6th EMSSA International Conference
hosted by Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa & Emergency Care Society of South Africa
Sun City Resort, North-West Province
2-5 October 2017
We are looking forward to welcoming you to the 6th EMSSA International Conference at the Sun City Resort, 2-5 October 2017. This page will provide summary information for you about the Conference.
When You Arrive at the EMSSA Conference
Congress sessions will be held at the Warrior Hall at the Sun City Resort. The welcome reception begins at 18:00 on Monday, 2 October in the Kings Ballroom.
Hotel: If you have not yet made your hotel guest room reservation, plan to stay at the Sun City Resort! Make your hotel reservation today: http://emssa2017.co.za/accommodation.php Complimentary Wi-Fi is included.
Please note that check in at the Hotels is usually 14h00. If you arrive early and your room is not available ask the hotel if they can store your luggage until you are able to check in. Perhaps go on a half day tour - contact Mankwe Gametrackers -- please see details below
First Stop: Registration: Plan on stopping at the EMSSA Conference Registration desk situated outside the Kings Ballroom to pick up your Congress materials and name badge. The name badge received at Registration is the official Conference document and should be worn at all times to gain access to areas and events. Please note that access to the Conference areas and events is not possible without an official name badge.
Conference Registration Desk Hours:
Tuesday, 3 October 07:00-17:00
Wednesday, 4 October 07:30-17:00
Thursday, 5 October 07:30-16:00
Refreshments: Arrival, mid-morning & mid-afternoon tea/coffee and lunches will be provided each day. Refreshments and lunch will be served in the exhibition area.
Attire: Dress for the conference is business casual. Attire for dinners is cocktail.
How to get CPD? CPD certificates are not available onsite. You will receive an email after the conference. If you need Continuing Professional Development points or an attendance certificate please scan your badge twice a day at the registration desk.
WiFi: Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in the Conference Centre, common areas and guest rooms.
Lost & Found: Lost & found items - please contact registration desk staff.
View the Program
An abbreviated pocket guide will be available onsite. The full final program will only be available online as a PDF at the following link http://emssa2017.co.za/programme.htm
Opening Cocktail Reception
Monday, 2 October beginning at 18:00 – Kings Ballroom
No charge for delegates registered for the full Conference
Daily Registration / Partner R400.00 per person
Tuesday, 3 October beginning at 20:00 – Boma
Cost: R600.00 per person
If you would still like to book for the Conference Braai, please contact email@example.com or see Bridget at the registration desk on Monday 2 October before lunch. No bookings will be accepted after Monday lunchtime.
Dinner Tickets: If you have booked for the Conference Dinner your ticket will be in your name badge pouch.
Pre-congress courses are available on Monday 2 October
Pre-congress courses offer the chance to take an in-depth and hands-on approach to the topic while maximize your interaction with the instructor. There is an additional fee for pre-congress courses in addition to the EMSSA Conference registration fee. Add a pre-congress course when you register for the Conference!
Half Day Workshops Full Day Workshops
Simulation Basic Level 1 Ultrasound
Please see http://www.emssa2017.co.za/workshops.htm for workshop information.
If you would like to attend any of the above workshops or make changes to your initial selection please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration for the workshops will take place outside Warriors Hall.
The registration desk will open at 07h00 on Monday, 2 October and will remain open until the end of the afternoon tea break.
Airport Transfers & Tours
The following airport transfers are available to book to Sun City from OR Tambo International Airport and return.
1 Oct – 18.00 departing OR Tambo
2 Oct – 18.00 departing OR Tambo
5 Oct – 14.00 departing Sun City
5 Oct – 16.00 departing Sun City
Cost per transfer: R 600 one way
To book a transfer, please contact Bridget on email@example.com
To arrange individual airport transfers, please contact Mankwe Gametrackers
Transfers: Tel +27 14 552 5024 Email. firstname.lastname@example.org
Tours: Tel. +27 14 552 5020 Fax.+27 14 552 1343 / Email. mankwegametrackers.co.za; email@example.com / Sun City Resort, 1 Sun Village Road, Sun City, Pilanesberg, 0316
Parking: Parking costs are included in the conference registration fee.There is no park entrance fee for delegates attending the EMSSA Conference
Entry into the Sun City Resort: No entry fees are required to enter Sun City if not staying in the Sun City Accommodation.
The Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa & Emergency Care Society of South Africa and Onscreen Conferences & Events (or their agents) will not be liable for changes beyond their control and may alter or cancel without prior notice, the conference or any of the arrangements, timetables, plans or other items relating directly to indirectly to the conference. Nor will they be liable for any loss, damage, expenditure or inconvenience caused to participants and their belongings either during or as a result of the conference or as a result of such alterations or cancellations. Please check the validity of your own insurance
Tel. +27 79 885 1515
Bridget de Beer
Tel. +27 61 313 1090