IERM
The Institute of Environment and Recreation Management

IERM Virtual Convention 2021

Our institute will be hosting its first virtual convention on 2 & 3 September 2021, morning and afternoon sessions. 


We invite all parties who may be interested in presenting papers or case studies to send a summary of no more than 200 words to the IERM Secretariat. SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 28 June 2021


THEME: CEMETERIES AND FATALITIES


with the following SUB-THEMES:


•Sustainable Cemetery and Crematoria practices   
•Indigent and Pauper Burial Management 
•Land availability / challenges 
•Operational management 
•Green Infrastructure and landscape beautification 
•Legislation 
•Case Studies - Community Participation, Changing Community mind sets, 
•Environmental / Pollution challenges   
•Research 
•Landscape Planning 
•Religious Studies 
•Community mindsets, Alternative Burial Method


THEME: URBAN GREENING


with the following SUB-THEMES:


•Importance of open and green spaces
•Urban open and green spaces systems
•Application of technology in the planning of open and green spaces
•Environmental values/benefit
•Economic values/benefit
•Community values/benefit
•Educational values/benefit
•Urban horticulture
•Green corridors
•Landscape planning, design and restoration
•Air pollution mitigation with plants
•Water management for urban green spaces
•Green technologies
•Green roofs
•Tree management
•Community gardens
•Community engagement and perspective on trees
•Urban green infrastructure and urban sustainability 
•Modelling urban trees and climate
•Community engagement and perspective on trees 
•Redefining the Urban Open Space


CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT

Contact Mpho Motloutsi at the IERM Secretariat on (011) 061 5000 or email mpho@vdw.co.za should you require any further information.

R3 000 SPONSORSHIP BENEFITS
•Maximum 5 minutes video to be played during the conference
•Logo branding on speaker’s presentations
•Sponsor banner branding
•Sponsor mentions by MC and/facilitators
•Sponsor branding on IERM website & Social Media

Apply Here

Registration

Paid up Metro Members:  R 2500.00 per link (No limit on attendees)
Non-member Metros and Non-paid up Metros:  R 3000.00 per link  (No limit on attendees)
Paid up Local and District Municipalities:  R 1500.00 per link  (No limit on attendees)
All others:  R 2000.00
Honorary/Retired Members: R 500. 00
Full- time Students: Free (2021 Proof of Registration is required)
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
 

Cancellation Fee: Please note that the full convention fee will be charged to members and non-members if registration is not cancelled 7 days prior to the convention or if the delegate does not attend . A link to the convention will be sent via email 24 hours before the event takes place. Please also check your spam and junk folders. The convention link will be shared to paid delegates unless prior arrangements have been made with the Secretariat.