Conference Activities

Elevate your conference experience with these dynamic and exciting activities.  Be a part of something fun while getting to know like-minded industry professionals.


Health & Safety 5K

Monday, Feb. 25 | 6:30 am – 8:30 am | Cherry Creek Trail

Join the SME Health & Safety Division for a healthy and fun start to the 2019 Annual Conference with the Fourth Annual 5K Fun Run and Walk. This year we return to the beautiful Cherry Creek Trail for an early morning event. Challenge your colleagues to run or walk the trail. The entry fee is $35 and includes a long-sleeve T-Shirt. Runners will meet at the convention center and walk over to Cherry Creek Trail.


Sponsored by Geotemps



Move Mining

Monday, Feb. 25 | 4:30 pm-6:30 pm | Colorado Convention Center

Don’t miss the LIVE competition for the 3rd season of Move Mining.  This shark-tank style live event brings excitement and intrigue to the SME Annual Conference & Expo, where the finalist teams showcase their concepts designed to change the perception of mining. A conference favorite, this is a must-see event!  One team will walk away with a $5,000 prize. Check out this season's video entries online at .

Title Sponsor: by Komatsu Mining
Move Mining Live Sponsored by: Newmont Mining Corporation
We Love Mining Sponsor: Coeur Mining