So many events so little time!
Woman in Mining South Africa breakfast
Society for Automation Instrumentation Measurement and Control (SAIMC)
South African Mathematics Foundation (Math Olympiad)
The first round of the South African Math Olympiad takes place on 14 March 2018. For more information about the SAMF 2018 calendar go to http://www.samf.ac.za/maths-calendar
Special Mention: ASTEMI
The Association of Science Technology Engineering Mathematics and Innovation is a collaboration of organisers that brings STEMI Olympiads and Competitions together to expand Olympiads and Competitions to a broader base of learners and educators. The ASTEMI Conference is taking place in Pretoria from 19 to 22 February. For more information and updates go to their FB page: ASTEMI Facebook Page
UCT Mathematics Competition
The University of Cape Town Mathematics competition is a Cape Town event that has been running since 1977 and then moved to UCT in 1980. The event takes place this year on Thursday 19 April and Western Cape high schools are invited to participate.
This is a very important event or Western Cape high schools and currently attracts over 7500 entries from 150 high schools.
For more information go the UCT’s competition page
EduWeek 2018 (June)
Eduweek 2018 takes place on 15, 16 June at the TicketPro dome and attendance is free – you just need to pre-register. For more information visit: http://www.educationweek.co.za/
Manufacturing Indaba South Africa (June)
The Manufacturing Indaba will take place 19 – 20 June 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre with the slogan: “Localisation and growth of and advanced manufacturing economy“. Visit http://manufacturingindaba.co.za/ for more information.
World Robot Olympiad (WRO)
There are 4 regional events which usually takes place in August (KZN, Western Cape, 2x Gauteng) with a national event which usually happens in September. The international event takes place in November. Keep an eye on their website for regular updates closer to the time: http://www.wrosa.co.za/
FIRST Robotics (FIRST Lego League and FIRST Tech Challenge)
FIRST Tech Challenge South Africa’s Schedule was still to be released at the time of posting. Visit http://ftcsa.co.za/ for more information.
FLLSA and FTCSA events usually take place between August and December of each year to tie in with the international competitions.
Electra Mining (September)
Solar Car Challenge (September)
The Sasol Solar Car challenge takes place biennial, and usually takes place at the end of September. Keep an eye on their website for more details on the 2018 event: http://www.solarchallenge.org.za/
Eskom EXPO – National Science Fair (October)
Bloodhound SSC (Planned for October/November)
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