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Upcoming Event

7 - 9 May 2019

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Join us to celebrate 35 years of ICDA

Following a very successful event in Baotou, China, we are pleased to announce the next ICDA Conference in Zimbabwe, registration will open soon!

Save the date now - 7-9 May 2019 - Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

This conference will be an incredible opportunity to re-discover Zimbabwe, holding the world second largest chrome ore reserves. 

Get your chance to network with more than 200 participants from the chromium industry.

Attend memorable evening functions to celebrate 35 years of ICDA and create a sustainable future for our organization!



AMG Aluminium
AMG Superalloys
Beijing Runtianlong
Cofermin Chrome GmbH
Cronimet Ferroleg GmbH
Dalian Fu Ferroalloy Group
EK Company AG
Elementis Chromium
Gurta AG
Hempel Intermetaux
Independent Mineral Distributors
Kalon Resources Pte
Lanxess (Pty) Ltd.
Merafe Resources
Midural Chemicals SA
North American Minerals
Outokumpu Nirosta
Pacific Linkage (China) Limited
Pelagic Resources (Pty) Ltd.
Rand York Minerals
Samchrome FZE
Sichuan Yinhe Chemical
Tata Steel
Tharisa Minerals
UniChrome AG
Wogen Resources

General Information

Registration and payment

The 35 years of ICDA conference is open to both ICDA members and non ICDA members provided companies are in good standing and have no dues towards the ICDA. 

Conference registration will be valid after entire payment is received. Access to the conference will not be granted with partial and/or absence of payment.

Delegates have to register online using the ICDA event registration platform since discounts are automatically calculated by the online system.

If you are an ICDA Member, please log in first with your member credentials and then access the registration platform for a discounted rate.

Request for exception to online payment will be examined on a case by case basis - please contact us.

Online registration is mandatory  in the 10 working days prior the conference. No exception possible. 

The event registration platform will close on 7th May 2019, 1pm, CET time.

Early-bird rate

The early-bird rate is valid until 1st February 2019 and cumulative with the existing discount policy.

In case of payment by bank transfer, the full amount must reach us by 1st February 2019, otherwise you will automatically be subject to the conference applicable rate and receive an additional invoice.

Discount policy

-10% for the 4th delegate registered, -20% for the 5th, -30% for the 6th, -40% for the 7th and -50% onwards, will be automatically applied by the online registration system.

Registration cancellation

There will be no refund from 5th April 2019 for any cancellation. Only delegate substitution will be permitted.

Cancellation prior 5th April 2019 will imply a € 300 retention charge to cover administrative work.

There are no fees applied in case of delegate substitution.


Carefully check in advance with your local Embassy the requirements for your entry in Zimbabwe.

ICDA can facilitate by providing an invitation letter, feel free to contact us.

ICDA is not liable for any visa refusal and/or incomplete dossiers as well as for late visa application.


You will receive all notification needed to book your room at a preferential rate at the hotel where the conference will take place after your registration for the conference is paid and confirmed. Hotel policy will apply.

Spouse fee

The spouse fee is inclusive of both evening functions (welcome and gala dinners) and not applicable for business partners and/or colleagues.

Technical tour

The technical tour, if any, is open to registered delegates only (having duly paid their registration fees for the 35 years of ICDA Conference)

ICDA cannot retain seat for non-registered delegates, these are attributed on a first-come, first-served basis to registered delegates only.

Dress code

Please dress appropriately for conference and evening functions, business attire is recommended.

Weather & Climate in May

Average low temperature: 14°
Average high temperature: 24°
Average Humidity:  4%
Average Rainfall: 12 mm
Average Rainy Days: 2days