[safnog] SAFNOG-1: Welcome to Johannesburg, South Africa
mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Mon Apr 21 15:21:14 EAT 2014
For those of you that have arrived in Johannesburg, South
Africa, to attend SAFNOG-1, welcome!
We trust that your travel and hotel arrangements are to your
For those of you already based in Johannesburg, we hope you
enjoyed the Easter weekend and are ready for the meeting
which starts tomorrow, 22nd April, 2014.
For those attending the meeting, you would have already
registered your attendance. In case you have not yet done
so, kindly visit www.safnog.org and complete your
Below is some information you might find useful in the
The Hilton Sandton Hotel
138 Rivonia Road
Sandton, Gauteng, 2196
Tel: +27 11 322 1888
Fax: +27 11 322 1818
E-mail: reservations.sandton at hilton.com
BADGE PICK-UP & REGISTRATION:
Kindly present either you electronic registration ticket,
business card or some form of valid identification when you
arrive at the registration counter tomorrow morning, 22nd
April, 2014. This will be used to issue you your delegate
For participants who will be driving into the hotel for the
conference, kindly collect free validated parking tickets to
be used on exit from the registration counter.
AGENDA & PROGRAM:
The final agenda and program can be found at www.safnog.org.
Wi-Fi & INTERNET ACCESS
Internet access will be available in and around the
conference ballrooms from 0001hrs tomorrow morning, 22nd
April, 2014. The wi-fi SSID is "SAFNOG1". No password
authentication is required.
Exhibitors will display their stands around the ballroom
area, and they will be accessible from 0900hrs tomorrow
morning, 22nd April, 2014.
Lunch will be served at the Hilton Tradewinds restaurant, on
the same floor as the conference, from 1230hrs - 1400hrs on
the 22nd and 23rd April, 2014. The menu will be the same for
all participants, however, vegeterian, kosher and halal will
be available as well.
TEA & COFFEE BREAKS:
Tea & coffee breaks will be served just outside the
Ballrooms 1 & 2 conference halls at 1030hrs - 1100hrs, and
at 1530hrs - 1600hrs on the 22nd and 23rd April, 2014.
OPENING COCKTAIL RECEPTION:
The opening cocktail reception will be held at Ballroom 3 at
the Hilton Sandton hotel on the 22nd April, 2014, 1845hrs -
CLOSING DINNER SOCIAL:
The closing dinner social will be held at the Kong Roast
restaurant at the Cedar Square in Fourways, Johannesburg.
Complimentary bus transportation will be made available and
participants are encouraged to gather at the Hilton Sandton
hotel lobby no later than 1915hrs on the 23rd April, 2014,
to be driven to the restaurant.
Stand a chance to win either an iPad Mini, iPad Mini with
Retina Display or iPad Air by dropping off your business
card in the Lucky Draw Bowl which will be situated at the
FREE LUGGAGE ROOM:
For your departure from the hotel at the end of the
conference, kindly check with the hotel lobby on storing
your luggage in case you check-out of the hotel but are not
yet ready to leave the city for your final destination.
We strongly urge you remain prudent and vigilant throughout
the conference. We recommend keeping an eye on your
valuables at all times, and not to leave them unattended in
the conference room or exhibition area.
If you have any questions or require further clarification
on anything, please feel free to approach the registration
counter just next to Ballroom 1 at any time.
The SAFNOG Management Committee wish you an excellent
conference, and a pleasant stay in Johannesburg.
On Behalf of the SAFNOG Management Committee
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