Minnesota SME leaders cancel the mining conference planned for the DECC

The annual mining conference at the DECC has been cancelled. The annual mining conference at the DECC has been cancelled. |  Photo: WDIO FILE

Created: March 13, 2020 11:34 AM

The Minnesota Section of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) announced the cancellation of the 2020 SME MN Conference. It had been coming up at the DECC in April.


They've notified attendees and exhibitors. Some companies had banned their employees from attending

“One of our core values is the health and safety of our members, conference attendees, exhibitors and SME staff, “said David L. Kanagy, SME Executive Director. “Reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and from the World Health Organization, have made it clear that cancelling the Minnesota Conference is the best course of action. Our primary priority is to mitigate any potential risk to the health and safety of our colleagues.”

SME plans on putting the conference on again in 2021.


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