COPPER – COBRE 2022 Conference -- Call For Abstracts

Starts:  Nov 13, 2022 08:00 AM (CLT)
Ends:  Nov 17, 2022 05:00 PM (CLT)
Call For Abstracts
The Instituto de Ingenieros de Minas de Chile (IIMCh) will host the COPPER – COBRE 2022 Conference which is being organized in conjunction with:
  • The Metallurgy and Materials Society of CIM (METSOC)
  • Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) and The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) of AIME
  • Gesellschaft der Metallurgen und Bergleute eV (GDMB)
  • The Mining and Materials Processing Institute of Japan (MMIJ)
  • Nonferrous Metals Society of China (NFSoc)
  • The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM)
Instituto de Ingenieros de Minas del Perú (IIMP) has also been invited to participate.

This will be the 11th conference in the series of COPPER Conferences, which have been held every three to four years since 1987 when it was held in Vina del Mar, followed by Ottawa, then Santiago (three times), and Toronto, Phoenix, Hamburg, Kobe and Vancouver (once each).

Technical areas to be covered in the Conference are:
  1. Economics, Markets and Applications
  2. Mineral Processing
  3. Pyrometallurgy
  4. Hydrometallurgy
  5. Electrometallurgy
  6. Sustainability
  7. Process Optimization through Innovation, Technology, Automation and Design
  8. Waste Management and Circular Economy
  9. Geometallurgy

Abstract Guidelines and Information
  • The present invitation is to seek abstracts for papers for oral presentation and for poster presentation.
  • All abstracts must be submitted electronically via our online system.
  • All abstracts must be written in English.
  • Maximum 1500 characters (including spaces).
  • Authors must submit a paper for review following approval of the abstract.
  • Authors should remember to carefully check spelling and grammar since the abstract will be reproduced as submitted.
  • Submission of an abstract does not constitute acceptance for presentation nor registration for the conference.
  • If a submitted abstract is accepted for the technical program in an oral or poster session, the presenter must register for the conference (at a preferential rate).
  • The failure to do so by the stipulated deadline may result in the removal of the paper from the program. Presenters of multiple papers need to only register once.
  • All accepted authors of papers will be required to pre-record their PowerPoint presentation on video for the Conference and web distribution.
  • By submitting a paper for review, the author agrees that it will be published in the Proceedings once the final paper has been accepted. The Proceedings will be published in electronic format available as a digital download.
  • Publishing copyright will be held by IIMCh. Authors will be free to submit their work following the conference to a publication of their choice but must request permission. If authors resubmit their paper to another publication, they must indicate that the paper was first published in the Proceedings of the COPPER 2022 Conference.
  • The author assumes full responsibility for obtaining permission to reproduce any copyrighted or otherwise protected data and images in their conference paper.
  • Authors are invited to revisit this page for related guidelines, tools, and resources to facilitate the abstract and paper review process.



Online Instructions:


Iván Arriagada
(56-2) 2586 2545