• The International Conference on Ground Control in Mining July 28-30, 2020 has been cancelled.
    It is in the best interest of all involved, coupled with state guidelines for events and gatherings that the difficult decision
    was made to cancel this important event.

    The expert volunteer authors from the 2020 International Conference on Ground Control in Mining create a widely anticipated
    program for this conference. We appreciate their hard work on behalf of the industry.

    You will be able to access this leading research on ground control in mining two ways:
    • Conference proceedings will be available in the SME bookstore this summer.
    • A webinar series specific to ground control – watch the SME website for more exciting information coming soon!

    Looking forward, SME plans to safely host the International Conference on Ground Control in Mining
    July 27 – 29, 2021 in Canonsburg, PA.

July 28-30, 2020 | Canonsburg, PA

Experience the biggest conference dedicated to research and advances in ground control in mining.

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Participate in a forum designed to promote communication in ground control research among consultants, regulators, manufacturers, and mine operators to expedite solutions to ground control problems in mining.
  • Hear from industry thought leaders about research and advancements in ground control science.
  • Engage in open-forum discussions with the authors of some of the industry's leading peer-reviewed research papers.
  • Participate in thought-provoking debate designed to provide input toward achieving practical solutions in ground control mining.
July 28-30, 2020 in Canonsburg, PA
Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh/Southpointe
1000 Corporate Dr.
Canonsburg, PA 15317


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please contact:

SME Sponsorships
12999 E. Adam Aircraft Circle
Englewood, CO 80112
Email: sponsorships@smenet.org
T: 303.948.4224

All attendees and authors at the 2020 International Conference on Ground Control in Mining are required to register.

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