Student Program

The CIM Convention 2019 is the ultimate professional networking opportunity. Student registration provides access to the full delegate package: Monday Plenary, Tuesday Keynote Sessions, Technical Program, CIM Opening Ceremony and Reception, CIM Expo and Innovation Stage Presentations, Monday lunch at the Expo, Tuesday CIM Student-Industry Luncheon, Wednesday Komatsu Gala and Closing Ceremony & Reception. First time at the CIM Convention? Look out for an invitation for the Sunday reception with VIP industry leaders—exclusive to 1st time attendees!


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Student-Industry Luncheon

Make that all-important contact with the mining professionals who can help propel your career at the Student-Industry Luncheon. Practice networking skills by engaging with potential employers and mentors in this select and professional networking environment. Cash prizes will be presented to the poster competition winners.

Date: Tuesday, April 30
Location: 511F


Student Poster Competition

Showcase your talents to leading mining industry professionals. Put your best foot forward and submit an abstract online before March 1, 2019, on topics ranging from geology and mining to processing and sustainability. Cash prizes will be presented to 3 winners on site.

For more information:

Important dates:
Poster abstract submission deadline: March 1st, 2019
Email notification will be sent March 22nd, 2019

Poster area:
Poster presentations will be held in The EXPO foyer, at the Palais des congrès de Montréal.

Presentation time:
Poster presentations will follow the trade show hours:

    • Sunday, April 28, from 17:00 to 20:00
    • Monday, April 29, from 10:00 to 17:00
    • Tuesday, April 30, from 10:00 to 17:00

It is not compulsory to attend to your poster full time. However, poster presenters are expected to stand in front of their posters during the Monday and Tuesday coffee breaks and luncheons. There will be no audio-visual equipment for the Poster Session.

All posters must be written in bilingual (French & English) or in English. Poster presentations must include paper title, author(s) name(s) and affiliation(s), abstract, introduction, experimental procedure, results and discussion, conclusion, references, acknowledgments and contact person.

There is no need to upload a PowerPoint presentation of your poster.

Poster size and details:
Maximum size: width: 1.143 m (45") x height: 1.136 m (44.75")

Please bring Velcro sticky dots to mount your poster (poster boards are Velcro receptive)

Poster presenters must register for the convention through here.


Submit your poster



Iron Ore Symposium Reception

Participants, students and young leaders are invited to gather for Happy Hour and a chance to meet company recruiters from Champion Iron Mines and the Iron Ore Company of Canada. This event will provide exciting opportunities for your career development.

Date: Tuesday, April 30
Time: 17:00-19:00
Location: 511B

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