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Young Professionals of the Minerals Industry 2014

Event Date 11 March 2014
Event End Date 13 March 2014
Location Monte Casino Conference Centre, Johannesburg
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Young Professionals of the Minerals Industry 2014

11-13 March 2014|Monte Casino, Johannesburg

SAIMM hosts many events annually but none are targeting the young professionals who work in the minerals industry. This conference will provide the young professionals of the Minerals Industry an opportunity to share their experiences and ideas, forge ties with peers and provide exposure necessary for career advancement. It will contribute to the preparation of todayʼs young professionals for the leadership role they will soon have to assume to address the current and future challenges in the minerals industry

Sponsors


Exxaro
Exhibition Sponsor
 
Mintek1aExhibition Sponsor
 
Anglo American
Exhibition Sponsor
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Banner Sponsor

MSAGroup
Banner Sponsor 
                      
                    


Sponsorship Opportunities

Companies wishing to sponsor or exhibit should contact the Conference Coordinator
Raymond van der Berg
Conference Co-ordinator
SAIMM, P O Box 61127
Marshalltown
2107
Tel: (011) 834-1273/7
Fax: (011) 833-8156 or (011) 838-5923
Co-ordinator Email: raymond@saimm.co.za 

Objectives
- Provide an opportunity for the youngprofessionals of the Minerals Industry to present 
  their work to their peers
- Provide opportunities for the young professionals to obtain exposure, build
   reputations, further their careers and network with peers
- Provide an opportunity for all attendees to familiarize themselves with developments
  and upcoming key players.

Who should attend
The conference should be of value to all young professionals of the Minerals Industry, with between one and eight years of experience after graduation as well as
studying post-graduate students, across the entire minerals value chain including:
- Exploration
- Geology
- Mining
- Mineralogy
- Rock Mechanics
- All metallurgical fields
- SHE Practitioners
- Industrial relations and community involvement.

Topics
Any topic across the entire minerals value chain, incl SHE, industrial relations and community involvement.
• Possible future scenarioʼs for the minerals industry
• Career development
• Professional image
• Professional institutes
• Project management
• Balance between work and private life.


Call for papers
The Conference is being organised by The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, and papers are invited for the Conference. Prospective authors are invited to submit titles and abstracts of their papers, in English. The abstracts should be no longer than 500 words and should be submitted to:

Raymond van der berg 
Conference Co-ordinator
SAIMM, P O Box 61127
Marshalltown
2107
Tel: (011) 834-1273/7
Fax: (011) 833-8156 or (011) 838-5923
Co-ordinator Email: raymond@saimm.co.za

Key Dates & Publication

30 August 2013                  Submission of abstracts
18 September 2013            Acceptance of abstracts
15 January 2014                Submission of extended abstract
11-13 March 2014              Conference

Please note:
All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. Selected papers will be published in the Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Registration Fees

Please note:
- Non-members are entitled to free membership of the SAIMM, up to 30 June 2014, for
   attending this event
- Prepayment is required for all Registration Fees on or before the date of the event.
- Delegates who have not paid will not be permitted to attend the event

Contact

Raymond van der berg 
Conference Co-ordinator
SAIMM,
P O Box  61127
Marshalltown
2107
Tel: (011) 834-1273/7
Fax: (011) 833-8156 or (011) 838-5923
Co-ordinator Email: raymond@saimm.co.za 

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