Short Courses, Conferences, Symposia, and Workshops

Professional development short courses, conferences, symposia, and workshops administered by Continuing and Professional Education Services (CPES) provide opportunities for working professionals to upgrade their technical job skills and remain abreast of recent developments in their respective fields of interest.

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Upcoming events

News and Information

Dates for the 2020 session of Recycling Metals from Industrial Waste have been announced: June 23-25, 2020.

Registration for Economic Evaluation and Investment Decision Methods is open now. Dates for the 2020 sessions have been announced.

4-Day program updated with examples and problems related to the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act!

The next session of Tunneling Fundamentals, Practice and Innovations starts on October 19, 2020. Registration opens soon!

Dates announced for the next session of Project Management for Mining :: October 23-25, 2019. Registration open now!

Registration is open now for the 18th International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR 2020) :: June 14-19, 2020.

Catalog of Events

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Short Courses

Short courses provide concentrated instruction in specialized areas and are typically taught by one individual or a small cadre of highly trained and experienced 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.

The available short courses have been grouped by general topics below. Click/tap a topic to show courses in that group. You can also Show all courses.

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Underground Construction

Tunneling Fundamentals, Practice and Innovations

2020 Dates Announced :: Registration opens soon!

  • October 19-22, 2020

Grouting and Ground Improvement

2019 Dates Announced :: Registration is open now!

  • May 13-16, 2019
Economics, Statistics, Analysis

Economic Evaluation and Investment Decision Methods

4-Day program updated with examples and problems related to the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act!

This course is offered as 2½-Day or 4-Day sessions, with an option to attend only part of a 4-Day session.

2020 Dates Announced :: Registration open now!

  • November 18-21, 2019 - (4-Day)
  • March 23-25, 2020 - (2½-Day)
  • May 11-14, 2020 - (4-Day)
  • June 15-18, 2020 - (4-Day)
  • July 20-23, 2020 - (4-Day)
  • November 16-19, 2020 - (4-Day)

Petroleum Data Analytics
Big Data, Automation, Advanced Analytics and the Industrial Internet of Things meet Oil and Gas

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

  • May 2-3, 2019

Introduction to Petroleum Refining Technology and Economics

2019 Dates Announced :: Registration open now!

  • August 14-16, 2019

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, please click/tap here.

A Crash Course on Data Science

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

Smart Grid Data Analytics

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

Mining and Minerals
Oil and Gas

Petroleum Data Analytics
Big Data, Automation, Advanced Analytics and the Industrial Internet of Things meet Oil and Gas

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

  • May 2-3, 2019

Natural Gas Processing

2019 Dates Announced :: Registration open now!

  • July 29 - August 1, 2019

Petroleum SuperSchool

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

  • July 15 - August 2, 2019

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.

Introduction to Petroleum Refining Technology and Economics

2019 Dates Announced :: Registration open now!

  • August 14-16, 2019

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.

Petroleum Refining Economics

  • August 16-18, 2017
Recycling and Waste Management

Recycling Metals from Industrial Waste

The link above will provide information on a previous session of the course; updated information will become available as the date for the 2020 session approaches!

Dates for 2020 session announced.

  • June 23-25, 2020
Project Management

Project Management for Mining

  • October 23-25, 2019

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.

Automation and Robotics

Machine Learning in Practice

A new course focusing on applications of machine learning in a variety of fields.

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

 
Power Management

Smart Grid Data Analytics

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

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.

Communications

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.

Industrial Communications Systems

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

Social Responsibility
Conferences and Symposia
Workshops

2019 Design for Additive Manufacturing Workshop (DAM Workshop 2019)

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

Completed Events

Ninth Joint Meeting of the Space Resources Roundtable and the Planetary & Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium (includes the Lunar Polar Prospecting Workshop)

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  • June 12-15, 2018

University Transportation Center for Underground Transportation Infrastructure Symposium

Challenges and Opportunities in Underground Transportation Infrastructure

  • September 21-22, 2017

2014 IEEE Conference on Reliability Science for Advanced Materials and Devices

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

  • September 7-9, 2014

Exploration for Tight Oil Plays

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

33rd Oil Shale Symposium

  • October 14-16, 2013

2013 IEEE Conference on Reliability Science for Advanced Materials and Devices

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

  • February 24-25, 2013

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