Research Collaboration Group Meeting 2017

Start Date
18 May 2017
End Date
19 May 2017
Location
University of Johannesburg
 
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Summary
The University of Johannesburg is pleased to host the 2017 U21 Research Collaboration Group Meeting.
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Theme

This meeting will cover topics related to university-industry research partnerships, along with updates on ongoing RCG activities. A draft programme is available as an attachment at the bottom of the page.

 

Meeting Venue

The meeting will take place at the University of Johannesburg’s School of Tourism and Hospitality, Bunting campus, Johannesburg. Transport will be provided between the hotel and the meeting venue.

 

Accommodation

The University of Johannesburg have arranged special rates for meeting delegates at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Rosebank, Johannesburg https://johannesburg.regency.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html.

Standard room, single occupancy R2350 per room per night

Standard room, double occupancy R2700 per room per night

These rates include full buffet breakfast and wifi. Details of how to book will be made available shortly.

 

Letters of Invitation

Attendees who require a letter of invitation should contact Ms Katlego Moloko (kkmoloko@uj.ac.za) indicating that they are attending the U21 Research Collaboration Group meeting.  Please provide your full name as it appears in your passport, nationality, date of birth, passport number and the dates that you intend to travel to South Africa.

The list of countries in which citizens are exempt from visas for travel to South Africa for a visit of less than 90 days can be found on the following link:

http://www.home-affairs.gov.za/index.php/countries-exempt-from-sa-visas

 

Airport transfers

The University of Johannesburg will provide transport from and to the OR Tambo International airport in Johannesburg. Delegates are requested to send their travel details to Ms Katlego Moloko (kkmoloko@uj.ac.za) to avail of this service.

 

Other related events

BORDERLESS RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE (BRAKE) WORKSHOPS (16 and 17 May 2017)

The University of Johannesburg will host BRAKE workshops run by colleagues from the University of Maryland on 16 and 17 May 2017. U21 RCG attendees are invited to attend these workshops prior to the main meeting on 18 and 19 May. The workshops will cover:

  • US Compliance – What is Uniform Guidance and how does it impact International Institutions?
  • Research Administration Organization
  • Foreign Applications to NIH

Further details about the BRAKE workshops can be found here.

 

SOUTHERN AFRICAN RESEARCH AND INNOVATION MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (SARIMA) ANNUAL CONFERENCE (https://easternsun.eventsair.com/QuickEventWebsitePortal/sarima-conference-2017/sarima2017), 22 – 25 May 2017, Windhoek, Namibia

Early registration closes 31 March 2017.
Registration will close 17 May 2017.
The conference registration fee excludes your hotel accommodation and travel expenses.
Registrations done from 17 APRIL 2017 onwards will require an online credit card payment in order to secure / proceed with your registration. 

 

How To Register

To register you attendance for the Research Collaboration Group Meeting 2017, please click HERE or follow the 'Register Here' link at the bottom of the page

Name
Dr Christina Mellor, Researcher Engagement Manager
Email