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2022 TRAM Conference

Event Date: 
October 11, 2022 to October 13, 2022

TRAM annual conference for 2022
Training Resources Applied to Mining (TRAM) Annual Conference
October 11-13, 2022
National Mine Health and Safety Academy

TRAM Program
TRAM Workshop Schedule

The Training Resources Applied to Mining Conference (TRAM) will be held in person at the National Mine Health and Safety Academy on October 11-13, 2022. Featuring presentations from some of the industry’s most respected safety trainers, this tuition-free conference helps health and safety trainers improve their training skills and infuse their training programs with new ideas and materials. A limited number of workshops will also be streamed online to accommodate our remote attendees.  

Workshop Presenters

The workshops cover a wide variety of topics pertinent to mine safety trainers. The 2022 theme is “Game On! Game Changing Training” and presentation topics will encompass everything from the gamification of training to innovative training design and delivery.  

Presenter registration and presentation synopsis submission deadline is Friday, September 2, 2022.

Training Materials Competition

Training in today’s mining industry is considered a foundational element in our mission to improve mine safety. Through the years, the training materials competition has fostered a new level of professionalism in the development of training materials. This competition is open to all sources of mining-related training materials.

Download the Training Materials Competition Entry Packet. The deadline for entries is Friday, September 2, 2022.

This form is to be completed and mailed with your competition submittal.  Do not email.) For more information on the training materials competition, contact Katie Kimbrell at 304-256-3286 or kimbrell.katie@dol.gov.


TRAM’s exhibit area features some of the latest training materials developed by MSHA, State Grant recipients, and the mining industry. Additional exhibits showcase innovative health and safety products. Exhibitors can sign up via online registration.

Registration/ Accommodations

To register for the 2022 TRAM Conference, please click on the link below  


Lodging at the Mine Academy for this conference is extremely limited. Click on this link for a list of local motels.

The cafeteria hours for meals are: Breakfast from 6:15 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. and Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. You may pay for meals in the cafeteria by cash, credit card, or check/money order.

For more information about TRAM, contact Angela Blair at 304-256-3202 or blair.angela@dol.gov.