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H&S Division Activities for 2019 SME Annual Conference and Expo

  • 1.  H&S Division Activities for 2019 SME Annual Conference and Expo

    Posted 02-20-2019 10:47 AM
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    If you have an interest or responsibilities in H&S, please consider attending the following activities at the 2019 SME Annual Conference and Expo. We welcome observers and participants at all activities. Attached, please find an easy-to-print schedule.

    Health & Safety Division Executive Committee Meeting

    Sunday, Feb. 24 - 9 am – noon, Hyatt Regency, Granite A-B

    The annual meeting for the Health & Safety Division executive committee- this meeting is open to all SME members.

    IAMSH and Health & Safety Division Joint Meeting

    Sunday, Feb. 24 – 1 pm – 5 pm, Hyatt Regency, Granite A-B

    A meeting of the H&S Division Executive committee and the ISMSH Board to discuss the CMSP and other business.

    Fourth Annual SME Health & Safety Division 5K fun Run/Walk Sponsored by Geotemps

    Monday, Feb. 25, 6-8 a.m – Cherry Creek Trail

    Participants meet at Colorado Convention Center, room 101 at 6 am, run/walk will begin at 6:30 am

    Join the SME Health and Safety Division for the Fourth Annual Fun Run/Walk sponsored by Geotemp. This year the run will return to Denver's Cherry Creek Trial. Participants will walk to the starting line as a group.

    Cost: $35, includes long-sleeved T-Shirt.

    IAMSH Public and Board Meeting

    Monday, Feb. 25 – 1 pm – 4 pm, Hyatt Regency, Capitol 1

    A meeting of the ISMSH Board, open to all, to discuss the activities of the IAMSH and the CMSP program


    NORA Mining Sector Council Meeting

    Monday, Feb. 25 – 4:30 – 6:30 pm, Hyatt Regency, Capitol 1

    The NORA Sector Council meeting is open to all who are interested in the National Mining Research Agenda as well as future activities of the Sector Council.


     Health & Safety Division's Award Breakfast

    Tuesday, Feb. 26, 7:30 am, Colorado Convention Center, Room 677

    Tickets: $45

    The SME Safety and Health division is pleased to announce the distinguished speaker at the annual SME Health and Safety Division awards breakfast is Stacy Kramer, vice president of global health and safety for Freeport-McMoRan. Join the H&S Division for a breakfast to honor the recipients of this year's safety awards and a great presentation. 

    CMSP Reception

    Tuesday, Feb. 26, 5 pm, Hyatt Regency, Agate

    Join current CMSP holders or find out more about the program at this reception.

    Health & Safety Division's Technical Sessions

    Monday, Feb. 25

    A Health & Safety training and development   [2 pm, Room 605]

     Tuesday, Feb. 26

    CMSP Best Practice Sharing   [9 am, Room 605]

     Disruptive, virtual and augmented reality; The 4th Industrial Revolution [9 am, Room 610]

     Compliance is not enough! Safety culture transformation [2 pm, Room 610] 

    Wednesday, Feb. 27

    Industry discussion of practices to understand and improve miner health [9 am, Room 605]

    National Occupational Research Agenda and the future of miners' health [2 pm, Room 610]

    Industrial Minerals & Aggregates: Health and safety in industrial mineral and aggregate operations (co-sponsored by Industrial Minerals and Health & Safety divisions) [2 pm, Room 110]

    NORA Council: Open Forum for the Future of the United States Mining Safety and Health Research Agenda [2 pm, Room 610]

    Link to register for the conference:

    Link to the full technical program:


    Susan Moore
    Research Engineer
    Belle Vernon PA United States
    (412) 386-6613