You Are the Future of Mining

As part of SME's long standing committment to the Students and Educators in the mining industry, we have developed a conference program specifically geared to meet the educational and networking needs of this very important, growing segment of our constituents.


The Industry Conference You Can't Afford to Miss

With limited time and resources, we know it can be difficult to choose the right conference to attend that will provide lasting benefits for your educational and personal growth. The 2018 SME Annual Conference & Expo and 91st Annual Meeting of the SME-MN Section is THE mining conference of the year. Offering an expansive Students and Educators program, our goal is to provide you with a conference experience that will not only inspire you in your studies, but an experience that can open the doors to future prospects.

  1. Unlimited Learning Experiences

    The 2018 SME Annual Conference & Expo and 91st Annual Meeting of the SME-MN Section provides excellent opportunities to learn more about your specific field of study in a diverse, professional environment.

  2. Expand Your Personal & Professional Network

    At conference mixers and social events you will have the opportunity to meet new people and rub shoulders with the leading industry scholars and professionals who inspire you.

  3. Make a Lasting Impression

    The 2018 SME Annual Conference & Expo and 91st Annual Meeting of the SME-MN Section gives you the chance to shine as a student/scholar, especially if you’re presenting or participating in one of our many student activities and functions. You can also list conferences you’ve participated in on your curriculum vitae.

  4. Reignite Your Passion

    The 2018 SME Annual Conference & Expo and 91st Annual Meeting of the SME-MN Section is great way to refuel yourself. Just when you’re feeling worn out from taking classes, writing papers, or teaching a heavy course load, the 2018 SME Annual Conference & Expo and 91st Annual Meeting of the SME-MN Section can give you the boost you need to reignite your passion and invigorate your work.