PositionIT Events Diary

AI Expo Africa 2019

Date: 4 – 5 September 2019
Type of event: Conference and Exhibition, Expo
Time: 08:00 – 06:00
Venue: Century City Conference Centre, Cape Town, South Africa
Address: No. 4 Energy Lane
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid event

Separating the hype from reality around Artificial Intelligence, AI Expo Africa 2019 will draw AI Start-Ups, Vendors, Venture Capitalists and Platform Providers from across the continent together under one roof at Africa’s largest business-focused expo and conference. Aimed at CEO’s, CTO’s and C-suite executives that need to understand AI and begin implementing this technology in their businesses and organisations, the conference and show is the place to be if you’re looking to begin using AI across retail, manufacturing, mining, automation, fintech, banking, insurance, healthcare, agriculture, local government, hospitality, security and numerous other sectors that are bound to be impacted by this new technology.

Registration: Email  sonja@aiexpoafrica.com or https://www.quicket.co.za/events/64020-ai-expo-africa-2019/#/
Contact: Sonja Arendse, AI Expo Africa, Tel 071 461-1310, sonja@aiexpoafrica.com


Cape Construction Expo

Date: 11 – 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: www.cape-construction.co.za
Contact: Justine Marthinus, dmg events, Tel 021 700-5500, JustineMarthinus@dmgevents.com


ITSSA – Special Interest Group on Road Safety

Date: 18 September 2019
Type of event: Meeting
Time: All day
Address: Cape Town
Costs: Free-of-charge

Inaugural meeting of the Road Safety Special Interest group (SIG) of the Intelligent Transport Society South Africa (ITSSA) with more than 14 000 road deaths annually, much more needs to be done to prevent crashes and save lives. There are multiple ITS technologies and solutions that can be better utilised to support the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety. To follow a better co-ordinated approach, a Special Interest Group (SIG) for Road Safety will be established.

Registration: Email paul@itssa.org
Contact: Dr Paul Vorster, ITSSA, Tel 011 442-7191, paul@itssa.org


Enhancing the optimal quality and performance of urban services through Geomatics

Date: 19 – 20 September 2019
Type of event: Conference
Time: 08:30 – 16:30
Venue: Shangri La
Address: 155 Enterprises Road, Chisipite, Harare
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid event

The Zimbabwe Institute of Geomatics will be holding a Smart Cities Conference to deliberate on achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 11 in our urban centers. Delegates are being drawn from several technology firms, diverse professions which include Geographic Information Scientists, Surveyors, Engineers, Environmentalists, Planners, Architects, Mathematicians, Data Scientists and Research and Tertiary Institutes.

Registration: Email events@zig.org.zw, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/smart-cities-conference-tickets-64234173141
Contact: Wilson Mhuri, Zimbabwe Institute of Geomatics, president@zig.org.zw


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

Date: 23 – 25 September 2019
Type of event: Conference & Exhibition
Time: 07:00 – 19:00
Venue: Doha Exhibition and Convention Center
Website: Click here
Address:
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: Email info@transport-evolution-qatar.com or https://bit.ly/2Hx9xfd


STEM Conference & Career Expo 2019

Date: 04 – 05 October 2019
Type of event: Conference & Exhibition
Time: 08:30 – 16:30
Venue: Ticketpro Dome
Address: Northumberland Rd and Olievenhout Ave, North Riding, Johannesburg
Website: Click here
Costs: Free-of-charge

Launched in 2017, the STEM Conference & Career Expo – Johannesburg aims to bridge the gap between STEM graduate talent and a world of opportunities. In a country facing a shortage of STEM skills and unprecedented youth unemployment, it has become critical to close the gap and minimise the need to import skills at great cost to companies. Now in its third year, the STEM Conference & Career Expo has seen a steady increase in exhibitors and visitors alike and aims to build on previous years’ successes of matching graduates in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) with forward-thinking companies for a resilient and prosperous South Africa. If you’re a school pupil, a university student or a STEM graduate with a vision for a great career and a prosperous future, the STEM Conference & Career Expo 2019 is where it’s at!

Registration: https://www.quicket.co.za/events/59022-stem-conference-career-expo-2109#/
Contact: Amalia, Hendricks, STEM Conference and Career Expo, Tel 010 003-1559, info@stembusiness.org


PIARC World Road Congress

Date: 06 – 10 October 2019
Type of event: Conference
Time: All day
Venue: Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
Address: Khaleej Al Arabi Street, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirate
Website: Click here
Costs: Free-of-charge

Since the first World Road Congress held in Paris in 1908, PIARC has organized Congresses every four years in a member country with the aim of sharing worldwide techniques, innovations, political strategies, trends and developments, best practices and experiences in the fields of road, infrastructures and transport between ministers, governments, private sector, road and transport administrations and organizations, academics, solutions’ providers, experts and practitioners from more than 120 countries across the planet.

Registration: www.piarcabudhabi2019.org
Contact: Michael Alexander MACLENNAN, The World Road Association (PIARC), wrc2019@aipcrabudhabi2019.org


IT Leaders Africa Summit 2019

Date: 8 – 9 October 2019
Type of event: Conference
Time: 08:00 – 16:00
Venue: 15 On Orange Hotel, Cape Town
Address: Orange Street & Grey’s Pass, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001, Cape Town
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid event

IT Leaders Africa is the premier CIO and business technology summit where top industry leaders meet to discuss the most current trends affecting key players in the IT sector.  The summit has evolved over the ten years of its existence, just as the role of the CIO has transformed, and offers an invaluable platform to engage with industry leaders and practitioners on the latest trends and technology developments forever altering the strategic function of the IT division.

Registration: Email tersha@kineticevents.net or http://itleaders.co.za/Register
Contact: Tersha Roberts, Kinetic Events, Tel 021 180-4700, tersha@kineticevents.net


Mobility 4.0 Workshop

Date: 16 October 2019
Type of event: Workshop
Time: All day
Website: Click here
Costs: Free-of-charge

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is ramping up the challenges. This is true for all sectors of society and mobility is at its cutting edge. 5G connectivity is multiplying the magnitude of devices in the Internet of Things (IoT). Big Data and Cloud Computing are delivering real-time answers while machine-leaning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are rapidly hitherto unthinkable avenues to make mobility smarter and the Platform Economy introduces novel ways of connecting Mobility as a Service (MaaS) solutions. This workshop as an initiative of the Special Interest Group on Mobility 4.0 as part of the journey of mobility in the Digital Age.

Contact: Dr Paul Vorster, ITSSA, Tel 011 442-7191,  paul@itssa.org


ITS World Congress

Date: 21 – 25 October 2019
Type of event: Conference & Exhibition
Time: All day
Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre
Address: 1 Raffles Boulevard, Suntec City, Singapore 039593
Website: Click here
Costs: Paid event

Themed Smart Mobility, Empowering Cities, 26th Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress, the world’s leading transport technology congress, will arrive at the shores of Singapore.

Registration: Email info@itsworldcongress2019.com or https://itsworldcongress2019.com/registration/
Contact: Dr Paul Vorster,  ITS World Congress,  paul@itssa.org


eCommerce East Africa 2019

Date: 31 October 2019 – 01 November 2019
Type of event: Conference & Exhibition
Time: 08:00 – 16:00
Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel  Elgon, Upper Hill  Nairobi, Kenya
Website: Click here
Address:
Elgon Road Nairobi KE, Kenya
Costs: Paid event

eCommerce East Africa offers you solutions and strategies to successfully grow your business. If you already sell online, you’ll come away from the event with completely new online merchandising ideas, selling tools, marketing outlets, and operational strategies. If you don’t yet sell online, you’ll find out how to efficiently move your offline business online.

Registration: http://ecomeastafrica.com/
Contact: Tersha Roberts, Kinetic Events, Tel 021 180-4700, tersha@kineticevents.net


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, leslie@aiconference.co.za


Briefing Session on Congestion Mitigation Initiatives (Members Meeting)

Date: 06 November 2019
Type of event: Meeting
Time: All day
Website: Click here
Costs: Free-of-charge

Congestion is a challenge with the potential to smother our cities. It impacts negatively on economic opportunity, mobility, productivity, health and leisure activity. This session will provide be a follow-on to the workshop in April on Taking Action to Mitigate Congestion and identify the next steps and interim achievements.

Registration: Email info@itsworldcongress2019.com or https://itsworldcongress2019.com/registration/
Contact: Dr Paul Vorster, ITSSA, Tel 011 442-7191, paul@itssa.org


Texila world conference for scholars 2019

Date: 27 – 30 November 2019
Type of event: Conference
Time: 11:00 – 20:00
Venue: Online event
Address: Coimbatore
Website: Click here
Costs: Free-of-charge

Texila World Conference is planned to conduct on 27th to 30th November 2019. TWCS is the best opportunity that gives you the feasibility to learn and share ideas through online platform. This academic conference is aimed to bring together leading researchers, academicians, peers and scientists in multi-disciplinary domains. Attend Texila’s 6th International academic conference and get the opportunity to showcase your skills, interact with like minded people and get wisdom from people across the globe.

Registration: https://twcs.texilaconference.org/register.html?utm_source=registr
Contact: Texila conference, iseconference@tau.edu.gy