Monday                             10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday                                  8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Wednesday                            8:00 AM - 12:30 PM


  1. Evolution of Process Models to Digital Twins – Alex Holtzapple, Metsim International
  2. US Rare Earth Round Top Project Update – Kim Mills and Peter Critikos, USA Rare Earth
  3. Innovation in the Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy Space – Corby Anderson, Colorado School of Mines
  4. Discipline Integration - The Key Process to Technology Evolution – Ken Brunk, Fiore Gold
  5. Iron Point Vanadium Project; An Atmosphere Recovery Solution – Jeff Woods, Woods Process Services
  6. Photon Assay Technology for Au Analysis – James Tickner, Chrysos Corporation
  7. Creating Better Tailings Facilities Using Innovative Process Engineering – Rachel Jansen, Paterson & Cooke USA, Ltd.
  8. Sensor-Base Sorting: The New Kid on the Physical Separation Block – Jordan Rutledge, Tomra Sorting Solutions
  9. Improving the Industry Standard for Assaying Gold – Dr. Francis Pitard and Jennifer Gunn, Mineral Stats
  10. Craft Flotation Chemicals - Making an old Process New Again! – Debbie Laney, Chevron Phillips Chemical
  11. A Restart in Motion – The Next Stage of the Revenue-Virginius – Brian Briggs, Ouray Silver Mines
  12. Electro-winning of Rare Earth Metals with Controlled PFC Evolution and High Energy Efficiency – Fangyu Liu, Hatch
  13. Sustainable Energy Integration into Mining Operations – Everod Samuel, Samuel Engineering
  14. New Technology for the Treatment of Mine Impacted Water - Paul Thoen, Separation Engineering, Inc.
  15. Leveraging Advanced Biotechnology to lower the footprint of Mining – Marney Reakes, Cemvita Factory
  16. Bringing back the Critical Minerals Supply Chain to the USA – Mark Chalmers, Energy Fuels


Keynote Speakers and Awards:

Monday, May 24         (Lunch)    A Startups Vision for a Consortium of Resource Innovation - James Goodrich 

Tuesday, May 25         (Dinner)   Awards Ceremony, Dinner and Dancing

Wednesday, May 26                    Lou Cope Award Presentation