exchange of scientific and technological information on advanced materials and processing. PRICM is jointly organized and sponsored by The Chinese Society for Metals (CSM), The Japan Institute of Metals and Materials (JIM), The Korean Institute of Metals and Materials (KIM), Materials Australia (MA), and The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) and rotates among these sponsoring organizations.


The Conference of Metallurgists 2019 Hosting Copper 2019
August 18–21, 2019, Vancouver, Canada

The 58th Conference of Metallurgists (COM 2019) will be hosting the 10th edition of the Copper Conference.  The conference will feature Copper symposia along with the UBC-McGill-UA symposium, and the 2nd Canada-China Nonferrous Metallurgy forum.  


19th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems-Water Reactor
August 18–22, 2019, Boston, MA, USA
The 19th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems- Water Reactor meeting fosters an exchange of ideas about such problems and their remedies in water-cooled nuclear power plants of today and of the future. TMS is co-sponsoring the 2019 meeting.

11th International Conference on Porous Metals and Metallic Foams (MetFoam 2019)
August 20-23, 2019, Dearborn, Michigan, USA

The 11th International Conference on Porous Metals and Metallic Foams (MetFoam 2019) is the largest cross-disciplinary, international technical meeting focused exclusively on the production, properties, and application of lightweight porous/cellular materials.


The Future of Mining EMEA
September 4–5, 2019, London, United Kingdom

European Congress and Exhibition on Advanced Materials and Processes (EUROMAT 2019)
September 1–5, 2019, Stockholm, Sweden

Euromat 2019 will feature symposia on a wide range of areas iuncluding functional materials; structural materials; processing; characterization and modeling; engery, transport, and environment; materials for healthcare; education, strategy, and technology transfer; raw materials; and bio-based materials. TMS has organized a number of symposia at Euromat.


International Conference on Materials Science and Engineering 2019
September 4–6, 2019, Melbourne, Australia



2019 Liquid Metal Processing & Casting Conference
September 8-11, 2019, Birmingham, UK

The Liquid Metal Processing & Casting Conference (LMPC) conference series convenes experts from both industry and academia to specifically discuss the latest advances in primary and secondary melt processing including vacuum induction melting (VIM), vacuum arc remelting (VAR), electroslag refining (ESR), and electron beam cold hearth remelting (EBCHR). No other dedicated conference specializes in this type of melting.


2019 TMS Anode Technology for the Aluminum Industry Course (Anode 19)
September 9 – 13, 2019, Årdal, Norway
Improve efficiency and anode performance with your company at the 2019 Anode Technology for the Aluminum Industry Course (Anode 19)—a practical, operations-focused course from TMS. Building on the success of previous courses held in 2014 2015, and 2017, Anode 2019 will present practical topics in the development of anodes, such as rodding and fume control with an emphasis on operational aspects and theoretical lectures.

World Gold Conference 2019
September 11–13, 2019, Perth, Australia

IUMRS International Conference in Asia 2019
September 22–26, 2019, Perth, Australia

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.


11th International Rolling Conference (IRC 2019)
October 1–4, 2019, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Intermetallics 2019
September 30–October 04, 2019, Bad Staffelstein, Germany

ANS/TMS Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES 2019)
October 6–10, 2019, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

MiNES is a new conference created to serve the fission reactor materials community that grew out of biannual symposia held by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) and the American Nuclear Society (ANS). The meeting’s technical programming covers areas such as irradiation damage; irradiated microstructures; mechanical properties of irradiated materials; radiation effects simulation & evaluation techniques; integrated phenomena in reactor materials; advanced alloys and materials for nuclear systems; advanced fuels & actinide materials; and nuclear fuel cycles.

MiNES is co-sponsored by ANS and TMS.



Engineering Solutions for Sustainability: Materials and Resources 4 Toward a Circular Economy
October 14 - 16, 2019, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
This two-day program will be a platform where engineering societies as well as global organizations with a stake in the world's future can shape perspectives on the challenges that we face today to help navigate sustainable pathways to solve them. The focus of this conference will be the exchange of innovative circular economy solutions that contribute to competitive advantages.

Future of Mining Americas 2019
October 21–22, 2019, Denver, Colorado, USA

OTC Brasil 2019
October 29–31, 2019, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

OTC Brasil gathers E&P stakeholders to discover innovative solutions to the most pressing operational deepwater challenges and to accelerate attendees' expertise in offshore exploration. TMS is one of the sponsoring organizations working cooperatively to develop the technical program of the conference.


MetCoke World Summit 2019
November 5–7, 2019, Nashville, Tennessee

TMS 2019 Industrial Aluminum Electrolysis Course: The Definitive Theory and Practice of Primary Aluminum Production (IAE 19)
November 10-14, 2019, Askar, Kingdom of Bahrain (Bahrain)
The TMS 2019 Industrial Aluminum Electrolysis Course: The Definitive Theory and Practice of Primary Aluminum Production (IAE 19) is a five-day professional development opportunity. The course is planned to be interactive in nature, comprised of lectures with open group discussions, lectures, and a smelter tour. The 2017 Industrial Aluminum Electrolysis course promotes the exchange of scientific and technological advancements in primary aluminum production to a worldwide audience.

World Congress on High Entropy Alloys (HEA 2019)
November 17-20, 2019, Seattle, Washington, USA
The World Congress on High Entropy Alloys (HEA 2019) is a new, cross-disciplinary technical forum designed to share the latest research advances in materials with high configurational entropy, including both single-phase and multiphase (compositionally complex) alloys. Through highly focused technical talks and a variety of networking opportunities, HEA 2019 is intended to facilitate linkages and collaborations on this promising technology among scientists and engineers from industry, academia, and government.

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.



Congress on Safety in Engineering and Industry 2020
June 21-24, 2020, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
The inaugural installment of the Congress on Safety in Engineering and Industry brings together the expertise of seven leading engineering professional societies and the National Academies to offer a dynamic, cross-sector learning and networking opportunity that addresses shared safety challenges. Learn best practices used by a variety of industries and across the breadth of science and engineering disciplines to gain cutting edge insights that you can implement in your own organization.

The 13th International Conference on the Technology of Plasticity
July 26-31, 2020, Columbus, Ohio, USA

From fundamental science to industrial application, the breadth of the metal forming community will convene at The 13th International Conference on the Technology of Plasticity (ICTP 2020). Scientists and engineers from across industry, academia, and government will share their latest improvements and innovations in all aspects of metal forming science and technology, with the intent of facilitating linkages and collaborations among these groups.


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.


Fifteenth International Congress on Fracture (ICF15)
June 13–15, 2021, Atlanta, Georgia