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Justification Toolkit

This toolkit provides tips and resources that can help you make the case for attending the co-located conferences WorldPM2020, AMPM2020, and Tungsten2020.

Justification Resources

  • Justification Letter: Use this easy to customize letter to share basic information about the conference with your employer. It’s pre-formatted with suggestions to highlight. 

  • Quantify the Benefits: This brief brochure will help you explain why attending WorldPM2020 is beneficial for you and your employer. 

  • WorldPM2020, AMPM2020, and Tungsten2020 Program: If your company requires a printed program as part of your attendance process, this should fulfill the requirement.

  • COVID-19 Updates: MPIF is monitoring the COVID-19 situtation. At this time, the conference will take place as scheduled. (Updated 3/16/2020)


U.S. Residents A passport is required to travel to Canada.

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Cost-Saving Opportunities

There are a few ways to reduce the cost of your trip. 

  • Update Your APMI International Membership: Current APMI International members can save more than $300 on their meeting registration compared to non-members. Join APMI International or renew your membership before you register for the conference. If you need registration assistance, please contact Stephanie Schember at 609-452-7700 ext. 114. 
  • See If Your Company Is a Member of MPIF: All MPIF member company employees qualify for a $400 discount on conference registration. 
  • Register Early: Register by May 15 to receive a discounted rate. APMI International and MPIF members benefit from an early registration rate and their member rate. 
  • Book a Hotel Room Early: Conference hotel room blocks are available at discounted rates. Once the rooms are sold, the savings is gone.

Three Conferences Sintered Into One Global Event!

WorldPM2020 presents the largest global powder metallurgy (PM) and particulate materials event of the year, and it only happens once every six years in North America. From June 27 through July 1, 2020, join the PM industry in Montreal, Canada, for three co-located conferences underneath one roof!


  • the largest global exhibit on PM, particulate materials, metal additive manufacturing, and tungsten, refractory and hardmaterials equipment, powders, and products;
  • global industry leaders presenting the latest R&D from around the world;
  • networking events and opportunities;
  • and more!
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Metal Powder Industries Federation:

APMI International
105 College Road East
Princeton, NJ 08540 USA

Phone: (609) 452-7700

Email: info@mpif.org

The Metal Powder Industries Federation is a federation of six trade associations representing various aspects of powder metallurgy (PM), metal powders, and particulate materials. Our mission is to advance the interests of the metal powder producing and consuming industries.