2019 Alabama Mineral Institute Agenda

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Time Event Speaker

7:30 - 8:00 a.m.

Registration/Full Breakfast

 

8:00 - 8:15 a.m.

Welcome

Bennett Bearden J.D., L.L.M., J.S.D

 

 8:15 -9:15 a.m.

 

Climate Change

 

Philip Johnson

 9:15 -10:00 a.m.

Sandwich Belt

 

Amy Duncan

 10:00 -10:15 a.m.

Break

 

10:15 -11:00 a.m.

 

Mining Health & Safety

 

Lee Travis

 11:00 - 11:45 a.m.

 

EPA In Relation to Mining

 

Mary Walker

 11:45 - 12:45 p.m.

 Lunch

 

12:25 - 1:00 p.m.

Afternoon Welcome

Bennett Bearden J.D., L.L.M., J.S.D.

 

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Automation

 

David Capenter

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

GIS Applications in Mining 

 

Chris Ridgway

3:00 - 3:15 p.m.

Break

 

3:15 - 4:00 p.m.

Auburn University Research

 

Ming- Kuo Lee

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

 

OSHA Silica Standards

 

Matt Hollub

 Friday, October 11, 2019

 Time Event  Speaker

7:30 - 8:00 a.m.

Full breakfast

 

8:00 - 8:15 a.m.

Welcome

Richard Katz, PE

 

 8:15 - 9:15 a.m. 

Groundwater Investigations at the

Geological Survey of Alabama

Greg Guthrie

9: 15 - 10:15 a.m.

Technology for Drilling & Blasting 

 

Nick Lewis

 10:15 - 10:30 a.m.

Break

 

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

 

The Case for Building Domestic Supply Chains

of 21st Century Critical Minerals in the U.S.

Jesse Edmondson

11:30 - 12:30 p.m.

 

Lunch

 

12:30 - 12:45 p.m.

Afternoon Instructions

Richard Katz 

12:45 - 1:30 p.m.  TBA

Josh Poole 

1:30 - 5:00 p.m 

Nucor Steel Plant Tour