2023 Annual Meeting Registration is Now Open!
IME is excited to be hosting our 2023 Annual Meeting in the Florida Keys in beautiful Islamorada. Attendees can look forward to networking events, engaging information sessions, productive committee meetings, and our Annual Awards Banquet. You won't want to miss this opportunity to celebrate 110 years of IME history, collaborate with your industry colleagues and enjoy the warm Florida sunshine!
Sign in through the IME member portal, and review our meeting book using the "Committee Meetings" tab.
Our meeting will be held at Cheeca Lodge Resort & Spa., 81801 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, Florida, 3303. Hotel reservations are now closed.
For more information on IME's meetings and upcoming events, please contact Alexandria Caron at email@example.com.
This agenda will be updated further to reflect any changes prior to our Annual Meeting.
|Monday, October 16|
|5:00PM - 7:00PM||Welcome Reception||Nikai Sundeck|
|Tuesday, October 17|
|7:30 AM - 8:30 AM||Networking Breakfast||Islamorada I|
|8:30 AM - 9:30 AM||Keynote: MSHA Safety Initiatives with Brian Goepfert, Administrator for Mine Safety and Health Enforcement||Islamorada I|
|9:45 AM - 10:30 AM||
|10:45 AM - 12:00 PM||
Safety, Health & Environmental Affairs Committee Meeting
|12:00 PM - 1:00 PM||
Lunch w/Panel: Tomorrow's Workforce - A Conversation with IME's Academic Members
|1:15 PM - 2:45 PM||
Transportation, Distribution & Security Committee Meeting
|2:00 PM - 4:00 PM||
Steering Committee Meeting
(Committee Members Only)
|3:00 PM - 4:30 PM||
Technical Committee Meeting
|4:00 PM - 5:00 PM||
Government Affairs Committee Meeting
|5:00 PM - 5:30 PM||IMEPAC Reception (Prior Approved Only)||North Beach|
|5:30 PM - 7:00 PM||Networking Reception||North Beach|
|Wednesday, October 18|
|7:30 AM - 8:30 AM||Breakfast||Islamorada I|
|8:30 AM - 9:15 AM||Keynote: Workforce Solutions with Brian Turmail, Vice President of Public Affairs & Strategic Initiatives at Associated General Contractors of America||Islamorada I|
|9:30 AM - 12:00 PM||Board of Governors Meeting||Islamorada III|
|11:45 AM - 12:45 PM||Lunch||Islamorada I|
|1:00 PM - 4:00 PM||Networking/Optional Excursions||Various|
|6:00 PM - 7:00 PM||Awards Banquet Cocktail Hour||Islamorada Fish Co. (Beachside)|
|7:00 PM - 10:00 PM||Awards Banquet and Ceremony||Islamorada Fish Co. (Beachside)|
Please use the Table of Contents below to access the Annual Meeting Materials
Table of Attendees
*All Materials Can be Found in the "Agendas" section of each committee page.
Tuesday, October 17th - Breakfast
MSHA Safety Initiatives
Brian Goepfert, Administrator for Mine Safety and Health Enforcement
Brian began his MSHA career in 2000 as a mine safety and health inspector and currently serves as administrator for mine safety and health enforcement. He has held a variety of positions during his career, including field office supervisor, assistant district manager, acting district manager, chief of safety, deputy administrator, regional administrator, director of education policy and development. Originally from Wisconsin, Brian earned a bachelor’s degree in safety management while attending the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He now resides in Florida and enjoys boating and sending time outdoors with his wife.
Tuesday, October 17th - Lunch
Tomorrow’s Workforce – A Conversation With IME’s Academic Members
Josh Calnan, PhD, PE
Director, University of Kentucky Explosives Research Team
Assistant Professor, Department of Mining Engineering
University of Kentucky
Veronica Eliasson, PhD
Colorado School of Mines
Wednesday, October 18th - Breakfast
Brian Turmail, Vice President Public Affairs & Strategic Initiatives, Associated General Contractors of America
As Vice President of Public Affairs and Strategic Initiatives, Brian Turmail’s role is to develop and oversee all public, member and chapter communications activities for the 27,000 member construction trade association. He works directly with national, regional and local media to generate coverage of the construction industry and AGC’s major policy priorities. He is also helping oversee the implementation of the association’s Centennial “Future Focus” plan designed to position the association to help member firms thrive amid the significant technological, process and labor transformations taking place within the industry. He also plays a lead role in organizing AGC of America’s workforce development initiatives. And he is a member of the board of directors of AGC Charities Inc, the association’s charitable arm, where he oversees Operation Opening Doors projects that get volunteer contractors to renovate facilities for worthwhile groups, including veterans and members of the disabled community. Turmail resides in Washington, D.C.
Thank you to our 2023 Annual Meeting Sponsors
IME is now offering sponsorship opportunities for companies that would like to provide additional support for the meeting while getting your name in front of key audiences. If you have any questions or are interested in sponsoring the meeting, please contact Alexandria Caron at firstname.lastname@example.org and click here for more information.