Military Science
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General Information


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​​​​Emer​gency contact numbers​

 In case of a medical emergency, please report to reception. Reception will assist with a medical bag, or with phoning an ambulance. Each organiser, speaker, delegate and guest must please ensure that they have the necessary medical-cover documentation at hand. The contact details for local hospitals in Stellenbosch are the following:

Stellenbosch Medi-Clinic: Tel: 021 861-2000, c/o Saffraan and Rokewood Avenue, Die Boord

Stellenbosch Provincial Hospital: Tel: 808-6100 / 6147/ 6148, Merriman Street, Stellenbosch



Registration takes place in the foyer of the conference room at STIAS from 08:00 each morning. All speakers, invited guests and delegates are kindly requested to register on the morning of 16 September 2015.


The dress code for the event is jacket and tie (or military equivalent) and for ladies - as they deem appropriate. Traditional dress is acknowledged according to own customs. The venue is air-conditioned. The same dress code is applicable to the cocktail and dinner - on the evenings of 16 and 17 September respectively. Please keep an umbrella at hand for rain. The dress for the workshop on the morning of 18 September is informal, thus, no jacket & tie required.

Transport and Parking

Mr Andries Fokkens will attend to shuttle services for speakers and invited guests. Other delegates are requested to arrange own transport. Delegates are encouraged to walk to the venue and/or share vehicles, due to limited parking space at the venue.

Cash Payments

Cash payments for the conference fee at the venue are not encouraged. Please liaise with Mr Andries Fokkens at the venue ( about payments. Please keep some cash in South African currency at hand for the cocktail and dinner, should you wish to make use of the cash bar.

Conference Cocktail and Dinner

Both events take place as indicated on the programme at the venue itself (STIAS). These events commence with a brief welcoming by a dignitary, after which the meals are served. Please select from the available dishes your dietary preference. If you wish to have a special meal prepared, please indicate this when registering on the morning of 16 September to Mr Andries Fokkens, at the registration desk.  Bottled water, fruit juice and wine will be served at the functions. A cash bar will also be available.

Special Diets

The conference venue caters for a variety of diets. The meals are set out in a way that guests can select their own preferences from what is available. In case of very special requests, please contact Mr Andries Fokkens at the registration desk.