Meeting Resources

2019 TMS Anode Technology for the Aluminum Industry Course (Anode 19)

September 9 – 13, 2019 • Fretheim Hotel• Flåm, Norway


Online and advanced registration is now closed

If you are interested in attending the Anode Technology for the Aluminum Industry course or in receiving information about future courses, please contact TMS Meeting Services.

Registration Flyer

Registration is now available through the PDF registration form.

This conference will be held Monday, September 9 through Friday, September 13, 2019 at Hydro Aluminium AS Årdal in Årdal, Norway. Your course registration fee includes the following:

  • Lectures
  • Welcome reception
  • Refreshment breaks between lectures
  • Daily lunches
  • Printed course notes – a comprehensive reference resource to add to your library
  • Plant tour (including transportation)
  • Graduation program

Attendees are required to register and badges must be worn for admission to lectures and all course events. Registration fees will be paid to TMS in USD.

Registration Rates

Register As Discount* Standard**
Member $2,650 $2,750
Nonmember + $2,750 $2,850

*Discount rates on or before July 29, 2019
**Standard rates after July 29, 2019
+ Includes TMS e-membership through 2020

TMS electronic membership (no print JOM) through 2020 is also included in the registration fee for TMS nonmembers.

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Meeting Policies

Cancellation Policy: TMS reserves the right to cancel this course due to low registration; registrants will be notified at least 20 days prior to the course date and receive full refunds. Travel-related expenses are the responsibility of the registrant and are not included in the registration fee refunds.

If a registrant must cancel, please note the following: (1) TMS must be notified in writing (by e-mail or mail) before the discount registration deadline (July 29, 2019); (2) payment will be refunded less a $75 (USD) processing fee, and (3) no refunds will be processed after the discount registration deadline (July 29, 2019).

Anti-Harassment Policy: In all activities, TMS is committed to providing a professional environment free of harassment, disrespectful behavior, or other unprofessional conduct. TMS requires all attendees to abide by the Anti-Harassment Policy.

Photography and Recording Policy: TMS reserves the right to all audio and video reproductions of presentations at TMS-sponsored meetings. By registering for this course, all attendees acknowledge that they may be photographed by TMS personnel while at events, and that those photos may be used for promotional purposes, in and on TMS publications and websites, and on social media sites.

Any recording of sessions (audio, video, still photography, etc.) intended for personal use, distribution, publication, or copyright without the express written consent of TMS and the individual authors is strictly prohibited. Attendees violating this policy may be asked to leave the session. No recording or photography is permitted during the plant tour.

Americans with Disabilities Act: TMS supports the U.S. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which prohibits discrimination against, and promotes public accessibility for, those with disabilities. In support of, and in compliance with the spirit ADA, for events held outside of the U.S., we ask those requiring specific equipment or services to contact TMS Meeting Services in advance.

TMS Diversity and Inclusion Statement:The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) is committed to advancing diversity in the minerals, metals, and materials professions, and to promoting an inclusive professional culture that welcomes and engages all who seek to contribute to the field. TMS recognizes that a diverse minerals, metals, and materials workforce is critical to ensuring that all viewpoints, perspectives, and talents are brought to bear in addressing complex science and engineering challenges. To build and nurture this diverse professional community, TMS welcomes and actively engages the participation of underrepresented groups in all of its initiatives and endeavors.

Dietary Requests: TMS will work with the meeting facility/hotel to meet attendee dietary requests, provided staff is informed of the special request at least 1 week in advance of the request. Please indicate dietary restrictions when registering.

Language: The meeting and all presentations, program materials, and signage will be in English.

Time Zones: Unless otherwise noted, all times for this conference and related events will take place in the local time zone, Central European Time (UTC+1:00).

Currency: All course registration fees are expressed in U.S. dollars (USD). Hotel room rates are expressed in the Norwegian Krone. The currency of Norway is the Norwegian Krone.

For More Information

For more information about this meeting, please complete the meeting inquiry form or contact:

TMS Meeting Services
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