|Date||09 June 2021|
|-||11 June 2021|
|Location||The Canvas Riversands, Fourways, Johannesburg, South Africa|
Diamonds 2021 Hybrid Conference Announcement and Call for Papers 15102020.pdf
Diamonds Reg form 06052020.pdf
Diamonds Source to use-Abstracts received 22102020.pdf
Sponsorship Opportunities - Diamonds 2021-06042020.pdf
At this point in time, the event is planned as a hybrid conference with international participation, which will allow for contact and online attendance and presentation. We are still in Stage 1 Lock down in South Africa as a result of COVID-19. We will monitor the situation, and if it appears that the effects of the pandemic are still such as to pose a threat to the health and safety of delegates, or restrictions are lifted to allow for more contact participation and international travel, the event delivery method will be adjusted accordingly.
Please submit your abstracts and papers as these will be peer reviewed and published for all contact and hybrid/online conferences.
The Diamonds – Source to Use conference series targets the full spectrum of the diamond pipeline, from exploration through to sales and marketing. The 2021 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, 20 GSSA CPD points and 2.5 SACNASP CPD points will be allocated to all attending delegates.
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.
The format of this conference will be hybrid. Please advise on your submission if you will be presenting in person or virtually. Virtual presentations will be streamed live or prerecorded.
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:
E-mail: email@example.com, SAIMM
P.O. Box 61127, Marshalltown 2107, South Africa
Telephonic enquiries may be made at
Facsimile +27 11 838-5923 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
CALL FOR PAPERS
30 November 2020 Submission of abstracts (both oral and poster presentations) 14 January 2021 Submission of final papers
11 December 2020 Acceptance of abstracts
9–10 June 2021 Conference
14 January 2021 Submission of final papers
Companies wishing to sponsor or exhibit should contact
The Canvas Riversands: Measures taken regarding COVID19
Johannesburg, 12 March 2020
As a responsible venue and in line with our company values, the health and wellbeing of all who attend events hosted at The Canvas Riversands is a priority.
We clean our facilities on a daily basis using the industrial quality cleaning materials and disinfectants. However, in light of COVID19, we have instituted the following additional measures to mitigate against the spread of the disease:
We recommend that event organisers also consider the following actions in hosting events:
Tel: +27 (0) 11 012 4600
Mobile: +27 (0) 73 154 9857
Head of Conferencing
Tel: (011) 834-1273/7
Fax: (011) 833-8156 or (011) 838-5923