Want to register?

Need more information?

Please click the
event title...

Office of Special Programs and Continuing Education (SPACE)

Catalog of Short Courses and Conferences

Professional development short courses, conferences, and symposia offered or hosted by the Office of Special Programs and Continuing Education (SPACE) provide opportunities for working professionals to upgrade their technical job skills and remain abreast of recent developments in their respective fields of interest.

 

Short courses provide concentrated instruction in specialized areas and are typically taught by one individual or a small cadre of highly trained professionals. Instructors are Colorado School of Mines faculty members, independent consultants, and other professionals, thus bringing to the program the best of academic and practical knowledge and skills.

View short courses information

SPACE hosts several professional conferences and symposia throughout the year. Recent events have included:

  • Oil Shale Symposium
  • International Mine Water Association Conference
  • Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors Conference
  • IEEE Conference on Reliability Science for Advanced Materials and Devices

View conference and symposium information


Receive notification by email of upcoming events of interest to you.

Start your subscription...

Looking for past events?

Short Courses and Workshops

Click the title for a full description and registration information.

Courses from the Center for Underground Construction and Tunneling

Geotechnical and Structural Instrumentation, Monitoring, and Information Engineering

  • Dates to be announced soon!

Underground Grouting and Ground Improvement

  • Dates to be announced soon!

Tunneling Foundations, Practice and Innovations

  • September 18-21, 2017

Shotcrete Fundamentals and Applications

  • July 26-28, 2017

Geotechnics for Trenchless Construction

This course has been postponed. If you'd like to be notified when the course has been rescheduled, just click/tap here.

  • November 1-3, 2016

Communication Networks for the Smart Grid

This course has been postponed. If you'd like to be notified when the course has been rescheduled, just click/tap here.

  • July 13-15, 2016

Crude Oil Valuation and Pricing

If you're interested in attending this course, please provide your contact information so we can notify you when the dates have been established. Just click/tap here.

Economic Evaluation and Investment Decision Methods

This course is offered as 3-day or 5-day sessions, with options to attend only part of a 5-day session.

  • March 27-29, 2017 - (3-day)
  • May 15-19, 2017 - (5-day)
  • June 19-21, 2017 - (3-day)
  • July 24-28, 2017 - (5-day)
  • September 11-15, 2017 - (5-day)
  • November 13-17, 2017 - (5-day)

Excellence in Project Management for the Energy Industry

If you're interested in attending the next session of this course, please provide your contact information so we can notify you when the dates have been established. You can also provide your date preference to help us schedule the next session. Just click/tap here.

Explosives 101 for Law Enforcement and Public Safety Personnel

  • Dates to be announced...

If you'd like to be notified when the dates for the next session of this course are announced, please provide your contact information so we can send you an email. Just click/tap here.

Filtered, Paste and Thickened Tailings

  • June 6-9, 2017

High-Speed Imagery for Research and Experimentation

  • Dates to be announced...

If you'd like to be notified when the dates for the next session of this course are announced, please provide your contact information so we can send you an email. Just click/tap here.

Industrial Communications Systems

  • April 22, 2016

Introduction to Mineral Processing

  • July 18-21, 2017

Introduction to Petroleum Refining Technology and Economics

Dates to be announced soon

If you're interested in attending this course, please provide your contact information so we can notify you when the dates have been established. Just click/tap here.

Natural Gas Hydrates In Flow Assurance

This course has been postponed. If you'd like to be notified when the course has been rescheduled, just click/tap here.

  • June 8-10, 2016

Natural Gas Processing

  • July 31 - August 3, 2017

Petroleum Refining Economics

  • August 16-18, 2017

Petroleum SuperSchool

  • July 10-28, 2017

Project Management for Mining

  • March 22-24, 2017

Recycling Metals from Industrial Waste

  • June 27-29, 2017

Sampling Theory, Sampling Practices and Their Economic Impact

  • October 9-13, 2017

Smart Grid Data Analytics

  • July 27-29, 2016

Social Performance in the Mining and Oil & Gas Sectors

  • August 8 - 10, 2016

Ultra High-Speed Framing Imaging for Research and Experimentation

  • Dates to be announced...

If you'd like to be notified when the dates for the next session of this course are announced, please provide your contact information so we can send you an email. Just click/tap here.

Using Dynamic DCF and Real Options to Value and Manage Mining Projects

This course has been postponed until 2018. If you'd like to be notified when the course has been rescheduled, just click/tap here.

  • Postponed until 2018

Conferences and Symposia

Completed Events

To visit an event's website, find follow-up information, and for information on conference proceedings, please click the title. The events are listed in chronological order.

Space Resources Roundtable and the Planetary & Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium

  • June 7-9, 2016

Product Development and Engineering Problem Solving

  • October 26-28, 2015

35th Oil Shale Symposium

  • October 5-6, 2015

Optimizing Fracs (and Refracs!) in a Low Price Environment

  • August 10-12, 2015

International School for Materials for Energy and Sustainability IV (ISMES IV)

  • July 13-20, 2015

Communication Networks for the Smart Grid

  • July 8-10, 2015

Advances in Geothermal Direct Use Workshop

  • March 18, 2015

Potential-Field Interpretation Workshop

  • October 26, 2014

34th Oil Shale Symposium

  • October 13-15, 2014

2014 IEEE Conference on Reliability Science for Advanced Materials and Devices

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

  • September 7-9, 2014

Pierre Auger Analysis Meeting

  • June 16-20, 2014

Space Resources Roundtable and the Planetary & Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium

  • June 10-11, 2014

3-D Parallel Deterministic Sn Radiation Transport Applications Using the PENTRAN Code

  • March 19-20, 2014

Exploration for Tight Oil Plays

  • May 13-15, 2013
  • November 18-20, 2013

Recent Sand Models: The Key to Interpreting the Subsurface

  • November 13-15, 2013

33rd Oil Shale Symposium

  • October 14-16, 2013

IMWA2013 - Reliable Mine Water Technology

International Mine Water Association • 2013 Annual Conference

  • August 5-9, 2013

DEM6 - 6th International Conference on Discrete Element Methods

  • August 5-6, 2013

2013 AEESP 50th Anniversary Conference — Environmental Engineers and Scientists of 2050: Education, Research, and Practice

Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors

  • July 14 - 16, 2013

Digital Mapping Techniques 2013 - 17th Annual Workshop

  • June 2-5, 2013

35th International Intercollegiate Mining Games

  • March 13-17, 2013

2013 IEEE Conference on Reliability Science for Advanced Materials and Devices

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

  • February 24-25, 2013

Practical Explosive Safety Training

  • February 19-20, 2013

32nd Oil Shale Symposium

  • October 15-17, 2012

49th Annual Meeting of The Clay Minerals Society

  • July 7-11, 2012

Space Resources Roundtable and the Planetary & Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium

Third Joint Meeting

  • June 4-7, 2012

Microanalytical Reference Materials: An MAS Topical Conference  •  May 15-17, 2012

Second International Workshop on Induced Polarization in Near-Surface Geophysics  •  October 31-November2, 2011

2011 Oil Shale Symposium  •  October 17-21, 2011

First International Workshop on Rock Physics  •  August 7-12, 2011

Geothermal Research Symposium 2011  •  May 23-24, 2011

State of the Art, Science, and Reliability of Underwater Welding and Inspection Technology - Third International Workshop  •  November 17 - 19, 2010

2010 Oil Shale Symposium  •  October 18-22, 2010

Space Resources Roundtable XI and Planetary and Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium  •  June 8-10, 2010

2009 Oil Shale Symposium  •  October 19-23, 2009

Powders and Grains 2009  •  July 13-17, 2009

International Deep-Drawing Research Group 2009 Conference  •  June 1-3, 2009

6th International Conference on Mineralogy and Museums  •  September 7-9, 2008

International Astroparticle Physics Symposium  •  May 6-8, 2008

Occupational and Environmental Exposures of Skin to Chemicals  •  June 17-20, 2007

Mineral Economics and Management Society - 16th Annual Conference  •  April 18-20, 2007

All courses are offered in cooperation with the Extended Studies Program of the Colorado Department of Higher Education.

©2012 Colorado School of Mines  |  Copyright Information  |  Terms of Use  |  SPACE Home  |  Mines Home