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MMSA Webinars And Conferences

MMSA has presented a series of Conferences and Webinars beginning in 2010. This page has links to all these events. The Webinars are Free.

Notices about Webinars are sent to the MMSA membership and to lists of people who have attended. If you want to be added to the list to be notified about upcoming Webinars, send an email to contactmmsa@mmsa.net. If you have topics you would like to see, contact us.

Watch for more on these upcoming Webinars and Conferences:

  • More Webinars coming soon.
    Environment, Social, Government (ESG) for Mining. This is a series of panel discussions on these topics. The First Webinar was a general overview (See details below). Second in the Series is a focus on Social issues related to mining. The Third Webinar is about Governance. The Fourth Webinar is about Environment.
  • 2021-2022 ESG WEBINAR SERIES - #5 ESG 101 for Investors. Details soon.



ESG WEBINAR SERIES - Environment, Social, Governance as it affects mining.

ESG4 - Environment

ESG#4 - The E in ESG: There is no S or G without the E.
Early, effective and encompassing environmental
characterization and management.
Panelists: Larry Cope, Anne Williamson, Patrick Williamson.
March 18, 2022
Video - Cope Slides - AnneW Slides - PatrickW Slides - Questions


ESG#3 - A Look Under the Hood at Indian Law and ESG Governance. Panelists: Carolyn Loder and Maureen Upton.
February 11, 2022
Video - Questions - Loder Slides - Upton Slides

ESG2 ESG #2 - Social Issues – Social License to Operate -- Panelists: Elizabeth Freele and Debra Johnson.
December 3, 2021 -- Video -- Q&A -- Freele Slides -- Johnson slides

ESG #1 - ESG Experts Panel Discussion, Panelists: Lauren Meyer and Patrick Williamson.
October 1, 2021 More -- Video-- Meyer Slides -- Williamson Slides -- Questions


NI-43-101 and S-K-1300

MMSA Nov19

Compliance with NI 43-101 – The Regulators Observations on Ongoing and Emerging Challenges – The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
Panelists: Victoria Yehl, Chris Collins
November 19, 2021 -- Q&A and Chat -- Video


G‐7 to S-K‐1300 ‐ Past, Present, and Now What?
Presenter: Don Hulse.
March 19, 2021
SlidesTechnical Report Flow Chart -- Questions -- Video

Mar 5 2021 Materiality in Regulations Materiality in Regulation S-K-1300 Technical Reports.
Presenter: Kwame Awuah-Offei.
March 5, 2021 -
Slides -- Questions -- Video


S-K 1300 Simplified for Consultants
Presenter: Robert Cameron
Dec 11, 2020

CFR Title 17 §229.1300-1305
Main Regulations (~ 27 pages)
CFR Title 17 §229.601(b)(96)
Prescriptive requirements for the Technical Report Summary with notes and instructions (~ 10 pages, similar toForm 43-101F1)

Slides -- Video -- Comments and Questions


Critical Minerals and Supply Chain

Critical Minerals May 6 2022

Long-term Supply of Critical Minerals Affected by Permitting Delays. Presented by Virginia Mclemore and Sam Ballingrud. May 6, 2021.
Q&A - Mclemore Slides - Ballingrud Slides- Video

Critical Minerals Critical Minerals (..er Penalty Elements) from Mine to Metal in the Copper Supply Chain. Presented by Michael Moats.
May 14, 2021
-- Slides - Video
Size of the Prize The Size of the Prize - Building a Domestic Battery Metals Supply Chain.
Presented by Chris Berry.
January 15, 2021.
Slides -- Audio -- Video -- Comments and Questions
Critical Minerals Critical Minerals As By-Products.
Presented by Dr. Philip C Keller and Dr. Corby Anderson.
Nov 20, 2020
Slides -- Video -- Critical Minerals Comments and Questions

Critical Minerals Webinar

Evaluating Critical Mineral Commodity Supply Chains.
Presented by Dr. Nedal Nassar.
August 19, 2020.
Detail -- Slides -- Video -- Questions

Due Diligence

Due Diligence Webinar Setting the Right Foundations to Perform High Quality Due Diligence. Panel Discussion.
April 23, 2021. More -- Video

Abandoned Mine Lands

All AML Conference Details

AML Legacy

Improving Abandoned Mine Lands - Building Trust & Taking Action

April 6-7, 2022.

Details, Slides and Links to videos
(In-person conference with Webinar option.)

AML Apr 19 2021

Legacy Abandoned Mine Lands - Progress and Plans – 4 Parts April 19, 2021
Part 1: Perpetua Resources -Video
Part 2: Trout Unlimited - Video
Part 3: The Nature Conservancy - Video
Part 4:
New Technology - Video

Slides and Comments

  Abandoned Mine Lands Update
Nov 19, 2020 - Tawny Bridgeford (National Mining Association) and Steve Moyer (Trout Unlimited) discuss legislative prospects post-election, as well as how both groups worked together to find consensus on the pilot project program.
Audio (only) -- Comments and Questions

AML April 2019

Advancing Abandoned Mine Land Cleanup ... With or Without Good Samaritan Legislation. Conference in Reno, Nevada April 9, 2019


Good Samaritan Protection to Enhance Abandoned Mine Land Cleanup - Finding a Path Forward
April 2018, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado.
A full report of the April 2018 summit is available here.


Ethics2 Video

Ethics Part 2 - Anti-corruption and Bribery
August 28, 2020 -- Panel Discussion
Slides -- Video -- Questions
Panelists: David Abbott, Barney Guarnera, Mark Jorgensen, Michael Nees, John Fognani.

Ethics1 Video

Ethics Part 1 - Topics in Professional Ethics for Discussion. Presented by David Abbott
July 15, 2020
Slides -- Video -- Chat comments during presentation.


Honesty - Avoiding the Misues of Models.
February 8, 2019.
Presented by David Abbott.


Minerals For A Green Society

Minerals For A Green Society
Symposium held February 4, 2010, Washington DC.
Summary of Presentations



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promoting and improving understanding and appreciation
of the role of the U.S. Mining Industry
mining, minerals and their uses, related environmental issues and government policies.

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