2018 Young Persons' World Lecture Competition

11 Oct 2018
Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Organised on behalf of the IOM3 Younger Members' Committee

Finalists from around the world will give a 15 minute presentation on a technical topic of their choice and answer questions from three judges.


12.30pm - Buffet

1.45pm - YPWLC final

5.00pm - Refreshments & Results

6.00pm - End

2018 Finalists

UK - Sam Lawton Polymer power: From light to current

Russia - Alexandra Kiznetsova Extracting oil from impossible-to-extract rock

Australia - Kyle Saltmarsh Acoustic based condition monitoring in the resource industry

Brazil - Matheus Santos Insights on the optimisation of the steel ladle process from a refractory perspective

Malaysia - Andrew Ng Kay Lup Bio-crude oil from lignocellulosic biomass: A zero-to-hero energy scenario

South Africa - Fariraishe Nyoni Burn cut optimisation to increase blast advance at Unki mine

Singapore - Naveen Tiwari Self-healable and flexible materials for next generation electronic devices: Smart materials

Hong Kong - Lin Guo Combatting cancers with a new superweapon


Venue and booking

Event Location: 
Fairview Racecourse
Draaifontein Road
Port Elizabeth
South Africa
Contact details: 

Efi Fragkou


Wendy Knott-Craig