Schedule

Program Schedule

We look forward to seeing you in online! Please note, all events and times are subject to change. Check back regularly for the latest schedule and details about conference events.

ALL TIMES LISTED AS MOUNTAIN STANDARD TIME (+2hrs Eastern / -1hr Pacific)


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*All event dates and times are subject to change.

8:30 am 10:00 am MST Welcome and Keynote Session
10:00 am 10:45 am MST SME Meeting of the Members
10:30 am 12:30 pm MST Technical Sessions
12:30 pm 2:00 pm MST Visit the Virtual Expo
2:00 pm 2:30 pm MST Virtual Networking Coffee Break
Sponsored by Dassault Systemes
2:30 pm 3:30 pm MST Technical Sessions
3:30 pm 4:00 pm MST Visit the Virtual Expo
9:00 am 10:00 am MST Signature Presentation: Daniel C. Jackling Lecture
10:00 am 10:30 am MST Virtual Networking Coffee Break
Sponsored by Rio Tinto, Caterpillar, Hexagon Mining and Aspen Technology, Inc.
10:30 am 12:30 pm MST Technical Sessions
12:30 pm 2:00 pm MST Visit the Virtual Expo
2:00 pm 3:00 pm MST Technical Sessions
2:00 pm 3:00 pm MST Signature Presentation: Diversity & Inclusion Panel Discussion
Sponsored by Freeport-McMoRan
3:00 pm 4:30 pm MST Visit the Virtual Expo
9:00 am 12:30 pm MST Signature Presentation: MPD Plenary Program
Sponsored by Weir Minerals
10:00 am 10:30 am MST Virtual Networking Coffee Break
Sponsored by Wagner Equipment, Black & Veatch, Metso Outotec, Unified Purchasing Group
10:30 am 12:30 pm MST Technical Sessions
12:30 pm 2:00 pm MST Visit the Virtual Expo
2:00 pm 3:00 pm MST Technical Sessions
3:00 pm 4:30 pm MST Visit the Virtual Expo
4:30 pm 5:30 pm MST SME/AIME Award Recipients Networking Virtual Happy Hour
8:30 am 10:00 am MST Signature Presentation: Move Mining Live Competition
Sponsored by Komatsu
10:00 am 10:30 am MST Virtual Networking Coffee Break
Sponsored by Freeport-McMoRan, AECOM, Civil & Environmental Consultants and Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc.
10:30 am 11:30 am MST Signature Presentation: Dreyer Lecture
10:30 am 12:30 pm MST Technical Sessions
12:30 pm 2:00 pm MST Visit the Virtual Expo
2:00 pm 3:00 pm MST Technical Sessions
3:00 pm 4:30 pm MST Visit the Expo
8:30 am 9:00 am MST Virtual Networking Coffee Break
Sponsored by Komatsu, Weir Minerals, Barr Engineering and Trapper Mining Inc.
8:30 am 9:00 am MST Signature Presentation: Health & Safety Lecture
Sponsored by Rio Tinto
10:00 am Noon MST Technical Sessions
Noon 1:30 pm MST Visit the Expo
1:00 pm 1:30 pm MST SME Foundation Raffle in Virtual Exhibit Hall (License #2020-15953 & 2021-15966)
9:00 am 10:00 am MST Keynote Session and Awards Program
10:00 am Noon MST Technical Program
Noon 1:30 pm MST Appointments Available in Virtual Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm 1:30 pm MST SME Foundation Raffle in Virtual Exhibit Hall
1:30 pm 2:30 pm MST SME Meeting of the Members
2:30 pm 4:30 pm MST SME Board of Directors Virtual Meeting
4:30 pm 5:30 pm MST SME Board of Directors Virtual Meeting (closed session)