68th IMESA Annual Conference & Exhibition. Let s be Practical

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1 MOSSEL 2 04 BAY BAAI 68th Annual Conference & Exhibition Let s be Practical Ensuring community development by bringing engineering and practical applications into perfect harmony OCTOBER 2004 Hartenbos ATKV Centre Mossel Bay Presented by: The Institution of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa () In association with: Mossel Bay Tourism, Mossel Bay Municipality and SBS Conferences

2 WELCOME On behalf of Mossel Bay Municipality and the organising committee of 2004 I welcome you all to join us in Mossel Bay for what promises to be an exciting exchange of valuable information to promote professionalism and commitment in our industry. This year s theme Let s be Practical has been carefully chosen to ensure that we focus not only on the new and exciting technological developments taking place in our profession, but also that we apply these within the framework of our resources and capabilities to meet the needs of the communities we serve. We are ultimately judged by our level of service delivery and our ability to sustain this at acceptable levels to the community. I trust that you will find this year s meeting venue at the ATKV Hall in Hartenbos both comfortable and pleasant. Hartenbos, now a suburb of Mossel Bay, is renowned as one of South Africa s premier holiday destinations and the current tranquil atmosphere belies the hive of activity it becomes over the year end holiday season. So come and join us at Mossel Bay, the bustling harbour town on the Garden Route with the big heart, beautiful beaches, warm Indian Ocean, a town at the forefront of major economic development yet retaining the relaxing, old fashioned friendliness it is renowned for. JAPIE VAN EEDEN CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN 2004 CONFERENCE WEBSITE: WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Officials involved in all aspects of Municipal Engineering Local Government councillors, politicians and administrators responsible for service delivery Consulting Engineers, Architects and Planners Businesses involved in local and foreign municipal engineering supplies Funding agencies interested in forming partnerships in the delivery of municipal services ABOUT The Institution of Municipal Engineering of Southern AFrican () represents more than 600 Engineering practitioners in the municipal engineering field. is a non profit organisation that consists mainly of civil engineers in the public service who need to share and receive advice and information. provides municipal as well as civil engineers with the opportunity to find advice and the resulting solution. can thus be seen as an information channel on engineering problems and successes in the municipal engineering society. has the following branches: Border; East Cape; Kwa Zulu Natal; Northern Provinces; Southern Cape Karoo; Western Cape. The Aim and Objectives of the Institution are: To promote the knowledge, art, science and practice of municipal engineering and local government in all its aspects. To promote the interests of municipal engineers and the profession of municipal engineering. To publicise the profession of municipal engineering and its aims, problems and achievements. To promote and exchange views and ideas on all aspects of municipal engineering, whether among municipal engineers or others associated with or having an interest in its aspects. To arrange and hold annual and other periodic meetings, symposia and conferences for any purpose consistent with the objectives of the Institution.

3 2004 EXHIBITION INSIDE MARQUEES OR OUTSIDE Exhibition modules are available in 9m 2 and multiples thereof. The exhibition cost for inside space is R850 per m % VAT or R250 per m % VAT for outside space. Inside space includes a shellscheme, carpets, lighting, power and fascia name as well as two tickets to attend the conference, Mayoral welcome dinner and DPI Plastics dinner. Outside space doesn t include anything else only space. The exhibition will be open: Tuesday, 26th October: 18:30 19:30 Wednesday, 27th October: 08:00 18:00 Thursday, 28th October: 08:00 18:00 Friday, 29th October: 08:00 13:00 The exhibition layout can be viewed on: Stands may be booked by ing: EXHIBITORS LIST AS OF TIME OF PRINT ABSA Bank Amitech SA (Pty) Ltd Aqua Loc SA (Pty) Ltd B & E Silica (Pty) Ltd Barloworld Equipment Bigen Africa Bio Systems SA BKS (Pty) Ltd BVi Consulting Engineers Concrete Manufacturers Association Dept. of Water Affairs & Forestry Denorco (Pty) Ltd DPI Plastics Elster Kent Metering (Pty) Ltd Geustyn Loubser Streicher (GLS) H.S.M. (Pty) Ltd Klomp Consult Africa (Pty) Ltd Knowledge Base Software (Pty) Ltd Kwezi V3 Engineers Millennium Waste Management (Pty) Ltd National Fund for Municipal Workers Ninham Shand Open Spatial Africa Sensus Metering Systems (Pty) Ltd Shorten Publications Syntell (Pty) Ltd Trafsoft UWP Consulting Vela VKE Consulting Engineers Vuka Meter Enclosures (Pty) Ltd WSSA / Amanz abantu SPONSORSHIP Several opportunities are still available to suppliers of relevant products and services to gain exposure to the influential delegates at both the conference and social events. Contact Peter or Natalie at SBS Conferences for further details: Tel: (021) SPONSORS GOLD DPI Plastics SILVER Elster Kent Metering Klomp Consult Africa Barloworld Equipment Kwezi V3 Engineering Ninham Shand Mossel Bay Municipality Vela VKE Consulting Engineers WINES BOTTLED WATER NAME BADGES TEE SHIRTS PARTNERS TOURS MEDIA PARTNER Klomp Consult Africa Bigen Africa Asla Magwebu MVD CWV Shorten Publications Official Publisher of IMIESA

4 TUES 26TH OCT CONFERENCE WED 27TH OCT 13:00 17:00 Registration, ATKV Hartenbos Walvis Hall 18:30 19:30 Exhibition Opens & pre dinner drinks 19:30 23:00 Opening Ceremony / Mayoral Welcome Dinner 07:30 Late Registration / Refreshments 08:30 Welcome / House Rules 08:45 Keynote Address Speaker to be confirmed 09:15 Protocol Carbon Trading & Opportunities for Landfill Gas Projects in South Africa Torben Kristiansen, Project Manager, RAMBØLL A/S, Denmark 09:45 Let s be Practical In Training Co operation Bruno Wilhelm, Technical Consultant to The Bavarian Government & InWEnt, Germany 10:15 Refreshments / View Exhibition 10:45 Bringing Drinking Water to Rural Ireland: A Municipal Engineer s Perspective Nevin Rajasakran, Civil Engineer, Zitholele Consulting 11:15 An Enabling Framework for the Sustainable Management of Municipal Services Infrastructure Dr Kevin Wall, Manager: Urban Management & Infrastructure, CSIR Boutek 11:45 Integrating Municipal Engineering Mindsets, management and much more! Nigel Lowe, Technical Analyst, Development Bank of Southern Africa 12:15 Lunch sponsored by Elster Kent Metering 13:30 The Forgotten Municipalities Stewart Gibson, Director, Stewart Gibson & Associates (Pty) Ltd 14:00 Facts, Figures and Suggestions for Capacity Development amongst Engineering Professionals in Local Government Allyson Lawless, Managing Director, Allyson Lawless & Associates 14:30 Ethics The teeth of best practice Nazir Alli, CEO, South African National Roads Agency Limited 15:00 Refreshments / View Exhibition 15:30 Full scale implementation of a water and nutrient recycling concept Rainer Koehler, Director: International Business, Hans Huber AG, Germany 16:00 Low Pressure Yard Tank Systems as an alternative to conventional Street Standpipe Systems for Rural Communities Jabula Nkomo, Senior Engineer, Department of Water Affairs & Forestry 16:30 Visit Exhibition 18:00 Exhibition Closes 19:00 Fellowship Dinner (Optional)

5 2004 THURS 28TH OCT 08:15 The effect of basic service levels on health conditions of residents Leon Saunders, Associate, Stewart Scott International 08:45 Results of Water Demand Management and Pressure Control in the Drakenstein Municipal Area Carlo Loubser, Engineer, Geustyn Loubser Streicher 09:15 Pollution in Urban Catchments: Technology to face the challenge and The Stellenbosch Case Study Eddie Delport, Director: Engineering & Technical Services, Stellenbosch Local Municipality & Christo Nel, HoD: Technical Services, Zululand District Municipality 09:45 Practical Requirements of Training Programmes in Water and Wastewater Operations Elma van der Walt, Technical Manager, Millennium Waste Management (Pty) Ltd 10:15 Refreshments / View Exhibition 10:45 Speed Humps Marvellous or Menace? Sandra Hinrichsen, Principal: Traffic Engineering, City of Cape Town 11:15 The Provision and Maintenance of Public Transport Related Infrastructure can be a lonely road to go alone: Choose your Partners with Vision Sias Oosthuizen, Director, Siyazi Transportation & Services (Pty) Ltd 11:45 Concrete Pipelines on Unstable Founding Conditions Alaster Goyns, Owner, Pipeline Installation and Professional Engineering Services 12:15 Lunch / View Exhibition 13:30 Operationalising South Africa s Compulsory National Standards for Potable Water: Practical Considerations for Water Service Authorities Grant Mackintosh, Projects Manager & Water Utilisation Engineer, Emanti Management Water & Environmental Engineers 14:00 Guidelines for the Planning, Design and Operation of Community Water Supply and Sanitation Projects Nicho Rabie, Senior Specialist Engineer: Water Services Technical Innovation & Guidance, Department of Water Affairs & Forestry 14:30 Realistic Design Standards for Upgrading of Basic Access Gravel Streets Prof Emile Horak, HoD: Civil & Biosystems Engineering, University of Pretoria 15:00 PVC Pipes for Life Modern developments and Design Criteria: PVC U, PVC M and PVC O Mike Osry, Technical Executive, DPI Plastics (Pty) Ltd 15:30 Refreshments / View Exhibition 16:00 17:00 AGM 18:30 22:00 DPI Plastics Dinner FRI 29TH OCT 08:15 Semi Rigid Fible Cement Pipes Professor Fanie van Vuuren, Professor: Dept. of Civil & Biosystems Engineering, University of Pretoria 08:45 The Bicycle as included in International, National, Provincial and Local Policies and the Future The City of Cape Town Kevin Garrod, Manager: TSM, Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects, Transport Roads and Stormwater, City of Cape Town 09:15 Project Vuk uhambe: Labour based Construction, Empowerment and Sustainable Employment Mark Bondietti, Principal Engineer: Transport Roads & Stormwater, City of Cape Town 09:45 Refreshements / View Exhibition 10:15 Panel Discussion 11:15 Wrap up 12:00 Refreshments 13:00 Close Exhibition

6 ACTIVITIES SOCIAL FUNCTIONS MAYORAL WELCOME DINNER Tuesday 26th, 19:30 23:00 Sponsored by Mossel Bay Municipality OPENING DAY LUNCH Wednesday 27th, 12:15 13:30 Sponsored by Elster Kent Metering BEACH PARTY BRAAI / DINNER Thursday 28th, 18:30 22:00 Sponsored by DPI Plastics Dress for all conference functions is Casual. FELLOWSHIP DINNER Wednesday 27th, 19:00 22:00 This is an optional extra cost: R120 GOLF DAY Mossel Bay Golf Club Friday 29th October 2004 Tee off from 12:00 Competition will be a fourball stableford alliance two to count on each hole. Fees: R125 per individual or R500 per fourball Fees include green fees and snacks at halfway house and prize giving. You may enter as a fourball team or as an individual player (and we will place you in a fourball). Ladies also welcome. Sponsored Greens and Tees R500: Suppliers may gain additional exposure by sponsoring a green or tee. The Golf Day provides an excellent opportunity to invite your key clients to share an afternoon with you to develop closer understandings and relationships. Prizes: Companies are invited to provide promotional gifts as prizes to gain further exposure. Bookings and enquiries may be made with your conference booking or made separately with Natalie at SBS Conferences: tel: or PARTNERS ACCOMPANYING PARTNERS PROGRAMME This includes: Welcome Mayoral Dinner on the Tuesday evening, the DPI Plastics Dinner on the Thursday evening and half day tours including lunch on the Wednesday and Thursday. There are 3 HALF DAY TOUR OPTIONS from which any two can be chosen, subject to weather conditions and demand: OPTION 1 09H00 14H00 GAME DRIVE AT BOTLIERSKOP PRIVATE RESERVE Situated in spectacular mountains, Botlierskop is a unique African Experience and is blessed with a great diversity of habitats and wildlife. OPTION 2 09H30 14H30 MEET THE PEOPLE BACKROAD SAFARIS Meet South Africans in places few have visited before, revisit the South Africa of old. A time where passion ruled the day and the value of hard work, creativity and plain old fashioned perseverance was the rule, rather than the exception. OPTION 3 10H00 15H00 VISIT THE DIAS MUSEUM COMPLEX This includes the Maritime Museum, the Shell Museum, the Granary, the Ethnobotanical Garden, and five National Heritage Sites. Also SHOPPING at the Goods Shed, the Arts & Craft Market and visit The Garden Route Flower Show.

7 2004 TOURS PRE & POST CONFERENCE Tours for South Africa are the appointed 2004 tour operator and offer a wide range of activities and tours including: Game viewing either on Landrovers or on Quadbikes. Includes; Botlierskop, Nyaru and Garden Route Games reserves where the big five can be seen in Malaria free areas. Visits to museums in Mossel Bay and Hartenbos, City Orientation Tour & Cultural Village Tour. Extreme adventures including AB Sailing, Rap Jumping, Bungi Jumping, Skydiving, Shark Cage Diving. Cruise on a ferry to Rob Island or fly along the coast in a light aircraft Swartberg Experience includes Meiringspoort, Prince Albert, picnic on the Swartberg Pass, De Rust. Plettenberg Bay includes Monkeyland, Keursboom River and Knysna Elephant Park. Oudtshoorn includes Ostrich show farm, Cango Caves and the Cango Wild Life Ranch. George / Knysna includes Outeniqua Choo Tjoe, Knysna Waterfront and a trip on the Knysna Lagoon. For bookings and enquiries contact Mario at: or (044) ACCOMMODATION The Hartenbos ATKV Centre offers a wide range of self catering accommodation including double and twin bedded chalets. See website for details: Or contact Karen at Tel: Fax: A range of 2 5 star hotels are situated within 10km of the venue with prices varying from R250 to R750 per night. See website for details: TRANSFERS Free airport transfers will be arranged to meet flights coming into George Airport on the Tuesday between the arrival times of 07:00 and 19:30 and leaving on the Friday between departure times 12:00 and 19:30. Outside these times will be by special arrangement depending on demand. Pre booking with SBS is essential, quoting flight numbers and times. Free shuttle services will operate from the main hotels and guesthouses to the venue each day. Times and routes will be given on registration. SBS CONFERENCE CALENDAR 2004 Sales Director s Strategy Workshop Developing a New Agenda for Sales With UK Professors Malcolm McDonald & Nigel Piercy 16 & 17 August 2004 Cape Town 18 & 19 August 2004 Sandton 2004 Institution of Municipal Engineering SA 68th Annual Conference & Exhibition October 2004 Mossel Bay 2005 ASTD 2005 American Society for Training Development Global Networking Conference & Exhibition Human Capital Management A Global Perspective for Leadership Development 2 4 February 2005 Cape Town World Class Marketing Seminar With UK Professor Malcolm McDonald 9 11 March 2005 Sandton SAFHE & CEASA 2005 SA Federation of Hospital Engineering / Clinical Engineering Association of SA Biennial Conference & Exhibition Back to Basics Quality, Safety & Standards April 2005 Sun City WCCE 2005 World Conference on Computers in Education 8th IFIP International Conference & Exhibition 40 Years of Computers in Education What Works? 4 7 July 2005 University of Stellenbosch 2005 Institution of Municipal Engineering SA 69th Annual Conference & Exhibition October 2005 Port Elizabeth International Roofing Federation rd International Congress, Exhibition and Roofing Competition All Under One Roof November 2005 Cape Town 2006 IFHE 2006 International Federation of Hospital Engineering 19th International Congress & Exhibition Healthcare Engineering in Developing Countries 8 12 May 2006 Cape Town 2nd World Autism Congress & Exhibition AUTISM SAFARI Exploring New Territories 29 October 2 November 2006 Cape Town For more details visit:

8 A tax invoice will be issued immediately on receipt of booking. We respect your privacy. Please tick here if you do not wish to receive personal notification of our events in future. Company Name: Company VAT Number: Postal Address: Code: Telephone: ( ) Fax: ( ) NB: pre registration and full payment is essential please ensure that you provide an address total amount due: Title Initials First Name Surname Job Title Partner Name member? FELLOWSHIP DINNER GOLF CONFERENCE PARTNER TOTAL FEE FEE FEE FEE FEES Please the appropriate boxes and fax or post to: The Registrar, Strategic Business Services (Pty) Ltd, P O Box 1059, Bellville 7535 Date... Signature... Card No. Expiry date CVV number FAX (021) TEL (021) I enclose my cheque for R... made out to Strategic Business Services (Pty) Ltd I hereby authorise the following amount to be debited to my credit card: R... Visa Mastercard Bank Transfer 2004 REGISTRATION FEES Individuals Normal Early Bird Members/Councillors R1950 R1700 Non Members R2400 R2150 Group 3+ per company Normal Early Bird Members/Councillors R1700 R1450 Non Members R1950 R1700 EARLY BIRD: Discount is applicable for bookings and payments received by 30th August Prices quoted are PER delegate and include: 14% VAT, documentation, refreshments, lunches, parking, Mayoral Welcome Dinner and DPI Plastics Dinner. Prices DO NOT INCLUDE: Transport, flights, accommodation, pre/post tours or accompanying partners fee. ACCOMPANYING PARTNERS Partners are welcome to accompany their spouses. The partners programme will cost R500 (including VAT) and includes: Mayoral Welcome Dinner, DPI Plastics Dinner and half day tours on Wednesday and Thursday. PLEASE NOTE: Bookings may be made by post, fax, or online. All bookings will be confirmed within 48 working hours. Payment can be made by cheque, electronic transfer or credit card (Visa or Mastercard). Cheques should be made payable to Strategic Business Services (Pty) Ltd. All cancellations MUST be confirmed in writing. Cancellations cannot be refunded if cancelled within 10 working days of the event. Cancellations prior to 10 working days will be refunded less 10% cancellation fee. Substitution of delegates will be permitted and all name changes must be communicated to SBS by fax or . In the event of unforeseen circumstances we reserve the right to change the venue, dates and programme. ALL BOOKINGS MUST BE PAID IN ADVANCE NO PAYMENT, NO ADMITTANCE. ENQUIRIES: Contact: Natalie Smit Web: Tel: (021) Fax: (021) BANK DETAILS: Strategic Business Services First National Bank Tygerberg Branch Code: Account: Please use your invoice number as a reference _media [SBS/04/06/1]