Flotation 2011 is set to be the biggest in MEI’s biennial series of flotation conferences, held at the Vineyard Hotel in Cape Town. This year’s conference will be held from 14th to 17th November, and has attracted 13 major sponsors. The event comprises two separate symposia, Flotation Fundamentals, and Flotation – Applications and Plant Practice. The keynote speaker in the former will be Prof. Jim Finch, of McGill University, Canada, and in the latter Dr. Dan Alexander Director of the JKMRC, Australia. There is now a final call for abstracts for the conference, which should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by the end of June 2011. Full conference details are at www.min-eng.com/flotation11/ .