August 28-30, 2018

Mountain Studies Institute is proud to announce that the 2nd annual Silverton Innovation Expo to be held August 28th -30th in Silverton, CO.

The gathering will be a meeting of the minds, bringing together industry representatives, government agencies, scientists, nonprofits and citizens to explore the need for innovation through expert presentations, networking opportunities, poster sessions and field tours of active reclamation sites. 

In successive years, the Expo will evolve into a tradeshow format, providing a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas as well as a prime opportunity for exhibitors and speakers to showcase their innovative future technologies and build partnerships with other stakeholders.

We hope you will plan on joining us in August as we continue to re-envision and revitalize the future of reclamation!

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Exhibitors and industry representatives can increase visibility and support our efforts to re-envision the future of reclamation with an Expo Sponsorship!  Sponsor support is critical to the success of the Expo, and allows us to create a visionary event that is free and open to the public. Sponsors receive valuable exposure to an audience of decision makers from Colorado and beyond.

Early Bird Sponsors: If you are interested in sponsoring the 2018 Silverton Innovation Expo, please contact Priscilla Sherman at


The inaugural Silverton Innovation Expo was made possible with support from Animas River Stakeholders Group, Bent Elbow Hotel, Colorado Department of Mining Reclamation & Safety, Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment, Colorado School of Mines, Coutts & Clark Western Foundation, Environmental Protection Agency, Golden Block Brewery, Ouray Silver Mines, San Juan County, San Juan County Historical Society, Silverton Grocery, Town of Silverton, United States Geologic Survey, Wyman Hotel and others.