ALTA Conferences

next event: ALTA 2021

What do people say about ALTA? Testimonials

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

ALTA 2021 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 emphasis of the carefully crafted program is practical rather than academic, and the themes running through the conference are the various aspects of technology and project development. We are pleased to partner with CSIRO Mineral Resources for the In-Situ Recovery Conference (ISR).

We are heading back to Perth

Following our virtual event in 2020, we are excited to return to a face-to-face gathering for ALTA 2021 to be held 13-20 November at the Pan Pacific Perth. We are designing a hybrid format with in-person attendance for Australians and online for internationals. If the Australian borders are open, online registrations may be converted to attend the physical event.

Visit the dedicated conference website for the hybrid event.

FIVE conferences

  • Nickel-Cobalt-Copper (15-17 November) including Pressure Acid Leaching forum & panel
  • Uranium-Rare Earths (18 November) including Rare Earth Process Development forum & panel
  • Gold-PM (18 November) including Refractory & Complex Gold Ores forum & panel
  • In-Situ Recovery (ISR) (19 November) including Enhancing ISR Permeability forum & panel
  • Lithium & Battery Technology (19 November) including Developments in Battery Technology forum & panel

THREE short courses

  • Treatment of Nickel-Cobalt Laterites (13 November)
  • Copper SX/EW Basic Principles and Detailed Plant Design (14 November)
  • Heap Leaching & its Application to Copper, Gold, Uranium & Nickel Ores (20 November)

Follow #ALTA2021 on LinkedIn and Twitter

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

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Latest News & Articles

Abstracts Available!

ALTA 2022 is pleased to present an outstanding line up of presenters and selection of abstracts. View the Abstracts on…Read more

ALTA 2021 Postponed

Given the continued uncertainty in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, and after much consideration the ALTA team have made the…Read more

Call for Papers

We are now receiving abstracts for ALTA 2022 to be held as a hybrid event in Perth and online 20-27…Read more