The South African Lumber Driers Educational Association (SALDEA) will be hosting its 20th conference this year at the Ingeli Forest Resort in Harding on 14 and 15 September 2017.

The conference format will be as follows:

  • Registration from 8h30 to 11h00 on Thursday, 14 September
  • Conference commencing at 11h00
  • Dinner at 19h00
  • Breakfast from 7h00 on Friday, 15 September
  • Conference starting at 8h00
  • Closure at ±13h00
  • Tour to Weza sawmill will be included in this years’ convention

The fee to attend the conference will cost R 2 650-00, which includes the conference fee, all meals, and accommodation for Thursday.

Should you need extra accommodation for Wednesday, please feel free to contact Amanda and she will gladly organise this on your behalf.

Speakers already confirmed for the conference include Mandy Allpass (Crickmay), Christiaan de Klerk (TF Design), Roy Southey (SSA), Henri du Plessis (New Century), Henco Viljoen (Timbersoft), Peter Stöhr (Timber Drying), Wilhelm Meyer (Retired Chairman), Abe Stears (SATAS), and Mark Frey (Lumber Marketing).

Click here to download the booking form.

You can email your completed booking form to, or call Amanda on 082-324-1363.


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