COM2018 hosted by MS&T18

COM 2018 hosted by MS&T18



October 14-18, 2018
Hyatt Regency Columbus
350 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

The 57 Annual Conference of Metallurgists (COM2018) will take place at the Columbus Convention Center; host hotel is Hyatt Regency Columbus.

Conference Chair
Elvi Dalgaard

Pratt & Whitney Canada
1000 Marie-Victorin
Longueuil, QC, J4G 1A1
Tel.: (450) 677-9411


COM co-organized symposia at MS&T

  • Environmental Degradation and Embrittlement of Structural Metals
  • From Diversity to Inclusion
  • Joining of Advanced and Specialty Materials (JASM XX)
  • Light Metal Technology – Applications for the Transportation Industry
  • Light Metals – Applications and Fitness-for-Service Characterization
  • Multifunctional Ceramic- and Metal-matrix Composites: Processing, Microstructure, Properties and Performance
  • Solid State Processing
  • Surface Protection and Spray Technology for Enhanced Materials Performance: Science, Technology, and Application
  • Ultra High Performance Metallic Systems for Aerospace, Defense, and Automotive Applications


The technical program of COM including short courses, industrial tours and global social activities will be included in the MS&T18 programming and website.

COM 2018 specific sponsored Activities will include:

      • AGM 2018 & MetSoc Awards Banquet 2018
      • MetSoc Section box lunch meetings
      • The Fathi Habashi Lecturer (Historical Metallurgy Luncheon)
      • MetSoc Student-Industry Mixer

About Columbus, Ohio

Columbus is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is the 15th largest city in the United States with a population of 835,957 (2014 estimate). It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which encompasses a ten county area. Under the Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) model, it is the third largest metropolitan area in Ohio, virtually tied with the Cleveland MSA and slightly behind the Cincinnati MSA.


METSOC is a constituent society of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM).
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