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2017 SME Annual Conference & Expo and CMA 119th National Western Mining Conference

  • 19 Feb 2017
  • 12:00 PM
  • 22 Feb 2017
  • 6:00 PM
  • Denver, Colorado

February 19-22, 2017 -- 2017 SME Annual Conference & Expo and CMA 119th National Western Mining Conference

There is still time to REGISTER for the largest mining conference in 2017! Join 6,500 industry professionals from across the world and share innovative ideas, best practices and cutting-edge research.

In addition to the 120 technical sessions offered, you can network and experience the dozens of conference-sponsored events throughout the four-day conference: more information here!

Saturday, February 18:
  • Young Leaders Field Trip: Climax Molybdenum Mine: 7am – 5 pm

Sunday, February 19:
  • SME/NSSGA Student Design Competition: 7 am – 2 pm
  • Student Chapter Representatives Subcommittee Breakfast: 8:30 am – 11 am
  • Caterpillar Student Forum and Reception: 1 pm – 3 pm
  • Mentor Meeting Place: 3 pm – 5 pm
  • Young Leaders Committee Meeting: 3 pm – 5 pm
  • Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Reception: 4 pm – 6 pm
  • SME Foundation Gala Dinner and Silent Auction: 6 pm – 11 pm 

Monday, February 20:
  • 2nd Annual SME Health & Safety 5K Run: 7am
  • Annual Spouse / Guest Brunch: 11 am – 1 pm
  • Young Leaders Mentoring Luncheon: 11 am – 1 pm
  • Exhibit Hall Luncheon: 11:30 am – 1 pm
  • New Member Orientation & Reception: 5 pm – 6:30 pm
  • Rising Professionals Social: 7 pm – 9 pm

Tuesday, February 21:
  • Health & Safety Division Breakfast: 7:30 am
  • Women of SME Breakfast and Panel Discussion: 7:30 am
  • Exhibit Hall Afternoon Social: 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
  • WAAIME 100th Anniversary Celebration & Alumni
  • Reception: 5 pm – 9 pm
  • MPD Scotch Nightcap: 8 pm – 11 pm
  • Educator’s Forum: 3 pm – 5 pm
  • Mineral School Department Heads Meeting: 8 am – 12 pm

Wednesday, February 22:
  • Exhibit Hall Continental Breakfast: 8 am – 9:30 am
  • Young Leaders Student Member Mentor Meeting: 3 pm – 6 pm
  • SME/AIME Awards Banquet: 6 pm – 10 pm

Get your autographed copy of Rise to the Occasion by Brad Ross at the SME Bookstore in the lobby during the exclusive book signing events: Monday 11 am – Noon; Tuesday 1 pm – 3 pm and Wednesday 9 am – 10 am.


And don’t forget to attend the Move Mining Final Competition on Tuesday, February 21st at 4 pm in room #203! Be part of the positive change in the perception of mining. Register to attend the 2017 SME Annual Conference & Expo and CMA 119th National Western Mining Conference at www.smeannualconference.com. Join us in exploring these exciting times in mining!


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