SA GeoTech 2019
22 – 23 July 2019
The expanded SA GeoTech 2019, now incorporating DesignTech, ArchiTech, MeasureTech, PositionTech, MineTech and ConstrucTech, will feature an exhibition of leading companies, together with a concurrent conference for 300 people at Emperors Palace on 22 and 23 July 2019. More info at
IMSSA North West Branch Meeting
1 February 2019
The IMSSA North West Branch’s first meeting this year will take place at the Amandelbult Recreation Centre in Rustenburg. The meeting is sponsored by VI Instruments, Southern Mapping and Deswik. The day will start with the branch meeting, and will be followed by company presentations before the lunch break. Attendees need to RSVP in advance.
African Mining Indaba
4 – 7 February 2019
The 25th anniversary of Mining Indaba will bring together investors, mining executives and junior miners from across the globe. This networking event has an agenda that features heads of states, mining ministers and influential people in African mining across the value chain. The president of Ghana is confirmed as keynote speaker. This year’s conference will include an enhanced business matchmaking portal, Women in Mining, and a whole day dedicated to battery metals. Mining 2050 will look at big data, automation, AI and digitalisation.
Applied Geographical Information Systems
11 – 13 February 2019
GIS can play a key role in helping scientists, decision-makers and the public develop collaborative solutions to real-world problems. The Applied Geographical Information Systems short course is an introduction to a range of geospatial techniques used in the analysis of spatial data.