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Automation / C&I a New Discipline?

The SAIMC has embarked on a drive to register our discipline as a seperate discipline instead of falling under Electrical.
We are interested in your opinion - please see our survey to participate.
Johan Maartens


MESA Africa Conference


UN World Data Forum


The first UN World Data Forum will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, from 15-18 January 2017, hosted by the Government of South Africa and Statistics South Africa.    The Forum will bring together key experts from governments, businesses, civil society and the scientific and academic communities to discuss opportunities and challenges and showcase the latest innovations to improve data and statistics for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Information on the Forum is now available at You can also follow updates and information via the twitter handle @UNDataForum <>. We would be grateful if you could share the information about the Forum with your professional networks.

Pre-registration for the Forum can be accessed here:


*The deadline to pre-register is 2 December 2016*.

We hope you will be able to join the Forum and contribute to the success of this important event.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to <>

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