21
Nov
2014

EIT Conference 2014

Annual Engineer-In-Training Conference: 2014

The Annual EIT Conference was held on the 18th November 2014 at Kingfisher Conference Centre. The conference provides an opportunity for the Engineers-In-Training to showcase the practical knowledge and experience they have gained over the past year to their peers, colleagues, mentors and the company’s management and clients. These presentations are assessed by a panel of experts for first, second and third places.

The sponsors for this years’ event were:

SAMCO Pumps have sponsored the first place trophy which is custom made year on year for 4 years running! Thanks to Richard Gatlish for your generous contribution.

Generous financial assistance for the 2014 EIT Conference from the following companies:

  • Old Mutual South Africa Limited
  • IWC (Pty) Ltd
  • Yokogawa South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Endress+Hauser (Pty) Ltd

 

RSSC

A special mention to the delegation from Royal Swaziland Sugar Corporation (RSSC) who travelled from Swaziland to participate in the conference.

EIT Judges

Felicity Hunter (Bosch Holdings), Butch Carr (Bosch Projects) and Andy Knox (Bosch Stemele) had the unenviable task of choosing the Best Presenter/Presentation for 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After much deliberation the judges eventually came to a consensus and 1st Place went to Murray Stevens from Bosch Projects for his presentation on Energy and Mass Balance Development and its Application. Charles Raaff also from Bosch Projects was placed 2nd for his presentation on A New Massecuite Reheater Tube Design. Mthandeni Phakathi, who is employed by Bosch Ulwazi and sponsored by Bosch Munitech, took 3rd Place for his presentation on ReticMaster.

 

From left to right:  Murray Stevens (BEng Chemical), Charles Raaff (BSc Mechanical) and Mthandeni Phakathi (NDip Electrical)

From left to right: Murray Stevens (BEng Chemical), Charles Raaff (BSc Mechanical) and Mthandeni Phakathi (NDip Electrical)

The 1st Place Trophy was handed over by Sean Snyman from SAMCO Pumps Natal who graciously sponsor and custom make a new trophy each year for the conference.

The 1st Place Trophy was handed over by Sean Snyman from SAMCO Pumps Natal who graciously sponsor and custom make a new trophy each year for the conference.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EIT Conference Sponsors

A vote of thanks to all our sponsors who made the day possible.  Minnesh Bugareth from Endress+Hauser, Balan Govender from Bosch Ulwazi, Denis Hodgson from IWC/Tektower, Mishon Mohabir from Old Mutual, Sean Snyman from Samco Pumps Natal, Mark Calvert, Rod Kimble from Industrial Control Automation/Yokogawa and Mike Gibbon from Bosch Holdings

Well done to all the graduates who overcame their nerves to present at the conference this year!

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