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Welcome Members of the Media! Whether you are joining us on-site at the International Conference on Ground Control in Mining, or covering the conference from afar, we are here to provide all of the latest conference information that you need.

Media Conference Registration

We waive registration fees for reporters with a recognized press card and for current members of the media. We waive registration fees for press officers.

We do not waive registration fees for editors of peer-reviewed journals, ad sales representatives, publishers, program officers or marketing professionals.


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To register, please contact the Ground Control Conference organizers at meetings@smenet.org or 303.948.4200.


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To register on-site at the meeting, please come to the registration desk and present your media identification.



Pre-registered media attendees should come to the registration desk to pick up press badges and other registration materials.

Press officers may request copies of all abstracts related to their institution. Contact SME Authors Support at authors@smenet.org. Meeting abstracts are not embargoed.

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