About the Meeting
On the occasion of celebrating 250 years since its foundation, the oldest Mining University of the World, the Technical University of Freiberg, is hosting the 26th Annual General Meeting of the Society of Mining Professors (SOMP).
The Conference and Meeting will take place from 21-26 June 2015 in Freiberg, Saxony, Germany, under the leadership of Prof. Helmut Mischo.
The Society of Mining Professors / Sozietät der Bergbaukunde is a vibrant Society representing the global academic community and committed to make a significant contribution to the future of the minerals disciplines. The main goal of the Society is to guarantee the scientific, technical, academic and professional knowledge required to ensure a sustainable supply of minerals for mankind. The Society facilitates information exchange, research and teaching partnerships and other collaborative activities among its members.
The Annual Meeting and Conference will take place in Freiberg, a small University and Mining City located in the Federal State of Saxony in Germany.
Detailed information about the city and the meeting are given in the Venue section.