NEWS RELEASE: Mining and Exploration International [MEI2018]Invites Students to Submit Abstracts to Poster Session

NEW ORLEANS ― April 4, 2018 ― Students are cordially invited to submit abstracts of their current work to the 2018 Mining & Exploration International Conference & Expo (MEI2018). The deadline for abstracts is June 15, 2018.

Prizes of $500 each will be awarded to the three student posters that demonstrate excellence as selected by session sponsors.

Abstracts should address topics in one of the following areas:

-Workforce Development – Education, training, diversity and retention.
-Sustainability– Environmental and community impacts.
-Technology– Emerging technologies, including contributions to efficiency and safety.
Abstracts should be 500 words or fewer, with a short description of the student’s background. Submissions should be sent to the Conference Director, Madalena Maestri, at

MEI2018,, will be held September 6, 2018 through September 8, 2018, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada.

For questions about submissions for the student poster session, contact: Madalena Maestri, 1-608-588-5481,