IOM3 events

Most of the events listed on this page are those organised by the Institute, its technical divisions or associations, and by IOM Communications Ltd, the wholly owned subsidiary of IOM3. However, some events listed are co-sponsored or supported by IOM3, but not organised by the Institute.

For events organised by the Institute's affiliated local societies, please see the links off the various regional pages within our Local Societies section.

Women in Materials Minerals and Mining Spring Seminar

Organised by the IOM3 Women in Materials Minerals and Mining Committee

11 Mar 2020, Manchester, United Kingdom

Spring seminar on careers, mentoring and networkingFull information >

High Strain Rate Behaviour of Elastomers

13 Mar 2020, Oxford, United Kingdom

Discussion meeting organised by the Rubber in Engineering Group of IOM3 with a focus on the use of elastomers at high strain ratesFull information >

Cancelled - 2020 YMC Art Lecture

17 Mar 2020, London, United Kingdom

Younger Members' Committee Art Lecture by Karen BarberFull information >

World Copper Conference 2020

IOM3 Supported

23 Mar 2020 - 25 Mar 2020, Santiago, Metropolitana de Santiago, Chile

The 19th World Copper Conference is the world premier copper conference. Together with CESCO Week, the event constitutes one of the most important gatherings in the mining industry. This CEO-level meeting provides decision-makers an opportunity to hear from copper mining and smelting industry leaders.Full information >

World Advanced Materials Summit and Expo

IOM3 Supported

31 Mar 2020 - 1 Apr 2020, Manchester, United Kingdom

World Advanced Materials Summit & Expo will be a combined conference & trade exhibition. It will attract industry leaders from around the world shaping the advanced materials agenda.Full information >


Organised by IOM3 Ceramics Society in conjunction with British Ceramic Confederation (BCC), Lucideon, University of Surrey and the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN)

1 Apr 2020, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom

The 2020 Ceramic Innovation Network (CIN) event will bring together academics and industrialists from all subsectors of the ceramic industry seeking to explore the development and innovation opportunities of sintering and firing in the ceramics industry.Full information >

Tinius Olsen Webinar – Materials Testing

IOM3 organised on behalf of Tinius Olsen

9 Apr 2020, Online Webinar, United Kingdom

Tinius Olsen Webinar – Material Testing: What's happening in the world of multinational standards developmentFull information >

PVC 2020

Organised by IOM Communications Ltd on behalf of the Polymer Society of IOM3

20 Apr 2020 - 23 Apr 2020, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

PVC 2020 will continue to build on the reputation of this triennial conference series as being the world’s leading conference supporting the global PVC industry.Full information >

2020 YPLC UK Final

Organised by IOM3 on behalf of the Younger Members' Committee

29 Apr 2020, London, United Kingdom

IOM3 Annual Young Persons' Lecture Competition UK finalFull information >

NANO4EV's - Energy Storage

Organised by IOM Communications Ltd on behalf of the Nano Committee of IOM3

5 May 2020, London, United Kingdom

A two-day conference to raise awareness of the new developments in nanomaterials and nanosurfaces in the area of electrical energy storage.Full information >