2019 CONVENTION INFORMATION
AMA's Annual Convention and Trade show will be at the Dena'ina Center and the Anchorage Marriott Downtown Hotel. The Convention begins on Sunday, November 3, 2019, and will conclude on Saturday, November 9, 2019. This year AMA is also celebrating our 80th anniversary so the 2019 Convention should be educational, great for networking, and fun!
Alaska Airlines has graciously offered a 10% discount those flying to the AMA 2019 Convention and Trade Show
Valid travel dates:
November 1 - November 12, 2019
2019 Discount Code:
Click here for code and other information
How to book:
Go to www.alaskaair.com, click on “Use discount code or companion fare code”, enter your origin/ destination city and travel dates, enter the AMA Discount Code and click on “Find Flights”. All eligible flights will display for you to choose from.
The special room rate starts at $115 per night and is only available from October 30 to November 12, 2019 but you must book before
October 19, 2019
Anchorage Marriott Downtown
is located at 820 West 7th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501
Nearby Parking Garages ($1.25/hr):
7th & G Street Garage
(650 G Street)
6th & H Street Garage
(700 West 6th Ave)
7th & E Street Linny Pacillo Garage (517 W 7th Ave)
6th & E Street JCPenney Garage (414 W 6th Ave)
5th & B Street Garage
(420 B street)
– Limited Street Parking Available
2019 CONVENTION SCHEDULE
Click on the link below to download the most up-to-date convention schedule. As soon as the convention program and abstracts are available there will be a link to download those as well.
Don't forget to download the app "attendify" on your smartphone for a convenient convention schedule. Click here to learn more about ATTENDIFY
2019 CONVENTION REGISTRATION
Click on the register links to take you to the AMA's 2019 Convention Registration website.
STUDENTS: Students are welcome to attend any short courses or technical sessions with valid student ID. Please contact Jennifer Luiten at email@example.com to register as a student, at a significantly reduced cost.
SPONSORS: If your company is a sponsor, you still need to register for lunches and the banquet. The cost will be deducted from your total when you enter your discount code at check-out. Don't have a discount code? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Convention registration includes access (Tuesday - Thursday) to all technical sessions, trade show, prospectors tent, core shack, and poster sessions.
Convention registration costs do not include meals, MSHA refreshers, or short courses.
Please note: If your company is a sponsor at a level that includes conference registration, lunches, and banquet, you still need to register for all of those activities. The cost will be deducted from your total when you enter your discount code at check-out. Don't have a discount code? Email email@example.com or call 907-270-9232
AFTER OCTOBER 15
AFTER OCTOBER 15
SHORT COURSES & MSHA REFRESHERS
The short courses are open to the public and will provide valuable information to anyone involved with or interested in the minerals industry. Unless otherwise noted, short courses are from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Lunch is included with the cost of your all-day short courses.
MSHA Annual Refresher Courses are a Mine Safety and Health Administration course to retrain miners based on the Title 30 CFR - Part 48
regulations and keep them safe and healthy against workplace hazards.
SHORT COURSE #1 (2 DAY COURSE
SUN & MON)
SHORT COURSE #2 (MONDAY)
MSHA SURFACE REFRESHER
BREAKFAST, LUNCHEONS AND BANQUETS
TUESDAY (Nov 5, 2019)
Breakfast: Mining District Breakfast
Luncheon: Jason Brune, Dept of Environmental Conservation and spotlight on Alaska Resource Education
WEDNESDAY (Nov 6, 2019)
Breakfast: University and Friends Breakfast
Luncheon: Corri Feige, Dept of Natural Resources with DNR Reclamation Awards and a Hickok-Radford Scholarship Update
THURSDAY (Nov 7, 2019)
Breakfast: AMA/RDC Joint Breakfast featuring Bob Loeffler, Jade North, and Guy Archibald, Southeast Alaska Conservation Council
Luncheon: Kevin Pendergast, BLM-Alaska Deputy State Director with introductory remarks by Congressman Don Young
Banquet: Mining Industry Banquet and Awards Ceremony
*PLEASE LIST ALL NAMES OF GUESTS*