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Regional Meetings

Four Regional Meetings are offered every year. Texas and Colorado/Utah are held in the Spring, while the Tri-State region (Montana, North Dakota and Wyoming) and Arizona/New Mexico offer a meeting in the early Fall. These meetings are open to all friends of the industry. They offer technical sessions, excellent Keynote speakers, and a Short Course. Of course, they also offer a golf tournament and plenty of networking opportunities.

2017 RMCMI Regional Meetings: Additional Information TBD

Texas Regional Meeting:  Frisco, TX- May 11-12, 2017
Colorado/Utah Regional Meeting:  Price, Utah- May 18-19, 2017
Tri-State Regional Meeting:  Sheridan, Wyoming- September 2017
Arizona/New Mexico Regional Meeting:  TBD

2017 Texas Regional Meeting:  REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Join us for the Annual Texas Regional Meeting May 11-12, 2017
to be held at the
Westin Stonebriar Hotel & Golf Club in Frisco, Texas
Room rate $179/night
- Please click here to make hotel reservations 

Click here to register online

The meeting will feature prominent speakers with important industry updates. We will also offer a short course for professional development hours on Thursday if there is enough interest. On Friday afternoon, we will hold a golf tournament at the championship 18-hole Frisco golf course designed by Tom Fazio, America’s #1 golf course designer.

Current speakers:

Commissioner Wayne Christian, Railroad Commission of Texas
Mike Nasi
, Jackson Walker
J. Denny Kingsley, Railroad Commission of Texas
Scott Perlet, HOLTCAT
Randy Emminger, Energy Policy Network
Additional speakers to be announced soon

Meeting Sponsorships available for $500/each

2017 Colorado/Utah Regional Meeting:  REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Please register online here

Short Course Information:

The Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute is pleased to offer a short course on Short Course on Pillar Design for Western Coal Mines presented by Christopher Mark, Principal Roof Control Specialist, Mine Safety and Health Administration.

The course will review fundamental aspects of pillar design for longwall and room and pillar mining, including latest research developments.  It will focus on the application of the NIOSH software packages ALPS, ARMPS, and AMSS to practical design problems.  Hands-on training with the software will be included, and participants are encouraged to bring their laptops.

The course will be held May 18, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Express in Price, Utah
from 8:00am – 4:00pm

It will include a continental breakfast and lunch. Cost for the class is $125 and includes a certificate for professional development hours.  
Registration for the class is included in the link for the RMCMI Regional Meeting.  You do not have to attend the meeting to attend the short course.

The Regional Meeting Schedule & Information:
We are featuring some great speakers on pertinent current issues

Thursday, May 18
Short Course at the Holiday Inn Express in Price, Utah, 8:00am-4:00pm-- $125/pp
Reception & dinner at Carbon Country Club, 6:00-9:00pm-- $75/pp
Keynote Speaker:  Denise Dragoo, Snell & Wilmer: 
“The First 100 Days of the Trump Administration Delivers Much Needed Relief to the Coal Industry”

Friday, May 19
Breakfast and presentations at Carbon Country Club, 8:00-11:30am-- $50/pp
Dan Baker, President & CEO, Bronco Utah Operations:  Updates on the Emery Mine”
Todd Atkins, Director of Sales, Bowie Resource Partners:  Coal Market Update”
Mark Wiley, Wiley Consulting:  Update on TCG Global Gasification”

Golf Tournament – Carbon Country Club - $80/pp
4 person scramble, includes lunch, green fee, cart, and prizes

Registration & Lodging Information:
Please register online here 
Contact the office for additional details cwilson@rmcmi.org
or 303-948-3300
RMCMI has a block of rooms reserved at the Holiday Inn Express for $109/night.  
Please call 1-435-637-7700 for reservations.  Be sure to request the RMCMI block for this rate.