Annual Meetings

Future Annual General Meetings

  • The 28th Annual General Meeting in 2017 will be held in Torino Italy.  The meeting will be hosted by Politecnico di Torino under the leadership of Assoc. Professor Marilena Cardu. Planning has now commenced. The planned location for the meeting is the prestigious Valentino Castle, the ancient seat of the Politecnico. Tentatitve dates are July 3 to July 6, 2017. The conference website can be accessed through this link: http://www.symposium.it/en/events/2017/28th-somp-annual-meeting-and-conference.
  • The 27th Annual General Meeting in 2016 will be held in Washington DC, USA. The meeting will take place between the 21st and the 24th of September, 2016. The second circular and brochure can be accessed here
  • The 28th Annual General Meeting in 2017 will be held in Torino Italy.  The meeting will be hosted by Politecnico di Torino under the leadership of Assoc. Professor Marilena Cardu. Planning has
    now commenced. The planned location for the meeting is the prestigious Valentino Castle, the ancient seat of the Politecnico.
  • The 29th Annual General Meeting in 2018 will be held in Beijing, China.  The meeting will be hosted by UTSB under the leadership of Professor Zhongxue Li.
  • The 30th Annual General Meeting in 2019 will provisionally be held at the Camborne School of Mines in the United Kingdom.

Past Annual General Meetings (AGMs) (*)

  • The 2016 AGM was held in Washington DC, USA between 21 and 24 September 2016. The final conference program can be accessed here. For pictures click here.
  • The 2015 AGM was held in Freiberg, Germany. The web site for the meeting was http://tu-freiberg.de/en/somp2015. For pictures, click here.
  • The 2014 AGM was held in Johannesburg, South Africa. For pictures, click here.
  • The 2013 AGM was held in Milos, Greece. The meeting website was http://somp2013.conferences.gr/. For pictures click here.
  • The 2012 AGM was held in Wroclaw, Poland. For pictures click here.
  • The 2011 AGM was held in Arequipa, Peru. For pictures click here.
  • The 2010 AGM was held in Tallinn, Estonia. For pictures click here.
  • The 2009 AGM was held in Sydney, Australia. For pictures click here.
  • The 2008 AGM was held in Aachen, Germany. For pictures click here.
  • The 2007 AGM was held in Belgrade, Serbia. For pictures click here.
  • The 2006 AGM was held in Kosice, Slovak Republic.
  • The 2005 AGM was held in Ankara Turkey.
  • The 2004 AGM was held in Freiburg, Germany.
  • The 2003 AGM was held in Milos, Greece.
  • The 2002 AGM was held in Petrosani, Rumania.

(*) members can access the material presented in most of these meetings, by logging in and selecting "Documents" from the side menu.

Other Meetings

  • In December 2003 a Joint meeting was held with AISMIN (Asociacion Iberoamericana de Ensenanza Superior de la Mineria) in Madrid Spain.