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

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About UCA of SME (Underground Construction Association of SME)

About SME (Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration) - Conference Organizer


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.

Advance Registration

Registration for NAT will open in Spring 2020. Please check back for details.

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

For questions regarding NAT 2020 Conference marketing, please contact SME at