The Georgia Section is a legally constituted unit of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc., encompassing a specific geographical area. Our members are given the opportunity to network with their peers and hear valuable presentations through our activities.
SME Georgia Section Officers:
Future Section Meetings:
- May 16, 2013 (view details)
- August 22, 2013
- October 17, 2013
6:00 PM Social Gathering
6:50 PM Business Meeting
7:00 PM Dinner
7:30 PM Environmental Issues Forum*
7:45 PM Featured Speaker
May 16, 2013 (GC&SU, Maxwell) [please register by May 10]
Speaker- John S. Hayden, Director, Public Affairs and Government Relations, SME, Englewood, CO
SME’s public affairs and government relations programs: raising the profile of your professional mining society
August 22, 2012 (GC&SU, Maxwell) [please register by August 16]
Speaker: Robert K. Davis, Senior Geophysicist, Golder Associates Inc., Decatur, AL
Geophysical Methods to Assist in the Planning and Design of a New Underground Limestone Mine
October 17, 2012 (GC&SU, Maxwell) [please register by October 11]
Speaker: Dr. Doug Carter, KaMin Performance Minerals, Macon, GA
Bioavailability of trace elements in kaolin
Environmental Issues Forum
The Environmental Issues Forum will be co-moderated by Len Etheridge (Environmental, Safety & Health Manager, Imerys Clays Inc.) and Jim Renner (Senior Geologist and Principle, Golder Associates, Inc).
Location: Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, Georgia
Maxwell Student Union:
From Atlanta Take 1-20 East to Exit 114 (Madison). Turn right onto Highway 441 South. Follow Highway 441 South to Milledgeville (about 45 miles). Entering Milledgeville, continue straight so that you follow the business section of Hwy. 441 to Montgomery Street. Turn left. Drive one block and turn right onto Clark Street. Continue to the 1st stop light which is Hancock Street. The Maxwell Student Union is on the left.
The Presidential Dining Room is on the upper floor of the Maxwell Student Union located at corner of N. Clarke Street and W. Hancock Street on the campus of Georgia College & State University. The entrance is on the Hancock St. side of the building. See http://www.gcsu.edu/about/campusmap/ for a GC&SU campus map.
The cost for both members and guests is $30 per person. The cost for Students is $20. Those interested in attending please mail or fax, (478) 552-4105, their registration to Tom Hilderbrand (firstname.lastname@example.org; 478-552-3951, ext. 1237). Make checks payable to SME Georgia Section. Complete and return this form and payment to: SME Georgia Section, PO Box 1056, Sandersville, GA 31082 no later than ten days before the meeting date.
View details of the meeting of the SME Georgia Section will be held on May 16, 2013 in the University Banquet Room (Presidential Dining Room located next to the MAX) at Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville, Georgia.