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REGISTRATION
With less than a month to go until AORTIC 2013, if you havent registered yet, now is the time to do so! Register online with a credit card or request an invoice, and book accommodation, accompanying guests and day tours at the same time.

Click here to register.
Click here for important travel information about passports, visas, inoculations and more.
Click here for instructions on how to request a Visa Support Letter.

PROGRAMME LINKS
Please contact the Programme Secretariat on programme@aortic2013.org if you have any questions.

LUNCH TIME SYMPOSIA
As part of the programme during lunch time, the following sponsored symposia will be hosted. Please click on the name of a symposium for further details.

SOCIAL PROGRAMME
A wonderful social programme has been developed that will afford delegates and their accompanying persons the opportunity to sample some of the best that Durban has to offer.

Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception
Thursday, 21 November | 18:30
Durban City Hall

The Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception are sponsored by the eThekwini Municipality (City of Durban) and will take place at the impressive and historic Durban City Hall. Despite being more than a century old, this neo-Baroque building designed by Stanley Hudson holds its own among the surrounding modern skyscrapers.

Guests will be transported by coach from the Durban ICC to the City Hall for an evening of uniquely South African cuisine and vibrant entertainment. After the formalities of the Opening Ceremony, the Welcome Reception promises the opportunity to reconnect with colleagues from around the world.

Gala Dinner
Saturday, 23 November | 19:00
Durban ICC, Hall 4 & 5

AORTIC 2013 delegates and accompanying persons will have the opportunity to enjoy a melting pot of African culture at the Gala Dinner. Afro-operatic pop sensations the Gugulethu Tenors will entertain guests with their signature blend of contemporary and subtle ethnic musical elements. Later on in the evening, DJ Romeo Mthaba will open the dance floor and get guests moving to a selection of well-loved dance hits and African rhythms.

The dress for the evening is semi-formal or traditional. A buffet meal and beverages will be served.

Please note that attendance requires the purchase of a ticket; the Gala Dinner is not included in the registration fee.

Please click here for more information on AORTIC 2013 Social Programme.

PRE- AND POST-CONFERENCE TOURS 
The team of specialist travel consultants at Africa Bespoke has carefully put together some packages that we hope will appeal to you, the delegates of AORTIC 2013. All of the tours can be purchased as is or can be tailored depending on time or budget constraints. Choose from a wide range of travel itineraries here, where two options are offered for each tour: one standard and one luxury, to cater for varied budgets. Please click on the links to the Virtual Itineraries to get an idea of what the tours entail: the route, the accommodation and more.

For bookings or further enquiries, please contact the travel consultants:
Africa Bespoke
Tel: +27 (0)71 695 5546 / +27 (0)79 204 2811
Email: info@africabespoke.com
 
CONTACT US
The AORTIC 2013 Conference Secretariat is available to answer all your questions regarding the conference. Contact us using the details below and we will respond right away. We look forward to hearing from you!

Yours sincerely,

The AORTIC 2013 Conference Secretariat

AORTIC 2013 Conference Secretariat

African Agenda
Tel: +27 (0)21 683 2934
Fax: +27 (0)21 683 0816

 
Email: info@aortic2013.org
Web: www.aortic2013.org

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Key Dates

AORTIC 2013 Pre-Conference Workshops
20 - 21 November 2013

 

AORTIC 2013
21 - 24 November 2013