Important Dates

Abstract submissions

Open Monday, 11 June 2018
Closes Monday, 14 January 2019

Early bird registration

Closes 25 January 2019

Online registration

Closes 25 February 2019

CONTACT DETAILS

EMAIL ADDRESS:

lauren@eoafrica.co.za

TELEPHONE:

+27 (0)11 325 0020

Fax:

+27 (0)11 325 0028

Postal Address:

PO Box 782243 Sandton, Johannesburg, 2146 South Africa

Workshops

PRE-CONGRESS WORKSHOP

THURSDAY 7 MARCH

07h30 Registration
11h00 - 14h30 UPDATE ON RHEUMATOLOGY
FACILITATORS DR JOHAN VAN RENSBURG AND DR NIMMISHA GOVIND
11h00 – 11h30 Update on rheumatoid arthritis – Professor Bridget Hodkinson
11h30 – 12h00 Update on lupus – Dr Kavita Makan
12h00 – 12h30 Infection and vaccination in rheumatology – Dr Nimmisha Govind
12h30 – 13h00 Update on spondyloarthritis – Dr Ajesh Maharaj
13h00 – 13h30 Light Lunch / Refreshments
13h30 – 14h30 Capillaroscopy – Dr Claudia Ickinger & Dr Charlene Balton
- Why and how to perform Capillaroscopy
- Distinguishing normal from abnormal
- Practical demonstration
14h30 – 17h00 Biannual General Meeting (BGM)
18h00 – 19h30 Official Opening Session
- Opening address - Dr Elsa van Duuren, SARAA President
- A lifetime of rheumatology - Professor Asgar Kalla
- A journey of empowerment - Professor Girish Modi
19h30 – 21h30 Welcome Function, Trade Preview and Networking Evening