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February 7, 2018 - There’s still time to enhance your experience at the 2018 SME Annual Conference & Expo and 91st Annual Meeting of the SME-MN Section in Minneapolis, MN with our featured events.


Once you’ve registered for the conference, use your registration link to attend the following events:

Health & Safety 5K Fun Run – Don’t miss out on your chance to run in U.S. Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings and Super Bowl LII.

Learn to Curl Funspiel – Learn to play the Olympic sport described as “Chess on Ice” and enjoy curling at the official USA Olympic training center.

Northern Minnesota Field Trip (Two-Day) – Join fellow attendees for a unique two-day field trip to explore Northern Minnesota’s Iron Range.

Move Mining Live Competition – Attend this year’s live event and hear the ideas that are helping to change the world’s perception of mining!

MPD Scotch Nightcap – Come support the Mineral and Metallurgical Processing Division’s (MPD) scholarship and award funds at an evening filled with cocktails, snacks and live music!

  • Network with more than 6,000 industry professionals from around the world.


  • Share innovative ideas, best practices and cutting-edge research in more than 120 technical sessions. 


  • Visit with industry insiders with an expansive marketplace of more than 550 exhibiting companies.


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