The first african Regional Rock mechanics Symposium is to be held in Cape Town 2017. mining has traditionally been a mainstay of african economies, while Oil and Gas industries are rapidly growing throughout africa. infrastructure is being developed to support these industries. Rock engineering design is and therefore will continue to be essential for the growth of the continent.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
The following technical visits are proposed for the conference:
Sponsorship opportunities are available.
Companies wishing to sponsor or exhibit should contact the Conference Co-ordinator.
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Symposium is being organised by the Southern african institute of mining and metallurgy, and individuals are invited to submit papers for the Symposium. Titles and short abstracts (no more than 500 words) should be submitted in English to Head of Conferencing, Camielah Jardine, via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enquiries may be made at:
3 October 2016 - Submission of abstracts
10 October 2016 - Acceptance of abstracts
13 January 2017 - Submission of final papers
2–7 October 2017 - Symposium