Welcome to the 4th Biannual ECSSA Pre-hospital Emergency Care Conference in the Cradle of Humankind outside Johannesburg


The conference will explore pre-hospital emergency care challenges, professional developments and clinical advances within the theme of 'Refining the Art'. This choice of theme emphasises the importance of a process of building on, and refining, the basics. It suggests renewal and has a synergy with the iconic Maropeng and its showcasing of our ancient origins, among them art forms capturing a journey of evolutionary development.

The conference programme will cover a range of relevant EMS topics across all levels of care, and includes original scientific contributions and talks on a range of clinical and other topics by experts. The conference will be CPD accredited and will be held at the Maropeng Conference Centre, Cradle of Humankind.

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Registration [opens 15 March 2020]

All conference registration is done online on this website. Click on [Register] from the [Conference] menu above. Registration fees for the conference are (all fees in South African Rands, ZAR):

Full (two-day) Single Day
R3,000.00 R1,500.00

Abstracts [opening 1 March 2020]

Abstract submissions may only be done online - please click on [Submit Abstact] from the [Conference] menu above.

Important dates summary:

  • Registration opens: 15 March 2020
  • Registration closes: 7 July 2020
  • Abstract submissions open: 1 March 2020
  • Abstract submissions close:

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