Presenter's Resources

Important information

  • The format of the conference allows for a 20 minutes presentation and a five minutes Q&A period. It may differ if you are invited to a panel discussion session. In that case, your session chair will confirm the exact presentation time.
  • Slide layout: widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio
  • An email specifying the presentation date and date will be sent to each presenter on March 20, 2020.


Presenters must register before March 27, 2020 in order to guarantee the presenter's place in the program schedule. A preferential registration fee is set for authors/presenters. Registration may be completed online here.

Equipment provided

An LCD projector and a computer will be available in each meeting room. Please contact Chantal Murphy before March 27, 2020 if special audio-visual equipment is required.

Video recording

If your presentation is accepted for video recording, you must sign and upload the authorization form before March 27, 2020.

PowerPoint / Paper Manuscript

Technical paper (not mandatory) or Powerpoint presentations must be submitted online before May 3, 2020. Powerpoint presentations uploaded on the website will not be used for onsite presentation as we understand they change until the last minute.

If you submit a technical paper, you must complete the copyright form and email it to CIM by May 3, 2020.


Presenters must attend the meeting on the day of their presentations in the room where they present – in order to upload their presentation in the computer and to meet with their session chair and align. We will not use the Power Point presentation uploaded in the system.

Monday AM Presenters from 10:00 to 10:30
Monday PM Presenters from 13:30 to 14:00
Tuesday and Wednesday AM Presenters from 9:15 to 9:45
Tuesday and Wednesday PM Presenters from 13:30 to 14:00

Certificate of attendance

Certificates of attendance will be available online after the event. Please self-scan your badge at the entrance of the technical program rooms as it is the only way to obtain your certificate.

For any other information, presenters may contact either their session chairperson or the CIM Convention Coordinator, Chantal Murphy at

Download Presenters' Guidelines

Download Copyright Form

CIM Academy and Future Mobile Learning Apps

The CIM Academy is a major educational platform where all CIM content is available and structured and where viewers are able to obtain a personalized certificate of completion on each presentation viewed as long as they fill out the evaluation form after viewing the complete lecture.

The access is restricted to members. However, others will be able to purchase an access to the complete webcast of the events.

If you agree to have your presentation's audio recorded, please upload the Recording Authorization form and send it back to us either by uploading it here or by sending it in by email.


Cancellation of CIM Convention & EXPO 2020

The well-being of our industry is vital to our future and we take our strategic role of connecting and furthering the knowledge of our minerals and metals community seriously.