02 April 2018

SAIChE-IChemE KZN Members Group AGM Dinner 2017

KZN AGM Dinner 2017


The SAIChE-ICHemE KZN members group held its regional AGM and dinner on the 24th of November 2017 at the Riverside Hotel, Durban. This is an annual event organised by the KZN SAIChE committee for its members. The event began with the AGM where the annual report was presented by the vice chairperson Maggie Chetty, which included feedback on the branch activities for the past year.

SAIChE-ICHemE KZN then elected its new committee. Several of the current and co-opted members of the outgoing committee availed themselves for re-election. The SAIChE KZN branch committee elected on the evening consisted of: Maggie Chetty, Nokuthula Danisa, Thokozani Sikhakhane, David Lokhat, Ziphathele Chamane, Mohammed Dildar, Brendon Haripersad and Bavelile Hlongwa. The committee also welcomed a newly elected member, Bakare Babatunde.

The keynote address at the subsequent dinner was delivered by Mr Michael Ward, director of Creating Sustainable Value. The presentation focused on aspects of the green economy and sustainable development and the link to chemical engineering. The winners and participants of the SAIChE-ICHemE KZN  members group Research Day, held earlier in the year, also received their awards at the dinner.

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