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2018 SME Annual Conference & Expo

25. February 2018 - 28. February 2018

The 2018 SME Annual Conference & Expo and 91st Annual Meeting of the SME-MN Section is the only conference dedicated to all disciplines of mining engineering. Featuring a wide variety of technical sessions and speakers, combined with an expansive exhibit hall, this will be a professional event you will truly enjoy and remember!

This is a four-day interdisciplinary educational experience including a three-day technical session program that attracts thousands of mining professionals from around the world. The SME Annual Conferences are widely recognized as the most distinguished forum for the publication of multidisciplinary mining research. In addition to the leading-edge technical program, the conference’s expansive exhibit hall provides close-up views of the latest in mining technology and innovations, allowing our attendees to have hands-on opportunities for creative collaboration with leading industry vendors.

The future of mining resides in the next generation of engineering and mining professionals with an integrated student-focused program, allowing students from around the world to interact with the world’s most innovative technology and accomplished mining professionals. The conference hosts several student specific activities, functions, and socials to encourage personal and professional growth.


25. February 2018
28. February 2018
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Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME)


Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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