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This meeting is sponsored by the Extraction & Processing Division of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), in conjunction with the following TMS committees:

  • Aqueous Processing Committee
  • Copper, Nickel, Cobalt Committee
  • Materials Characterization
  • Process Fundamentals Committee
  • Process Modeling, Analysis and Control Committee
  • Pyrometallurgy Committee
  • Recycling Committee
  • Waste Treatment and Minimization Committee


The Sohn International Symposium is cosponsored by a growing list of 100 professional organizations around the globe and major industrial companies in nonferrous, iron and steel production.

Afgevaardigd-beheerder Technologisch Instituut vzw, Belgium
The American Ceramic Society (ACerS)
The American Foundry Society (AFS)
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
APMI International
ASM International
Asociacion Argentina de Materiales (SAM)
The Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST)
Associazione Italiana di Metallurgia (AIM)
The Austrian Society for Metallurgy and Materials (ASMET)
The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM)
Benelux Metallurgie
Beijing General Research Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (BGRIMM)
Brazilian Association for Materials and Metallurgy (ABM)
Brunei Darussalam Institute of Chemistry
Ceramic Society of Japan (CerSJ)
Chemical Society of Japan
Chemical Society of Pakistan
Chemical Society of Peru
The Chemical Society of Thailand
Chilean Chemical Society
The Chinese Society for Metals (CSM)
Cobalt Development Institute (CDI)
Colegio de Ingenieros de Chile
CSIRO, Australia
Czech Society for New Materials and Technologies (CSNMT)
Danish Metallurgical Society (DMS)
Danish Ceramic Society
Danish Chemical Society
The Electrochemical Society (ECS)
The Electrochemical Society of Japan (DMS)
Engineering Conferences International (ECI)
European Ceramic Society
The Federation of European Materials Societies (FEMS)
The Finnish Association of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers
Société Française de Métallurgie et de Matériaux (SF2M)
Georgian Ceramic Society
German Society for Mining, Metallurgy, Resource and Environmental Technology (GDMB)
Gintsvetmet Institute
Gipronickel Institute, JS
Hellenic Ceramic Society (HCS)
The Indian Institute of Metals (IIM)
Institute of Materials Engineering Australasia (IMEA)
Institute for Nonferrous and Rare Metals (IMNR)
The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3)
Institute of Metals and Technology (IMT)
Institute of Non-Ferrous Metals (INM)
International Aluminium Institute (IAI)
International Energy Foundation (IEF)
Instituto Argentino de Siderurgia (IAS)
Integrated Chemists of the Philippines
The International Lead Zinc Research Organization, Inc. (ILZAO)
The Iron and Steel Institute of Japan (ISIJ)
The Israel Chemical Society (ICS)
The Japan Institute of Metals (JIM)
Jordanian Chemical Society
The Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST)
Korean Chemical Society
Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers (KIChE)
The Korean Institute of Metals and Materials (KIM)
Malaysian Institute of Chemistry
Materials Research Society (MRS)
Materials Society of Portugal (SPM)
Mexican Academy of Materials Sciences (MRS) [Academis Mexicana de Ciencia de Materiales]
Minerals Engineering International (MEI)
The Metallurgical Society of CIM
The Mining and Materials Processing Institute of Japan (MMIJ)
The Nonferrous Metals Society of China (NFSoc)
The North American Thermal Analysis Society (NATAS)
The Polish Association of Metallurgical Engineers and Technicians (SITPH)
The Portugese Chemical Society (SPQ)
Slovenian Ceramics Society (SCS)
Slovenian Society of Materials (SDM)
Slovak Metallurgical Society (SMS)
Société Française de Chimie
Societe Royale de Chimie, (SRC) (SME)
Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME)
Society of Chemical Engineering Japan
The South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM)
Swedish Society for Materials Technology (SFMT)
Swedish Steel Producers Association (Jernkontoret)


Canadian Mining Journal
The European Journal of Mineral processing and Environmental Protection
Ferrous Metals Journal
Industrial Minerals
Journal of Technical Electronic Materials
Magnesium Monthly Review

Materials Engineering News
Mining Journal
Mineral and Metallurgical Processing
Mineral Processing Journal
Nonferrous Metals Journal
Ore and Metals Publishing House


FLOGEN® Technologies, Inc.

Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources

Korea Zinc Co. Ltd.


John Floyd, Australia


A number of attractive sponsorship options for Sohn International Symposium are available. Complete details are available on the Corporate Sponsorship/Donation Form, which can be downloaded in portable document format and printed and viewed using Adobe Acrobat. Sponsorship questions should be directed to:

The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, Inc.
184 Thorn Hill Road
Warrendale, PA 15086 USA
E-mail: Exhibits@tms.org
Phone: (724) 776-9000
Fax: (724) 776-2053

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