EngineerIT Events Diary

Smart Buildings & Infrastructure Summit

Date: 22 February 2017
Type of event: Conference
Time: 08:00 – 18:00
Venue: Durban Exhibition Centre
Address: 11 Walnut Rd, Durban
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid event

The BIM Institute is pleased to present the SMART Buildings and Infrastructure series of summits – Africa’s only platform designed for decision-makers and analysts from the public and private sectors responsible for the design, construction and operation of infrastructure assets and or the specification and procurement of major infrastructure assets. These summits will provide key insights into emerging trends, confront the most pressing issues, discover solutions, explore technologies, debate a roadmap for a smart future and learn best practices.

Registration: Email: justin.marthinus@hypenica.com or http://www.smart-summit.com/register-kzn/
Contact: Justin Marthinus, Hypenica, Tel 021 700-4352, justin.marthinus@hypenica.com


Adroit Basic Classic Training

Date: 20 –  24 February 2017
Type of event: Training Course
Time:08:00 – 16:00
Venue: 20 Waterford Office Park
Address: Cnr of 189 Witkoppen and Waterford Drive, Fourways
Website:Click here
Costs: Paid event

This 5 day course features the configuration of a juice manufacturer’s batching plant and you will be introduced to the available product range of this plant.  You will enjoy creating your own project using the graphics and Agent Server on the proven Classic User Interface.

Registration: email: celestg@adroit.co.za
Contact: Bradley le Roux, Adroit Technologies, Tel 011 658-8100, bradley.leroux@adroit.co.za


Adroit Basic Smart Configuration Training

Date: 27 February – 3 March 2017
Type of event: Training Course
Time: 08:00 – 16:00
Venue: 20 Waterford Office Park
Address: Cnr of 189 Witkoppen and Waterford Drive, Fourways
Website:Click here
Costs: Paid event

In the Basic Config course you have built a basic batching plant for a juice manufacturer.  In this 5 day Advanced Config course you will find out what happens when the juice plant gets bigger and more users have access to the Server. Consider that communication will need to be quicker and Reports need to be generated to manage your growing plant.  This course will see you taking control of the plant to eventually attempt the Adroit Engineer’s exam.

Registration: email: celestg@adroit.co.za
Contact: Bradley le Roux, Adroit Technologies, Tel 011 658-8100, bradley.leroux@adroit.co.za


ICT and Society International Cnference

Date: 9 March 2017 – 10 March 2017
Type of event: Conference
Time: 8:30 – 17:00
Venue: 329 Umhlanga Rocks Drive, Umhlanga
Address: Cnr of 189 Witkoppen and Waterford Drive, Fourways
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid event

Recognizing the growing role of ICT and Society, this IEEE Technically sponsored conference (#38851)will provide a platform for researchers in both academia and industry to share their latest research contributions in the field, while promoting networking of people and ideas. All papers submitted (submission date 31 October 2016) will undergo blind peer review by both national and international collaborators. Accepted papers will be published in IEEEExplore and delivered at the conference.

Registration: email: deleneh@dut.ac.za or www.ictas2017.com
Contact: Delene Heukelman, Durban University of Technology, Tel 031 373-5562, deleneh@dut.ac.za


Uganda Trade Expo 2017

Date: 18 March 2017 – 20 March 2017
Type of event: Exhibition
Time: 10:00 – 18:00
Venue: UMA Main Exhibition Hall, Kampala 6966, Uganda
Address: Lugogo, Kampala
Website: Click here
Costs: Free event

UGANDA INTERNATIONAL TRADE EXHIBITION – UGANDA 2017 (Uganda International Exhibition on Different Sectors & Infrastructure) Uganda Trade Expo 2017 will be held from 18-20 March 2017 at the Kampala, Lugogo & Exhibition Ground. This show targeting Uganda’s key economic industry, it will provide international countries a professional international business platform to share industrial information, technologies as well as to prepare business, investments and joint ventures. Show Profile Uganda Trade Expo 2017. will attract many international exhibiting companies from various countries and regions to showcase a comprehensive array of exhibit products, a wide range exhibit profile includes the latest machineries, technologies etc to the Uganda and the East African market. Targeted Visitors Uganda Trade Expo 2017 is targeting East Africa Region by attracting Visitors from all Uganda Regions and from South Sudan, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania.

Registration: Email: info@brightexhibitions.com or www.brightexhibitions.com
Contact: Moiz, Bright Exhibitions, info@brightexhibitions.com


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