Conference Authors

Authors are an important part of creating the valuable content shared at 2017 SME Annual Conference & Expo and CMA 119th National Western Mining Conference. Learn about becoming an author by selecting one of the topics below.

Select a topic to learn more about becoming a conference author:

Authors Overview: Get an overview of becoming an author, including a list of topics and important dates.

Abstract Submission: After choosing a topic, use the Abstract & Evaluation criteria to write your abstract.

Accepted Papers: A comprehensive list of accepted papers for this year's conference.

Presenter's Guidelines: View the guidelines and official conference PowerPoint template.

Program Committee: Meet our program committee and connect with them online.

Authors FAQs: All you need to know about becoming a conference author.

Dates & Deadlines

Prospective authors are asked to submit a 100 word abstract. Detailed guidelines for submitting a successful abstract will be provided on the submission website. Following the abstract review, accepted authors will be invited to submit a paper.

Key Dates

August 3, 2015 - Abstracts for Consideration are due

August 1, 2016 - Abstracts for consideration are due
September 2016 - Authors notified of acceptance
November 1, 2016 - Preprint manuscripts due (optional)