IEEE-SA Board of Governors Meeting Notice

Responsible for coordinating the development, publication and revision of IEEE standards.


Johannesburg, South Africa
IEEE Standards Association, Board of Governors

Wednesday–Thursday, 7–8 February 2018

Registration Deadline
14 January 2018

Registration Information
If attending, registration is required.

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Radisson Blu Sandton Hotel Information 

**Corner of Rivonia and Daisy Road**

Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa
Main Number:+27 11 245 8000
**NOTE**  There are two Radisson Blu Hotels in Sandton. 
Be sure to arrive at Corner of Rivonia and Daisy Road.

Deluxe Room (Single/Double) - King: ZAR 2,100.00
Executive Room (Single/Double) - King:  ZAR 2,750.00  Includes access to the Executive Club Lounge
Buffet breakfast, WIFI, and VAT are included with each guestroom category above.

Radisson Blu Sandton Reservations
Online Reservations

If you have any questions regarding your booking, contact the Radisson Blu:
Mr. Etienne O’Connell

Direct Telephone:  +27 11 245 8415
Reference: 1703IEEESA or IEEE Board of Governors

Hotel Guestroom Reservation Deadline: 14 January 2018, 5:00pm Central African Time

After 14 January, the group rate is not guaranteed and will be accepted upon availability.

Transportation Information

The Radisson Blu Hotel is approximately 30 minutes from O.R. Tambo International Airport.
Private Transfer (recommended) arranged with the Radisson Blu Hotel is approximately ZAR 700, and may be charged to your guestroom.
NOTE: It is not advisable to take a taxi or public transportation from the airport to the hotel.

Meeting Schedule
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Forum: Wednesday, 7 February 2018
Topic: Standards Landscape in Africa – Challenges and Opportunities

This IEEE-SA Forum will bring together leading organizations to discuss the African standardization landscape and identify challenges and opportunities, and foster dialogue between key organizations.  Panelists to be announced later.

Important Travel Information

1. U.S. citizen visitors to South Africa for stays of up to 90 days for tourism, short business meetings, or in transit do not require visas in advance. Visitor visas will be issued at the port of entry in South Africa.
Folks from other countries will need to obtain their own passports/visas as necessary.
Please contact if you require an IEEE-SA business invitation.
CDC Recommended Vaccines: Hepatitis A, and Typhoid.

2. Please be advised that as per a requirement by South Africa immigration authorities, with immediate effect, customers traveling to any point in South Africa must have two (2) unused-blank pages in their passports. This applies to all types of passports for all foreign nationals excluding South Africans.

3. U.S. Citizens are encouraged to register their Johannesburg travel with Smart Travel Enrollment Program (STEP)
Non U.S. Citizens are encouraged to register Johannesburg travel arrangements with their respective Embassy or Consulate.

Attention Board Members

If unable to attend, please advise via email or check "unable" on registration form.