The 2018 SME Annual Conference Program Committee has issued a Call for Papers

By Heather A. Gravning posted 07-24-2017 10:28 AM


The 2018 SME Annual Conference & Expo and 91st Annual Meeting of the SME/MN Section Call for Papers/Abstract Submission site is accepting abstracts. This meeting will also include the 6th North American Iron Ore Symposium.


Please submit your abstract for consideration to    

  • Please do NOT submit the same abstract to multiple sessions.
  • Please do NOT put abstract titles in bold or all caps.
  • Abstracts should reflect new, innovative and timely concepts.
  • Abstract should NOT be commercial.


If you are accepted you must make a presentation at the meeting and you will need to register for the conference and pay registration fees. If you do not already have an account in the abstract system, you will need to create one. This is not the same as your SME account. They are separate.



  • August 1, 2017: deadline for abstracts for consideration.
  • September 30, 2017: You will be notified of acceptance or otherwise.
  • November 1, 2017: Preprint manuscripts are optional.

We look forward to receiving your abstract and working with you toward a successful 2018 Annual Conference.