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ASLM2016 is the third biennial international conference of the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM).
ASLM2016 aims to serve as a platform for the international laboratory medicine community to share best practices, acquire knowledge and debate innovative approaches for combatting global health threats.
Specifically, ASLM2016 will:
- Provide information on the laboratory medicine landscape and needs in Africa.
- Increase awareness of opportunities to invest in laboratory medicine amongst private, public and philanthropic donors.
- Facilitate networking among participants, particularly for newcomers to African healthcare settings and markets.
- Promote the creation of public-private partnerships to ensure further development of both African laboratories and African diagnostics companies.
Start date: 3 December 2016
End date: 8 December 2016
Opening & closing times: 7am – 9pm
Point of purchase for ticket: Registration foyer
Cost of tickets: Cost varies
Contact person: Ashley Pencak
Tel: +1 312 206 9230 or +1 202 213 6249
Facebook:African Society for Laboratory Medicine
Event hashtag: #ASLM2016
Zakir Hussain is appreciated in the field of percussion and the music world at large as an international phenomenon. A recipient of two Grammy Awards, Zakir is the son and disciple of legendary tabla player Ustad Allarakha and descendant of a long line of master musicians. A classical tabla virtuoso of the highest order, his consistently brilliant and exciting performances have established him as a national treasure in India and gained him worldwide fame. Widely considered a chief architect of the contemporary world music movement, Zakir’s contribution to world music is unique. He has many historic collaborations to his credit including Shakti (with John McLaughlin and L. Shankar), Remember Shakti, the Diga Rhythm Band, Making Music, Planet Drum (with Mickey Hart), Tabla Beat Science, Sangam (with Charles Lloyd and Eric Harland). He has recorded and performed with all the legends of Indian classical music including Pandit Ravi Shankar as well as with artists as diverse as George Harrison, YoYo Ma, Joe Henderson, Van Morrison, Airto Moreira, Pharaoh Sanders, Billy Cobham, Mark Morris, Rennie Harris, and the Kodo drummers. Zakir will receive the San Francisco Jazz Festival Lifetime Achievement Award in January 2017.
Start date: 3 December 2016
End date: 3 December 2016
Opening & closing times: 8.30pm – 10.30pm
Point of purchase for ticket: Computicket
Cost of tickets: R300 – R1 000
Contact person: Nisaar Pangarker
Tel: 072 5000 800
Facebook: Inner Circle Entertainment
Twitter: @InnerCircleLive; @ZakirHtabla
Event hashtag: #Zakirsa ; #Rakeshsa
World renowned Nasheed vocalist, Mostafa Atef (Egypt), better known Mr Qamarun, will entertain guests familiar and new to Nasheed. Nasheed is poetry celebrating Islam, our Creator and The Prophet (PBUH), amongst other.
The world’s largest gathering of the most influential stakeholders in African mining – investors, mining professionals, government officials, financiers, and mining service providers. Join a powerful international group of industry professionals that has made Cape Town, South Africa, their preferred destination to conduct important business and make the vital relationships to sustain their investment interests. More than 6 000 delegates come from global mining and exploration companies, international investors, African and non-African governments, and a wide range of service providers including mining equipment companies, mining services provides, law firms, investment banks and financial services firms, engineering and research services, tax and accounting, and business/technical consultants.
Start date: 6 February 2017
End date: 9 February 2017
Opening & closing times: 8am – 6pm
Point of purchase for ticket: Registration
Cost of tickets: Varies – pre-show/onsite cost: £1 300
Tel: +44 (0) 207 779 8890 (international); 010 140 1919 (South Africa)
Event hashtag: #miningindaba
From the 17th to the 19th of February 2017, the 5th edition of Cape Town Art Fair (CTAF) will return to the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Positioned as the leading art fair in Africa, CTAF 2017 will include the foremost galleries from South Africa, the African continent, and abroad. Cape Town Art Fair’s curated programme will be guided by the newly appointed Fair Curator, Tumelo Mosaka.
Start date: 17 February 2017
End date: 19 February 2017
Opening & closing times: 11am – 7pm
Point of purchase for ticket: Computicket Cost of tickets: R140 (adults); R100 (students and pensioners)
Contact person: Rose Setshoge
Tel: +27 21 702 2280
Facebook: Cape Town Art Fair
Event hashtag: #CTAF17