MineXchange 2021 SME Annual Conference & Expo

MineXchange 2021 SME Annual Conference & Expo is the only conference dedicated to all disciplines of mining engineering. Featuring a wide variety of technical sessions and speakers combined with our expansive virtual expo floor, MineXchange attracts thousands of mining professionals from around the world.

As a four-day interdisciplinary virtual experience – including a premier three-day, technical program – the SME Annual Conference & Expo is widely recognized as the most distinguished forum for the publication of multidisciplinary mining research. Additionally, the virtual expo provides close-up views of the latest in mining technology and innovations, providing opportunities for creative collaboration with leading industry vendors.

At SME, we understand the future of mining resides in the next generation of engineering and mining professionals. That is why we also include an integrated student focused program, allowing students from around the world to connect with the world's most innovative technology and accomplished mining professionals.

Expansive Exhibit Hall

Get a firsthand look at new products, comprehensive services and integrated solutions offered by our exhibitors. Our virtual Expo provides you with the opportunity to connect with more vendors than any other industry conference. For a complete list of exhibitors, visit our Exhibitor Directory.



Educational Technical Sessions

We are bringing together some of the brightest minds in the mining industry today. The MineXchange technical sessions place a driving focus on the topics and trends that matter most to you, all in the convenience of your home or work. Information on technical sessions will be added as they are confirmed.



Variety of Short Courses

If you are looking for ways to continue your education, take advantage of the short courses offered at the conference. Offering a complete educational experience, these short courses cover the latest topics in mining technology, practices and innovation.




SME Bookstore

SME offers a comprehensive range of industry publications covering a wide variety of current and trending industry topics. From mine safety to structural design, our bookstore caters to your professional development. Expand your knowledgebase and gain actionable insight. Visit our bookstore online and see all of our available publications.



Networking Functions

At the SME Annual Conference & Expo, mining professionals just like you  have the opportunity to exchange ideas with some of the leading educators, innovators and experts in the mining industry today. Expand your professional network and make new, lasting impressions with a variety of fun and engaging virtual networking functions.




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