Schedule At-a-Glance

We look forward to seeing you in Denver! Please note, all events and times are subject to change. Check back regularly for the latest schedule and details about conference events. Some events require an additional preregistration fee and ticket, while the rest are included in the overall conference registration.


To view the schedule, please select a day from the left hand column.
*All event dates and times are subject to change. Please check back often for the latest updates to the conference schedule

 

Exhibitor Set-up (10x20 Booths and Larger, By Appointment Only)

Student Design Competition Registration

11:00 am - 5:00 pm


1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

SME Foundation Executive Committee Meeting

Leadership Orientation

CMSP Cut Score Panel

Attendee Registration Open

Certified Mine Safety Professional Testing

Exhibitor Registration Open

Exhibitor Set-up

Short Courses

Audit Committee Meeting

Education and Professional Development Strategic Committee Meeting

Finance Strategic Committee Meeting

Outreach Strategic Committee Meeting

Products & Services Strategic Committee Meeting

Structure and Governance Strategic Committee Meeting

ABET General Information & Training Lunch

ABET General Information & Training Meeting

Tailings Impoundment Committee Meeting

Joint Strategic Committee Meeting

SME Board of Directors Meeting (closed session)

8:00 am - 10:00 am


8:00 am - Noon

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

8:00 am - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 5:00 pm

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

9:00 am - 11:00 am

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm



1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


3:00 pm - 6:00 pm


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

SME Foundation Corporate Giving Committee Meeting

SME Foundation Individual Fundraising Committee Meeting

SME/NSSGA Student Design Competition (Final Presentations)

Exhibitor Registration Open

Attendee Registration Open

SME Bookstore Open

WAAIME: Finance Meeting

Exhibitor Set-up

CMSP Cut Score Panel

Professional Engineers Exam Committee Workshop and Business Meeting

Student Engagement Breakfast

Short Courses

Coal & Energy Division Executive Committee Meeting

Environmental Executive Committee Meeting

Health & Safety Division Executive Committee Meeting

Division Executive Committee Meeting

Division Executive Committee Meeting

Mining & Exploration Division Executive Committee Meeting

SME Board of Directors Meeting

Mineral School Department Heads Meeting

Student Forum, Sponsored by Newmont

ADTI Subcommittee Meeting

Industrial Minerals & Aggregates Division Program Committee Meeting

IAMSH and the Health & Safety Division Joint Meeting

Coal & Energy Division Unit Committee Meeting

Mineral & Metallurgical Processing Division Unit Committee Meeting

Young Leaders Committee Meeting

2019 Educator's Forum

Coal & Energy Division Nominating Committe Meeting

Mentor Meeting Place

Annual Meeting of the Members

Exhibit Hall Open

Grand Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall

Rising Professionals Social in Exhibit Hall

SME Foundation Gala Dinner and Silent Auction

7:00 am - 9:00 am
 

7:00 am - 9:00 am
 

7:00 am - 2:00 pm
 

7:00 am - 4:00 pm

7:00 am - 6:00 pm

7:00 am - 6:00 pm

8:00 am - 11:30 am

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm
 
 

8:30 am - 10:30 am

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

9:00 am - Noon
 

9:00 am - Noon

9:00 am - Noon
 

9:00 am - Noon

9:00 am - Noon

9:00 am - Noon

11:30 am - 4:00 pm

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
 

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
 

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
 

6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

4th Annual SME Health & Safety Division 5K

WFEO Task Force Meeting

Mineral & Metallurgical Processing Division Nominating Committee Meeting (closed)

Attendee Registration Open

Exhibitor Registration Open

SME Bookstore Open

Author's Coffee

Speaker Ready Room

Environmental Division Business Meeting

Division Technical Committee Meeting

WAAIME Division Executive Committee Meeting

Keynote Session

Young Leaders Mentoring Lunch (by ticket only)

IAMSH of SME Board Meeting & Annual Business Meeting

Exhibit Hall Open

Bulk Material Handling Committee Meeting

Conference Lunch in Exhibit Hall

Section Leaders Lunch (by invitation only)

SME Foundation Corporate Roundtable Luncheon (by invitation only)

Accreditation and Curricular Issues Subcommittee Meeting

Government & Public Affairs Committee Meeting

OTC Program Committee Meeting

Dreyer Lecture

Colorado Mining Association Annual Membership Meeting

OneMine Board Meeting

Mineral & Metallurgical Processing Division Plenary Session

Technical Sessions

CMA Technical Sessions

ABET Visitor Selection (closed)

SME 2020 Annual Conference & Expo Exhibit Space Sales

Competency Task Force Meeting

Dreyer Award Committee Meeting

Industrial Minerals & Aggregates Division Nominating Committee Meeting

Move Mining Competition

NORA Mining Sector Council

New Member Orientation & Reception

WAAIME Division Scholarship Recipients Reception

MMSA Annual Meeting

SME Mineral Processing & Extractive Metallurgy Handbook Reception

State Association Executives Reception

Move Mining Meet & Greet

MMSA Dinner

Komatsu/SME Student Mixer

4K by 40 and Rising Professionals Social

6:30 am - 8:30 am


7:00 am - 8:30 am

7:00 am - 9:00 am



7:00 am - 5:30 pm

7:00 am - 5:30 pm

7:00 am - 5:30 pm

7:30 am - 8:30 am

7:30 am - 5:00 pm

8:00 am - 9:00 am
 

8:00 am - 9:00 am  

8:00 am - Noon


8:30 am - 11:00 am

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

 

1:00 am - 4:00 pm  

11:00 am - 5:30 pm

11:30 am - 1:00 pm


11:30 am - 1:00 pm

11:30 am - 1:30 pm
 

Noon - 1:30 pm
 

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

2:30 pm - 4:25 pm

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm



4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
 

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
 

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Journal Oversight Committee Meeting

SME Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting

Sustainable Development Committee Meeting

Women of SME, WAAIME, and WIM Breakfast (ticketed)

Attendee Registration Open

SME Bookstore

Author's Coffee

Health and Safety Division Breakfast (ticketed)

Speaker Ready Room

Research Committee Meeting

MEC Scouting Subcommittee Meeting

Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Journal Editorial Board Meeting

Technical Sessions

CMA Technical Sessions

WAAIME Division Scholarship Meeting

Mining Engineering Magazine Editorial Board Meeting

MEC Move Mining Subcommittee Meeting

Student Member Affairs Subcommittee Meeting

Environmental Division Silent Auction in Exhibit Hall

SME 2020 Annual Conference & Expo Exhibit Space Sales

Exhibit Hall Open

Environmental Division Lunch (ticketed)

Coal & Energy Division Luncheon (ticketed)

Industrial Minerals & Aggregates Division Lunch (ticketed)

Coal & Energy Division Business Meeting

IM&AD Division Business Meeting

Operator's Forum

University Advisory Boards

Technical Sessions

University Advisory Boards

Council of Education Meeting

Information Publishing Committee Meeting

Student Member Mentor Meeting

Afternoon Social in Exhibit Hall

Bulk Materials Handling Poster Session

Coal & Energy and M&E Underground Ventilation Committee Meeting

Certified Mine Safety Professional Reception

Alumni Receptions

Industrial Minerals & Aggregates Division Executive Committee Mentoring Meeting

International Attendees Reception (by invitation only)

Friends of Minnesota Alumni Reception

Montana Tech Alumni Reception

Colorado School of Mines Mining Engineering Alumni Reception

Penn State University Alumni Reception

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Alumni Reception

University of Arizona Alumni Reception

University of Kentucky Department of Mining Engineering

University of Nevada, Reno Alumni Reception

Virginia Tech Mining and Minerals Engineering Alumni Reception

Colorado Mining Association Sustainability Reception and Awards Presentation (ticketed)

Freeport Student Event

New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology Alumni Receptiont

Scotch Nightcap MPD Division Scholarship Fundraiser (ticketed)

7:00 am - 8:30 am
 

7:00 am - 9:00 am
 

7:00 am - 9:00 am

7:00 am - 9:00 am
 

7:00 am - 5:30 pm

7:00 am - 5:30 pm

7:30 am - 8:30 am

7:30 am - 9:00 am
 

7:30 am - 5:00 pm

8:00 am - 9:00 am

8:00 am - 10:00 am

8:30 am - 10:00 am
 

9:00 am - 11:30 am

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
 

10:00 am - Noon


10:00 am - Noon


10:00 am - 4:00 pm
 

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
 

11:00 am - 5:30 pm

Noon - 1:30 pm

Noon - 1:45 pm
 

Noon - 1:45 pm


1:45 pm - 2:00 pm
 

1:45 pm - 2:00 pm

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm


3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm


5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
 


5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
 

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
 

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
 

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
 

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
 

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
 

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
 


6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

SME Valuation Standards Committee Meeting

Attendee Registration Open

SME Bookstore

Author's Coffee

2020 SME Annual Conference Program Committee Meeting

SME/AIME Past Presidents Breakfast (by invitation only)

Speaker Ready Room

Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

SME 2020 Annual Conference & Expo Exhibit Space Sales

Exhibit Hall Open

Resources & Reserves Committee Meeting

Education Sustainability Committee

2021 SME Annual Conference Program Committee Meeting

Technical Sessions

CMA Technical Sessions

Distinguished Member Award Nominating Committee Meeting

SME Registered Member Admissions Committee/SME Registered Member Ethics Committee

Mineral & Metallurgical Processing Division Lunch (ticketed)

Colorado Mining Association Reclamation and Safety Awards Lunch (ticketed)

Mining & Exploration Division Lunch (ticketed)

Exhibitor Move-Out

Minerals Education Coalition Committee Meeting

Jackling Lecture (during M&E Division Lunch)

Mineral & Metallurgical Processing Division Business Meeting

Mining & Exploration Division Business Meeting

International Committee Meeting

Technical Sessions

Mining & Exploration Division Unit Committee Meeting

Mineral & Metallurgical Processing Division Executive Committee Meeting

Environmental Division Nominating & Planning Committee Meeting

SME Strategic Nominating Committee Meeting (closed)

SME Dinner VIP Reception (by invitation only)

SME/AIME Awards Reception

SME/AIME Awards Banquet (ticketed)

President's Reception (by invitation only)

7:00 am - 9:00 am


7:00 am - 5:00 pm

7:00 am - 5:00 pm

7:30 am - 8:30 am

7:30 am - 9:00 am
 

7:30 am - 9:00 am
 

7:30 am - 5:00 pm

8:00 am - 9:30 am

8:00 am - 11:00 am
 

8:00 am - Noon

8:30 am - 10:00 am
 

8:30 am - Noon

9:00 am - 10:00 am
 

9:00 am - 11:00 am

9:00 am - 11:05 am

10:00 am - 11:00 am
 

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
 
 

Noon - 1:45 pm


Noon - 2:00 pm
 


Noon - 2:00 pm

Noon - 8:00 pm

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
 

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
 

1:45 pm - 2:00 pm


2:00 pm - 2:30 pm


2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm


2:15 pm - 3:30 pm
 

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
 

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

9:30 pm - Midnight

Exhibitor Move-Out

SME Board of Directors Meeting

NIOSH Mining Ventilation Contract Review Meeting

SME Board of Directors Meeting (closed session)

7:00 am - Noon

8:00 am - Noon

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
 

Noon - 1:00 pm