|Event Start Date||09 June 2020|
|Event End Date||11 June 2020|
|Location||Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre|
|Downloads||Diamonds Announcement 30012019.pdf|
The Diamonds – Source to Use conference series targets the full spectrum of the diamond pipeline, from exploration through to sales and marketing. The 2020 conference, the eighth in the series, will focus on advances in the mining and metallurgical aspects as well as many of the downstream and related industries
The objective of the conference is to provide a forum for the dissemination of information relating to the latest tools and techniques applicable to all stages of the diamond industry, from exploration through mine design, processing, to cutting, marketing, and sales.
2 ECSA CPD points, 24 GSSA CPD points and 3 SACNASP CPD points will be allocated to all attending delegates
9 June 2020 — a technical and economic guide to diamond process engineering workshop
10 June 2020 — Conference
11 June 2020 — Conference and Technical Visits
Note that preference will be given to oral presentations accompanied by full papers which will be reviewed for publication in the conference proceedings.
Acceptance of papers for publication in the SAIMM Journal will be subject to peer review by the Conference Committee and SAIMM Publications Committee post-conference.
The conference is being organized 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 complete Proceedings volume will be made available on the internet for public access after the conference.
Limited sponsorship (registration only) may be available to students presenting papers. applications for such sponsorship will be considered only on the acceptance of a full paper.
Abstracts should be no longer than 500 words and should be submitted to:
Camielah Jardine Head of Conferencing:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Saimm
P.O. Box 61127, marshalltown 2107, South africa
Telephonic enquiries may be made at
Tel: +27 11 834-1273/7, Facsimile +27 11 838-5923 or
23 September 2019 Submission of abstracts (both oral and poster presentations)
28 October 2019 acceptance of abstracts
29 November 2019 Submission of final papers
9–11 June 2020 Conference
Head of Conferencing
Tel: (011) 834-1273/7
Fax: (011) 833-8156 or (011) 838-5923