Why should you attend SASCRS 2019?

Comprehensive Scientific Program

SASCRS 2019 - XVIII Biennial International Congress will include an excellent scientific program which highlights an incredible line up of prominent international and local experts, who will share their scientific knowledge and the latest advancements, research and skills.

This will be an inspirational and rewarding experience with outstanding workshops and trade exhibitions where leading companies showcase their products and devices.

This promises to be an unmissable program of a large number of presentations offering a global perspective on the latest scientific advances, innovations, and best practices. The world-renowned speakers alone will mark this Congress as a highpoint event in 2019.

  • Powerful lectures
  • Courses
  • Workshops & Users Meetings

Courses, Workshops and User Meetings

These will be presented by specialists who are the very best in their field and a chance for you to participate in surgical skills training using the latest information, technology and equipment on offer.

CPD Points

  • SASCRS congress will be awarded accreditation for CPD points
  • All sessions will be CPD accredited
  • We are pleased to announce that OMG is facilitating the CPD process

Impressive Exhibition

A vital part of your SASCRS experience can be found in the Exhibition Hall, which will feature our best companies and organisations exhibiting (our partners in ophthalmology) — a chance to experience innovative ophthalmology products and services under one roof.

Don’t miss this opportunity to see and hear about the latest, cutting-edge products and services available for ophthalmologists and their staff.

Social Programme

We have organised an innovative, fun and entertaining social program, promising to appeal to all delegates. These exciting events are a chance to relax, network and exchange ideas after a stimulating day.

Ideal Destination: Sandton, Johannesburg

Most conveniently situated and highly accessible, Sandton is less than an hour’s drive from the O R Tambo airport and once you arrive, all you require is within easy reach and with a variety of cultural experiences and entertainment facilities on offer that appeal greatly to both local and international delegates.

Ideal Location: Award-Winning Sandton Convention Centre

The Sandton Convention Centre is a multi-award-winning venue, offering world-class facilities and services to all our valued delegates and guests. Skywalks connect the SCC to the congress hotel, Sandton City and Sandton Square that house a large number of restaurants and shops.

Innovative and motivating events will increase your opportunities to network, learn, and share. SASCRS aims to please.

Other facilities at the SCC that will enhance your experience:

  • Free WiFi access
  • Secure undercover parking
  • A Business Centre with telephone, fax, photocopy, secretarial, postal and courier services
  • Facilities for the physically challenged, in line with international standards
  • A bank (ATM - all major credit cards) and foreign exchange facility are also available in the foyer