PositionIT Events Diary

Resolution Circle events and training courses for 2018

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Registration: Email: dellatamin@resolutioncircle.co.za or http://www.resolutioncircle.co.za/events/
Contact: Della Tamin, Resolution Circle, Tel 010 020-3757, dellatamin@resolutioncircle.co.za

Electra Mining Africa

Date: 10 September 2018 – 14 September 2018
Type of event: Exhibition
Time: 09:00 – 17:00
Venue: Expo Centre, Nasrec
Address: Cnr Rand Show and Nasrec Road, Johannesburg
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Costs: Free-of-charge

Electra Mining Africa is Africa’s biggest mining, industrial, transport and power generation trade exhibition.

Registration: Email leighm@specialised.com or www.electramining.co.za
Contact: Leigh Miller, Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery, Tel 011 835-1565, leighm@specialised.com

 AfricaGEO 2018

Date: 17 September 2018 – 19 September 2018
Type of event: Conference
Time: 09:00
Venue: Emperors Palace Convention Centre
Address: 64 Jones Road, Kempton Park Johannesburg, South Africa, Gauteng
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid Event

The AfricaGEO Conference & Exhibition aims at facilitating interaction, discussion, collaboration and capacity building amongst the participants. It will provide a platform to share the latest developments in the industry of surveying and geo-information (including remote sensing and aerial imagery). The conference will also promote and showcase the latest products and services the industry has to offer. The conference emphasises the development of Geomatics (as an industry / technology) in the African context. This implies technological and social advancement of the industry to suit the needs of Africa and bolster development that is appropriate to Africa. The range of topics covered in the conference will include Surveying, Remote Sensing, Geo-Information Science (GISc) and Development Planning and Land Tenure. This conference will attract top decision makers from government and private sector to prospective users, academics, vendors, policy makers and representatives of various national and international organizations working in the arena of the Geomatics industry and technology in Africa. A series of plenary and parallel technical sessions as well as panel discussions is scheduled throughout the three day conference. The official language of the conference will be English. AfricaGEO Conference and Exhibition builds on the proud tradition of the Conference of Southern African Surveyors (CONSAS), a conference that first started in 1961.

Registration: Email lesley@cebisaconferences.co.za or https://africageo.org.za/registration/
Contact: Lesley Ferreira, South Africa Geomatics Industry, Tel 021 671-7670  lesley@cebisaconferences.co.za

African Ports and Rail Evolution Forum 2018

Date: 2 October 2018 – 3 October 2018
Type of event: Conference & Exhibition
Time: 07:00 – 17:00
Venue: Durban International Convention Centre
Address: 45 Bram Fischer Road, Durban
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid Event

Africa’s largest transport conference and expo will host 2500 visitors comprising African ports and rail authorities, maritime, transport and logistics professionals. Over 100 service providers will present solutions to optimise hinterland and maritime connectivity, increase passenger rail services in major cities, develop autonomous and automated ports, boost security strategies for ports and rail and define the future of transport infrastructure development across the continent.

Registration: Email danielbloch@dmgevents.com or https://www.transportevolution.com/enquire-about-booking-a-seat/
Contact: Daniel Bloch, dmg events, Tel 021 700-5500, danielbloch@dmgevents.com

KZN Export Week

Date: 1 October 2018 – 5 October 2018
Type of event: Conference
Time: 07:00 – 17:00
Venue: Durban ICC / Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre
Address: Durban ICC / Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre, Durban
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid Event

KZN Export Week is an annual programme of Trade Invest KZN (TIKZN) developed to recognise, promote and assist with growing KwaZulu-Natal’s export businesses and industries.

Registration: Email judychileshe@exportweek.co.za or http://easycode.com/EWSummit
Contact: Daniel Bloch, dmg events, Tel 021 700-5500, danielbloch@dmgevents.com

Marketing Professional & Consulting Services

Date: 12 October 2018
Type of event:  Workshop
8:30 – 16:30
Venue: Hotel Apollo
Address: 158 Bram Fischer Drive, Randburg, Johannesburg
Website: Click here
Paid event

This is a one-day workshop for all consultants, business development managers; professional service providers and people interested in growing their practices and improving their knowledge of professional consulting marketing strategies.

Registration: Email reputationeducation@icon.co.za or http://www.deonbinneman.com/marketing-professional-consulting-services/
Contact: Deon Binneman, The Reputation Go-to Guy, Tel 011 475-3515, deonbin@icon.co.za

INTERGEO 2018 – The world’s No. 1 event for the geospatial community

Date: 16 October 2018 – 18 October 2018
Type of event: Conference & Exhibition
Time: 09:00 – 18:00
Venue: Messe Frankfurt, Hall 12
Address: Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, D-60327 Frankfurt am Main
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid event

INTERGEO, which consists of a conference and a trade fair, is the world’s largest event for geodesy, geoinformation and land management. It is held every year at different venues in Germany. The conference focuses on current issues arising in politics, administration, science and industry. INTERGEO’s continuing aim is to facilitate process optimisation in numerous target markets with the geo-IT potential it showcases. Its forthcoming venues are the internationally renowned exhibition cities of Frankfurt in 2018, Stuttgart in 2019 an Berlin in 2020. INTERGEO is hosted by DVW – the German Society for Geodesy, Geoinformation and Land Management.

Registration: Email: info@hinte-messe.de and http://www.intergeo.de/intergeo-en/tickets.php
Contact: Daniel Katzer, HINTE Messe- und Ausstellungs, info@hinte-messe.de

Autodesk University Africa

Date: 24 October 2018 – 25 October 2018
Type of event: Conference & Exhibition
Time: 08:00 – 17:45
Venue: The Campus, Bryanston
Address: Sloane St, Bryanston, Sandton, 2191, Johannesburg
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid Event

AU Africa is the Premier Autodesk conference for those who design, create and make the world around us. AU Africa 2018 is your chance to connect with the best in the business, share technical knowledge, solve unique business challenges, and gain a deeper understanding of cross-industry opportunities. Plus, you can learn best practices, stay on top of the latest trends, and experience advanced technology first-hand. Join your global community of professional designers and engineers as we explore the future of making things.

Registration: Email http://au-africa.com or info@ausouthafrica.co.za
Contact: Andile Sikhakhane, Tozer Marketing & Events, Tel 010 590-5537, andile@tozer.co.za

Basic course in Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

Date: 05 November 2018 – 07 November 2018
Type of event: Training course
Time: 08:00 – 16:00
Venue: University of Pretoria
Address: Lynnwood Road, Pretoria
Costs: Paid event

This Basic Course in Geographic Information Systems short course provide you with essential theoretical and practical foundations to design a new Geographic Information Systems (GIS) project. Important skills that will be acquired during this course include: collection of data from various sources; building an integrated GIS database; analysing the data; and communicating the results. The course not only deals with the software but participants will also be able to do a GIS project using ArcGIS.

Registration: Email greg.breetzke@up.ac.za
Contact: Prof Gregory Breetzke, Enterprises UP, Tel 012 420-4318, greg.breetzke@up.ac.za

Intra African Trade Fair 2018 in Egypt

Date: 11 Dec 2018 – 17 Dec 2018
Type of event: Conference & Exhibition
Time: 09:00 – 18:00
Venue: International Exhibition hall Egypt
Address: Cairo, Egypt
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid event

The Intra-Africa Trade Fair 2018 (IATF2018) is the first seven-day trade show that will take place at Egypt International Exhibition Centre, Cario, Egypt from the 11th to the 17th of December 2018. The Trade Fair is being promoted by the African Export-Import Bank and organized in collaboration with the African Union.

Registration: https://eventzone.eventsair.com/intra-african-trade-fair-2018/exhibitor-registration/Site/Register
Contact: IATF, info@intrafricantradefair.com

Applied Geographical Information Systems

Date: 11 February 2019 – 13 February 2019
Type of event: Training course
Time: 08:00 – 16:00
Venue: University of Pretoria
Address: Lynnwood Road, 0002, Pretoria
Costs: Paid Event

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) can play a key role in helping scientists, decision-makers, and the public develop collaborative solutions to real-world problems. GIS mapping tools have become imperative for many fields, such as epidemiology, veterinary science, urban planning and environmental assessment. The Applied Geographical Information Systems short course is an introduction to a range of geospatial techniques used in the analysis of spatial data. Practical case studies are employed to help you confront real world problems and design a solution using GIS. The software package ArcGIS is used to visualise, explore, analyse and map the solution.

Registration: Email greg.breetzke@up.ac.za
Contact: Prof Gregory Breetzke, Enterprises UP, Tel 012 420-4318, greg.breetzke@up.ac.za

Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo (LME)

Date: 21 May 2019 – 23 May 2019
Type of event: Exhibition
Time: 09:00 – 16:00
Venue: JHB Expo Centre, Nasrec
Address: cnr Rand Show and Nasrec Roads, Johannesburg
Website: Click here
Costs: Free of charge

The Local Manufacturing Expo will showcase South Africa’s manufacturing capabilities across a wide variety of industry sectors. Providing an interactive, educational and practical platform, the Local Manufacturing Expo is the definitive platform for the best that South African industry has to offer. With a specific focus on Gauteng, this show will position leading local industries to thousands of potential national and international investors, demonstrating that the power of local manufacturing is the key to unlocking vast economic empowerment, growth, development and investment. The Local Manufacturing Expo is Organised by Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery, in association with the South African Capital Equipment Export Council (SACEEC) and Endorsed by the Premier of Gauteng.

Registration: Email info@localmanufacturing.co.za or https://www.localmanufacturingexpo.co.za/
Contact: Natasha Heiberg, Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery, Tel +27 11 835 1565, info@localmanufacturing.co.za

KwaZulu-Natal Industrial Technology Exhibition (KITE)

Date: 24 July 2019 – 26 July 2019
Type of event: Exhibition
Time: 09:00 – 17:00
Venue: Durban Exhibition Centre
Address: 11 Walnut Road,  Durban
Website: Click here
Costs: Free-of-charge

Now in its 37th year, the KwaZulu-Natal Industrial Exhibition (KITE) is not only a portal for industry-leading technology and services, but is also a platform for knowledge sharing. This is evidenced in both the on-stand interactions between exhibitors and visitors but similarly in the free-to-attend seminar theatre sessions, which have proved to be a huge drawcard for visitors keen on learning about the latest technology, trends and legislation. KITE continues to bring visitors the latest products, services and trends across a number of industry sectors, including 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.

Registration: Email https://www.kznindustrial.co.za/
Contact: Keraysha Pillay, Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery, Tel +27 10 003 3057, kerayshap@specialised.com