IMSSA 96th AGM in conjunction with the AfricaGEO2018 Conference & Exhibition
To be held at Emperors Palace Convention Centre, Kempton Park, Gauteng
18th September 2018
This year’s annual general meeting, the 96th AGM of the Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa, will be held in conjunction with the AfricaGEO2018 Conference & Exhibition at the Emperors Palace Convention Centre, on Tuesday morning the 18th September 2018.
The AGM meeting will be concluded with a finger lunch and members are welcome to visit the Exhibition Area and to attend the Networking Function in the Exhibition Hall, at 17:45.
Members are entitled to attend the Toolshed Talk in the exhibition area and any outside Demonstrations taking place on the 18th.
Attending the AGM will award you 1 CPD Point.
Members are encouraged to attend the AfricaGeo2018 Conference & Exhibition, which has been awarded 3 CPD points in total.
The AfricaGEO2018 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.
Format of the AGM:
The annual general meeting will take the format of a morning event, where Mr Ebrahim Ramzan will deliver the Annual Presidential Report. In addition the performance of the outgoing Council and its committees will be discussed, and new Council members elected.
The agenda of the annual general meeting and the nomination form for Council members for 2018/2019 year, will be sent in due course.
The Emperors Palace is conveniently located alongside O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa. The resort spares no luxury and its combination of timeless elegance and pure excitement has delighted players, convention delegates and guests equally. Emperors Palace caters to every whim with luxurious accommodation in four matchless hotels, a superb health and beauty spa, an outstanding casino, the finest dining options, world-class conference facilities and spectacular entertainment choices.
Catering for delegate groups of eight to 3 000 is commonplace at Emperors Palace. We strive to consistently create and host successful summits, exciting exhibitions, glittering gala dinners and international conferences. Our extensive range of versatile and state-of-the-art venues and facilities will leave you spoilt for choice.
Guests can indulge their senses with the wide variety of global culinary options ranging from contemporary Asian to classic Mediterranean, chic cocktail bars, relaxed family eateries, and even convenient fast-food franchises.
If entertainment is what you seek, Emperors Palace showcases local as well as international acts, shows, productions and musicals in its numerous world-class entertainment venues. The Palace of Dreams provides children’s facilities as well as an astonishing Nu Metro Digital 3D movie theatre complex. Emperors Palace is remains one of the premium resorts in Gauteng.
We will be negotiating preferential rates for conference delegates/exhibitors – please visit back regularly for updates or check our Acommodation page
- Accommodation bookings and payment will open on 16 May 2018.
- Accommodation bookings and payment will close on 16 September 2018.
Provisional Programme for the AfricaGEO2018 Conference & Exhibition
The IMSSA AGM registration will start at 08:30, and the meeting will be conducted from 09:00 to 12:00.
|16 September||08h00-17H00||Exhibition set-up|
|17 September||Full Day||Conference, Workshops, Demonstrations, Welcome Function and Exhibition|
|18 September||Full Day||Conference, Workshops, Demonstrations, Networking Function and Exhibition|
|19 September||Full Day||Conference, Workshops, Demonstrations and Exhibition|
|20 September||Full Day||Exhibition Breakdown|
- IMSSA AGM
The AGM will cost R 650.00 p/p (to cover costs of catering) and includes the Networking Function.
Click the link below to register for the IMSSA AGM.
Kindly indicate if you have registered to attend the AfricaGEO2018 Conference.
IMSSA AGM 2018 – Delegate Registration
IMSSA is VAT exempt.
It is imperative that all attendees pay either prior to the event or on the day of registration.
No exceptions will be made.
Proof of payment must be submitted to the IMSSA Administrator by no later than the 31st August 2018.
In the event of a cancellation of your booking, cancellations need to be done in writing and communicated by no later than the 31st August 2018. Delegates remain liable for payment should they not attend, or if cancellations have not been submitted by the abovementioned date.
For costs and registration to attend the AfricaGEO2018 Conference & Exhibition, please visit the Registration page
Registration to attend AfricaGEO2018 will allow you access to the IMSSA AGM.
Updated notifications will be sent out as and when new information is available.
Closing date for IMSSA AGM registration and payment is the 31st August 2018.