The 12th International Copper Conference (Copper 2025)

November 16–20, 2025 • Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass
Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Organizers & Committees

Organizing Committee

Gerardo Alvear Flores
Copper 2025 Co-Chair
President, CaEng Associates
Dean Gregurek
Technical Co-Chair
Senior Mineralogist, RHI Magnesita Global R&D

Kimberly Mills
Copper 2025 Co-Chair
Senior Process Engineer, Samuel Engineering
R. Nick Gow
Technical Co-Chair
Senior Study Manager, Paterson & Cooke

Adam House
Technical Co-Chair
Process Optimization Lead, Paterson & Cooke

Technical Symposia Teams Committee

Mining Projects
Lead: Bismark Osei, FMI Corp.

Mineral Processing
Lead: R. Nick Gow, Paterson & Cooke

Pyrometallurgy
Lead: Ryan Walton, Rio Tinto

Hydrometallurgy
Lead: Tyler McCallum, Solvay

Electrowinning & Electrorefining
Lead: Kenly Ochoa, Rio Tinto

Process Control & Optimization
Lead: Osvaldo Bascur, OSB Digital LLC

Recycling & Waste Management
Lead: Boyd Davis, Kingston Process Metallurgy Inc.

Economics & Markets
Lead: Makko DeFilippo, Ero Copper Corp.

Environmental Control, Safety & Hygiene
Lead: Carlos Risopatron, International Copper Study Group

Auxiliary Processes/Acid Plants
Lead: Eric Partelpoeg, EHP Consulting Inc.