2022 Upper Peninsula SME Section Technical Conference

When:  Oct 6, 2022 from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  Upper Peninsula SME Section
Need to earn PDHs?
Want to stay connected with local minerals industry professionals?
Looking for the facts regarding mining projects in the UP?
Hoping to meet some of the new talent entering the industry?

to attend the 2022 UPSME Technical Conference being held at the Continental Fire Company Building. The Houghton, MI historic site was built in 1883 and was the original home of the Michigan Mining School. We anticipate a full day (8 AM to 5 PM) of events and the UP Section business meeting for those interested in working with us in the future.

The current presentation roster includes:
Stan Vitton | Barr Engineering | Determination of Bulk Density of Rock Core

Wilhelm Greuer | Stantec | Post Pillar Recovery of Silver Ore

Alex Williams | WSP | Line 5 Tunnel Project Update

Mary Ann Alvin | Department of Energy | U.S. Domestic Rare Earth Elements And Critical Minerals - Sponsored by the Henry Krumb Lecture Series at SME - Watch Virtually

David Porter | Eagle Mine | Pre-Split Blasting

TBA | Gold Resources | Back Forty Mine Update

Kathryn Marlor | Michigan Technological University | Impoundments

Sarah Johnson (Senior Environmental Scientist) and Jennifer Fleming (Senior Environmental Engineer) | Barr | Managing Mine Water from a New Spin, ESG Considerations

We are also finalizing presentations from Michigan Technological University students who are entering the SME-related workforce this year.

Your registration will include breakfast, a morning break, lunch, and an afternoon break.


The Continental Fire Company
408 E Montezuma Ave


08-25-2022 11:05 AM

I will be attending the conference

08-25-2022 11:05 AM

I will be attending the conference