Great Membership Specials

In conjunction with the 2015 SME Annual Conference & Expo we are proud to offer two special offers!


If you paid the full nonmember registration fee to attend the Annual Conference, you receive a FREE SME Membership.

Save $20 when you Join!

If you signed up as a nonmember author or exhibitor to attend the Annual Conference, we will waive the $20 entrance fee when you join SME!

Please click here to become a member. 

Membership comes with its benefits including discounts on publications and conferences, access to, networking opportunities and much more.

SME offers several memberships to help you to achieve your goals both personally and professionally.

The SME Registered Member Program was created in response to members who perform specialized functions relating to reserve consulting and reporting and need to satisfy the overseas requirement as a Competent/Qualified Person (QP) in that they belong to a Recognized Overseas Professional Organization (ROPO).
What Type of Member Are You?
Student members of SME have excellent opportunities to network with their peers and industry professionals. Becoming a member of the society and utilizing the benefits is an important first step when choosing to pursue a career in the minerals industry.

A Registered Member is a scientist, engineer or technologist who is involved in various ways with the discovery, extraction and utilization of minerals, metals and energy sources. The membership includes geologists and other geoscientists, mining engineers and metallurgists, environmentalist, other engineers and other scientists and technologists.
A Professional Member is employed in an area relevant to minerals exploration, extraction, production, processing, economics or metallurgy, including employment as an educator, engineer, scientist (including chemistry or any related earth science)
UCA Individual
A UCA Individual Member is a professional currently working in the tunneling or underground construction industry.