2021 WMA Convention Presentations

“Changes and Challenges: What Comes Next?”

Gillette, Wyoming – July 22-23, 2021

“A View From Washington”
Mr. Ryan Jackson
Senior Vice President of Government and Political Affairs
National Mining Association

“You Cannot Have a Strong Domestic Supply Chain Without a Strong Domestic Minerals Industry”
Mr. Chris Greissing
Industrial Minerals Association-North America

“Wyoming’s Nuclear Future: A Next Generation Nuclear Power Plant and Opportunities for Uranium Mining”
Mr. Wayne Heili
Managing Director and CEO
Peninsula Energy

“The Road Ahead: Legal Challenges Facing the Mining Industry Under the Biden Administration”
Mr. Andrew Emrich
Holland and Hart

“UW School of Energy Resources: Driving Technology and Policy Innovation”
Ms. Holly Krutka, PhD
Executive Director
University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources

“Building the Mining Workforce with CTE Students”
Mr. Rob Hill
Wyoming SkillsUSA

“US Energy and Climate Policy: Implications for National Security and America’s Industrial Base”
Mr. David Gattie, PhD
Associate Professor of Engineering
University of Georgia

“2021 Changes to the Mining Regulatory Framework”
Mr. Todd Parfitt
Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

“The Wyoming Energy Strategy”
Mr. Glen Murrell, PhD
Executive Director
Wyoming Energy Authority

“Exploration Opportunity in Wyoming”
Ms. Erin Campbell, PhD
Director and State Geologist
Wyoming State Geological Survey