MBSA Congress 2016 – Request for Papers

– Deadline extended to 29 April 2016

Master Builders South Africa (MBSA) has extended the deadline for submission of papers for Congress 2016 to Friday, 29 April. 

Over the years Master Builders South Africa (MBSA) has been the leading voice of the South African building industry. The primary role of MBSA is to promote the viewpoints and interests of the industry, to promote the highest quality and standards through excellence in service to our members, engaging government and legislative bodies on national policies that affect the industry, for the purpose of creating a sustainable building industry in South Africa.

MBSA is in the process of finalizing topics and speakers for its Congress taking place from 31 August to 02 September 2016.

Those who are interested in submitting papers and/or topics should do so by submitting a proposed topic and/or an abstract by not later than 17h00 on Friday 29 April 2016.

Send your proposal/s and all related queries to: 

Pierre Fourie 

Built around the theme “Building South Africa together” the 2016 MBSA Congress is intended to be inclusive and cover a wide spectrum of building industry matters.  It is also intended to provide a  platform for business, government and other stakeholders to discuss and focus on areas that are critical and necessary for building South Africa. 

Contributors should appreciate the fact that it is not possible to cover all presentations within the allocated time of two days.  Therefore, should your proposed topic not be included in the programme,  that should not be seen to signify anything about your topic, your institution and the value of your presentation.  

If you are interested in presenting a paper, or suggesting a particular topic for presentation by any expert on the subject matter, please send us a note indicating:

a)      Proposed topic (even if not willing to present personally)

b)      The subject of the paper or presentation.

c)       The work (e.g. practical experience, research) on which it will be based (Only if willing to present a paper).

d)      An outline (preferably not more than 200 words), detailing the focus of the presentation (Only if willing to present a paper).

e)      Contact details (even if not willing to present a paper).

The length of the presentations will vary from 30 to 45 minutes, depending on where it is included in the programme.  You may submit proposals for papers on more than one topic.  You may also propose not more than two topics that you think the Congress should cover even if you are not going to be presenting papers yourself. 

We thank you for your interest, and look forward to your participation in the Master Builders Congress 2016.

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