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Southern Minnesota SME Annual Conference
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 (See
page for details)
Metropolitan Ballroom, Minneapolis, MN
U.S. Critical Minerals: Resources, Mining and Supply Chains
REGISTRATION (7:30am - 10:30am)
CONFERENCE PROGRAM (8:30am - 4:30pm)
Presentations by SME President, National Energy Technologies Laboratory, Minnesota DNR, Mining Minnesota, Iron Mining Association of Minnesota, Exsolve Recycling Technologies, Big Rock Exploration, American Engineering Testing, Designs by Natural Processes, Foth
Topics to include:
US critical minerals overview
SME's role in supporting a strong domestic supply of critical minerals
Critical minerals recovery from unconventional sources
Hints from the Minnesota drill core library
Michigan's new copper/zinc projects
New leadership updates from IMA of MN and Mining Minnesota
Noon lunch - enjoy the fabulous D'Amico Catering food and spend some time catching up
Mid-morning and mid-afternoon breaks to network and visit with exhibitors
VENDOR RECEPTION (4:30pm - 6:00pm)
Joins us after the conference for reception in appreciation of our exhibitors and sponsors, celebrating a return to in-person events
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