Extraction 2018 Professional Development Courses

As a new opportunity to make the most of your travel, The Metallurgy and Materials Society (MetSoc) of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) and The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) are offering five professional development courses in conjunction with Extraction 2018. All events will be held prior to the start of Extraction’s technical programming.

Two-Day Events – Saturday, August 25, to Sunday, August 26

Half-Day Events – Sunday, August 26

One-Day Events – Sunday, August 26

Extraction 2018 is over and registration is no longer available for these courses.

For each of the events listed above, please note the following:

  • Minimum numbers of class enrollment are necessary to conduct a course and advance registration is encouraged. Should a course need to be cancelled due to low enrollment MetSoc and TMS will provide as much advance notice as possible and provide full refunds to participants.
  • Course materials are included in the registration fee and will be distributed as digital downloads prior to or after the conclusion of the program as provided by instructors.
  • All times for Extraction 2018 professional development courses will take place in local time—Eastern Time Zone (UTC -05:00).
  • Registration for the full Extraction conference is not required to attend a professional development event.

Cancellation/Substitution Policy

Extraction 2018 professional development courses follow the same cancellation/substitution policy as the overall conference:

  • A processing fee of $150 CAD will be applied to all cancelled registrations.
  • After June 1, no refunds will be issued for author cancellations.
  • After August 1, no refund will be issued for all other delegates.
  • Refunds or credits will not be given for failure to attend, late arrival, visa refusal, etc. Any medical issues necessitate a doctor’s notification.
  • Substitutions must be submitted in writing (e-mail) by the original registrant. The substitute must bring a letter from the original registrant to be processed onsite at the registration desk.
  • Extraction 2018 is not responsible for airfare, housing, or other costs incurred by participants in the event of program or registration cancellation.
  • Changes and cancellations must be requested in writing by e-mail before August 1 to: extraction@cimregistration.org.


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