2018 SME Arizona Conference
Overview of Conference
THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SME ARIZONA CONFERENCE IS A COMPREHENSIVE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEETING OF THE MINING INDUSTRY IN THE SOUTHWEST, SPECIFICALLY ARIZONA.
The conference program covers the latest developments on mining projects and technical innovations in the areas of mining, geology, metallurgy, environmental, new projects and blasting, in the Southwest United States and Northern Mexico. It is a focused event unique to the challenges and opportunities of the mining business in the desert southwest. The conference has a well established reputation for excellence in program content, networking, and events that support the local industry such as the Mining Foundation of the Southwest Hall of Fame and the SME Student Chapter Golf Tournament fundraiser. It is also a highly anticipated yearly gathering of friends and colleagues from the region.
Reasons to Attend
THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SME ARIZONA CONFERENCE IS THE LEADING CONFERENCE FOR REGIONAL COLLABORATION AND GROWTH IN THE MINING INDUSTRY IN THE SOUTHWEST, SPECIFICALLY ARIZONA. THE CONFERENCE FOCUSES ON THE DEVELOPMENT, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATIONS USED IN LOCAL AREA PROJECTS. HERE ARE SOME OF THE REASONS WHY YOU CAN'T AFFORD TO MISS THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SME ARIZONA CONFERENCE:
Network, Connect, & Reconnect
The Annual Meeting of the SME Arizona Conference is the top regional conference to meet professionals just like you! Whether you are looking to reconnect with old acquaintances or expand your professional network, the Annual Meeting of the SME Arizona Conference provides you the opportunity to do both in this Southwest-focused conference featuring regional specific technical sessions, speakers and conference activities.
Immerse yourself in technical sessions that focus on the issues and trends specific to the Southwest mining industry.
Inside View into Trending Industry Issues
The regional focus allows our speakers to drive home key issues that impact this particular region of the United States and how these trending issues affect the regional mining industry.
Highly Focused Program
By keeping the conference focused, we can bring together greater developmental opportunities and keep your conference learning experience dedicated only to the issues that matter most.
Actionable Data & Insights
Immediately put to use all of the fresh ideas and strategies you’ve learned — and positively affect your bottom line.
Chosen for their connection to the regional industry, insight and ability to connect with our audience through regional specific topics, our speakers are sure to expand your horizons and provide insight and knowledge that you can use in your day-to-day operations.
Meet Industry Thought Leaders
Our conference brings together some of the brightest minds in the mining industry, specifically those professionals who have a connection and understanding of the Southwest mining industry.
Exclusive Project Insight
The Southwest regional focus allows the conference to specifically address the most important mining projects in the region.
Arizona has a long history of mining and there is not a better location to showcase this history than hosting the conference at one of Arizona's exclusive resorts to exemplify the beauty and history of the state.
History of Excellence
The Annual Meeting of the SME Arizona Conference has been a staple conference for more than 34 years, providing the mining industry with a regional conference that focuses on the issues affecting one of the nation's largest mining sectors.