• Membership of an independent organisation with wide interdisciplinary interests and exposure – through a non-aligned Foundation with multidisciplinary activities and membership, the capacity to link all major sectors in the coal, carbon, energy and related disciplines and related communities and, thereby, provide
    • Impartial and balanced views to government and others when called upon to do so, and
    • Multidisciplinary teams of experts when required for specific projects or activities.
  • Networking – through association with key personnel and organisations in a wide variety of scientific, engineering, technical, financial, academic, and government-linked disciplines throughout the coal, carbon, biomass (renewable) and general energy industries in Southern Africa.
  • Maintenance of competitive edge – through exposure to conferences and associated events, seminars, courses, special lectures/webinars, meetings with overseas specialists and notifications of tender advertisements, policy developments and research and development projects
  • Information – through leading edge information contained in publications, including conference volumes (past and present), special subject publications and notifications and documentation from national and international organisations including the IEA, World Coal Institute and other international information and research centres
  • Communication – though the circulation of notifications through the Foundation’s extensive database, and information on the FFF Carbon website.
  • Education and Continuing Professional Development – through a comprehensive matrix of postgraduate and in-service courses provided by accredited professional institutions and given by highly experienced lecturers, all aimed at the personal development of attendees in and across a wide range of coal, carbon, energy and related disciplines.
  • Career development through mentoring and association with experienced members and peers in the coal, carbon, energy and related disciplines and related industries, and access to the information and database provided by the Foundation
  • Promotion of personal and corporate business opportunities – through exposure of companies and individual professionals during technical events and though other forms of communication.
  • Representation – through membership of the Foundation on other national and international professional bodies, councils, and associations, and through the participation and/or contribution of individual members on government-lead national and international initiatives, project teams, policy and strategy boards and related activities.
  • International coverage – through globally spread membership of the Foundation, links to a number of international organisations and through regional and international correspondents and associates in far distant shores
  • Member services – through benefits via linked associated organisations
  • Employment – through a strategic alliance with industry, government, and tertiary institutions, thereby providing the opportunity to notify widely for the recruitment of people in the various sectors encountered in industry, government and tertiary institutions.
  • Reduced fees for conferences, technical seminars, and other events – through membership of the FFF Carbon Foundation and its associated professional societie.
Please select one of the following options:

R 250,00 Annually

R10 000,00 Annually

R 500,00 Annually

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2023 Middelburg Coal Conference

Middelburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa • 19 October 2023

2023 Middelburg Coal Conference

Middelburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa 19 October 2023

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Coal Conference Registration

FFF-Carbon Member Rates:
R 2 500,00 p/p
Non Member Rates:
R 3 000,00 p/p
Please note that delegates’ attendance at the conference cannot be confirmed until payment in full has been received. For any enquiries please contact Angelique on 078 477 2973. Completed forms can be e-mailed to Once the booking form has been completed, an invoice will be sent to compnay with reference and banking details for payment.