SME to host conference on data science and technologies

By |  July 30, 2014

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME) of New York is partnering with SME to host a conference on data science in the mining industry.

The conference, called “Big Data: Smarter Use of Data in Mining,” is aimed at educating attendees about data science developments and leading technologies in the industry.

“Our goal is to spark interest and discussion about the latest developments in data science that are helping mining companies manage and optimize exploration and operations data, and reduce risks,” says Tim Alch, SME NY section vice chairman and conference co-chair.

The conference will also showcase companies that utilize innovative technology in the mining industry. Discussion topics include artificial intelligence, successful applications of big data and risk modeling, and the future of the industry with these high-tech innovations.

The conference will take place on October 14 at the Princeton Club in New York City. Click here for registration and for more information on the event.

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