SATBinderrr Conference 2021

SATBinderrr Conference 2021


SATBinderrr Conference 2021 brings experience and innovation, established wisdom and fresh ideas in the world of bitumen. A new generation of future leaders, mentored by senior industry experts, will deliver the latest thinking on seals, asphalt, binders and pavement design. SATBinderrr seeks to connect all the elements of our industry in an annual event that fits perfectly into the South African bitumen agenda.

This conference has been registered for CPD accreditation. CPD Certificate Number will be available on the day.

DATE Thursday, 9 September 2021
TIME All Day – 8.30 – 17.30

Who would benefit:

Anyone and everyone with an interest in asphalt.

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Presenter Schedule

Keynote Speaker

We are proud to welcome Susanna Zammataro, a world renowned practitioner and leader in our industry, as the keynote speaker at SATBinderrr 2021.

Susanna is Director General of the International Road Federation (IRF) in Geneva, Switzerland. She is responsible for developing and implementing strategic plans for the organization.

Named as one of the 40 Most Remarkable Women in Transport by the Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI), Susanna is an untiring advocate for road safety. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) High Level Panel on Road Safety. She has also served since 2012 as Chairperson of the “Safer Roads and Mobility” Pillar of the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration Group (UNRSC).

Susanna has been involved since its inception in the Sustainable Mobility for All (SuM4All) an initiative led by the World Bank that brings around the table 55 top stakeholders from the transport sector. She has served as a Steering Committee Member and currently co-leads the Working Group on Data Sharing.

Established in 1948, the IRF is a membership-based organisation, representing leading corporate and institutional players drawn from the road and mobility sectors worldwide. Its mission is to promote the development of roads and road networks that enable access and sustainable mobility for all (

Provisional List of Topics

Early life performance of non-homogenous modified binder (bitumen rubber) grade S-R2 in Namibia Herman Mostert, Element Consulting Engineers Namibia
The reseal selecting and prioritising process, Namibia Ferguson Paulse, Roads Authority (Namibia)
Chip seal construction process Johan Gerber, Zutari (Pty) Ltd
Towards the development of a standard test protocol: Permeability of chip seals under pressure Ockert Renaldo Grobbelaar, Ero Engineering
The influence of temperature and traffic on seal aggregate re-orientation in different binders. Timon von Benecke & Daymen Gerber, University of Stellenbosch
The art of laying quick set slurry seals: On-site troubleshooting and workmanship Siphamandla Mnguni, Colas Group


Fuel resistance of polymer modified binders in asphalt pavements Shayur Dayanand, ARRB Systems
The performance evaluation of slow-setting anionic bitumen emulsions and their residues Nomashaka Hawes, CSIR
PG testing on rubber modified binders Babalwa Nzuza, Naidu Consulting (Pty) Ltd
Seal binder ageing Elaine Goosen, Stellenbosch University


Performance prediction of asphalt mixtures using engineering properties Gerald Huber, Asphalt Materials Inc
Design testing best practice in the Midwest Elizabeth Pastuszka, E&B Paving Inc
Life on the road – QA in our changing environment Leanne Naidoo, RHDHV
Application and implementation of new asphalt specifications on projects: Learnings and pitfalls from the South African perspective Francois Le Roux, Nyeleti Consulting
The use of recyclable products in the SA roads industry Tafadzwa Mafuma, AECI Much Asphalt


Interrelations of the paving process – A holistic ontological pavement endeavour Natascha Poeran, Boskalis Nederland
Plastic strain in flexible pavement design Elaine Goosen, Stellenbosch University
An incremental approach to asphalt layer design Semeshan Naidoo, Naidu Consulting (Pty) Ltd
Latest developments in EME pavement designs (International / EU focused) Jean Nicholas, Shell Specialties


Additional Information


SAT Member, Non SAT Member, Student

Event Details

After payment of event ticket, please look out for the SATBinderr ticket in the attendee's email inbox. Please follow the instructions there for attendee registration. After registration Zoom will send the link for the webinar to the registered attendee.

Any booking/payment queries, please email events@socsat.coza. For any event details please email

Date: September 09, 2021

Start time: 08:30 SAST

End time: 17:30 SAST

Venue: Zoom Webinar

Phone: +27 (0) 21 531 2718