Technical Sessions that Enlighten

The 2018 SME Annual Conference & Expo and 91st Annual Meeting of the SME-MN Section is proud to present technical sessions hosted by some of the leading industry innovators from around the world. This will include the 6th North American Iron Ore Symposium. All technical sessions will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

To learn more about available sessions, please view the complete list below.


Oral and poster session topics will include:

  • Coal & Energy
  • Environmental
  • Health & Safety
  • Mineral & Metallurgical Processing
  • Industrial Minerals & Aggregates
  • Iron Ore Symposium
  • Mining & Exploration
  • Bulk Material Handling
  • Mining Finance
  • Research
  • UCA of SME
  • International
Please check back often for updates on technical sessions.

Keynote Address

The 2018 SME Annual Conference & Expo and 91st Annual Meeting of the SME-MN Section includes many high-profile industry speakers and will highlight the importance of industrial innovation, including in the mining sector. To learn more about the keynote address and the speakers, please visit Speakers.