Two major powerhouse organizations are joining for four days in Minneapolis to provide the maximum amount of technology and resources for today’s mining professionals. The SME Annual Conference & Expo provides excellent opportunities for sharing your passion for the industry, connecting with seasoned professionals, young leaders, educators, government and NGO representatives from around the world. And the SME MN Section will highlight state-of-the-art production, innovation and development techniques for the local iron ore and taconite industry.
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The perfect conference for professional networking and growth. Attend events such as the SME Foundation Dinner and Move Mining Competition for a fun addition to your conference activities.
Earn Professional Development Hours (PDHs) by participating in innovative and industry leading technical sessions and short courses. Learn with like-minded individuals in an open and exploratory environment.
From the Keynote address and division lunches to student events and activities, our conference hosts some of the industry's top speakers, thought leaders and decision makers.
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2018 SME Annual Conference & Expo &
91st Annual Meeting of the SME-MN Section
February 25 - 28, 2018