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  • Venue for the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research 2014
  • Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research 2014 venue, Cape Town ICC
  • Cape Town ICC - Venue for the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research 2014

The Third Global Symposium will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Address: Coen Steytler Ave, Cape Town, 8000

Telephone: 0027 (0)21 410 5000

Cape Town International Convention Centre

Cape Town is a city of culture, built on a history that is reflected in its architecture, cuisine, music and dance. Together with a warm summer, temperate winter climate and a friendly community, Cape Town is an ideal destination throughout the year.

Cape Town is often described as the Mother City of Africa and the Western Cape is an area which is regarded as one of the most beautiful regions in the world. The City is a rare cultural gem, resulting from the amalgamation of Indonesian, French, Dutch, British and German settlers, the local Bushman and Hottentot tribes and the Bantu tribes from the north.

The impressive presence of Table Mountain, flanked by the legendary Devil's Peak and historical Signal Hill stands proudly above the city. Beautiful white sandy beaches along a peaceful coastline frame the Cape Peninsula, which is famed for its unique floral kingdom, bountiful rivers, dams and magnificent countryside. The surrounding area extends far into the winelands which is green in summer and red-gold in autumn.

Cape Town boasts a multitude of entertainment, ranging from outdoor activities and adventures in the sun to a varied exciting night life. The vast range of shopping opportunities includes haggling with shop holders at Greenmarket Square Flea Market, as well as breezing through sophisticated and stylish shopping malls. The huge variety of restaurants reflects the multicultural history of the Cape and caters for everyone's taste, from fast-food outlets and casual to the chic and sophisticated.

Cape Town provides a setting for many scenic wonders, magnificent seascapes and panoramic vistas. The beautiful coastal areas of Camps Bay, Clifton, Llandudno, Bantry Bay, Hout Bay and Blouberg surround the breathtaking tranquility of the winelands, Constantia, Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek.

CTICC access for disabled participants

Designed to cater for people with disabilities, the CTICC strives to ensure that it is always a venue where all feel welcome. The building incorporates feature that live up to internationally defined standards and regulations, as well as the Disabilities Act (ADA) and the South African National Building Regulations (NBR) Standards.

The centre offers full wheel-chair access, designated drop-off points and parking bays for people with disabilities, direct access escalators designed for the disabled, toilets for the physically challenged, and elevators with Braille inscriptions. The width of all external and internal doors has been designed to accommodate wheelchair access and lift buttons are placed to allow access by those in wheelchairs.

Auditorium I is also equipped with designated seating sections for wheelchair occupants.

Page updated: 13 September 2013