Convention Schedule

  • Sat 08:00 - 10:00

    CIM Executives Meeting


    Room: 516C
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Sat 10:00 - 16:00

    CIM Council Meeting


    Room: 516C
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Sat 13:00 - 17:00

    Registration


    Room: Foyer Viger
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Sun 07:30 - 20:00

    Registration


    Room: Foyer Viger
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Sun 08:00 - 17:00

    Short Courses


    Room: Level 500
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Sun 09:00 - 13:00

    Career Fair Round Tables


    Room: 513A
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Sun 09:30 - 11:00

    CIM Officers Meeting and Orientation Session


    Room: 516C
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Sun 11:00 - 12:00

    CIM Annual General Meeting


    Room: 516C
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Sun 12:00 - 14:00

    Lunch for Short Course Participants


    Room: 511F
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Sun 15:00 - 20:00

    Business Class Lounge/Press Room


    Room: 511C
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Sun 15:00 - 20:00

    Presenters’ Preparation Room


    Room: 514A
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Sun 15:30 - 16:30

    1st time attendee & VIP Reception


    Room: 511B
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Sun 16:30 - 17:00

    Opening Ceremony


    Room: Foyer Viger
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Sun 17:00 - 20:00

    EXPO Opening and Welcome Reception


    Room: Exhibit Halls
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Sun 17:00 - 20:00

    Student Poster Session


    Room: Foyer Exhibit Halls
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Mon 07:00 - 08:00

    Plenary Speakers’ Breakfast


    Room: 445
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Mon 07:30 - 17:00

    Registration


    Room: Foyer Viger
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Mon 07:30 - 17:00

    Presenters’ Preparation Room


    Room: 514A
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Mon 07:30 - 17:00

    Business Class Lounge/Press Room


    Room: 511C
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Mon 08:00 - 08:30

    Meeting for Monday Morning’s Presenters and Session Chairs in Tech rooms


    Room: Tech Rooms
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Mon 08:30 - 10:30

    Plenary Session


    Room: 710
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Mon 10:00 - 17:00

    CIM EXPO


    Room: Exhibit Halls
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Mon 10:00 - 17:00

    Innovation Stage


    Room: Exhibit Halls
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Mon 10:00 - 17:00

    Meeting Pods


    Room: Exhibit Halls
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Mon 10:00 - 17:00

    Student Poster Session


    Room: Foyer Exhibit Halls
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Mon 10:50 - 16:05

    Technical Program


    Room: Level 500
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

    • Industry 4.0: Automation, Data and Beyond
    • Operations: Case Studies and Best Practices
    • People and Communities
    • From Rocks to Resources
    • Sustainable Mining
    • Health and Safety
    • 7th North American Iron Ore Symposium
  • Mon 12:30 - 14:00

    Lunch at the CIM EXPO


    Room: Exhibit Halls
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Mon 13:15 - 13:45

    Meeting for Monday Afternoon’s Presenters and Session Chairs in Tech rooms


    Room: Tech rooms
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Mon 15:30 - 17:00

    Networking Cocktail Reception


    Room: Exhibit Halls
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Mon 18:00 - 19:00

    Past Presidents’ Reception


    Room: 730
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Mon 18:00 - 19:00

    Reception of the CIM Caterpillar Celebration of Excellence


    Room: 710
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Mon 19:00 - 23:00

    CIM Caterpillar Celebration of Excellence


    Room: 710
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Tue 07:30 - 17:00

    Registration


    Room: Foyer Viger
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Tue 07:30 - 17:00

    Presenters’ Preparation Room


    Room: 514A
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Tue 07:30 - 17:00

    Business Class Lounge/Press Room


    Room: 511C
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Tue 08:00 - 10:00

    Young Mining Professionals (YMP) Keynote Breakfast


    Room: 511F
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Tue 08:00 - 08:30

    Meeting for Tuesday Morning’s Presenters and Session Chairs in Tech rooms


    Room: Tech Rooms
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Tue 08:30 - 10:30

    Keynote Session


    Room: 710
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Tue 10:00 - 17:00

    CIM EXPO


    Room: Exhibit Halls
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Tue 10:00 - 17:00

    Innovation Stage


    Room: Exhibit Halls
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Tue 10:00 - 17:00

    Meeting Pods


    Room: Exhibit Halls
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Tue 10:00 - 17:00

    Student Poster Session


    Room: Foyer Exhibit Halls
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Tue 10:50 - 16:05

    Technical Program


    Room: Level 500
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

    • Industry 4.0: Automation, Data and Beyond
    • Operations: Case Studies and Best Practices
    • People and Communities
    • From Rocks to Resources
    • Sustainable Mining
    • Health and Safety
    • 7th North American Iron Ore Symposium
  • Tue 12:30 - 14:00

    Lunch at the CIM EXPO


    Room: Exhibit Halls
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Tue 12:30 - 14:00

    Student-Industry Luncheon


    Room: 511F
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Tue 13:15 - 13:45

    Meeting for Tuesday Afternoon’s Presenters and Session Chairs in Tech rooms


    Room: Tech rooms
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Tue 15:30 - 17:00

    Networking Cocktail Reception


    Room: Exhibit Halls
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Tue 17:00 - 19:00

    Iron Ore Symposium Reception


    Room: 511B
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Tue 17:00 - 19:00

    Women in Mining Reception


    Room:
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Tue 20:00 - 00:00

    Komatsu Gala


    Room: 710
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Wed 07:30 - 14:00

    Registration


    Room: Foyer Viger
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Wed 07:30 - 14:00

    Presenters’ Preparation Room


    Room: 514A
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Wed 07:30 - 14:00

    Business Class Lounge/Press Room


    Room: 511C
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Wed 08:00 - 08:30

    Meeting for Wednesday Morning’s Presenters and Session Chairs in Tech rooms


    Room: Tech Rooms
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Wed 08:30 - 17:00

    CIM GMG Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Mining Forum


    Room:
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Wed 08:30 - 16:05

    Technical Program


    Room: Level 500
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

    • Industry 4.0: Automation, Data and Beyond
    • Operations: Case Studies and Best Practices
    • People and Communities
    • From Rocks to Resources
    • Sustainable Mining
    • Health and Safety
    • 7th North American Iron Ore Symposium
  • Wed 12:00 - 13:45

    Corporate Members & Sponsors’ Recognition Luncheon (on invitation)


    Room: 511F
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

    on invitation only

  • Wed 12:10 - 14:00

    Lunch break


    Room:
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

  • Wed 16:00 - 17:00

    Closing Reception


    Room: Foyer 500
    Location:
    Palais des Congrès de Montréal

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