Social Programme

All of the 11 IKC coffee/tea breaks, lunches and evening dinners (from 17 to 22 September) will be served in or near the GICC and are included in full delegate registration fees. Many items on the social programme are available for sponsorship.   


Sunday 17 September 2017

11 IKC Icebreaker Party - sponsored by Lucara Diamond Corporation 

Official Conference Opening by:
The Honourable Minister Advocate Sadique Kebonang 
(Minister of Minerals, Green Technology and Energy Security) 


Monday 18 September 2017

Coffee/Tea Breaks - early, mid-morning and afternoon - sponsored by Saskatchewan Research Council 

          

Lunch
Poster Session Cash Bar
Dinner


Tuesday 19 September 2017

Coffee/Tea Breaks - early, mid-morning and afternoon
Lunch
Poster Session Cash Bar
Dinner


Wednesday 20 September 2017

Coffee/Tea Breaks - early and mid-morning
Lunch
Afternoon Coffee/Tea Break 

Celebrating 50 years of Diamonds in Botswana

Video and talks celebrating 50 Years of Diamonds in Botswana
(including Mike Brook - “Journey of Botswana’s Diamonds” and others)

Botswana Bush Night - sponsored by Debswana Diamond Company

Dinner is located on the 2.7 Ga Gaborone Granite Complex within the Archaean Kaapvaal Craton
Be mindful of your footwear, closed toed shoes are recommended. 



Thursday 21 September 2017

Coffee/Tea Breaks - early, mid-morning and afternoon
Lunch
Poster Session Cash Bar
Dinner



Friday 22 September 2017
 

Coffee/Tea Breaks - early, mid-morning and afternoon
Lunch
11 IKC Farewell Dinner


Saturday 23 September 2017 - Post Conference Optional Social Event

The post conference social event is organised by Chain of Events

Mokolodi Evening Bush Experience: One hour afternoon game drive at the Mokolodi Nature Reserve followed by a bush braai (dinner) with a cash bar ending with a slow night drive through the park back to the gate. Transportation to and from the GICC will be provided. This trip will depart the GICC at 15:30. This event will be at an additional cost of BWP 600 and can be purchased at the time of registration. This event is limited to 80 participants. Please note an indemnity form is required. 

 

Conference Programme

The printed conference programme available upon onsite registration will contain details of the social programme. The programme is being sponsored by Aurora Geosciences.