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CIAC – A Conference on Aluminum Innovation

Aluminum: The Game Changer!

The Aluminium Association of Canada (AAC) and its members — Alcoa, Aluminerie Alouette, and Rio Tinto Alcan — are proud to invite delegates to attend the second part of the Canadian International Aluminium Conference (CIAC), to be held in Montreal, Canada, at the Centre Mont-Royal on June 2-4, 2014.

CIAC 2014 will gather 200 international experts and world-class speakers to debate new perspectives on aluminum, as well as its future. At a time when our industry is experiencing challenges and transformation, the conference will look at the importance of aluminum’s lifecycle and will cover topics such as innovation and best practices, sustainable cities and building design, ground transportation, public transportation, aerospace, market dynamics, recycling, additive manufacturing, as well as aluminum’s potential applications, from the present to 2020. The CIAC will also look at the Canada-Europe free-trade agreement and how it will affect the aluminum industry.

Speakers and special guests include:

  • Timothy R. Armstrong,
    vp – Research and Product Commercialization, Carpenter Technology Corporation
  • Chris Bayliss,
    deputy secretary, General International Aluminium Institute
  • Ayrton Filleti, technical director and emeritus president, Abal (Brazilian Aluminum Association) and intelectus aluminum consultant, Environmental Services, São Paulo Area, Brazil
  • Mathieu Brochu, associate professor, Department of Mining and Materials Engineering, McGill University
  • Jean-François Julien, associate architect, Cardin Ramirez Julien
  • Larry Moore, assistant vp and
    principal engineer of Mining and Metallurgy, FM Global and Chief Engineers Group, Executive Offices, Johnston RI USA
  • Pierre Ducharme, president, Marcon

In addition to conferences, workshops, and enlightening debates, attendees will benefit from international networking and business development opportunities as well as training and educational sessions. The 2014 CIAC is supported by over 20 international partners, 30 Canadian partners that include the provincial and federal governments and, over 50 sponsors.

The CIAC 2014 takes place in June in the days leading up to the Montreal F1 Grand Prix. The organizing committee has put together different group rates, as well as special packages for those who wish to extend their stay and attend the Grand Prix. This is a not-to-be-missed event, at the crossroads of exciting challenges, major transformation, and a brighter future.

For more information, visit the conference website, or follow it on twitter: @Ciacmontreal.




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