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The Society of Mining Professors/Societšt der Bergbaukunde is a vibrant Society representing the global academic community and committed to make a significant contribution to the future of the minerals disciplines. The main goal of the Society is to guarantee the scientific, technical, academic and professional knowledge required to ensure a sustainable supply of minerals for mankind. The Society facilitates information exchange, research and teaching partnerships and other collaborative activities among its members.
24rd Annual General Meeting, June 26-30, Milos, Greece
The 24th Annual General Meeting in 2013 will be held in Greece organized by the Technical University of Crete under the leadership of Prof. Zach Agioutantis. This 24th AGM will be coordinated with SDIMI 2013 which will also be organized by the Technical University of Crete. The official conference site is at somp2013.conferences.gr
Future Annual General Meetings
- 25th Annual Meeting – June 2014: 2014 will mark our silver anniversary of meetings – 25 years. It is a great pleasure to confirm that the 25th Annual Meeting will be held in South Africa and we are all invited by our President- Elect, Prof. Ronny Webber-Youngman, to come to South Africa in late June, 2014 for: SOMP 2014 "A Southern Africa Silver Anniversary" Co-hosted by The Department of Mining Engineering, University of Pretoria, and The School of Mining Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand.
The Society of Mining Professors adopts Mining Technology as official journal
The Sydney 2009 Annual Meeting utilized a number of break-out sessions and devoted one and a half full days into charting a future Roadmap for the Society. It was enthusiastically re-emphasized by the participants the need for the SOMP to be a vibrant global Society, representing the majority of minerals academics. Click here for the full document.
Meetings of Interest to Society Members