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African Mining Indaba Investing in African Mining Indaba

The world’s largest gathering of the most influential stakeholders in African mining – investors, mining professionals, government officials, financiers, and mining service providers. Join a powerful international group of industry professionals that has made Cape Town, South Africa, their preferred destination to conduct important business and make the vital relationships to sustain their investment interests. More than 6 000 delegates come from global mining and exploration companies, international investors, African and non-African governments, and a wide range of service providers including mining equipment companies, mining services provides, law firms, investment banks and financial services firms, engineering and research services, tax and accounting, and business/technical consultants.

Start date: 6 February 2017
End date: 9 February 2017
Opening & closing times: 8am – 6pm
Point of purchase for ticket: Registration
Cost of tickets: Varies – pre-show/onsite cost: £1 300

Tel: +44 (0) 207 779 8890 (international); 010 140 1919 (South Africa)
Email: info@miningindaba.com
Website: www.miningindaba.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/AfricanMiningIndaba
Twitter: twitter.com/miningindaba
Event hashtag: #miningindaba

Next Generation Optical Networking Africa

Next Generation Optical is a telecommunications event, and part of the Optical portfolio. Optical networks being positioned at the forefront of the data explosion being created by 5G, Internet of Things (IoT) and the Gigabit connected cities. Investment in optical is key and continues to underpin this rapid growth in services and applications, keeping communities connected and on the move. Next Generation Optical Networking addresses and mirrors this optical innovation and drive towards Terabit transmission with a smarter and more flexible exhibition and conference. The conference includes all the key areas of growth for the optical networking industry, covering four key optical market areas:

  • Optical Data Centre Interconnect
  • Transport SDN
  • Photonic Integration
  • Optical as Enabler for Gigabit Cities & IoT

Start date: 14 February 2017
End date: 15 February 2017
Opening and closing times: 7am – 7pm (14 February); 8am – 5:30pm (15 February)
Point of purchase for ticket: Registration
Cost of tickets: US$2000.00

Contact person: Marianne Hoemke
Tel: +44 (0)77 7039 3030
Website: Next Generation Optical Networking Africa
Email: marianne.hoemke@knect365.com
Twitter: @NGONSeries
Event hashtag: #NGONAFRICA

Cape Town Art Fair

From the 17th to the 19th of February 2017, the 5th edition of Cape Town Art Fair (CTAF) will return to the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Positioned as the leading art fair in Africa, CTAF 2017 will include the foremost galleries from South Africa, the African continent, and abroad. Cape Town Art Fair’s curated programme will be guided by the newly appointed Fair Curator, Tumelo Mosaka.

Start date: 17 February 2017
End date: 19 February 2017
Opening & closing times: 11am – 7pm
Point of purchase for ticket: Computicket Cost of tickets: R140 (adults); R100 (students and pensioners)

Contact person: Rose Setshoge
Tel: +27 21 702 2280
Email: rose@fieramilano.co.za
Website: www.capetownartfair.co.za
Facebook: Cape Town Art Fair
Twitter: @CTArtFair
Event hashtag: #CTAF17

Open Education Global Conference

The Open Education Global Conference, the largest international conference dedicated to the impacts and practice of open education worldwide. The conference attracts faculty, teachers, administrators, policy makers, companies and educational professionals from around the globe. The theme of the 2017 Open Education Global Conference is Open for Participation. We will discuss pressing needs in education at all levels and examine how open approaches in education can increase access, equity and opportunities.

Start date: 8 March 2017
End date: 10 March 2017
Opening & closing times: 9am – 5pm
Point of purchase for ticket: At the conference

Contact person:  Glenda Cox
Tel: +27 21 650 5024
Website: http://conference.oeconsortium.org/2017/
Twitter: @oeconsortium
Event hashtag: #oeglobal

HR Directors Conference 2017

The event for HR leaders in Africa! Designed and developed specifically for the HR director, this conference will uncover the latest trends, strategies and innovations that impact HR at the highest level. It will address the most pressing issues in HR today, giving you the opportunity to equip yourself and start solving them immediately. The event will feature three pre-conference workshops on 14 March 2017, and a two day conference and exhibition on 15 and 16 March 2017.

  • Workshop 1: Building your HR analytics capability
  • Workshop 2: The daring way and rising strong for leaders (led by Lele Mehlomakulu, an expert trained in Dr Brené Brown’s model and curriculum)
  • Workshop 3: Enabling change fitness in organisations

These are hands-on, practical and engaging workshops that allow you to deep-dive into specific topics. They offer practical, take-away tools that can be immediately applied in your day-to- day work. In addition, they are embedded with active participation and active learning. Interaction and participation are vital parts of these workshops.

Attend the two day conference and hear presentations from companies such as Accenture, Yuppiechef, Nedbank, Woolworths, Coronation, Life Healthcare and more!


Start date: 14 March 2017
End date: 16 March 2017
Opening & closing times: 8am – 5pm

Contact person: Debbie Atwell
Tel: +27 (0)83 651 1664
Email: Debbie@knowres.co.za
Website: www.kr.co.za
Facebook: Knowledge Resources
Twitter: @Knowledgeres
Event hashtag: #KR2017HRD


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