Program

MineXchange

MineXchange 2020 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 exhibit hall, MineXchange attracts thousands of mining professionals from around the world.


As a four-day interdisciplinary educational 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 expansive Expo provides close-up views of the latest in mining technology and innovations, providing hands-on opportunities for creative collaboration with leading industry vendors.

Expansive Exhibit Hall

Get a firsthand look at new products, comprehensive services and integrated solutions offered by our exhibitors. With more than 750 booths, our Expo provides you with the opportunity to meet more vendors than any other industry conference.

Exhibit Hall

Educational Technical Sessions

We are assembling 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. Information on technical sessions will be added as they are confirmed.

Exhibit Hall

Variety of Short Courses

If you are looking 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.

Exhibit Hall

SME Bookstore

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

Exhibit Hall

Networking Functions

Take this opportunity to mix and mingle 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 engaging networking functions.

Exhibit Hall

Field Trips

Discover new innovations, create meaningful dialogue and leave inspired by participating in an off-site field trip. See firsthand how others in the industry are improving methods, overcoming obstacles and reaching operational goals.

Exhibit Hall