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All the latest information about this premiere now online


September 02, 2015 | 11:54

IFAT Environmental Technology Forum in Johannesburg
All the latest information about this premiere now online

• Full details of the supporting program now published
• Visitors can register online

There are only a few days to go before the premiere of IFAT Environmental Technology Forum Africa, taking place from September 15 to 18, 2015 at the Johannesburg Expo Centre. The final stages of preparations are now being made by both exhibitors and visitors to ensure they get the most out of the premiere of this event. All the participants will be eager to view the finalized version of the supporting program—now available online.

In focus: Water and mining
A special focus in the supporting program is on mining, a sector that is of particular importance for the Southern African region. A session entitled “From Mining to Urban Mining”, organized in cooperation with the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy and the German RETech Partnership, Recycling & Waste Management, examines the facts surrounding the treatment of waste and on options for recovering raw materials.

Another highlight in the program, organized in cooperation with South African partners, poses the question “Why is recycling better than mining?”—and puts forward answers. Among the speakers in this session is a representative from the National Recycling Forum. On the subject of water, a number of sessions have been organized: The session on “Water and Energy Efficiency: Opportunities for Municipalities and Waste Water Treatment Plants” is targeted in particular at local authorities and plant operators. The presenter is the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). A session being held in cooperation with South African partners, entitled “Water Infrastructure – Overview” focuses on the infrastructure requirements for effective water management. A representative from the Department of Water and Sanitation will discuss this.

Full details of the supporting program, including information on the topics, partners, and speakers, is available online at: www.ifatforum-africa.com/forum-programme.php.

Visitor online registration
Visitors can pre-register for IFAT Environmental Technology Forum Africa online (www.ifatforum-africa.com/online-registration.php). Online registration ensures a fast and seamless entrance into the trade fair. At this stage visitors from 33 different countries have pre-registered, including nine African countries.

Further information on IFAT Environmental Technology Forum Africa: www.ifatforum-africa.com

IFAT Environmental Technology Forum
Messe München is expanding its international network in the environmental technology sector and is starting with the premiere of the “IFAT Environmental Technology Forum – Water, Sewage, Refuse and Recycling – Solutions for the Mining and Construction Industry” in Johannesburg from September 15 until 18, 2015. The event is organized by Messe München International and its subsidiary MMI South Africa (Pty) Ltd.

IFAT worldwide
Messe München’s competence in organizing environmental-technology events is demonstrated not only in the world’s leading trade fair for the sector, IFAT, but also in a range of other international trade exhibitions around the world. The spectrum encompasses IE expo in Shanghai, IFAT Eurasia in Ankara, IFAT India in Mumbai and the IFAT Environmental Technology Forum in Johannesburg.

Messe München
Messe München is one of the world’s leading trade-show companies. It organizes some 40 trade shows for capital and consumer goods and key high-tech industries in Munich alone. 14 of those events are number 1 in the world in their respective industries. Each year more than 30,000 exhibitors and some two million visitors take part in events held at the Messe München trade-fair center, the ICM – Internationales Congress Center München and the MOC Veranstaltungscenter München. In addition, Messe München International organizes trade shows in China, India, Turkey and South Africa. Messe München has a global business presence with affiliates in Europe, Asia and Africa and more than 60 foreign representatives serving more than 100 countries.


Author: IFAT


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