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76th Annual IMA World Magnesium Conference
15-17 May 2019
Budapest, Hungary

The IMA World Magnesium Conference is the premier international magnesium industry conference highlighting technological advances, innovative applications, and emerging developments in the global marketplace. This valuable conference will provide magnesium industry professionals with the latest information and advances on magnesium processes, applications, technology and environmental concerns.

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Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest
Erzsébet tér 7-8
1051 Budapest
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You are among the best and the brightest in the industry.

Share your expertise and knowledge by presenting a paper at the 76th Annual IMA World Magnesium Conference. 

The International Magnesium Association (IMA) Program Committee is pleased to invite abstracts from around the world to address all topics related to magnesium for presentation at the 76th Annual IMA World Magnesium Conference, 15-17 May 2019 in Budapest, Hungary.

You’ll be helping to advance the industry and have an unparalleled opportunity to address magnesium professionals, industry leaders, and decision-makers, who seek cutting-edge information and problem-solving resources. 

How to Submit

Abstracts can be submitted in electronic format through the IMA online Abstract Collection Portal at:

Abstracts are due October 31, 2018.

Submit An Abstract

For complete details, go to and choose “Call for Abstracts." The official language of the Conference will be English. It is preferred that all abstracts and final selected manuscripts be submitted in English.

IMA Promotes Magnesium Use at Recent Global Automotive Lightweight Material (GALM) Conference in Detroit

IMA Promotes Magnesium at GALM Detroit Conference

IMA Members (left to right) Samir Mesanovic, Nic Mans of Twin City Die Castings and Nes Abdulrahman, Alexander Usatiuk of Mag Specialties, Inc.

Successful CRM Day in Brussels

Sussessful CRM Day in Brussels

Successful CRM day in Brussels on "Current status of CRMs in the European Union" with speakers from JSW SA (Coking Coal), Nickel Institute, Materion Corporation (Beryllium), ETRMA (Natural Rubber) and GloREIA (REE)

Japan - Magnesium Newsletter (July/August)

The Japan Magnesium Association-


  1. Magnesium is found mixed in Aluminum casting scrap.
  2. Tsukuba Diecasting added new diecasting factory in Miyagi.
  3. Suncast targets 5 billion yen revenue in 2 years reinforcing production capacity and inventory control.
  4. Nexus establishes new factory in Toki, Gifu to expand magnesium parts production.
  5. Tanida explores global sales routes in Aerospace.
  6. Hakusan accepts Kaga Electronics’s capital investment to widen sales route of thermoelectric conversion element.
  7. Higashiosaka City Award to Rays Engineering, contributing to Le Mans championship.

Domestic Magnesium Market (from June 2018)
(Source: June issue of Import/Export Statistics (customs clearance basis) of METI - Compiled by The Japan Magnesium Associationn)

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IMA members who have renewed or joined for 2018 are encouraged to download an IMA member logo to post on your website and in print materials to to display you are a member of the International Magnesium Association. Two file versions of the logo are available: a high resolution JPEG file, and a PNG web file. Click on the logo below to access the files.

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IMA members have access to all past webinar recordings:

  • Environmental Benefits of Magnesium in Transport Applications (March 9, 2017)
  • Magnesium as an Engineering Material (Sept. 14, 2017)
  • Magnesium Extrusions for Automotive Engineers (Nov. 14, 2017)
  • Corrosion Protection of Magnesium Structures (Dec. 6, 2017)

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76th Annual IMA
Magnesium Conferenc
May 15-17, 2019

IMA Executive

Todd Olson
Twin City Die
Casting Company

Nic Andrews

Vice Presidents

Cam Tissinton
US Magnesium LLC

Kazumasa Yamazaki
Japan Magnesium Association

Immediate Past President
Jan Guy

IMA Staff

Ralph Gervasi
Executive Vice President
Phone: +1 (847) 447-1702

Christian Payn
European Representative
343 Chemin de Durban
84190 Beaumes de Venise
Phone: +33 (0) 679914437

Jason Accord

Sue Peterson

Event Coordinator
Amanda Beneke

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