SANRA & SASCA CONFERENCE 2018

Thank you to all that attended the conference held on the 23-25 August 2018 at Riversands Incubation Hub, Johannesburg. 

23-25 August 2018, Riversands Incubation Hub, Johannesburg
This is the first time since 2007 that these two organisations have joined forces for our biennial conferences, and the partnership has already provided us with greater resources and opportunities. The programme is jam-packed with exciting and innovative speakers.

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2018 Conference

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Membership

There is still an opportunity to sign up as a member of one of the organisations, and take advantage of the discounted rates for the conference.  Please see the websites for more information www.sanra.org or www.sasca.org.za

Programme

Invited Speakers

The programme is subject to change.  We suggest you visit the website regularly for updates.

Ronald Reeves

Physiatrist

USA

Stephanie Clarke

Professor and Head of Neuropsychology Neurorehabilitation

Switzerland

Victoria Hume

Musical Artist
South Africa

Dr. Kweku Laast

MD, MPH

Ghana

Mayowa Olwalabi

Consultant Neurologist
Nigeria

Marion Fourie

Occupational Therapist
South Africa

Stanley Ducharme

Clinical Psychologist

USA

Dr Susan Coetzer

Geriatrician
South Africa

Dr. Emily Plowman

Speech-Language Pathologist
USA

ABSTRACTS

SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

 

Guidelines for Submissions

Abstracts:

  • Microsoft Word document or PDF will be accepted at a maximum of 1MB in size.
  • Restricted to written English only
  • Must not have been previously presented at any other Congress
  • Body text to be Arial 12 point font
  • Must be between 300 and 500 words
  • Should contain an Introduction, Methodology, Results and a Conclusion

Programme

Download the provisional programme below

Resources

Exhibition and Sponsorship

The SANRA and SASCA Joint Conference and Exhibition will provide exhibitors with a marketing opportunity to create a high profile association with one of the highlights on the neurological and spinal cord rehabilitation calendar.  It is a way to develop relationships from which both parties can benefit and to ensure that all possible opportunities are pursued.  This is also an opportunity to showcase new products and services to the delegates.

The following profiles will be represented in the exhibition area:

Hospitals

Rehabilitation facilities

Technology researchers and providers

Supporting Associations

Pharmaceutical companies

 Associated organisations

Rehabilitation Equipment

There are a limited number of exhibition stands and sponsorship packages available – Book early to avoid disappointment – contact Lorin for more information

lorin@lorinbowen.co.za or via +27 10 312 5900.

Sponsors

Life Healthcare

Platinum Sponsor

Welch Allyn

Chairman IndustriesGold Sponsor

Bard Medical South Africa

Silver Sponsor

Netcare Hospitals

Delegate Bag Sponsor

Chairman Industries

Note Pad Sponsor

Discovery Health

CPD Delegate Attendance

Exhibitors

Delegate Registration

Delegate fees include three full days of conference including refreshment breaks and lunch daily; international speakers; local speakers; association annual general meetings; networking opportunities with colleagues and exhibitors and continuing professional development points.

Resources

Useful Information

Venue

The Canvas Riversands, Riversands Incubation Hub, Fourways, Johannesburg

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Accomodation

Indaba Hotel

  • Single Occupancy – R1 395.00 per room bed & breakfast per night
  • Double Occupancy – R1 895.00 per room bed & breakfast per night
  • Disabled access room – 1 Available (subject to availability)

Contact:  Sharon Thom – sharon@indabahotel.co.za / 011 840 6600

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City Lodge Fourways

  • Single Occupancy – R1 525.10 per room per night
  • Double Occupancy – R1 853.35 per room per night
  • Breakfast (Full English Breakfast) – R165.00 per person per day
  • Disabled access room – 3 Available (subject to availability)

Contact:  Thato Moropana – clfourways.resv@clhg.com / 011 244 6000

 

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Tsogo Sun

  • To book at the Tsogo Sun Hotel, please click here
  • Disabled access room – 1 per hotel (subject to availability)

 

Dress Code

Smart Casual
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Transport

Gautrain

The Gautrain runs from OR Tambo International Airport to Sandton regularly.  There is a bus service that will take you to Montecasino.

https://www.gautrain.co.za/

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Boyang Gape Tours & Travel

They offer a shuttle service in and around Johannesburg, including from the airport.  Their home base is in Fourways, centrally located close to The Curve Riversands.

Contact – info@boyanggape.co.za / 011 465 5053

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Uber

Uber is available in Johannesburg and is easy to use.  Download the App to make use of this facility.