72nd Annual IMESA Conference and Exhibition

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					72nd Annual IMESA Conference and Exhibition
Including the biennial Project Excellence Awards 29 to 31 October 2008 Sand du Plessis Theatre Complex in Bloemfontein Conference website: Organised by the Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa For enquiries contact Marianne Oosthuizen at 27(0)51 436 8145 or
Invitation You are cordially invited to attend the 72nd annual IMESA Conference which will be held in the Sand du Plessis Theatre Complex in Bloemfontein from 29 October to 31 October 2008. A preliminary programme is available on the conference web-site. The conference will concentrate on knowledge sharing and delegates can earn CPD points. The theme for this year is Innovation – the Road to Service Excellence… (for the closing date for abstracts please see the website). It will cover all aspects of innovation related to infrastructure engineering that fit into the four conference session headings: • • • • Asset and Project Management Water Sanitation and the Environment Transportation, Roads and Stormwater Operations, Maintenance and Refurbishment Who Should Attend? • Consultants, contractors and suppliers of equipment, who are involved in all aspects of infrastructure engineering (i.e. water, waste water, waste management, construction, roads and transport, etc.); National, provincial, local and semigovernment representatives, administrators and officials responsible for service delivery; Businesses involved in infrastructure engineering and supplies.

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IMESA Biennial Excellence Awards The 2008 IMESA Conference includes the biennial Excellence Awards for outstanding infrastructure engineering projects. These awards are organised in collaboration with the South African Association of Consulting Engineers (SAACE) to give recognition to well-engineered infrastructure engineer projects. The objective of the awards is to portray the art and science of civil engineering and illustrate how the profession finds answers to challenging infrastructure engineering problems. Exhibition Bookings have also opened for the very popular exhibition, providing 80 exhibition stands where companies are given the opportunity to showcase their products and services. Registration See the opposite page for a registration form and an indication of the attendance fees. However, if you have access to the internet you are advised to register online to save time. Note that each delegate and company (who will pay for one or more delegates) must register separately. Accommodation Visit the conference website for accommodation options and bookings. Enquiries See our contact information above.

IMESA The conference is financed by the Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA) with the friendly support from sponsors. The Institute is a voluntary association of engineering professionals and associates aiming to improve the quality of life of all citizens through infrastructure engineering excellence and innovation. IMESA’s primary objective is to promote the interests of its members and associates and support the development of their professional knowledge and skills to empower them to promote service excellence at local, provincial, national and international levels. Sponsorships IMESA would not have been able to maintain the very high standard of the conference without the generous support from sponsors. The conference organiser is committed to ensure that sponsors enjoy marketing exposure relative to their contribution. If you would like to become a sponsor please contact us at the telephone number provided above.

IMESA 2008 Conference Registration
Each delegate and each organisation/company intending to pay for delegates must register on separate forms Delegate registration allows you to indicate what will be paid by yourself and what will be paid by your organisation Registration of an Organisation is necessary to pay for part or all of the costs for one or more delegates who registered and received their registration numbers – please provide the name and details of a contact person To register, fill in and tick the boxes to complete the form and fax it to 086 690 1285 if you have no internet – or register online at to save time; Register as a Delegate to receive a registration number and an invoice for what you will pay - skip (c.) below or Register an Organisation to indicate payment for one or more registered Delegates and receive an invoice – skip (b.) and (e.) below

(a.) Delegate’s or Organisation and Contact Person’s Detail

Surname: First Name:

State/Province: Country: Postal Code: Tel no: Cell No in SA: Email Address: Fax No (if no Email): Company VAT no:
Conference Fee per Delegate (primary) R3 400 R3 640 R3 720 Companion at Main Function (add) R200 R210 R220 Companions Programme (add) R400 R420 R440 Tuesday Golf Competition (add) R160 R160 R160

Company: Job Title: Address: Suburb: Town/City: Conference Fees and Booking: (Including VAT)
   Early Payment (before 15 Aug’08) On-Time Payment (before 7 Oct ’08) Late Payment (before 29 Oct ’08)

(b.) Booking/Payment by Delegate (not for Organisation Reg.): Payment by Delegate: Payment for Delegate by Company: (c.) Payment by Organisation for Delegates (not for Delegate Reg.): Delegate Surname & Registration No

(d.) Payments: will be made (allowing for 3 working days for admin):




(e.) Special Food Requirements (not for Organisation Reg.): like vegetarian:
Complementary Wine/Juice: White Wine: or Red Wine: or Juice:

Please check that the payments to be made by your company marked in (b.) on your (delegate’s) form correlate with that marked on your organisation’s form under (c.); Very late payments made on or after 29 October 2008 will be charged at the Late Payment fee plus 10%; Note that only 50% of the Registration Fees will be returned in the case of cancellation between 7 and 20 October 2008 but no refunds will be made after 20 October 2008; The VAT number required above applies only to organisations/companies

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