Schedule At-a-Glance

We look forward to seeing you in Duluth! Please note, all events and times are subject to change. Check back regularly for the latest schedule and details about conference events. Some events require an additional preregistration fee and ticket, while the rest are included in the overall conference registration.

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*All event dates and times are subject to change. Please check back often for the latest updates to the conference schedule

Short Course - Integrated Alternative Tailings Management 8:00am - 4:30pm
Short Course - 40 Years of DNR Research: Mining and the Env. 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Short Course - Surface Mining Applications 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Exhibitor Move-in 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Opening Reception/Silent Auction
Beer sponsored by JWM Coenen Mechanical, Wine sponsored by Barr Engineering
Reception sponsored by: Minnesota Power, Weir Minerals, Hoover Construction and Foth Infrastructure & Environment LLC

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Student Breakfast 7:00am - 8:30am
Exhibitor Move-in 7:00am - 9:00am
Opening Plenary
Sponsored by Wescom Inc.
Welcoming Remarks, Julie Marinucci
National Mining Issues, Hugh Miller
Wescom Inc, Joel Bush
Global Trends in Mining & Metals 2019, Phil Hopwood
MN Section Update, Julie Marinucci
8:30am - 10:10am
Exhibit Hall Open 9:00am - 6:30pm
Break 10:10am - 10:45am
Technical Sessions 10:45am - 12:15pm
Lunch at the Trade Show 12:15pm - 1:45pm
Technical Sessions 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Break 2:45pm - 3:30pm
Technical Sessions 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Trade Show/Exhibit Hall Vendor Reception 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Ethics Course 8:00am - 9:00am
Technical Session 9:00am - 10:00am
Break 10:00am - 10:45am
Closing Plenary
Promoting Prosperity: Building Public Support for Non-Ferrous Mining in Minnesota, Isaac Orr
Operation Updates, Cleveland-Cliffs, US Steel, ArcelorMittal, Twin Metals, PolyMet
10:30am -
Exhibit Hall Move-Out 10:00am - 2:00pm
Networking Luncheon - Keynote Speaker, Phil Hopwood
Sponsored by SEH
Noon -
Annual Business Meeting 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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