EngineerIT Events Diary

Adroit events and training courses for 2017

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Registration: Email: samanthab@adroit.co.za or http://adroittech.co.za/training-order-and-booking-form/
Contact: Samantha Brink, Adroit Technologies, Tel 011 658-8100, samanthab@adroit.co.za


Nordic Semiconductor Tech Tour to South Africa

Date: 27 March 2017
Type of event: Briefing session
Time: 09:00 – 14:00
Venue: Protea Hotel – Midrand
Address: 14th Street, Noordwyk Ext 20 Midrand, 1685,  Johannesburg / Pretoria
Website: Click here
Costs: Free-of-charge

An Opportunity for embedded application development engineers to meet the nRF52 Series experts in person
Agenda :
Nordic wireless product offerings.
Bluetooth 5: What is it, what can you do with it, and how do you use it.
The nRF52832 and nRF52840: Enable Bluetooth 5 today with the market leading nRF52 Series SoCs 802.15.4 and Thread: Mesh technologies for IoT applications.

Registration: http://www.nordicsemi.com/eng/Events/Nordic-Tech-Tour
Contact: Brandon Kuhn, Nordic Semiconductor & Avnet South Africa, Tel 021 689 4141, brandon.kuhn@avnet.com


Mitsubishi Modular (Q-series) PLC Fundamentals & Programming Course – (Level 2)

Date: 27 March 2017 – 31 March 2017
Type of event: Training course
Time: 08:00 – 16:30
Venue: Adroit Head Office
Address: 20 Waterford Office Park, 189 Waterford Drive, Fourways
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid event

This comprehensive five day training course covers only the modular PLC (Q series) and will revise PLC level 1 instructions, system hardware and configuration. In this course we look at the more effective use of the PLC. Covering expanded program instruction usage, memory and programming methods. Registers and Data handling/conversion instructions will be explained in depth by means of practical applications and examples. (Analog/Digital, Digital/Analog Converters) Fault finding techniques using the Diagnostic, Test and Monitor features of the programming unit will be covered.The GX DEVELOPER programming & documentation package is only used on this course. This covers programming instructions and methods, maintaining and documentation.

Registration: Email: samanthab@adroit.co.za or http://adroittech.co.za/training-order-and-booking-form/
Contact: Samantha Brink, Adroit Technologies, Tel 011 658-8100, samanthab@adroit.co.za


Adroit Advanced Smart UI Configuration Training

Date: 27 March 2017 – 31 March 2017
Type of event: Training course
Time: 08:00 – 16:30
Venue: Adroit Head Office
Address: 20 Waterford Office Park, 189 Waterford Drive, Fourways
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid event

This 5 day Advanced Smart Configuration training course continues on from where the Basic course closed. You will explore the finer agents of the Adroit product range, including the Mitsubishi Electric Factory Automation components. The concept around the Advanced course is that the juice plant has grown in its market and more components are required to move into the next phase. End-users interested in new technologies form great relationships with System Integrators and software providers. At this point the juice plant is expanding to include advanced Agents that are cost effective and efficient, all the while providing a secure environment for staff at different levels to enjoy their experience. It now becomes imperative that engineers look into the flow of information from the physical plant to front-end units, like PLCs, to multiple Agent Servers to Web Servers to Reporting Servers. Adroit includes some great database opportunities including recording, managing and processing. Multiple plugins are addressed to make the design and managing experience easier and relevant. These tools include Auditing, Alarm Management and Recording, Report Suite, Excel Agent Configurator, SQL Express with Advanced Services, 21 CFR part 11 and Scan Monitoring. The Smart UI also has some exciting Charting and Reporting abilities.

Registration: Email: samanthab@adroit.co.za or http://adroittech.co.za/training-order-and-booking-form/
Contact: Samantha Brink, Adroit Technologies, Tel 011 658-8100, samanthab@adroit.co.za


Altair Technology Conference (ATCx) – South Africa

Date: 28 March 2017
Type of event: Conference
Time: 08:00 – 18:00
Venue: River Meadow Manor
Address: 1 Jan Smuts Drive, Twin River Estates, Centurion
Website: Click here
Costs: Free event

The Altair ATCx series is a forum for learning and sharing experiences in engineering design and high performance computing. Join us on Tuesday 28 March 2017 at River Meadow Manor in Irene, Gauteng, South Africa, where we will highlight customer successes, provide practical examples and showcase some of Altair’s latest technology.

Registration: Email: frichardson@altair.co.za or http://web2.altairhyperworks.com/south-africa-2017-atcx
Contact: Fiona Richardson, Altair Engineering South Africa, Tel 021 831-1500, frichardson@altair.co.za


ManageEngine Simple Fast Efficient Seminar

Date: 29 March 2017
Type of event: Seminar
Time: 08:30 – 17:00
Venue: Premier Hotel Midrand
Address: 187 3rd Rd, Midrand, Johannesburg, 1682
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid event

Come experience a one of a kind, education and case study driven, seminar designed for you. ManageEngine has been providing seminars all over the world for years and the 2017 World Tour is coming through Johannesburg. Get insights and solutions to Active Directory, security, ITSM, ITOM, privilege management, and more. Listen to some of the most experienced speakers who have been to numerous countries speaking to admins all over the world. Everyone that attends a ManageEngine seminar leaves with new knowledge, solutions, and insights only a world-wide company and speaker line-up can provide. We invite you to download and try any of our products from www.manageengine.com, all come with a free 30 day trial license.

Registration: Email: chantel@itrtech.co.za / ray@itrtech.co.za or http://itrtech.co.za/events/
Contact: Chantel Suleman, ITR Technology, Tel 012 665-5551, chantel@itrtech.co.za


Nordic Semiconductor Tech Tour to South Africa

Date: 29 March 2017
Type of event: Briefing session
Time: 09:00 – 14:00
Venue: Gateway Hotel – Umhlanga
Address: Corner Centenary Boulevard & Twilight Drive Gateway, Umhlanga, 4321 Durban
Website: Click here
Costs: Free-of-charge

An Opportunity for embedded application development engineers to meet the nRF52 Series experts in person
Agenda : Nordic wireless product offerings
Bluetooth 5: What is it, what can you do with it, and how do you use it
The nRF52832 and nRF52840: Enable Bluetooth 5 today with the market leading nRF52 Series SoCs
802.15.4 and Thread: Mesh technologies for IoT applications

Registration: http://www.nordicsemi.com/eng/Events/Nordic-Tech-Tour
Contact: Brandon Kuhn, Nordic Semiconductor & Avnet South Africa, Tel 021 689 4141, brandon.kuhn@avnet.com


Nordic Semiconductor Tech Tour to South Africa

Date: 30 March 2017
Type of event: Briefing session
Time: 09:00 – 14:00
Venue: Weltevreden Estate
Address: Welgevonden Blvd Stellenbosch, 7600 Cape Town
Website: Click here
Costs: Free-of-charge

An Opportunity for embedded application development engineers to meet the nRF52 Series experts in person
Agenda : Nordic wireless product offerings
Bluetooth 5: What is it, what can you do with it, and how do you use it
The nRF52832 and nRF52840: Enable Bluetooth 5 today with the market leading nRF52 Series SoCs
802.15.4 and Thread: Mesh technologies for IoT applications

Registration:http://www.nordicsemi.com/eng/Events/Nordic-Tech-Tour
Contact: Brandon Kuhn, Nordic Semiconductor & Avnet South Africa, Tel 021 689 4141, brandon.kuhn@avnet.com


Environmental Management System – Administrator Training

Date: 04  April 2017 – 05 April 2017
Type of event: Training course
Time: 08:00
Venue: Adroit Head Office 
Address: 20 Waterford Office Park, 189 Waterford Drive, Fourways
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid event

This training course is best suited to the EMS system administrators responsible for the setup, configuration and maintenance of the Adroit Environmental Management System (Adroit EMS). Technicians and Engineers will also benefit from this course. The Adroit EMS provides a single management front-end for the implementations of environmental telemetry installed. It is a strategic tool that plays a vital role in safeguarding the lives of personnel as well as protecting valuable equipment.

Registration: Email: samanthab@adroit.co.za or http://adroittech.co.za/training-order-and-booking-form
Contact: Samantha Brink, Adroit Technologies, Tel 011 658-8100, samanthab@adroit.co.za


Aerospace & Defense Forum

Date: 06 April 2017
Type of event: Conference
Time: 09:00 – 12:00
Venue: The Innovation Hub
Address: The Innovation Centre, Mark Shuttleworth Street, Pretoria
Website: Click here
Costs: Free-of-charge

National Instruments invites you to the annual Aerospace & Defense Forum, dedicated to managers leading projects in aviation, aerospace and defense industries. This years’ conference will offer the chance to explore industry trends and opportunities and showcase solutions for particular technical challenges. Come and join us to find out more around applications in HIL Simulation, Spectrum Monitoring and Signal Intelligence, as well as Automated Aerospace and Defense Test, and many more.

Registration: Email: ni.southafrica@ni.com or http://southafrica.ni.com/aerospace-defense-forum
Contact: Bianca Powell, National Instruments, Tel 011 805-8197, ni.southafrica@ni.com


Adroit Report Suite Alarm Management Training

Date: 03 May 2017 – 04 May 2017
Type of event: Training course
Time: 08:00 – 16:30
Venue: Adroit Head Office
Address: 20 Waterford Office Park, 189 Waterford Drive, Fourways
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid event

Adroit SCADA includes the Smart User Interface and the Classic User Interface as well as Alarm Management and Report Suite. It is advised to make use of these products before moving to the next phase of development. Some examples of the uses of managing the Alarms: Number of shutdowns occurring on a specific section over a specific period, Is the operator exposed to too many alarms to handle, Reasons and Notes for the Alarms recorded, Which sections and equipment incurred the most Alarms, Which shift was the quickest to attend to an Alarm. On this Report Suite Alarm Management training course we follow on from the plant created in the Basic and Advanced Configuration courses where the alarming system was barely functional. We use the tools available to improve the mixing and filling plant’s alarming system.

Registration: Email: samanthab@adroit.co.za or http://adroittech.co.za/training-order-and-booking-form/
Contact: Samantha Brink, Adroit Technologies, Tel 011 658-8100, samanthab@adroit.co.za


Variable Speed Drive Training – Basic Level

Date: 03 May 2017 – 05 May 2017
Type of event: Training course
Time: 08:00 – 16:30
Venue: Adroit Head Office
Address: 20 Waterford Office Park, 189 Waterford Drive, Fourways
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid event

In this course we will focus on all the basic knowledge of the drive system that will facilitate the limitation of plant downtime.  The emphasis will be on the practical handling of the variable speed drive.  Plant/application specific problems or queries that you present will be addressed as case studies during training in order to expand practical knowledge.

Registration: Email: samanthab@adroit.co.za or http://adroittech.co.za/training-order-and-booking-form/
Contact: Samantha Brink, Adroit Technologies, Tel 011 658-8100, samanthab@adroit.co.za


Vision In Energy LPG Event

Date: 09 May 2017 – 11 May 2017
Type of event: Conference & Exhibition
Time: 07:30 – 20:00
Venue: Montecasino
Address: Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways, Sandton
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid event

Says Kevin Robertson, LPGSASA CEO, “The Liquefied Petroleum Gas Safety Association of Southern Africa (LPGSASA) is proud to announce the evolution of its annual conference by collaborating with the 2017 VIE LPG Event, South Africa. The 2017 VIE Workshop programme looks to address topical industry challenges, ensuring local and international participation at various levels. In addition, the 2017 VIE LPG Awards programme recognises and celebrates high standards within the industry, thereby upholding safety and excellence in the LPG sector. The 2017 VIE LPG Event is a joint effort – a collaboration – and we are proud to be part of it.

Registration: Email: bookings@visioninenergy.co.za or https://visioninenergy.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/2017-VIE-LPG-EVENT_Registration-Form.pdf
Contact: Tamsin Rankin, Vision In Energy, Tel 010 003-0295, tamsin@visioninenergy.co.za


Gas Africa 2017

Date: 23 May 2017 – 25 May 2017
Type of event: Conference & Exhibition
Time: 09:00 – 17:00
Venue: Maslow Hotel Sandton
Address: 146 Rivonia Rd Sandton Johannesburg
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid event

The theme for 2017 is more specifically ‘Southern Africa is now proven to have huge natural gas deposits. How will this major clean power source affect South Africa and the region.’ Make sure you are there to find out how you can benefit fully. In addition, day 3, the 25th May, will concentrate on the problems and solutions to logistics within the Oil & Gas Industry. This very successful and interesting segment has previously only been held in Cape Town, but now offers an even broader segment of interested parties the opportunity of a significant and meaningful participation. This will feature top speakers from Shell – UK logistics experts and Tullow Oil on their international Logistics side.

Registration: Email: bettemc@ingadaevents.co.za or http://www.ingadaevents.co.za/forms/GasAfrica2017/OilLog_Conf_2017_booking.pdf
Contact: Bette Mc Naughton, Ingada Events, Tel 011-883-1018, bettemc@ingadaevents.co.za


Digital Construction Expo

Date: 23 May 2017 – 24 May 2017
Type of event: Conference & Exhibition
Time: 09:00 – 17:00
Venue: Gallagher Estate, Midrand
Address: Gallagher Estate, Midrand, Gauteng Midrand, Gauteng
Website: Click here
Costs: Free-of-charge

Now in its second year Digital Construction Expo will once again explore the impact of digital technology and innovation in the built environment, welcoming thousands of visitors and industry leaders and decision makers to this prestigious event co-located with the African Construction Concrete Expo. Whether you’re just a contractor or professional, maybe you just getting to the grips of understanding Building Information Modelling, the expo will be the definite place to be in exploring new and improved ways of working with software that you may be already using. The Digital Construction Expo is free to attend if you register in advance. Register now and get free access to the entire construction exhibition with over 200 exhibitors and software training workshops that are being offered. One of the leading issues in South Africa is the lack of industry and organisational transformation, which is required to achieve the best from technology and digitisation. The Digital Knowledge Lounge once again will be the centre of discussions around education and insights on the latest developments and technologies currently being used or implemented by public and private sectors. Our selected panel of C-level executives will engage with industry experts on various topics throughout the two days; to discuss the knowledge gap and solutions that exists between us and digital technology. Those industries and businesses who are truly winning in the digital age are those who understand that digitisation transforms their business model completely and are proud to be driving their business.

Registration: Email: wassem.sallie@biminstitute.org.za or http://www.biminstitute.org.za/digital-construction
Contact: Waseem Sallie, BIM Institute, Tel 021 700-5510, waseem.sallie@biminstitute.org.za


Securex 2017

Date: 30 May 2017 – 01 June 2017
Type of event: Exhibition
Time: 09:00 – 16:00
Venue: Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand
Address: 19 Richards Drive, Midrand
Website: Click here
Costs: Free event

Securex is Africa’s leading security and fire exhibition. The exhibition enjoys the support of a number of industry associations, a fact that underlines the credibility of Securex as Africa’s leading security and fire exhibition. An aggressive marketing campaign and increased penetration into a number of pan-African countries creates an unequalled opportunity for discerning exhibitors. Exhibitors are unanimous in their demand for added exposure in all sub-Saharan African countries as they prepare for the next wave of business growth. Indicative of the success of the African campaign, Securex 2016 welcomed 314 international visitors from 25 different African countries. This is a year on year increase of 12% since the 2015 event. Hosted at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, from 30 May to 1 June, Securex 2017 will include many of the visitor attractions popularised in the 2016 event. An example includes the New Products Display, situated at the entrance to the exhibition, provides registering visitors with a sneak preview of hot new security and fire technology. Always a hit with visitors, the Securex Seminar Theatre will provide a wealth of information on relevant industry trends and legislation from knowledgeable industry specialists.

Registration:www.securex.co.za/visiting.php#top
Contact: Leigh Miller, Specialised Exhibitions, Tel 011 835-1565, leighm@specialised.com


Drones Conference 2017

Date: 21 June 2017 – 23 June 2017
Type of event: Conference
Time: 08:00 – till late
Venue: Emperors Palace Convention Centre
Address: 64 Jones Rd, Kempton Park, 1620, Johannesburg
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid event

After the overwhelming success of the 2016 Conference, the 2017 edition of the Drones Conference aims to go deeper into the technical aspects of drone operations and their impact on business and market opportunities. The exhibition will be bigger, and there will breakaway sessions for specialised sectors like Agriculture, mining and Land Surveying.

Registration: Email: jerry@vukanicomms.co.za
Contact: Jerry Davison, Vukani Communications, Tel 011 791-6330, jerry@vukanicomms.co.za


KwaZulu-Natal Industrial Technology Exhibition (KITE) 2017

Date: 26 July 2017 – 28 July 2017
Type of event: Exhibition
Time: 09:00 – 17:00
Venue: Durban Exhibition Centre
Address: 11 Walnut Road, Durban
Website: Click here
Costs: Free event

KwaZulu-Natal Industrial Technology Exhibition (KITE) forms an important link in the industrial technology chain. Providing its 110 exhibitors with a platform to showcase their products and services to the industry, KITE continues to form an integral part of any industrial technology company’s promotional strategy. No other locally based exhibition has the ability to attract a targeted audience that is focused on sourcing and buying the products and services on offer at KITE. The 2017 event is being held once again at the Durban Exhibition Centre, from 26 to 28 July 2017 and is set expand on its previous successes. KITE is unsurpassed in the sheer number of industrial technological developments it covers. These include displays and information on construction equipment and material; electronic components, energy solutions; environmental solutions; heavy machinery; hygiene products and services; industrial equipment and components; IT and telecommunications manufacturing equipment; materials handling; monitoring, process control and sensors; security equipment; workwear and protective equipment; plant and facility equipment; safety equipment and machinery; tools; and industrial services. In addition to such an extensive range of the province’s leading products and services, KITE also provides visitors with the opportunity to increase their knowledge base. The SAIMechE Seminar Theatre, which has proved so popular in previous years, will once again boast top-notch speakers, discussing new trends and legislation. In addition, LEEASA (Lifting Equipment Association of South Africa) will for the first time host a conference at KITE. Another new feature for KITE 2017 is the inclusion of a Propak Africa Pavilion. This premier tri-annual exhibition is Africa’s largest showcase of packaging, food processing and labelling technology and services which clearly complements the exhibitor offerings at KIT.

Registration: Email: natashah@specialised.com or www.kznindustrial.co.za/visiting.php#top
Contact: Natasha Heiberg, Specialised Exhibitions, Tel 010 003-3083, natashah@specialised.com


Electra Mining Botswana

Date: 12 September 2017 – 14 September 2017
Type of event: Exhibition
Time: 09:00 – 17:00
Venue: Gaborone Fairgrounds
Address: Gaborone, Botswana, PO Box 2162
Website: Click here
Costs: Free event

Mining Botswana will play a vital role in bringing related industries together at one location in Botswana for visitor and exhibitor convenience. A premier showcase that brings new products, services and technology to market with excellent success, exhibitors benefit from on-site sales, plenty of sales leads and brand visibility, all major advantages of being part of Electra Mining Botswana 2017. Botswana has a well-developed mining sector and the excavating of rich mineral reserves has been a significant driver of Botswana’s economic growth. But Electra Mining Botswana is not just a mining show, it embraces mining, industrial, power generation and machine tools industries, the show will provide an enabling environment for visitors and exhibitors to network with key decision-makers, make valuable business connections, discover the latest in technology developments and to find out about the latest new products, equipment and services.
Add the full complement of free-to-attend seminars and you give even more value for visitors across the 3 power-packed days!.

Registration: Email: leighm@specialised.com or http://www.electramining.co.bw/index.php
Contact: Leigh Miller, Tel 010 003-3060, leighm@specialised.com