3rd Pan American Materials Congress

3rd Pan American Materials Congress (February 26-March 2, 2017, San Diego, California, USA)

3rd Pan American Materials Congress
Co-located with TMS 2017 Annual Meeting & Exhibition
February 26-March 2, 2017

3rd Pan American Materials Congress 2017

Be Part of the 3rd Pan American Materials Congress!

The Metallurgy and Materials Society of CIM (MetSoc of CIM)  has joined nine Societies across the Americas to organize this Materials congress.  Established by TMS and ABM (Brazilian Metallurgical, Materials, and Mining Association),the Pan American Materials Congress convening at TMS2017 expands markedly on the programming of its predecessors held in 2010 and 2014 in Brazil, with nine professional societies actively engaged in its development. A tour and networking activities will round out this comprehensive event.

Congress Chair
Marc Meyers, University of California, San Diego
Organizer of the 2010 and 2014 Pan American Materials Congresses

Technical Program

The Call for Abstracts will be launched officially in May 2016. Secure your presence and submit an abstract by visiting the official 3rd Pan American Materials Congress website.

Topics of this conference will focus on:

  • Advanced Biomaterials
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Materials for Green Energy
  • Materials for Infrastructure
  • Materials for Lightweighting
  • Materials for the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Materials for Transportation
  • Minerals Extraction and Processing
  • Nanocrystalline and Ultra-fine Grain Materials and Bulk Metallic Glasses
  • Steels


The conference will feature our very own Carolyn Hansson as one of the Plenary speakers to represent MetSoc and Canada.
Carolyn Hansson- Plenary speaker at Pan American Materials CongressCarolyn Hansson, Professor of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, Cross-Appointed to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada
Presentation: “Materials for Infrastructure”

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