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Educational Short Courses


Taught by highly regarded industry experts, SME Arizona Conference Short Courses short courses are designed to meet the continuing education needs of SME members and other professionals in the industry. They provide concise information in an easily referenced format for study following the onsite course.

December 2, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | $30

Developing Diversity and Inclusion in the Mining Industry

Join The University of Arizona Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources and panelists from Newmont Mining, Caterpillar Inc., and others as we explore key challenges facing academia and companies large and small:

  • How to get started with a diversity and inclusion program,
  • How to measure and evaluate programs and,
  • How to build and maintain momentum!
   Jen Cmil, VP Global Talent Management, Newmont Mining
   Sudhanshu Singh, Global Product Manager, Caterpillar
   Claire Kincaid, Mechanical Engineering Student, Olin College of Engineering

Participants will also take part in useful exercises such as unconscious bias awareness.


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