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    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    1.Who are the people to contact in case of emergency?

    2. Who provides local support and logistics during AMSIC-2 ?

    3. How can I get to the UNISA Science Campus, Florida, Johannesburg and the conference center once I’ve arrived at the O.R. Tambo International Airport ??

    4. Can I buy SIM cards for mobile phones at the airport?

    5. Where is the venue for the AMSIC-2 Congress and Exposition?

    6. Conversion Rate (South African Rand) Euro /ZAR - US dollar / ZAR??

    7. What  are the reccomended hotels?

    8. Who provides support for meals?

    9. Responsibilities

    10. Check the AMSIC-2 website during the conference!

    QUESTIONS and ANSWERS

    1.Who are the people to contact in case of emergency?
    Primary contact:  Secretary of the Conference

    Ms. Thereza Botha

    Tel: +27 (0) 12-807 0869 Fax: +27 (0) 86 549 0184

    Cell: +27 (0) 83 375 7373

    e-mail: thereza@technoscene.co.za

    Other  contacts :
    Edward Nxumalo (Conference Chair): edwardnxumalo@gmail.com

    Abdoulaye (Ablo) Doucoure  (AMSIC president): ablodoucoure@hotmail.com
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    2. Who provides local support and logistics during AMSIC-2 ?

    For your hotel reservation and other matters, please contact the Secretary of the Conference

    Ms. Thereza Botha

    Tel: +27 (0) 12-807 0869 Fax: +27 (0) 86 549 0184

    Cell: +27 (0) 83 375 7373

    e-mail: thereza@technoscene.co.za
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    3. How can I get to the UNISA Science Campus, Florida, Johannesburg and the conference center once I’ve arrived at the O.R. Tambo International Airport ?
    No airport shuttles are organised by the congress organisers, but have to be arranged with your hotel or guest house.
    A complimentary shuttle will run every day between the UNISA Science campus and the following hotels ONLY.  If you have alternative accommodation, you will have to arrange your own transport to the venue.

    Protea Hotel by Marriott Roodepoort
    Town Lodge Roodepoort

    The shuttle schedules will be communicated closer to the time of the conference.
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    4. Can I buy SIM cards for mobile phones at the airport?
    Yes, there are  several kiosks that sell chips at competitive prices .
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    5. Where is the venue for the AMSIC-2 congress and exposition?
    All activities take place at the UNISA Science Campus, Florida, Johannesburg, South Africa.
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    6. Conversion Rate (South African Rand) Euro /ZAR - US dollar / ZAR?
     1 US dollar = 11.6 ZAR (Approximate as of February, 2018)
    1 euro = 14.6 ZAR (Approximate as of February, 2018)

    up to date conversion at

    http://www.xe.com/currencyconverter/convert/?Amount=1&From=EUR&To=ZAR
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    7. What  are the reccomended hotels?
    Please refer to the ACCOMMODATION page
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    8. Who provides support for meals?
    Refreshments and lunch will be served to all delegates at the conference.  On Monday night there will be a cocktail reception (free to all delegates) and on Tuesday night a conference dinner (extra charge and has to be pre-booked when registering).
    Accompanying persons are welcome to join delegates for the functions (please refer to the fees section on the home page. of this website.
    In principle an evening meal at the hotel costs 250 Rand (Approximate as of February, 2018)
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    9. Responsibilities
    AMSIC-2's organizers are not responsible for the security of goods and people present at the conference.
    Of course, we will do our best to make your stay as pleasant as possible.
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    10. Check the AMSIC-2 website during the conference!
    Site: http://www.sam-ptf.com/safrica/indexF.html
    - The agenda will be updated daily for the meeting,
    - Access to summaries of plenary sessions, keynotes and special sessions as possible
    - Important Messages

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  • AMS AMSIC-2 Venue Committees Abstracts and Papers Speakers Programme Workshops Accommodation and Transport Registration Sponsors Exposition Important Dates Contacts FAQ Photos Francais