5th Young Professionals Conference 2021

Date 21 September 2021
- 22 September 2021
CPD Points 2 CPD POINTS
Location The Canvas Riversands, Fourways, Johannesburg, South Africa
Resources YPC Announcement-13052020.pdf
YPC Reg Form-13052020.pdf

Background

Innovation and research into mining technology is necessary to position Africa as a world leader in minerals production and benefi ciation. The Young Professionals Council is pleased to host a unique, two-day conference that will showcase a broad range of emerging research and innovation from young professionals in the metals and minerals industry. Presentations will focus on new technology, tools and techniques relevant to exploiting Africa’s mineral resources safely, competitively and sustainably.

Objectives

  • a broad range of topics covering the entire mining value-chain will give a quick sense of developments in the fi eld of mining and metallurgy
  • a large body of research at Masters, PhD and Post-doctoral level will give insights into emerging themes and advances in the minerals and metals knowledge-areas
  • a focus on innovative practices, technological applications and case-studies from mining operations and research institutions will give the practicing professional an opportunity to learn about new tools and techniques relevant to their work
  • a gathering of diverse professionals within the metals and minerals community will give delegates an opportunity to obtain exposure, build reputations, further their careers and network with peers and leaders in the African Minerals Industry

Who should attend

Who should attend

This conference should be of value to all professionals across the entire minerals industry value chain, including:

  • All metallurgical fields
  • Exploration
  • Geology
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Leadership/management/government/community
  • Mining
  • Occupational Hygiene and SHE practitioners
  • ICT experts
  • Mechanical, electrical/electronic engineers
  • Mineralogy

Exhibition/Sponsorship

Exhibition/Sponsorship

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Companies wishing to sponsor or exhibit should contact the Conference Co-ordinator.

Contact

Camielah Jardine
Head of Conferencing
E-mail: camielah@saimm.co.za
Tel: +27 11 834 1273/7

Contact

Contact

Camielah Jardine, Head of Conferencing,
SAIMM Tel: (011) 834-1273/7 ·
Fax: (011) 833-8156 or (011) 838-5923
E-mail: camielah@saimm.co.za

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