MechChem Africa

Friday 7 September: NMU, Port Elizabeth from 08:00 until 17:30.

Sponsored by Altair and hosted by the Nelson Mandela University (NMU), a full agenda is now in place for the very first 2018 Innovation in Industry Conference, which takes place at NMU on Friday 7 September 2018 in Port Elizabeth.

Innovation in industry conference

 Seats are limited for this one-day event, which will provide a platform for the exchange of best practices and latest technologies. Local initiatives and technology will be shared in the hope of enabling and accelerating innovation, which is critical to industrial development in South Africa.

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Topics have been chosen to be of interest to engineers, designers and managers involved in design, research and development using CAE technology. These include:

  • Metal additive manufacturing in industry

  • Designing for additive manufacturing

  • Optimisation and lightweighting techniques

  • Automotive design and lightweighting in the motor industry

  • Data analysis and telemetry

  • VR and AR applications in industry

There is no charge to attend, but seating is limited so register as soon as possible.

Refreshments and lunch will also be provided at no charge and SAIMechE member will qualify for 1 CPD point.


Contact MechChem Africa

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Name: Peter Middleton
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Fax: +27 11 615 6108

Title: Assistant Editor
Name: Phila Mzamo
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Fax: +27 11 615 6108

Title: Advertising Manager
Name: Brenda Karathanasis
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