Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining announces plans for 150th anniversary celebrations
October 17, 2018
The UK’s Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) has announced a programme of events to celebrate the 150th anniversary of its founding as the Iron and Steel Institute in 1869. The Iron and Steel Society, a division of IOM3, has taken the lead in putting together a programme of events to mark this important year in the history of the Institute.
The calendar of events includes an Inauguration Day on the exact date of the first official meeting of the Iron and Steel Institute, a series of technical conferences, social events, Younger Member events, local society events and associated activities such as a special anniversary issue of Materials World, a photographic competition and a virtual exhibition.
A provisional calendar of events can be downloaded from the website and full details will be announced on the 150th anniversary microsite at www.iom3.org/150 as they become available.