Dear Colleagues and Friends
It gives me great pleasure to announce the 2017 SADA National Congress to be the held in the beautiful Mother City of Cape
Town, at the newly build Century City Convention Centre from 4 – 6 August 2017. We are confident that this SADA Congress will
be an unforgettable event for you.
SADA in collaboration with the Traders, offers the opportunity to trade in a dynamic and meaningful dental environment and
engage with Congress delegates over the 3 day lecture period and exciting social events lined-up.
The outstanding Scientific programme will feature distinguished keynote addresses and captivating presentations by leaders in the various fields of
oral health and ethics. The programme contains a variety of Pre-Congress hands on / lecture workshops on the opening day, Friday 4th August 2017
from 08:00 - 12:30. Parallel programs will also be hosted by 3 Specialist groups, namely APSA, SASMFOS and SASPIO, as well as programs for Oral
Hygienists, Dental Assistants and Practice Managers. Practice management sessions are included in the program to be of assistance and to help deal
with difficult times during the economic downturn.
From an organisational view, the congress will be a first class event with our organizing team that made every effort to ensure your exhibition experience
is a memorable one.
Social events planned are amongst others the Traders Welcome cocktail on Friday evening, an unforgettable shebeen evening has been scheduled with
colleagues and traders. On Saturday evening we will host the SADA Awards and Gala Dinner, a black tie event to honour our fellow colleagues. You are
urged to show your commitment to industry and join in on these fun filled evenings planned.
It is my personal wish that this congress may be an exceptional edu-taining event for everybody involved in the Dental Fraternity. May it be an excellent
opportunity for a meeting of minds, meeting old friends and networking your way to new relationships.
I hope to meet as many as possible of you at this pinnacle event of SADA.
Chief Executive Officer of SADA