Congress Chair

Professor David Deglon (University of Cape Town)

Honorary Congress Chairs

SAIMM President

Professor Cyril O’Connor (University of Cape Town)

Congress Deputy Co-Chairs

Professor Marek Dworzanowski (University of the Witwatersrand)

Professor Stephen Simukanga (Director General Zambian Higher Educational Authority)

Technical Committee Co-Chairs

A/Professor Megan Becker (University of Cape Town)

Dr Rodney Jones (Mintek)

Professor Aubrey Mainza (University of Cape Town)

Professor David Simbi (Chinhoyi University of Technology)

Congress Organization

Camielah Jardine (SAIMM Secretariat)

Technical Stream Leaders

Megan Becker (Ore Body Characterization: Process Mineralogy)
Jens Gutzmer (Ore Body Characterization: Geometallurgy)
Anita Parbhakar-Fox (Ore Body Characterization: Geometallurgy)
Jeremy Mann (Grade Engineering)
Lawrence Bbosa (Comminution)
Hakan Dundar (Comminution)
Aubrey Mainza (Classification, Dewatering)
Marcelo Tavares (Physical Separation)
David Deglon (Flotation: Circuits, Kinetics)
Mehdi Safari (Flotation: Cells)
Margreth Tadie (Flotation: Chemistry)
Mariekie Gericke (Bio-Processing: Bio-hydrometallurgy)
Christie Dorfling (Extractive Metallurgy: Hydrometallurgy)
Leon Kruger (Extractive Metallurgy: Hydrometallurgy)
Isabel Geldenhuys (Extractive Metallurgy: Pyrometallurgy)
Craig Sweet (Plant Design)
Paul Brereton-Stiles (Process Modelling & Control)
Paul Bepswa (Process Accounting)
Jenny Broadhurst (Sustainable Development of Minerals Resources)
Markus Reuter (Future Mining & Processing)