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The Instituto de Ingenieros de Minas de Chile (IIMCh) will host the COPPER 2022. Branded the Largest Technical Copper Conference will be held in Santiago, Chile, from November 13 to 17, 2022, and will mark the 11th edition of this conference series.

The success and outcome of the Copper Conference is the work of the eight leading International Professional Societies (IIMCh, GDMB, MMIJ, TMS, SME, MetSoc, NFSoc and SAIMM) who tirelessly preserve in bringing forth symposia of the highest quality to the delegates.



Engineers, scientists, and copper fabricators and users from the entire world will meet at this conference, exchanging ideas, scientific innovation, and development. As usual, we will cover all the areas of the copper chain value in Plenary Lectures and nine Symposia. Besides, some Short Courses and Industrial Tours are being planned.


Call for Abstract submission for COPPER 2022

Authors applying to participate in the copper international conference should submit an abstract of their paper, until October 31th, 2021, using our uploading platform.


Technical areas to be covered in the Conference are:

  1. Economics, Markets and Applications
  2. Mineral Processing
  3. Pyrometallurgy
  4. Hydrometallurgy
  5. Electrometallurgy
  6. Sustainability
  7. Process Optimization through Innovation, Technology, Automation and Design
  8. Waste Management and Circular Economy
  9. Geometallurgy


For more information visit:


  • 13 November 2022 - 17 November 2022
  • Santiago, Chile.