FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  1. When is the conference?

IAMRA International Conference 2020 – Sandton Convention Centre, 15-18 September 2020

 

  1. Where is it taking place?

The conference will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa

 

  1. How do I get to the venue from the airport?

The hotels where you booked offers a transfer to guests travelling between O.R. Tambo International Airport and Sandton Hotels. Please contact the hotel to arrange shuttle service. There is Gautrain from O.R. Tambo to Sandton Convention Centre – click here to download the schedule.

 

  1. Will I get CPD points and how many?

Please note that CEU’s will be allocated for each session in line with the HPCSA’s CPD Guidelines.

CPD scanning and monitoring process will be implemented throughout the Conference. Delegates will be issued with a bar coded tag which should be scanned when entering and exiting the session attended. Delegates will not be allowed to enter a session 20-minutes after it has commenced. CEU points will only be awarded to delegates who stay on until the end of each session.

 

  1. Can I register on site?

Yes, you will be able to register onsite, administrators will be available to assist.

 

  1. Will I receive a confirmation letter confirming am registered?

Yes, you will receive an email in your inbox confirming you have registered, and a reference number will be provided

 

  1. How do I request for a formal invitation?
    Please send a request to iamraregistration@hpcsa.co.za

 

  1. What is included in registration fees?

Full conference package includes:

 Access to all conference sessions

  1. Delegate pack
  2. All Conference Breaks and Network Luncheon
  3. Welcome Cocktail Party
  4. Gala Dinner
  5. Access to the exhibition hall for the duration of the conference
  6. Excludes accommodation and any other costs

 

Day conference packages includes:

  1. Access to conference sessions on the day selected
  2. Conference programme book
  3. All Conference Breaks and Network Luncheon on the day selected
  4. NO SOCIAL EVENTS INCLUDED
  5. Access to the exhibition all for the day selected
  6. Excludes accommodation and any other costs

 

  1. Can I pay without registering online?

You must register online first and then you will receive a pro-forma invoice with a reference to make payment.

 

  1. What are the banking details?

A-Bank name: ABSA

Account holder: Health Professions Council of South Africa

Branch name: Arcadia

Account type: Cheque

Account number: 4096384339

Branch code: 334945

 

  1. Do I have to be a member of the HPCSA or IAMRA to register?

No, you don’t have to be a member of the HPCSA anyone can register to attend the conference

 

  1. What other activities – beyond keynotes and workshops – are on offer at the event?

Welcome Cocktail Party

Gala Dinner

Access to the exhibition hall for the duration of the conference

 

  1. Do I have to be a member of the HPCSA or IAMRA to submit an abstract?

You don’t have to be a Member to submit the abstract.

 

  1. I have submitted an abstract, when will I know if it has been accepted?

Only after all abstracts have been reviewed by the Scientific Committee will notifications be sent to the abstract submitters. Every effort is made to conclude this process by 20th May 2020

 

  1. If my abstract is accepted, where will it be published?

Copies of your accepted and registered abstracts will be published on the conference website/app