ALTA 2020 is a world premier annual metallurgical conference, now in its 25th year, and a leading platform for innovation. The emphasis of the program is practical rather than academic, and the themes running through the conference are the various aspects of technology and project development. ALTA conferences are well-known for providing exceptional opportunities for the industry to share ideas, innovations, technologies and projects. The conference features highly-focused programs, topical forums, panels and presentations by key international speakers. Held over eight days in Perth, it comprises five technical conferences, three short courses, networking functions and an international trade exhibition.