Registration information

  • In order to assist the organisers, delegates are requested to register online BEFORE 15 July 2024 in order to qualify for the early bird registration fee. You are still welcome to register after this date.
  • Registrations for the Congress can only be confirmed by e-mail once full payment has been received.
  • All invited speakers are requested to register, although they do not need to pay registration fees. All speakers are required to register.

Step 1      (Registrations will open soon)
Step 2      E-MAIL proof of payment
(if applicable) to
Step 3      Ensure that you receive a confirmation by e-mail from the organisers within 10 working days. 

    Important request to companies sponsoring delegates:
    Please let us have the delegate’s personal e-mail address and other contact information


    Registration fees

    1 USD = 19 ZAR (as on 7 February 2024)

    No VAT payable
    Please refer to fee entitlements
    UNTIL 15 July
    FROM 16 July
    FROM 8 August
    CONGRESS: ENTIRE DURATION (Masterclasses excluded)
    SAUA & PAUSA members* R9 200 R10 500 R12 200
    Non-members R12 200 R13 500 R14 500
    Registrars, MOs & GPs R4 800 R6 000 R7 200
    Nurses R3 200 R3 800 R4 500
    Additional company delegates** R6 800 R8 000 R9 200


    SAUA & PAUSA members* R4 500 / day R5 000 / day R5 500 / day
    Non-members R5 500 / day R6 200 / day R6 800 / day
    Registrars, MOs & GPs R2 300 / day R2 800 / day R3 500 / day
    Nurses R2 000 / day R2 200 / day R2 500 / day
    Additional company delegates** R3 200 / day R3 800 / day R4 500 / day


    *      “Members” refers to fully paid-up SAUA / PAUSA members.

    **     “Additional company delegates” refers to the additional trade delegates after the two free delegates.
    Please note that ONLY trade delegates / representatives in the service of companies participating in the Trade Exhibition OR involved as sponsors will be allowed to attend the congress.

    You are personally responsible for full payment of these fees in the event that your institution or company does not pay them.

    MASTERCLASSES at Indaba Hotel & Conference Centre

    Full day parallel masterclasses:
    Wednesday, 11 Sept (08:30 – 17:00) OR

    Wednesday, 11 Sept (08:30 – 17:00)

    R1 500 R2 000 R2 200

    Thursday morning:
    Parallel masterclasses:

    Thursday, 12 Sept (08:30 – 12:30) OR

    Thursday, 12 Sept (08:30 – 12:30)

    R800 R950 R1 300

    Thursday afternoon:
    Parallel masterclasses:

    Thursday, 12 Sept (13:15 – 17:00) OR

    Thursday, 12 Sept (13:15 – 17:00)


    R800 R950 R1 300

    Social functions

    1 USD = 19 ZAR (as on 7 February 2024)

    Welcoming Function

    Thursday, 12 September, 19:00

    Dress:     Casual
    Cost:        Free of charge for all delegates registered for the entire congress. (R400 for additional guests)
    Venue:   Indaba Hotel & Conference Centre, Exhibition Hall

    Social Evening

    Friday, 13 September, 19:00

    Dress:      Casual
    Cost:         R600 for each guest attending this function
    Venue:    Indaba Hotel & Conference Centre, Indaba Boma Restaurant

    Gala Dinner & Awards

    Saturday, 14 September, 19:00

    Dress:      Smart attire
    Cost:         R600 for each guest attending this function
    Venue:    Indaba Hotel & Conference Centre, Injabulo

    Fee entitlements

    Entire congress: 

    • Congress sessions & trade exhibition
    • Trade symposia during congress
    • Lunches & refreshments during breaks
    • Welcoming function

    Day delegates: 

    • Congress sessions for the selected day
    • Trade symposia for selected date
    • Lunch and refreshments during breaks
    • Social functions are not included



    ① EFT / Bank deposit 

    (We do not accept cheques)

    First National Bank

    Branch code: 230234 (Preller Square)
    Account number: 628 1334 0049
    Swift code: FIRN ZA JJ (for international transfers)
    Account name: SAUA Congress

    Reference: Your name and surname as it appears on the registration form. 

    Please e-mail proof of payment to


    Please take note that we DO NOT accept government orders.



    Secure online credit card payment via Mobipaid

    Mobipaid link – 

    If you encounter difficulty or cannot make an EFT or direct bank deposit, please pay via the Mobipaid link


    We only accept Master Card and Visa. 

    Diners or American Express Cards are NOT ACCEPTED 

    Cancellation policy

    Notice of cancellation must be received in writing.

    The congress organisers shall be entitled to levy a cancellation fee as indicated below:

    • Up until 90 days prior to the first day of the event: 10% of the registration fee
    • Between 89 and 30 days prior to the first day of the event: 50% of the registration fee
    • Within 30 days of the first day of the event: 100% of the registration fee


    You are responsible for your own accommodation arrangements & payment.

    We have secured group accommodation at the Indaba Hotel & Conference Centre.  

    PLEASE NOTE: These rooms will be reserved for conference delegates until 12 July 2024 and will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

    • Rates include breakfast & 15% VAT, but exclude incidental expenses & 1% tourism levy.
    • Rates are subject to change without prior notice.
    • All the hotels have complimentary Wi-Fi available.
    • Check-in time: 15:00 (An early check-in, if required, may be requested and will be prioritised. This is, however, not guaranteed.)
    • Check-out time: 10:00 

    Single rate: R1 595.00 per room per night Bed and Breakfast included but excluding the 1% tourism levy of R15.95

    Double / Twin rate (2 people / night): R2 195.00 per room per night, bed and breakfast included, but excluding the 1% tourism levy of R21.95.

    To make a booking:  Please phone 011 840 6600 or 011 840 6676 or


    Booking reference number:   6099396 to use when booking via e-mail or phone

    Contact person:           Sharon
    Tel:                                   011 840 6676
    Address:                        William Nicol Drive, Pieter Wenning Road Johannesburg, Fourways, Sandton
    Parking:                         Free

    Please reserve your room before 12 July 2024.


    Additional accommodation

    The Piazza Hotel at Montecasino

    Hotel Perte

    City Lodge Hotel Fourways


    You are responsible for your own travel arrangements to and from Indaba Hotel & Conference Centre in Johannesburg.

    There will be no congress shuttle service from the airports to the venue. 

    We advise that delegates make use of e-hailing services such as Uber from the airport to the venue.

    After the close of the congress at 12:30 on Sunday, 15 September 2024, there will be two shuttles from the venue to the OR Tambo International and Lanseria International respectively

    Please indicate if you would like to make use of this option when registering. 

    Car Rental

    Renting a car from Oliver Tambo International Airport & Lanseria International Airport is also an option. If delegates don’t mind sharing, the cost per rental car will be much cheaper per person.

    Post-Conngress tour

    Cape Town and surroundings 

    15 – 18 September 2024
    Click here for more information



    Annual General Meetings

    Friday, 13 September 2024

    16:50 SAUA EXCO Meeting

    Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points

    The congress has been accredited by the Health Professions Council of South Africa and registered for CPD points. 


    The official language of the congress will be English. No simultaneous translation into any other language will be provided.


    ZAR South African Rand.


    Temperature: Average low 8o C to average high 28o C. Jacket could be essential for the evenings. 


    The electricity supply in South Africa is 220 / 230 volts, AC 50 Hz.


    The Congress organisers cannot accept any liability for personal injuries sustained, or for loss of, or damage to, property belonging to Congress participants (or their accompanying persons), either during or as a result of the Congress. Please check the validity of your own insurance.


    It is strongly recommended that all travellers check the latest visa requirements with the nearest South African Embassy or Consulate before travelling,
    OR visit

    The passports of all travellers entering South Africa must contain at least two clean (unstamped) visa pages each time entry is sought.

    Travellers entering South Africa from countries where yellow fever is endemic are often required to present their yellow World Health Organisation (WHO) vaccination record or other proof of inoculation. If they are unable to do so, they must be inoculated at the airport in order to be permitted entry. 

    Special dietary requirements

    Halaal & vegetarian: Please indicate your requirements on the registration form. 

    Kosher meals & other dietary preferences: Please contact the organisers in this regard.

    Time zone

    South Africa is GMT + 2 hours.