IOM3 Young Persons’ Lecture Competition

The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, Southern Africa (IOM3) will once again be hosting the Young Persons’ Lecture Competition.  This prestigious competition is aimed at young scientists and engineers in the disciplines of Materials, Minerals, Mining, Packaging, Clay Technology and Wood Science and they will be judged on their presentation skills, which include diction and enthusiasm, visual aids, handling of questions by the judges and technical content. 

IOM3 will be holding Regional competitions throughout South Africa in May 2015, with the winners from each region participating in the National Competition in June 2015.  The winner of the National Competition will represent South Africa at the Young Persons’ World Lecture Competition in Dublin, Ireland in October 2015.  The past 2 South African winners (2013 and 2014) went on to win the World Lecture competitions in those years.

The attached documents contain additional information on the Competition.  

Please note that the deadline for the Abstract Submissions is Thursday 23 April 2015

/files/files/2015 IOM3 YPLC-Abstract Submission document.doc

/files/files/2015 IOM3 YPLC-Rules and Information.doc

/files/files/2015 poster for World Finals.pdf


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