ALTA Conferences

Next Event: ALTA 2018

Organised by ALTA Metallurgical ServicesALTA conferences are one of the world’s premier annual metallurgical events.

Over the past 22 years 3,007 people from 63 countries have attended ALTA conferences 5,594 times - a true testament to the quality of our event. ALTA 2017 welcomed 109 new attendees for the first time.

Next Conference

ALTA 2018 is the 23rd year of one of the world’s premier annual metallurgical events, typically attracting 200-300 attendees from 25 countries.  The conference is an annual gathering of the global Nickel, Cobalt, Copper, Uranium-REE-Li and Gold-PM industries and features highly focused programs, topical forums, panel discussions and presentations by key international speakers. To be held 19-26 May at Pan Pacific Perth, Australia, it comprises three technical conferences, three short courses and an international trade exhibition.

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Key Features

  • Highly focused programs
  • High quality papers with practical emphasis
  • Highly qualified international presenters
  • Strong content of developing technology
  • Highly topical forums and panel discussions
  • Opportunities for discussion and debate
  • Key industry delegates from Australia and overseas
  • Sponsorship and promotional opportunities
  • International trade exhibition
  • Technical short courses


  • Exposure to latest worldwide developments in projects engineering technology, equipment, materials and reagents.
  • Networking with a wide variety of key industry people.
  • Showcasing of products and services to key industry decision makers.

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

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