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The conference will convene at Spier Estate, Stellenbosch.  Stellenbosch is a scenic university town situated in the winelands of the Western Cape.  Magnificent natural surroundings, graceful architecture and the inherent elegance of Spier make it the perfect venue to host the 8th Here be Lungs Conference.  Please visit the Spier website at should you want more information on the venue.

Spier Estate • Stellenbosch
R310 Stellenbosch 7600 • South Africa
Tel • +27 (0) 21 809 1100

Organising Committee

Prof Johan Smith (Chair)
Dr Pierre Goussard
Christelle Snyman (ConsultUS (Pty) Ltd)

Congress Secretariat

For all enquiries  please contact:
Christelle Snyman
Tel • +27 (0) 21 938 9245
Fax • +27 (0) 21 938-9855

Address • Here Be Lungs • ConsultUS (Pty) Ltd • PO Box 19063 • 7505 Parow • South Africa




The official language of the conference will be English.  No simultaneous translation service will be provided.


Companies and suppliers will exhibit their latest innovations, give demonstrations and will be available to answer questions.  You will have ample opportunity to visit the exhibitions during refreshment breaks.

CPD Accreditation

CPD points will be applied for by Stellenbosch University.

Access to your CPD certificate will be forwarded to you after the conference, via the email supplied on your registration form.  Please confirm at the CPD desk that the email address supplied is correct. CPD certificates will be available up to 12 months after the congress. Note that a R250-00 levy will apply for requests for duplicate CPD certificates after this period.
Delegates will be issued with a bar coded tag which should be scanned for every session attended.

Admission Nametags

Conference nametags must be worn by all participants at all times during the conference and on all conference premises. Only participants or accompanying persons wearing their conference nametags will be admitted to the scientific sessions and the social events.

Welcome Function

Venue • Spier Conference Centre
Cost • Delegates – Included in registration fee / Accompanying person – R250
Date • 7 March 2019
Time • After the conclusion of the scientific programme

Credit Cards

Major credit cards (American Express, Diners Club, Mastercard, Visa) are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops.


Please note: Transport to and from the conference venue will be for your own arrangement and payment, should you make use of any of the alternative accommodation.

Quality Touring Services
Robin Troup
Tel • +27 (0) 21 979 5936
Fax • +27 (0) 21 979 5934
Mobile • (24hrs) +27 (0) 82 657 3443