SASLAW 24th Annual HYBRID Conference

7-8 October 2021

The Capital On The Park, JHB
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My Planner virtual platform

CONFERENCE NEWSLETTER #3  28 OCTOBER 2020

Dear SASLAW members

On behalf of the national and chapter committees I would like to thank you for your continued support during 2020. 

Next week, against all odds, SASLAW will be hosting its 2020 hybrid conference.  We thank everyone who has come out and supported SASLAW by registering for the conference We urge all who have registered for the conference to please attend either in person or virtually.

We are particularly proud of our easy to virtual platform and are looking forward to your feedback in that regard. Once again our conference will cover a wide range of important topics presented by experts in their fields. We are also excited to see many of our members in person again and hope that those attending in person will join us at the cocktail on Thursday. 

In closing we remind everyone attending in person to please adhere to the COVID regulations in order to ensure that we all have a safe and successful conference.

Anastasia Vatalidis - National President - SASLAW

The annual SASLAW conference aims to bring together labour law practitioners, HR & IR professionals, trade union officials, public sector employees, and all those interested in the discipline of labour law.

The conference committee welcomes the President of South Africa’s announcement last month which allows the conference venue to welcome 250 physical delegates.  All COVID measures have been put in place at the venue.

  • All physical delegates will receive an email the day before the event, for pre-testing to save time on arrival at the Focus Rooms
  • Delegates will be seated 2m apart and there will only be 50 people around the food stations.
  • Delegates will receive a face shield and a clipboard
  • Refreshments and lunch will be served in sanitised cartons. There will be no buffet stations and mugs and glasses will be individually wrapped.

Virtual delegates will be able to engage with the speakers after their presentations and engage with other delegates. They will interact with the virtual exhibition booths, receive prizes, be involved in lucky draws and receive discounts from the sponsors.  All presentations will be made available to watch after the conference.

The annual SASLAW conference aims to bring together labour law practitioners, HR & IR professionals, trade union officials, public sector employees, and all those interested in the discipline of labour law.

The conference committee has been working hard to create an excellent hybrid event for delegates.

Physical delegates will feel safe and confident in the Focus Rooms environment, with all regulations being complied with and all and more safety measures in place. The venue has been cleared by the health and safety council to host 150 delegates at this stage. Delegates will receive face shields.  There will be 7 exhibition stands at the conference, entertainment, excellent food, and the cocktail party on the Thursday evening.

Virtual delegates will be able to engage with the speakers after their presentations and engage with other delegates. They will interact with the virtual exhibition booths, and receive prizes, be involved in lucky draws and receive discounts from the sponsors.  All presentations will be made available to watch after the conference.

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