ISAPS Official Course
Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West, Cape Province, South Africa

General Announcements & Information

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VENUE

The meeting will convene in The Ball Room at the NH Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West.

ADMISSION BADGES
Participants are requested to wear their admission badges during the course of the event

WELCOME COCKTAIL FUNCTION: FRIDAY 23 MARCH 2018 AT 18:10
A sushi cocktail function will be held at the close of the scientific program on Friday 23 March.  Join us in the Congress Area for this event.

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD)
Application has been made through the University of Stellenbosch for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accreditation of this event.

CPD REGISTRATION/ SCANNING
Discovery will handle the CPD registration procedure on a daily basis.  You will be scanned twice a day. 
All CPD certificates will be available approximately 2-3 weeks post-congress on the mycpd website.

DRESS CODE
Casual attire for congress sessions

IMPORTANT
- Name tags should be worn at all times.   Only delegates wearing name tags will be permitted to enter the lecture hall, exhibition area and the social function
- The use of cell phones in the lecture hall is not allowed

INFORMATION/REGISTRATION DESK
The Information/Registration Desk will be situated directly outside the entrance to The Ball Room for the duration of the event.  Please feel free to visit the Desk should you require any assistance

INFORMATION FOR SPEAKERS
Please hand your presentation to the audiovisual technicians at least 3 hours prior to the session in which the presentation is being given.   They will be available in the congress venue to receive your material.

LANGUAGE
The official language of the congress will be English.  No simultaneous translation service will be provided

SMOKING
In accordance with Government Legislation regarding smoking in public areas, kindly note that this venue is a non-smoking area

TRADE EXHIBITORS
The trade exhibition will be located in the Somerset Suites in the Congress Area of the hotel.    Companies and suppliers will exhibit their newest innovations and will be available to answer questions.
Kindly make every effort to visit all the stands.
Teas and lunches will be served in the trade exhibition area

CURRENCY
ZAR South African Rand

ELECTRICITY
The electricity supply in South Africa is 220 / 230 volts, AC 50 Hz

INSURANCE
The congress organisers cannot accept any liability for personal injuries sustained, or for loss of, or damage to, property belonging to Congress participants (or their accompanying persons), either during or as a result of the Congress. Please check the validity of your own insurance.

VISAS
It is strongly suggested that all travellers check the latest visa requirements with the nearest South African Embassy or Consulate before travelling. The passports of all travellers entering South Africa must contain at least three (3) clean (unstamped) visa pages each time entry is sought.  Travellers entering South Africa from countries where yellow fever is endemic are often required to present their yellow World Health Organisation (WHO) vaccination record or other proof of inoculation.  If they are unable to do so, they must be inoculated at the airport in order to be permitted entry.

SPECIAL DIETARY REQUIREMENTS
Halaal, vegetarian, Kosher or any other dietary requirements should be indicated clearly in the space provided on the registration form

TIME ZONE
South Africa is GMT + 2 hours