031 274 1800 saimena@saimena.co.za

SAIMENA Members are encouraged to participate and comment, this is your industry.

Following the development of the Research, Innovation and Knowledge Management Road Map for the South African Maritime Sector, SAIMI and the CSIR are now supporting the implementation of the Road Map. Due to the continuing expansion of our the contact list, some of you may have received earlier correspondence and for others this may be the first. Either way, we encourage you to look at the background information at the end of the message and follow the link for more information.

The first round of engagements on the Road Map implementation will take place from 29 May to 2 June. These half day workshops will take place as follows:
– 29 May: CSIR Pretoria (Brummeria)
– 30 May: CSIR Cape Town (Rosebank)
– 1 June: NMMU Conference Centre (Port Elizabeth)
– 2 June: CSIR Durban (Glenwood)

Please respond via email to (<NFunke@csir.co.za>) by 8 May 2017 if you would like to participate in one of these sessions. Further details will be communicated to participants closer to the time.

In addition, please visit the website https://maritimeroadmap.wordpress.com/, at which you can find the Maritime Road Map and a book with the title Reflections on the State of Research and Technology in South Africa’s Marine and Maritime Sectors. Also have a look at the blog and feel free to participate in the discussion!