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2023 TRAM Conference


National Health and Safety Academy
Beaver, WV
United States

October 10, 2023 09:00 am - October 12, 2023 04:00 pm

Training Resources Applied to Mining (TRAM) Annual Conference        
October 10-12, 2023        
National Mine Health and Safety Academy

TRAM Flyer

The Training Resources Applied to Mining Conference (TRAM) will be held in person at the National Mine Health and Safety Academy on October 10-12, 2023. 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 2023 theme is “Expand Your Reach” and presentation topics will encompass everything from best practices for better content delivery to innovative training design techniques.  

Presenter registration and presentation synopsis submission deadline is Friday, September 1, 2023. 

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 1, 2023.

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


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 2023 TRAM Conference

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

TRAM pre-registration is now closed. Walk-in attendees may sign in at the Registration desk upon arrival. Thank you! 

Tuesday, October 10, 2023 
Time: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

TRAM Opening Ceremonies & Training Materials Competition Awards in Auditorium - Click here to join the livestream. 

Wednesday, October 11, 2023
Time: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Livestream of all Presentations in C-114 - Click here to join the live stream.
Livestream of all Presentations in C-123 - Click here to join the live stream. 

Thursday, October 12, 2023 
Time: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm 

Livestream of all Presentations in C-114 - Click here to join the live stream. 
Livestream of all Presentations in C-123 - Click here to join the live stream.