2019 is a bumper year for medical congresses, with ALLSA, PASCAR, SA Heart, OSSA and AMCSA all hosting major events over the course of the year.

2019 is a bumper year for medical congresses, with ALLSA, PASCAR, SA Heart, OSSA and AMCSA all hosting major events over the course of the year.

JANUARY
14-18

UCT Division of Medicine Conference for General Practitioners,
contact Fatima Saban: 021 406 6440, fatima.saban@uct.ac.za

FEBRUARY

8-9

SNSA Registrars Meeting, Discovery, Sandton, Sandton, Europa Organisation Africa,
Delight: delight@eoafrica.co.za, 011 325 0020, www.eoafrica.co.za

12-15

42nd Annual UCT Paediatric Refresher Course, Vineyard Hotel, Newlands, Cape Town,
Londocor Events Management, Dine Poulton: dine@londocor.ac.za, 011 954 5753, www.uctpaediatriccourses.ac.za

15-17

European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), TBC (Still waiting for Catherine to send Venue details),
Cape Town, Event management Solutions, Catherine, esmo@eventmanagemnetsolutions.co.za, 021 712 0571,

23

Annual CASSA Symposium, The Capital on the Park Hotel, Johannesburg, Shift Ideas,
Nicole Oliveira: nicole@shiftideas.co.za, 011 465 4764, www.cassa.co.za/cassa

25-26

6th World Congress Nursing & Healthcare, Protea Hotel by Marriott, Durban Edward,
Durban, Scientifi c Federation: contact@scientifi federation.com, 079 979 0001, scientificfederation.com/nursing-2019/index.php#

25-26

3rd International Conference & Expo on HIV & AIDS, Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Edward, Durban, Scientifi c Federation: contact@scientifi federation.com/hiv-aids-2019@scientifi cfederation.com, 079 979 0001, https://scientifi cfederation.com/hiv-aids-2019/index.php# 25-27 (SAASP) South African Antibiotic Stewardship Programme, Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, Europa Organisation Africa, Claudette: Claudette@eoafrica.co.za, 011 325 0020.

26

Feb NASA Congress- Joint congress of the Neurological Association of South Africa & 2nd African Academy of Neurology, -1 East London ICC, East London, Londocor Events Management, Dine Poulton: dine@londocor.ac.za, 011 954 5753, nasa-afan2019.co.za

MARCH

1-3

11th Paediatric Annual Conference, Groenkloof Campus, University of Pretoria, Europa Organisation Africa, Ipeleng/Delight Masocha: ipeleng!eoafrica.co.za/delight@eoafrica.co.za, 011 325 0020, www.paedsupdsate.co.za 2 Annual CASSA Symposium, The Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town, Shift Ideas, Nicole Oliveira: nicole@shiftideas.co.za, 011 465 4764/074 611 4426, www.shiftideas.co.za

4-7

(LASSA) The Liqid Educational Course, The Lung Institute, Cape Town, Shift Ideas, Nicole: nicole@shiftideas.co.za, 011 465 4764, www.cvent.com/d/rbqvz8

6-8

AO Trauma Course – Basic Principles of Fracture Management, TBA (Venue to be confi rmed), Durban, AO Foundation, Catherine Visser: visser.cathrine@ao-courses.com, 082 410 8849, aotrauma.aofoundation.org 6-10 (SASA) South Africa Society of Anaesthesiologists Congress, Boardwalk International Convention Centre, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Sun Events, Lizl Fyffe: lizl@easternsun.co.za/sasa2019@esternsun.co.za, 041 374 5654, www.sasaweb.co.za

7-10

(SARAA) South African Rheumatism Arthritis Association, The Elangeni & Maharani Hotel, Durban, Europa Organisation Africa, Lauren Raubenheimer: lauren@eoafrica.co.za, 011 325 0020, www.saraacongress.org

9

(CCSSA) Critical Care Society of Southern Africa, Wits School of Public Health, Wits Education Campus, Parktown, Velocity Vision, Vuyo Gqomfa: ccssa@velocityvision.co.za, 011 894 1278, www.velocityvision.co.za 12-14 WHO Material Immunisation Project, AC Marriott Hotel, Cape Town Europa Organisation Africa, Ipeleng: ipeleng@eoafrica.co.za, 011 325 0020

20-24

49th National congress of the Ophthalmological Society of SA (OSSA) CTICC, Cape Town, RK Communication, Clayton Meise: ossacongress@telkomsa.net, 051 436 7733 / 083 265 0 265, www.ossa2019.co.za

22-24

Meeting the Challenges of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Roxanne Adams: 021 406 6330, roxanne.adams@uct.ac.za, TBC, Wolfson Pavilion Lecture Theatre, UCT, Cape Town

APRIL

13-17

SASREG- ISGE & ESGE conference Endoscopy in Africa & Beyond, Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, Turners Conferences and Conventions, Catherine Taylor: catherinet@turnersconferences. co.za, 031 368 8000, www.turnersconferences.com/ CONFERENCES/2019/ISGE_ESGE_Congress2019/Contact.asp/https://sasreg.co.za

16-18

Building Children’s Nursing for Africa Conference 2019, The River Club, Observatory, Cape Town, Onscreen Conferences & Events, Bridget de Beer: conference1@onscreenav.co.za, 021 486 9111, http://buildingchildrensnursing.co.za/index.php/tophome

19-21

April ENT Masterclass, Roxanne Adams: 021 406 6330, roxanne.adams@uct.ac.za, TBC, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town

27-29

SAVRS, Alprine Heath Resort Jagerrust, Northern Drakensburg, Peddar: savrsecreatary@gmail.com, 012 764 6000, www.savrs.co.za/#events

MAY

3-5

PainSA, Champagne Sports Resort, Drankensberg Velocity Vision, Janice Candlish: painsacongress@velocityvision.co.za, 011 894 1278, www.painsacongress.co.za

8-12

SASTM South African Society of Travel Medicine, Bytes Conference Centre, Midrand, Marion Blewett: admin@sastm.org.za, 011 025 3297, www.sastm.org.za/Events/Index

9-13

Biennial O & G Update 2019, CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, Londocor Event Management, Carina Du Plessis: carina@londocor.co.za, 082 788 6879, www.ogupdate2019.co.za/index.php

23-25

SA ACPAP Congress in Association with PANDA-SA and SAISI and AACAMH, Wanderers Club, Johannesburg, ConfPartner, Tanya Schmidt: tanya@confpartner.co.za, www.saacapap.co.za

24-26

(SAGS) South African Glaucoma Society, Zimbali coastal Resort, Kwazulu Natal, Dipity Events and Catering, Lauren Ferreira: webmaster@dipity.co.za, 076 605 4175, www.sags.co.za/

28-30

Africa Health, Gallegher Convention Centre, Midrand Carol/Hazel: africahealth@informa.com, 010 500 8145 www.africahealthexhibition.com/en/home.html

JUNE

3-7

Anaesthesia Refresher Course Part II, Deidre Raubenheimer: 021 406 6167, deidre.raubenheimer@ uct.ac.za, uctcmc.eventsair.com/part-ii-anaestheticrefresher-course/arc2019/Site/Register, Colleges of Medicine South Africa, Rondebosch, Cape Town

10-13

9th SA AIDS Conference, Durban ICC, Durban, Foundation Marcus Wolvaardt: marcusw@foundation.co.za, 012 816 9127/082 822 1141, www.saaids.com

14-16

FCPSA Congress, Century City Conference Centre Cape Town, Londocor Events Management, Leigh du Plessis: leigh@londocor.co.za, 011 954 5753, www.londocor. co.za/index.php/events/calendar-view

18-20

Vllth Conference of the South African Immunology Society, Aha Gateway Hotel, Umhlanga Durban, On Screenconferences, Bridget de Beer: conference1@onscreenav. co.za/melindas@nicd.ac.za, Website coming soon

18-20

SAIS/ 7th South African Immunology Society Conference Aha Gateway Hotel, Durban, On Screen-conferences, Bridget de Beer: conference1@onscreenav.co.za/ melindas@nicd.ac.za, 021 486 9111/021 448 7694, www.saimmunology.org.za

27-29

AMCSA Aesthetic Medicine Congress, CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, Europa Organisation Africa, Lauren Raubenheimer/Petro Engelbrecht: laura@aesthned. co.za/petro@aesthmed.co.za, 082 469 3926/ 012 548 0725, www.aesthmed.co.za/

JULY

10-12

3rd Aids-related Mycoses Workshop, Institute of Infectious Disease & Molecular Medicine UCT, Cape Town, On Screen Conferences, Bridget de Beer: conference1@onscreenav.co.za/melindas@nicd.ac.za, 021 486 9111/061 313 1090 20-21 GMPP Symposium, The Maslow Hotel, Sandton, Velocity Janice Candlish: gmpp@velocityvision.co.za, 011 894 1278, www.velocityvision.co.za

25-28

Joint ALLSA/SATS/CWIG Congress 2019, CSIR, Pretoria Pretoria, Londocor Events management, Claries Roelofszl: claries@londor.co.za, 011 954 5753, www.londocor. co.za/index.php/events/calendar-view/medicalcongress/joint-allsa-sats-cwig-2019-congress

AUGUST

7-8

SNOSSA, CTICC, Cape Town, Europa Organisation Africa Lauren: laouren@eoafrica.co.za, 011 325 0020, www.snossa.org 8-11 SA Congress of Oncology, Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, RK Communication, Rhyno Kriek/Clayton Meise: info@rkcommunications.co.za, 051 436 7733/083 265 0265, www.saco2019.co.za

8-10

SAUGA Congress 2019, Venue to be advised, Bloemfontein E2 Solutions, Bradley van de Merwe: brad@e2.co.za, 011 340 9100, www.sauga.org.za/ 8-11 SNSA congress, CTICC, Cape Town, Europa Organisation Africa, Delight: delight@eafrica.co.za, 011 325 0020, www.snsa-congress.co.za

15-18

RSSA-SORSA 2019 Imaging Congress, Century City Conference Centre, Cape Town. ConsultUS: 021 938 9629/9082, hlennox@consultus.co.za, www.sorsa.org.za

16-20

International Association of Pancreatology Congress in association with HPBASA, ASSA,SAGES,SAGINS,TSSA,SASES and VASSA, Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town Eastern Sun Events, Lizl Fyffe/Kim Upton: lizl@easternsun. co.za/kim@easternsun.co.za, 041 374 5654, www.iap2019.co.za

26-28

HASA, Cape Town International Convention Centre Cape Town, Mark Peach: mark.peach@hasanet.co.za, 011 784 6828, www.hasa.co.za/

SEPTEMBER

2-5

South African Orthopaedic Association (SAOA) 65th Annual Meeting, TBC, Durban, SAOA, Marquerite Galpin: marq@saoa.org.za, 054 338 0192/082 490 3204, saoa.org.za/contact/secretarial

6-8

28th SATS & 5th Satiba Congress, Krystal Beach Hotel Cape Town, Europa Organisation Africa, Ipeleng Mtwa: ipeleng@eoafrica.co.za, 011 325 0020, www.congress.sats.org.za

12-15

5th Combined Dermatology Congress, Belinda Chapman: 021 406 6381, belinda.chapman@uct.ac.za, www.dermatology.co.za, GSB Academic Conference Centre, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

14-15

30th Anaesthetic Foundation Refresher Course, Indaba Hotel & Conference Centre, Fourways, Velocity Vision, Janice Candlish: janice@velocityvision.co.za/ anaestheticfoundation@velocityvision.co.za, 011 894 1278, www.anaestheticfoundation.co.za/index.html

27-28

Cosmedica Congress, Featherbroke Hotel & Spa Krugersdorp, Europa Organisation Africa, Ipeleng Mtwa: ipeleng@eoafrica.co.za, 011 325 0020, www.cosmedicasa.co.za

OCTOBER

3-5

Pan African and South African Burn Congress, Southern Sun Elangeni Naharani Hotel, Durban, On Screen Conferences, Bridget de Beer: conference1@onscreenav.co.za, 021 486 9111/ 061 313 1090, www.burns2019.co.za

24-27

SASUOG, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg Dynamic congress organising & Management, Christi Truter: christitruter@me.com, www.sasuog2019.com

24-27

Current Concepts in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Pathology, Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, On Screen Conference, Bridget de Beer: conference1@onscreenav.co.za, 021 486 9111/ 061 313 1090

31-3

PASCAR/SA Heart/Africa PCR Congress, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, Europa Organisation Africa, Claire/Ipeleng: claire@eoafrica.co.za, 011 325 0020, www.saheart.org/congress2019

 NOVEMBER

1-3

SASOPS (South African Society of Oculoplastic surgeons), Mount Grace Country House & Spa, Magaliesburg, Dipity Events & Catering, Lauren Ferreira: webmaster@dipity.co.za, 076 605 4175, www.sasops.co.za

2-4

Ear Nose Throat Congress, Coastlands Hotel Umhlanga Durban, Eastern Sun Events, Lizl Fyffe: lizl@easternsun.co.za/ent@easternsun.co.za, 041 374 5654, www.entcongress.co.za

5-7

(EMSSA) Emergency Medicine Conference, Century City Conference Centre, Cape Town, On Screen Conference, Bridget de Beer: conference1@onscreenav.co.za, 021 486 9111/061 313 1090, www.emssa2019.co.za

7-9

8th FIDSSA Congress-Federation of Infections Diseases Societies of Southern Africa, Indaba Hotel & Conference Centre, Fourways, Europa Organisation Africa, Ipeleng Mtwa: ipeleng@eoafrica.co.za, 011 325 0020, www.fidssacongress.co.za