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Cape Town for EI Congress 2011

published 1 April 2009 updated 1 April 2009

The EI Executive Board has confirmed its choice of Cape Town, South Africa, as the venue for the 2011 World Congress. The Congress will take place from 19-26 July 2011 in the Cape Town International Conference Centre (CTICC) which is near the waterfront and surrounded by many hotels. The large purpose built conference centre has all the facilities necessary to accommodate an EI Congress.

The Executive Board has also adopted some changes in the Congress programme in order to increase the time for general debate. Breakout sessions will take place on the third day of Congress and the sessions will finish earlier on that day to allow delegates and guests to visit the town and surrounding area.

Cape Town itself is on the southernmost tip of the African continent, where the Atlantic and the Indian Oceans meet off the coast. It nestles under the shade of the spectacular Table Mountain, which features as part of the city’s logo. Congress will be held in July 2011, during the region’s winter period. However the climate is relatively mild and, while rainfall may be expected, the temperature should remain at least in the low teens!

To know more about Cape Town, the congress venue or the list of resolutions adopted in the previous congresses, please click on the links below.