28 September 2014 to 3 October 2014
Matjiesfontein's Lord Milner Hotel
Africa/Johannesburg timezone
<a href="http://events.saip.org.za/internalPage.py?pageId=2&amp;confId=40" target="_self"><em><font color="#0000ff">Online material available: audio, notes, presentations</a></font></em>
(Attendance per Invitation only)

Iphakade and Earth Stewardship Science
Space, Energy, Minerals, Rocks, Soils, Air, Water, Food, Life, Strain
incl. Special Workshop and Field Trip on Karoo Shale Gas

Online material available: audio, notes, presentations

You must have an account on the SAIP Indico System to Register as a delegate, and for Abstract Submission. You may use the same login details as for any previous event managed by this system. If you don't have an account on the SAIP Indico System, create one here , otherwise you may login here.
(Please take care to not submit anything twice as you are allocated a unique number once.  If you are unsure about doing updates, rather liaise with Enquiries at ws10@inkaba.org)

30 July: 1st Call for Abstracts, Registration (CLOSED)
31 August: Online Abstract Submission extended, corrections until 31 August ONLY (CLOSED)
1 September: Registration closure (CLOSED)
1 September: Abstract Acceptance Notifications (CLOSED)
5 September: Call for Student Posters, Student Poster Presentations (now Orals), Invited Talks/Orals : Submissions ONLINE by 23/9
|  ALL Students: Posters A0 laminated + 10-15 min Presentations (all students now Orals for Poster Presentations) incl. 5+ slides)
|  All Supervisors/Mentors and Invited Oral/Talks approx. 20 mins - tbc
|  Abstract Books into print
17-20 September: Time Slots on Programme - Notifications (ALL student poster presentations now orals: approx 10-15 mins - tbc)

23 September: Student Short Bio + pic to be submitted ONLINE: My Contributions in DOC or DOCX format > note Template
23 September: Student Posters to be submitted ONLINE under My Contributions in PDF, PPT, PPTX format - note Templates

Call for Proceedings* to follow

1 Day before actual Presentation - all Oral Contributions incl. Student Oral Poster Presentations (Invited/Mentors, Students) to be submitted ONLINE under My Contributions > Templates in PDF, PPT, PPTX formats

23-29 September: (deadline extended) Best Essay/Graphics Competition Submission Close - to bring graphic entries for judging + Cash Prizes

28 September: From 16:00 Check-in at Hotel Reception - Matjiesfontein + Icebreaker (early evening)
29 September 09:00 - Registration (Hotel Reception) + Poster Displays up
29 September 10:30 sharp: Conference/WS10 Programme to commence
30 September 08:30-11:30  Special GeoTrail (new) Walk (at leisure) : Prof. Erik Holm (Entomologist, Writer, Radio/TV Personality)
1 October (whole day, evening) Special Karoo Shale Gas Workshop, Field Trip, Farmers' Meeting + Mayor of Laingsburg, followed by a Spitbraai (ALL Delegates)
3 October 14:00: Conference/WS10 Programme to conclude (train depart 15:30)

24 October: Paper submission close - Conference Proceedings to be published

This year the event takes the form of a conference and a Proceedings will be published. Papers will be accepted ONLINE until 24 October 2014, and will undergo a double peer-review for inclusion in the Conference Proceedings. Our goal is to get the proceedings accredited at DHET for papers to count half a publication point.
More information to follow soon.
Matjiesfontein's Lord Milner Hotel
Conference Room, Matjiesfontein Station
Matjiesfontein, Western Cape
Enquiries:   Ms Schaap (Smit), Elronah
Further information:  www.inkaba.org