At the 2020 SME Annual Conference & Expo you’ll have opportunities to learn, connect, and explore.
Get ready to engage with colleagues and thought leaders from across the mining industry, providing you with the insights, information, and tools needed to excel in an era of industry innovations and economic change.
Connect with Colleagues
Networking opportunities abound at the Annual Conference. Engage with industry professionals at favorite events, like the Health & Safety 5K fun run, the Women of SME Breakfast and Panel Discussion, MPD Scotch Nightcap, or the Monday Night Social hosted by the Young Leaders Committee... Find Your Event
Plan Your Exhibit Visit
With 80,000 sq. feet of exhibit space and over 725 booths, the SME Expo Floor provides you the opportunity to look at new products, comprehensive services, and integrated solutions – all from industry vendors who understand your needs. This year, highlights include an afternoon social and the perennial favorite grand opening reception... Plan Your Exhibit Visit
Learn from Industry Leaders
Choose from over 120 technical sessions, 5 short courses, and 2 field trips designed to provide you with unmatched professional development. Not only do you have access to speakers at the top of their field, but you earn PDH credit as well... Meet Our Expert Speakers
Access the Latest and Greatest
At the Annual Conference you’ll have first access to some SME’s brand new products. Stop by the bookstore and pick up your copy of the new Mineral Processing & Extractive Metallurgy Handbook – it’s a must-have reference to your library. Visit the SME Membership or Springer booth for an inaugural copy of the new Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration journal.
As some of the most welcoming and friendly professionals in the industry, SME Annual Conference attendees make getting involved easy. Attend a division lunch or meeting and discover where you can make a difference in the industry...View Your Division Schedule