We will host the 11th ICARD | IMWA 2018 conference in central Gauteng, at the CSIR International Conference centre in Pretoria. All the major mining companies have offices in Gauteng and this location is within 2–3 hours drive of more than 90% of South Africa’s mining regions. Consequently, this location will maximise the attendance of South African delegates who will make up the core base of delegates. CSIR International Conference centre is one of South-Africa’s leading conference and exhibition venues. It is ideally situated close to all the central amenities in Pretoria, easily accessible from all major routes in Gauteng.

CSIR International Conference Centre offers superb facilities and quality service with con-ference, function and exhibition venues that can accommodate events of up to 500 delegates and guests, with groups as large as 1000 being accommodated at times. Additional facilities available are interpreting booths and equipment in both auditoriums, a VIP holding suite, a first aid facility and optional emergency medical services. Author’s restrooms linked to the Diamond Auditorium podium, free WiFi access throughout all facilities is available as well as a business centre with free internet access and administrative assistance and live web streaming. A transport arrangement service can be organised on request. During the 11th ICARD, a professional security company will ensure a, safe environment for the event. There will be free secure parking provided and banking facilities are on site.

The CSIR ICC is located in a spectacular natural setting in South Africa’s capital city. The building, which encompasses outdoor areas, is surrounded by abundant natural fauna and flora – the perfect location, free from distractions, to ensure ultimate delegate satisfaction, motivation and participation.