Stakeholders are invited to attend a one-day SABS Electro-Technical Sector Stakeholder Workshop and site tour for 150 delegates, hosted by SABS in association with EE Publishers. The free-of-charge workshop will be held from 8am to 5 pm on Thursday, 30 August at the St George’s Hotel and Conference Centre Doornkloof, Pretoria.

The workshop will be followed by a tour of the SABS NETFA test facilities in Olifantsfontein with bus transport provided to SABS NETFA.

The aim of the workshop is to establish a platform for collaboration between SABS and the electro-technical sector with specific focus on building capacity for testing to meet the needs of the electro-technical industry.
Internationally renowned engineer and researcher, Dr Andrew Eriksson, former director of the CSIR National Electrical Engineering Research Institute, NEERI, who was involved in the establishment of the high-voltage test facilities at NETFA in the 1980s, and is now based in Zurich, Switzerland, will make the opening keynote presentation.

Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis for 150 attendees, and there is no cost to attend.

Click here to register online to attend the SABS Workshop and Site Tour
Click here for background to the SABS Workshop and Site Tour
Click here to download the invitation letter from the SABS
Click here to download the brochure and manual registration form

Draft programme
08h00 – 09h00: Registration and networking, with tea, coffee and confectionaries on arrival

09h00 – 09h30: Welcome and introduction by SABS CEO Dr Boni Mehlomakulu
09h30 – 10h15: Keynote presentation by Dr Andrew Eriksson, Switzerland, with Q & A
10h15 – 10h45: Networking, refreshments, tea, coffee and biscuits
10h45 – 11h45: Panel discussion
11h45 – 13h00: Plenary session presentations
13h00 – 14h00: Three course lunch and refreshments
14h00 – 15h00: Plenary session presentations
15h00 – 15h30: Travel by bus to SABS NETFA (10 minute drive)
15h30 – 16h45: Tour of SABS NETFA facilities
16h45 – 17h00: Travel by bus back to St George’s Hotel

EE Publishers is providing logistical support to SABS in terms of organising and publicising this important event to engage with the electro-technical sector in South Africa.

More info:       Charmaine Manicon on (011) 543 7000


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