9th International Symposium on Hydrometallurgy

Phoenix, Arizona

8/20/2023 7:00 AM - 8/23/2023 5:00 PM MST


9th International Symposium on Hydrometallurgy | Honoring J. Brent Hiskey

Hydrometallurgy 2023 focuses on the many aspects of metallurgical processing including mineral processing, extractive metallurgy, environmental science and engineering, as well as its future role in processing base metals, precious metals, and strategic metals and minerals.

At Hydrometallurgy you will learn about fundamentals theory involved in many unit processes, industrial applications, and the state-of-the-art applications from around the world. Conference highlights include:

  • Plenary lecture series

  • Short courses

  • Technical program


Call for Papers

The program committee issues a call for papers on the below topics. The ideal paper presents solutions and outcomes or unique challenges.

  • Environment/Waste Treatment

  • Plant Practices

  • Metal Extraction

  • Separation Technologies

  • Recovery/Recycling

  • Rare Earth/Critical Minerals

  • Materials for Clean Energy

Submit your 100 word abstract

Program Deadlines:

October 28, 2022

Abstracts Due

November 2022

Accepted Authors Notified

January 1, 2023

Draft Papers Due for Review

March 15, 2023

Final Paper Due

Authors are notified of acceptance in November 2022.
Final manuscripts from accepted author are mandatory for inclusion in the proceedings. You should consider that submitting an abstract is a commitment to completing a manuscript on time.


More Events

December 7

SME Environmental Division Afternoon Pick-Me-Up

The Environmental Division will be hosting an afternoon pick-me-up with a special presentation by TerraMovers, the finalist of the MoveMining Competition. All SME members are invited.

December 7, 2022 3:00PM MT

December 8

How to be MPD – Becoming an active division member

You’re invited to the SME Mineral & Metallurgical Processing Division Virtual Happy Hour/Coffee Break. Prepare a festive holiday mug containing your beverage of choice and discuss pathways to involvement in the SME Mineral & Metallurgical Processing Division. A prize will be awarded for the best mug. All SME members are invited. Dec 8, 2022 2:00 pm Mountain Time...