Conference Venue

Durban International Convention Centre (ICC)
Inkosi Albert Luthuli ICC Complex
45 Bram Fischer Road
Durban, South Africa
Tel: +27 31 360 1000
Website: http://icc.co.za

Opened by former president, Nelson Mandela in 1997, the Durban ICC was South Africa’s first International Convention Centre and has played a pioneering role in attracting international events to South Africa’s shores since its inception.

This world-class facility, renowned for its high standards of service excellence, has successfully staged some the world’s most prestigious and complex events.This multi-award winning Centre has been voted Africa’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre by the World Travel Awards no fewer than 13 times in 14 years and has been rated amongst the World’s Top 15 convention centres.The Durban ICC offers first-world convenience and a proudly African meetings experience.

The Centre is fully Wi-Fi enabled and connectivity is complimentary to its delegates and guests. The on-site business centre offers an internet café, as well as banking and foreign exchange facilities and medical services. The Centre is fully wheel-chair friendly and provides other facilities for the physically challenged. The Centre is located 30-minutes from the King Shaka International Airport and over 3,600 Hotel rooms are within a 10-minute walk of the Centre.Directions from the airport: Follow the N2 Northern Freeway in a southerly direction. Approaching Durban, take the Mt Edgecombe/Umhlanga slip road, heading towards the sea. Follow the signs to Durban and proceed along the Ruth First Freeway M4 (Northern Freeway) past Virginia Airport and Durban North. On approaching Durban, proceed straight over the Sandile Thusi Road (Argyle) intersection and turn right onto Bram Fischer Road (Ordnance Road).

GPS Coordinates: S 29 51.141  / E 31 01.407

Host City
Durban

Durban is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. Durban is a natural paradise known for its beautiful coastline of sun-kissed beaches and subtropical climate, situated on the eastern seaboard of Africa. The City is built around one of the busiest ports in Africa. The City focuses on providing visitors with a unique set of experiences that go beyond the beach and into the realm of Durban’s diverse culture, urban lifestyle and scenic diversity.

The City of Durban is an elegant, mature and ambitious city. It is a trendsetter in offering great lifestyle, speckled with adventure activities, and blessed with natural beauty. Whether you here as a business delegate or a leisure traveler, the City of Durban boasts a warm African flavour.

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Airport
King Shaka International Airport

King Shaka International Airport is the primary airport serving Durban. It is a world class facility that offers a variety of features to make travelling as comfortable and pleasurable as possible. King Shaka International Airport is situated at La Mercy, 35 kilometres north of the City of Durban. The King Shaka Airport shuttle bus runs hourly between hotels and key locations in Durban and the beachfront.We understand that flying can be stressful, and our mission is to provide you with a relaxing journey with friendly drivers and comfortable, air-conditioned vehicles helping take the hassle out of getting to and from King Shaka International Airport.

See http://kingshakainternational.co.za/ for more information.

Local Transport
The City’s transport infrastructure includes car hire services, taxi and shuttle services, the Mynah Bus Service, and the Durban People Mover. The Durban People Mover is a convenient shuttle-bus service that operates along several routes within the city, links the beachfront to the city centre, and runs the length of the beachfront with designated stops along the way. Tickets can be purchased on the bus and allow you to get on and off the route as many times as you like within a day. The service runs daily between 05h00 and 22h00.

Also, Uber transportation services may be accessed via https://www.uber.com/cities/durban

Visa Requirements
Visa information and requirements, and a list of countries that are exempt, can be found at the South African Department of Home Affairs website : http://www.dha.gov.za/index.php/applying-for-sa-visa.

Additionally, we strongly encourage that you check with your local Embassy/Consulate for information about visa and other documents necessary for travel to South Africa.

Insurance
The conference fee does not include insurance. Delegates should determine their own insurance needs.

Climate
Durban has a subtropical climate with very high humidity.

In May, the average temperature is 20°C (68°F), but it can reach a high of 25°C (77°F).

There is very little rainfall in Durban in May, it is one of the driest months.

Currency
The currency used in South Africa is the South African Rand (the currency symbol is R, and the currency code is ZAR). The Rand is divided into 100 cents. Bank notes are printed in values of R10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and coins in values of 5, 10, 20, and 50 cents and R1, 2, and 5. All major credit cards are accepted in South Africa. Foreign currency may be exchanged at airports, banks, bureaux de change and some hotels.

Electricity
In South Africa, the electricity supply is 220/230 volts AC 50 HZ. Plugs are 15 amp 3-prong or 5 amp 2-prong (with round pins). Adapters for most international plugs can be purchased in most luggage shops. Most hotel rooms have 110 volt outlets for electric shavers and other appliances.

Language
South Africa has 11 official languages and many unofficial ones too. English is widely spoken throughout most of the country.

The primary language of the Conference is English. Translation services for selected sessions will be availed, subject to cost.

Letter of Invitation
If you require a letter of invitation for attending ICCP2016, please send an email request to the secretariat (info@iccp2016.co.za). Please send a request by email to the ICCP2016 secretariat, including your full name, registration ID, affiliation, email address and contact number. If your invitation letter requires the inclusion of your presentation title, the secretariat will provide this after you have registered for the conference and paid the registration fee. Your invitation letter will be sent via email.

Certificate of Attendance
All conference attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Exhibitions
There will be a range of exhibits by leading publishers, technological innovators, national and international psychology organisations, and products of interest to delegates in the Durban ICC Exhibition Area.

Potential exhibitors are requested to contact the Conference Secretariat.

Disclaimer
Personal Safety and Belongings

All reasonable attempts will be made to ensure the safety and comfort of all participants attending ICCP2016. However, neither the ICCP2016 organisers nor any other representatives shall be held liable for any injury or inconvenience suffered by any conference participant while travelling to and from the conference, or during their stay in South Africa in relation to the conference. Furthermore, ICCP2016 cannot be held liable for any loss of or damage to participants’ luggage and/or personal belongings. Participants are encouraged to purchase their own travel insurance to cover such instances.

Cancellation of Conference

ICCP2016 retains the right to cancel or change the Conference in the event of a force majeure (e.g. natural disaster, disease outbreak, etc.). In such instances, notice will be given as soon as is feasibly possible; however, ICCP2016 will not be held responsible for any expenses or inconveniences caused by the cancellation or adjustment of the conference. 

 

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