The SME Annual Conference & Expo (ACE) is a four-day interdisciplinary educational experience including a three-day technical session program that attracts thousands of mining professionals from around the world. In addition to SME ACE's leading-edge technical program, the conference's expansive exhibit hall floor provides close-up views of the latest in mining technology and innovations, allowing our attendees to have hands-on opportunities for creative collaboration with leading industry vendors.

You can find Hayward Baker at Booth #821.

At SME, we understand the future of mining resides in the next generation of engineering and mining professionals. That is why SME ACE also hosts an integrated student focused program, allowing students from around the world to interact with the world's most innovative technology and accomplished mining professionals. The conference hosts several student specific activities, functions, and socials to encourage personal and professional growth.

This year SME ACE is being held in Phoenix, Arizona from February 21-24, 2016 at The Phoenix Convention Center.