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SAIOH Annual Conference 2019

 

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SAIOH takes pleasure in inviting you to attend and participate in its upcoming Annual Conference, which will be held at the African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa, Magaliesburg, 15th to 18th October 2019.

 

Conference Documents (Abstracts, Presentations and AGM Documentation)

2018 Draft Financial Statements

SAIOH AGM Minutes 2018

 

Keynote Presentations 

1. Prof. Babusina Paul University of Johannesburg (UJ) - 4th Industrial Revolution

2. Dr. Emmanuele Cauda - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) - Real Time Monitoring

3. Ms. Bulelwa Huna - Department of Employment and Labour (DEL) - TBC

4. Dr. Barry Kistnasamy - Compensation Commissioner for Occupational Lung Diseases (CCOLD) - TBC

5. Prof. Johan du Plessis - North-West University (NWU) - New Diseases in a Changing Workplace

 

Pre-conference Professional Development Courses (PDCs) in Parallel - Half Day Sessions

1. PDC 1 - Laboratory sample analysis workshop - Ms Cecilia Pretorius - CSIR Mining Cluster

2. PDC 2 - Respirator and hearing protection fitment testing - Mr. Jaco Combrinck - 3M

3. PDC 3 - Control designs and control management - TBC

4. PDC 4 - Data analytics and statistical analysis - Prof Derk Bouwer - University of the Witwatersrand (WITS)

5. PDC 5 - Real-time sampling - Dr. Emmuele Cauda - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

6. PCC workshop / Engagement Session - PCC

7. SAIOH Mining Forum  - Mining Forum

 

KEY INFORMATION

 

Location

African Pride Mount Grace Country House and Spa

Old Rustenburg RD, Magaliesburg, 1791

+27(0)14 577 5600

Duration of Conference

Two Days - Professional Development Courses (PDCs) One and a half (1.5) Day - Conference

Accommodation

Please refer to Accommodation information and booking form below

Theme

“Occupational Hygiene and the 4th Industrial Revolution”

Gala Dinner

17 October 2019

Delegates wishing to bring a guest will need to ensure they register their guest online, as there is a fees of R600 (excl VAT) for guests (Gala Dinner only)

Snacks and Lunch (Arrival, Mid-Morning & Mid-Afternoon)

 

Tea breaks and lunch venue to be provided by Mount Grace

SAIOH CPD Points

 

Attendance at the SAIOH Annual Conference is accredited for 1 SAIOH CPD point per day.

Attendance at the PDC session(s) is accredited for 1 SAIOH CPD point

 

SAIOH ANNUAL AWARD NOMINATION

Click here to nominate a candidate whom you feel is the most deserving of the below title:

  • Occupational Hygienist of the year: 2018
  • Personality of the year: 2018
  • Article of the year: 2018
  • Student of the year – Tertiary Institution: 2018

*Refer to Rules of the particular Award for more detail on motivations and supporting documents required. The winners of these awards will be announced at the annual SAIOH prestigious awards evening  to be held on the 17th October 2019.

 

CONFERENCE ACCOMMODATION


African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa is a blissful countryside retreat away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Nestled amidst the majestic Magaliesburg Mountains, the hotel offers a charming blend of classic style, elegant luxury and natural serenity.Trade crowded city skylines for sweeping views of the serene Magaliesburg countryside. Escape traffic jams and meander along walkways lined with wild lavender bushes. Leave work deadlines behind and step back in time at the nearby Cradle of Humankind. Then return to the hotel to recharge in opulent comfort.Four on-site dining experiences satisfy every culinary craving – from classic dining to country-style buffets and healthy seasonal fare. Award-winning Mount Grace Spa and Bush Spa provides a soothing balm for city living blues with a selection of nature-inspired treatments. Well-appointed rooms offer views over the lush gardens, while exclusive villas feature separate living areas and plunge pools to provide a peaceful night’s rest.

The following accommodation options and venues are available at or in close vicinity of the Conference venue.

 

Venue

Accommodation options

Contact details

Mount Grace Country House & Spa

Hotel Rooms: R 2,100.00

Tel: 014 577 5600

There are many more options for accommodation available in the vicinity of the venue. These comprise of other hotels and resorts, other timeshare units and venues and many affordable B and B’s. The web address provided shows many options and price ranges.

https://www.marriott.com/search/findHotels.mi

 

Room facilities include:

  • Telephones (Direct Dialing)
  • Television (SABC 1,2,3, M-Net, Movie Magic, Disney Channel, DMX & SuperSport)
  • Tea / Coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Check in - 15h00
  • Check out - Strictly 11h00

Discover true serenity away from the urban hustle and bustle at the award-winning Mount Grace Spa and Bush Spa. Succumb to the soothing scents of lavender as skilled therapists administer holistic treatments surrounded by inspiring mountain views

 CONFERENCE FEES

ITEM DESCRIPTION

Fee (Excl Vat)

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSE (PDC) - 15th & 16th October 2019 two parallel PDC Session per day over two days - delegates may choose which PDC session they would like to attend - please refer to the PROGRAMME

Delegates: PDC Only (15th & 16th Oct; regular fee) - SAIOH Member

R2,500.00

Delegates: PDC Only (15th & 16th Oct; regular fee) - NON SAIOH Member

R2,700.00

Delegates: PDC Only - (15th & 16th Oct; SAIOH Student - Full Time Student)

R1,000.00

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSE (PDC) - ONE DAY ONLY 15th OR 16th October 2019

Delegates: PDC Only (15th or 16th Oct; regular fee) - SAIOH Member

R2,100.00 pd

Delegates: PDC Only (15th or 16th Oct; regular fee) - NON SAIOH Member

R2,300.00 pd

SAIOH ANNUAL MAIN CONFERENCE 17th & 18th October 2019

Delegates: Full conference - 2 days (17th & 18th Oct Oct; regular fee) - SAIOH Member

R3,800.00

Delegates: Full conference - 2 days (17th & 18th Oct Oct; regular fee) - NON SAIOH Member

R4,300.00

SAIOH ANNUAL MAIN CONFERENCE - ONE DAY ONLY 17th OR 18th October 2019

Delegates: One day only, or part thereof (either 17th or 18th Oct) - SAIOH Member

R2,000.00

Delegates: One day only, or part thereof (either 17th or 18th Oct) - NON SAIOH Member

R2,100.00

Delegates: One day only, or part thereof (either 17th or 18th Oct) - SAIOH Full Time Student

R1,000.00

OTHER

Awards Dinner - Dinner Guest

R600.00

Exhibitors

R8,000.00

Sponsorships

R1,500.00

  

GUIDELINES FOR POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Size: Posters should be no larger than an A0 poster size, i.e. a maximum of 84 cm wide and 118 cm high (portrait orientation).

Mounting: Each poster will be allocated a space for mounting before or during the conference. Materials to mount posters will be provided at the poster venue. Each poster board will be marked with the author names and the poster number, as indicated in the book of abstracts.

Poster Viewing: Posters will be on display for the duration of the conference.

  

IMPORTANT DATES

 Deadline for Abstract Submission: 15 August 2019

 Notification of Abstract Acceptance: 30 August 2019

 Accepted Presenter Registration Deadline to Confirm Attendance: 8 October 2019

Presenters whose abstracts have been accepted for presentation will be allowed to attend on the day of their presentation for free, as well as receive a discount of 10% on the Early Bird Registration Fee for the other conference days.

While poster presentations will be displayed for the duration of the conference, presenters will only be afforded one day of free attendance at the conference.

 Deadline for the submission of the PowerPoint oral presentation for review and upload to the system: 8 October 2019.

 Deadline for Regular Registration for Conference and/or PDCs: 10 October 2019

 Awards for the “best conference paper” and the “best conference poster, as voted for by conference attendees, will be awarded at the end of the conference.

 A DRAFT CONFERENCE PROGRAMME IS UNDER DEVELOPMENT  

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