ALTA Conferences

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What do people say about ALTA? Testimonials

ALTA conference proceedings and short course manuals are available from Publications and ALTA Free Library

ALTA 2022 is a world-class annual metallurgical conference, now in its 26th year, and a leading platform for innovation.  ALTA conferences are well-known for providing exceptional opportunities for the industry to share ideas, innovations, technologies and projects, and develop new industry connections.

The carefully crafted program is practically oriented rather than academic, and the themes running through the conferences reflect key current and developing technology trends. We are pleased to partner with CSIRO Mineral Resources for the In-Situ Recovery Conference (ISR) and Curtin Gold Technology Group for the Gold-PM Conference. The Uranium-Rare Earths and In-Situ Recovery conferences are organized in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

We are heading back to Perth

Following our all virtual event in 2020, we are excited to return to a face-to-face gathering for ALTA 2022 to be held 22-26 May at the Pan Pacific Perth. We have adopted a hybrid format with in-person attendance for both Australian and international delegates.  Virtual participation will be available for internationals who are unable to travel.

The short courses will be presented virtual only on 20, 21 and 27 May, and will also be accessible to attendees post conference.

Visit the dedicated conference website.

FIVE conferences

  • Nickel-Cobalt-Copper (20-24 May) including Pressure Acid Leaching forum & panel
  • Uranium-Rare Earths (25 May) including Rare Earth Process Development forum & panel
  • Gold-PM (25 May) including Refractory & Complex Gold Ores forum & panel
  • In-Situ Recovery (ISR) (26 May) including Enhancing ISR Permeability forum & panel
  • Lithium & Battery Technology (26 May) including Developments in Battery Technology forum & panel

THREE short courses

  • Treatment of Nickel-Cobalt Laterites (20 May)
  • Copper SX/EW Basic Principles and Detailed Plant Design (21 May)
  • Heap Leaching & its Application to Copper, Gold, Uranium & Nickel Ores (27 May)

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Read the reports from our recent conferences

Key FeaturesBenefits of Participation
Leading platform for metallurgical innovation and strong content of developing technologyIncreased exposure to the latest worldwide developments in projects engineering technology, equipment, materials and reagents
Highly-focused programs and quality technical papers with practical emphasisGain valuable knowledge from industry experts
Knowledgeable and experienced international presentersDiscover, share and discuss metallurgical innovation in an environment that encourages open exchange of ideas and experiences
Highly topical forums and panel discussions with opportunity for discussion and debateShowcase products and services to key industry decision makers
Practically-oriented technical short courses
Truly international event with typically 40% international attendance from 30 countriesOpportunity to receive feedback from senior technical specialists from all aspect of industry and around the globe
Sponsorship and promotional opportunitiesNetwork with a wide variety of key industry people
International trade exhibition

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