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Directions to the Conference Venue

Summerstrand Hotel, Marine Drive, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth, 6001.

Directions from Port Elizabeth Airport

As you leave the airport, turn right into Allister Miller Drive. Continue along Allister Miller Drive until you get to a set of traffic lights. At the traffic lights turn right into La Roche Drive.
Continue along La Roche Drive until you get to the second set of traffic lights. At these traffic lights turn right into Strandfontein Road. Continue along Strandfontein Road until you get to the second traffic circle. At this traffic circle turn left into Admiralty Way.
Continue along Admiralty Way until you get to the second set of traffic lights at a T-junction. At these traffic lights turn right into Marine Drive. You will see the Summerstrand Hotel on your right-hand side after a few hundred metres.

Latitude: -33° 59' 37.17" S | Longitude: 25° 40' 34.75" E


Welcoming Function- 14th July 2015

The Welcoming Function will take place on Tuesday, 14th July 2015 at 18:00 in the Pool Lounge at the Summerstrand Hotel.

Light snacks and welcome drinks will be provided for the delegates. Early registration for the ITEE Conference will take place in the Pool Lounge during the Welcoming Function. Drinks vouchers for the function will be provided at the registration desk.

Gala Dinner- 15th July 2015

The Gala Dinner is proudly hosted by the ITEE2015 Conference Committee. Join us for an evening of relaxation and networking.

The Gala Dinner will take place on Wednesday, 15th July 18:30-22:00 in the Lillies Bar at the Summerstrand Hotel. The evening will start with welcoming drinks. Musical entertainment will be provided by “The Creed”. Rainer Stumpf will speak about “The Future of the South African Sardine Run” followed by a banquet dinner. Later in the evening, the winners of the Best Paper Award and winners of the Student Competition will be announced.

Art Auction
To support local artists and a charity called Sikhanyise Computer Centre (SCC) in Walmer Township, we will be hosting an auction during the gala dinner which takes place at the Summerstrand Hotel and we would appreciate your contribution.
The Artists’ handcrafts and paintings are going to be on display prior to the auction. The charity SCC aims to empower the youth in Walmer Township by teaching them computer skills. The charity has already started equipping a shack with computers, but the majority of the computers and related equipment are broken. That is why printers, monitors and keyboards are needed. Any kind of support would be greatly appreciated.


Anyone who is interested in exploring the area where the ITEE2015 Conference will take place, please specify which day might be suitable for you via this link:

There is a tour guide available who can take you on a short tour to Addo Elephant National Park, as well as a township tour to visit a local pub. A traditional Xhosa meal and music will be provided at the pub. The complete tour costs R1010 (=75€) for international visitors and R810 for South African visitors, per person.

For planning purposes we would like to find out about the number people who would like to go on the tour in advance. Please use the link given above to indicate your interest in attending the tour.
Dankie - Enkosi - Thank you!

Arrangements for different tours (e.g. Along the Garden Route (including bungee jumps) or visits to the Elephant Sanctuary (elephant back rides) can be made individually. Please contact Kevin ( or +27 718775381 – also available on Whatsapp) for any special requests.

The following link summarises other activities that the Friendly City of Port Elizabeth has to offer: