PositionIT Events Diary

BIS GROUP  4 Events

Blockchain and Smart Contracts: Transforming Energy Industry , Vienna Austria, 10-11 April 2019

Smart Solar PV Forum – Data Analytics and IoT (3rd Edition), USA, 22-23 May 2019

Wind Power Big Data and IoT (7th Edition), USA, 28-29 May 2019
Wind Power Big Data and IoT (8th Edition), Berlin, 4-5 June 2019

Registration: linak@bisgrp.com,
Contact: Lina Kozina, BIS Group, linak@bisgrp.com

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 011 835-1565, info@localmanufacturing.co.za

China Autonomous Driving HD Live Map Innovation Conference 2019

Date: 23 May 2019 – 24 May 2019
Type of event: Conference
Time: 09:00 – 18:00
Venue: Beijing Marriott Hotel Northeast
Address: 26A Xiao Yun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing  100125 China
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid event

“China Autonomous Driving HD Live Map Innovation Conference 2019” will provide you with a precious platform to learn about key growth opportunities in the marketplace; discover how technology companies are developing solutions for autonomous cars, leading to investments in the mapping market; and build up sustainable and profitable business partnership.

Registration: Email klaus.qian@grccinc.com, http://en.hdmapconference.com/forms/view/21017/
Contact: Klaus Qian, GRCC, +86 15021948198, klaus.qian@grccinc.com

StartTech Meetup – Ready. Steady. Go!

Date: 29 May 2019
Type of event: Panel discussion
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Venue: Esri South Africa Midrand Offices
International Business Gateway, Cnr New Rd & 6th Rd, Midrand
Costs: Free-of-charge

Esri StartTech Meetup provides an environment where developers can learn from each other, connect and socialise to build successful companies. StartTech Meetups are free events happening regularly at our Midrand Offices. The perfect meetup for success!

Registration: Email events@esri-southafrica.com
Contact: Verosha Naidoo, Esri South Africa, Tel 011 238 6300, vnaidoo@esri-southafrica.com

Africa Automation Fair

Date: 04 June 2019 – 06 June 2019
Type of event: Exhibition
Time: 09:00 – 17:00
Venue: Ticketpro Dome
Address: Northumberland Rd and Olievenhout Ave, North Riding, Johannesburg
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid event

Face-to-face contact with suppliers, manufacturers and distributors in the industrial automation sector can make the wheels of your business turn more smoothly. You can meet new prospects and find new sources of revenue.

Registration: Email  http://go.reedexpoafrica.co.za/l/486621/2018-05-09/26kzrh or adrienne.marquesdasilva@reedexpoafrica.co.za
Contact: Adrienne Marques da Silva, Reed Exhibitions, Tel 011 549-8300, adrienne.marquesdasilva@reedexpoafrica.co.za

Africa Drones Conference

Date: 06 June 2019 – 07 June 2019
Type of event: Conference
Time: 08:00 – 17:00
Venue: Emperors Palace Convention Convention Centre
Website: Click here
64 Jones Road Kempton Park, Johannesburg
Costs: Paid event

Vukani Communications is back again for the 4th time this year with the Africa Drone Conference . The gathering that has attracted more than 100 participant from all over South Africa and neighbouring countries in both private and public sectors. We cordially invite you and your organization to join the industry leaders at our 2019 Africa Drone Conference.The issue of regulations and drones’ certification and use is getting complicated with each year as technology continues to take the center stage the world over. In South Africa, prospective users of this technology are getting frustrated of having to wait for years to get their licences. Thus, the evolving regulatory environment in the country has no doubt affected the adoption of commercial drones in the country. However, on a positive note, drones are proving to be an indispensable technology as they are attesting their worth in the very different sectors. In this disruptive age, drones are proving to be the technology to adopt. Within the mining industry, the drones have facilitated the collection, and subsequent, processing, of more data than in the past, and this is pushing innovation mine-wide as data management processes are enhanced to ensure that other functional areas also benefit from the technology. Above all, the drones are boosting safety in the mines.Topics to be covered include:Drone use in agriculture,The dynamic use of security drones in mining environment, Importance of drones use in the municipalities,Crucial data collection for safety and security applications, Emerging risks and implications of using automated drones in the construction sector,Disaster Management,Surveys that can be done by drones, Criminal investigation and artificial intelligence,Photogrammetry practise and equipment,Utility inspections,survey and mapping, Drone insurance and Drone licencing.

Registration: Email http://vukanicomms.co.za or simon@vukanicomms.co.za
Contact: Grace Gambiza, Vukani Communications, Tel 011 886-0433, grace@vukanicomms.co.za

Cloud Conference & Expo 2019

Date: 6 June 2019
Type of event: Conference & Exhibition
Time: 07:00 – 16:00
Venue: Gallagher Convention Centre – Hall 5
Website: Click here
19 Richards Drive, Halfway House. Midrand
Costs: Paid event

The 2019 Cloud Conference, held on 6 June 2019 at Gallagher Convention Centre in Gauteng, is the premier event of its kind in South Africa. The conference will be attended by South Africa’s top cloud, hosting and security executives and IT professionals. The speakers will share information about hosting services, data centres, cloud computing, virtualisation, hosting infrastructure and connectivity.

Registration: Email https://cloudconference.co.za/
Contact: Simone Botha, MyBroadband Events, Tel 012 687-5159, simone@mybroadband.co.za

Saphila 2019

Date: 10 June 2019 – 11 June 2019
Type of event: Conference
Time: 07:00 – 18:00
Venue: Sun City Report
Address: Sun City Resort, R556, North West
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid event

Saphila is a biennial conference for SAP users to connect, create and collaborate, through sharing knowledge about innovations, implementation & service delivery.

Registration: Email  https://www.cvent.com/events/saphila-2019/registration-6949ac86e4174a1e83cf73cb445b9b7b.aspx?fqp=tru
Contact: Lara Cohen,  aomi, Tel 087 700-9838, info@hellosaphila2019.com

ISPRS Geospatial Week

Date: 10 June 2019 – 14 June 2019
Type of event:  Conference
Time: 09:00 – 18:00
Venue: University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands
Website: Click here
Drienerlolaan 5, Enschede
Costs: Paid event

The ISPRS Geospatial Week is a combination of workshops organised by about 30 ISPRS Working Groups active in areas of interest of ISPRS. It is convened by the University of Twente acting as local organiser. The ISPRS Geospatial Week is held biennially in odd years. The GSW 2019 is the fourth edition, after Antalya 2013, Montpellier 2015 and Wuhan 2017. The ISPRS Geospatial Week’s general goals are to: increase the possibility of communication between the different workshop communities within ISPRS and beyond; increase the continuous visibility of ISPRS on a yearly basis, together with the Congress and the Commission Symposia, thus leading to larger impact for ISPRS activities; gives Sustaining Members a more attractive opportunity to participate in ISPRS events.

Registration: Email gsw2019@utwente.nl or https://www.gsw2019.org/
Contact: George Vosselman, University of Twente, Tel 0031 53 487 4358, gsw2019@utwente.nl

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 010 003-3057, kerayshap@specialised.com 

Cape Construction Expo

Date: 11 September 2019 – 12 September 2019
Type of event: Conference & Exhibition
Time: 07:00 – 17:00
Venue: Sun Exhibits, GrandWest
Address: Grandwest, Goodwood
Website: Click here
Costs: Free-of-charge

The Cape Construction Expo 2019 is the only event dedicated exclusively to the building and construction industry in the Western Cape and it presents a unique opportunity for product manufacturers and distributors as well as service providers to network with key buyers from the sector.

Registration: Email www.cape-construction.co.za
Contact: Justine Marthinus, dmg events, Tel 021 700-5500, JustineMarthinus@dmgevents.com

The Ports & Maritime; Rail & Road & Logistics Evolution Qatar Assembly & Expos i

Date: 23 September 2019 – 25 September 2019
Type of event: Conference & Exhibition
Time: 07:00 – 19:00
Venue: Doha Exhibition and Convention Center
Website: Click here
Backside of Citycenter Mall, Doha, Qatar
Costs: Free-of-charge

The Ports & Maritime; Rail & Road & Logistics Evolution Qatar Assembly & Expos is the region’s most influential transport gathering. This is Qatar’s must attend dedicated event that brings the entire value chain of suppliers and buyers together thus enabling the region to reach its full potential in port, rail and road logistics efficiency and increase the throughput of cargo and passengers alike. Over 2000 senior industry stakeholders will be brought together under one roof over the 3 days, highlighting the many opportunities across Qatar’s ports, rail and road sectors.

Registration: https://bit.ly/2Hx9xfd or Email info@transport-evolution-qatar.com

Artificial Intelligence Business Conference 2019

Date: 04 November 2019
Type of event: Conference & Exhibition
Time: 08:00 – 17:00
Venue: Radisson Blu Gautrain, Sandton
Address: Cnr Rivonia Road and West Street, Sandton 2196, Johannesburg
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid Event

Artificial Intelligence Business Conference will address how enterprises can develop a value-driven cognitive computing strategy, detailing how organizations can grow their skills and organization in parallel with the introduction of the technologies they are deploying.

Registration: Email info@aiconference.co.za or https://www.quicket.co.za/events/62135-artificial-intelligence-business-conference/#/
Contact: Leslie, SMARTLEE (PTY) LTD, leslie@aiconference.co.za