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Register Today!



  • Online registration preferred, however hard-copy forms available for Delegates, Presenters, Exhibitors-Sponsors.
  • ALTA will reject any registration that it deems inappropriate or fraudulent (penalty charges may apply).
  • Present a paper and save 50%.
  • 50% discount for sole consultants, unemployed and retired professionals.
  • 30% discount for Young Professionals 32 years and under.
  • Register 3+ from one organisation and save 11% per person.
  • Exhibit or sponsor and receive one free registration and save 15% on additional delegates.

Registration Fees

Fees are in Australian dollars and include 10% GST

22-24 May
25-26 May
Full Week
22-26 May
Standard $2300 $1600 $3500
TMS/SAIMM Members $2200 $1500 $3300
3+ Delegates (per delegate) $2100 $1400 $3100
Young Professional (32 years & under) $1600 $1100 $2450
Sole Consultant/Unemployed/Retired $1150 $800 $1750
Presenter (1 per paper) $1150 $800 $2450
Presenter - Sole Consultant/Unemployed/Retired (1 per paper) $575 $400 $1225
Exhibitor/Sponsor (complimentary) $0 $0 $0
Exhibitor/Sponsor (additional delegates) $2000 $1300 $3000
Booth Support Staff (excludes technical sessions) $400 $300 $625
Student (conditions apply) $700 $500 $1000

    Treatment of Nickel-Cobalt-Laterites Copper SX/EW Basic Principles & Detailed Plant Design
Heap Leaching & its Application to Copper, Gold, Uranium & Nickel Ores
20 May
21 May
27 May
Standard $800 $800 $800
TMS/SAIMM Members $750 $750 $750
3+ Delegates (per delegate) $750 $750 $750
Young Professional (32 years & under) $550 $550 $550
Sole Consultant/Unemployed/Retired $400 $400 $400
Presenter $750 $750 $750
Exhibitor/Sponsor $750 $750 $750
Student (conditions apply) $250 $250 $250

  Welcome Reception
Monday 22 May
Conference Dinner
Tuesday 23 May
Happy Hour
Thursday 25 May
Delegate - Full Week $0 $130 $0
Delegate - Nickel-Cobalt-Copper $0 $130 $45
Delegate - U-REE/Gold-PM $60 $130 $0
Additional Tickets $60 $130 $45



The cheapest rates at Pan Pacific Perth are available through ALTA. Our rates are guaranteed to be lower than any other online rate and offer the most flexibility. No pre-payment is required. Credit cards details are held to guarantee the booking only. Cancellations may be made up until 4pm on the day of arrival without penalty.

Beware of Unauthorised Hotel Solicitations The only legitimate booking method is via the ALTA website. No third-party booking service is endorsed by or affiliated with the conference.


Conditions of Entry

  • FREE entry during visitor hours.
  • Exhibitor employees are not permitted to register as visitors.
  • Visitor passes exclude daily lunch and networking functions.  Tickets may be purchased separately.
  • Visitor passes exclude entry to the technical sessions.
  • Visitors must wear an ALTA 2017 exhibitor visitor name badge at all times.
  • Visitors may register in advance via the website or onsite by presenting a business card at the registration desk in exchange for a name badge.

Visitor Hours

Monday 22 May 9:00-11:30am
Tuesday 23 May 9:00-11:30am
Wednesday 24 May 9:00-11:30am
Thursday 25 May 9:00-11:30am
Friday 26 May 9:00-11:30am

Terms & Conditions

Download Full Terms & Conditions

  • Fees are in Australian dollars and include 10% GST.
  • Payment details must be submitted with registration.
  • Separate registration is to be submitted for each delegate. Sharing individual registrations is not permitted.
  • Delegates must wear the correct lanyard at all times, sharing lanyards is not permitted.
  • Certificates of Participation will be provided on request after the conference (by 30 June).
How to Register
  • Online registration is open until 17 May; thereafter registration is via email or onsite at the venue.
  • Hardcopy registration forms also available.
  • Registrations will be acknowledged via email within three working days of receipt of payment. Please check the confirmation carefully and advise any modifications immediately.
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Antitrust Compliance Policy
  • ALTA complies with the antitrust laws of Australia. Attendees are encouraged to consult with their own corporate counsel for further guidance in complying with Australian and foreign antitrust laws and regulations.

  • Technical sessions (relevant to registration type), arrival coffee, morning/afternoon tea, lunch, Wi-Fi, satchel and attendee list.
  • Online access passwords to papers (during the conference) and e-proceedings (after the conference by 31 July).
  • UREE/GPM delegates may move freely between sessions and receive access passwords and proceedings for both sessions.
  • Welcome Reception and/or Happy Hour (relevant to registration type).
  • Conference dinner tickets are an an additional cost for all participants.
  • TMS and SAIMM members receive a discounted rate.
  • Membership number must be provided with registration.
Young Professional
  • Young professional registration is available to participants 32 years of age or younger.
  • Proof of age by drivers’ license or passport must be provided on request.
Sole Consultant/
  • Self-funded sole consultants (not subsidised), unemployed or retired industry professionals.
  • Further information may be requested.
  • Presenters receive 50% discount for the conference sessions in which they are presenting and 30% discount for a full-week registration.
  • Only one presenter rate available per paper.
  • Presenter registrations are in the name of the presenter and are non-transferrable.
  • Presenters must register by 28 February to qualify for the discount registration.
Exhibitors and Sponsors
  • Exhibitors-sponsors must register in order to take up the associated complimentary registration (one per booth).
  • Additional exhibitor-sponsor delegates receive discounted registration fees.
  • The exhibitor-sponsor delegate rate includes attendance at technical sessions, access password for online papers, electronic proceedings, daily catering, associated social function/s, satchel and attendee list. The rate excludes the conference dinner.
Booth Support Staff
  • Booth support staff must register in order to take up the associated complimentary registration (one per booth).
  • All booth support staff must register individually and wear the correct lanyard at all times.
  • Booth support staff may not register as Exhibition Visitors.
  • The rate includes daily catering, associated social function/s, satchel and attendee list.
  • The rate excludes attendance at technical sessions, access passwords to online papers, electronic proceedings and conference dinner.
Exhibition Visitors
  • Visitor registration opens March 2017.
  • The exhibition is open to visitors free of charge 9:00-11:30am and 2:00-4:30pm daily.
  • All visitors must register and wear a correct name tag.
  • Tickets may be purchased to attend lunches, cocktail functions and dinner.
  • Student registration includes undergraduate and graduate students pursuing full-time studies in areas relevant to the conference.
  • Students must provide proof of their full-time status for current academic year by way of a letter from the Department Head.

  • Papers will be posted to the delegate portal during the conference.
  • Passwords will be emailed to delegates 18 May and will be activated on 20 May. Sharing passwords is prohibited.
  • Delegates may download for use during the conference.
  • Delegates may print for individual personal use only. Distribution without the express written permission of ALTA is prohibited.
  • Uranium-REE/Gold-PM registration includes passwords and proceedings for both sessions.
  • The final proceedings will be provided in electronic format to all registered delegates after the conference by 31 July.
  • Booth support staff and exhibition visitors do not receive passwords or proceedings.
  • Short course attendees receive hardcopy manual at registration and electronic manual after the conference.


  • All cancellations must be made in writing to the Conference Secretariat and refunds, if applicable, will be issued after the conference.
  • Substitutions are welcome provided notification in writing is received.
  • Cancellations will be made subject to the following deadlines.
    Prior to 31 March: Refund less $200 administration fee.
    1 to 30 April: Refund less $500 administration fee.
    After 1 May: No refund.
Waiver of Liability
  • The program is subject to change without prior notice.
  • In the unlikely event of cancellation of the meeting, the only liability of the organiser is to refund all the monies paid.
  • ALTA Metallurgical Services accepts no liability to any persons or body for any loss, injury or damage caused.


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