This week Isograph attended the CIM (Canadian Institute of Mining) conference in Vancouver, http://vancouver2014.cim.org/ which was a great event. As software authors we usually don’t get the chance to take a close look at the machinery that is often modeled in our software. The CIM conference not only gave us this chance it seemed to have a bit of everything including: 12 foot tires, 14 ton trucks, UAV’s, drills, software and many items specific to the mining industry. Its also the only conference I have been to that had its own fireworks show!
CIM is a very mature organization which was founded in 1898, the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) is the leading technical society of professionals in the Canadian Minerals, Metals, Materials and Energy Industries. CIM has over 14,600 members, convened from industry, academia and government. With 10 Technical Societies and over 35 Branches, their members help shape, lead and connect Canada’s mining industry, both within Canadian borders and across the globe. Reference