RAPDASA Conference will again be joined by the Robotics and Mechatronics, PRASA and Advanced Materials Initiative conferences

Joint conferences to be held at CSIR in Pretoria.

The Rapid Product Development Association of South Africa (RAPDASA) has announced that it will be joined for its 24th Annual International Conference by the 16th Robotics and Mechatronics (RobMech), the 34th Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa (PRASA) and the 4th South African Advanced Materials Initiative (CoSAAMI) conferences for its annual conference that will be held later this year.

“Following the success of the 2022 RAPDASA-RobMech-PRASA-CoSAAMI Conference hosted by Stellenbosch University in November 2022, we are pleased to announce the first call for papers for the 2023 RAPDASA-RobMech-PRASA-CoSAAMI Conference to be held on 30 October to 2 November 2023 at the CSIR International Convention Centre in Pretoria, South Africa.”

“This conference will bring together experts from industry, R&D institutions, academia and students in additive manufacturing, materials engineering, rapid product development, pattern recognition, robotics and mechatronics to present research, network and expand the fraternity that has been built by the previous conferences.”

“The theme of the 2023 conference is Advanced Manufacturing Beyond Borders, which is a call to everyone involved with advanced manufacturing in its various forms. Our collective aim is to accelerate Africa’s manufacturing industry for inclusive economic growth, increase the competitiveness of its economies and improve the livelihoods of its people.”

Amongst others conference papers on the following topics are welcomed: Additive Manufacturing; Rapid Prototyping; Advanced Manufacturing; Computer-aided Design; Product Engineering; Reverse Engineering; Design, Simulation and Modelling; Robotics; Process Modelling; Structural Analysis; Materials Selection for Design; Materials Engineering; Materials Processing; Tooling Design and Development and Classifiers and related topics.

Companies, individuals or organisations that wish to attend the conference may contact Rynette Coetzer at info@rapdasa.org.