Postgraduate Research &
Innovation Symposium (PRIS)

Information centre

We look forward to welcoming you to our upcoming Postgraduate Research and Innovation Symposium (PRIS).  Please read the following information carefully:

  • Registration will take place from 7h00 – 8h30
  • You will register at Station D, which is located on the upstairs (foyer next to T1)
  • Once registration is completed, go straight to your allocated venue.
  • There will be a student assistant ready to upload your presentation.
  • Please note, presenters allocated to T2 have to upload their presentation before 8h20.


Transport arrangements are as follows:

PMB campus:

  • Morning – Two buses will leave from outside the front of Rabie Saunders Building, Carbis Rd Campus, at 06h30 sharp (start loading from 6h00).
  • Afternoon – Buses will start loading at Main Hall from 17h30 and leave at 18h00.


HC campus:

  • Morning –  One bus will leave from the MTB bus stop at 07h00 sharp (start loading from 6h30).
  • Afternoon – Buses will start loading at Main Hall from 17h30 and leave at 18h00.


Contact: 

  • Bheki Mthembu: 031 260 8740 or 063 104 5595

  • Thamsanqa Nkosi: 076 882 8574

  • Sashlin Girraj: 031 260 2914 or 072 447 3784

Registration will take place from 7h00 – 8h30
 
You will register at Station E, which is located on the upstairs (foyer next to T1)

  • Once registration is completed, go straight to your allocated poster board.
  • There will be a student assistants who will be on the floor to assist you.
  • You will be given materials in your registraion bags to secure your posters to the boards.
  • The layout will at the registration desk and on the walls.
  • Your poster number will be on the board.


PLEASE NOTE THAT LUNCH FOR POSTER PRESENTERS WILL BE FROM 12h00 – 13h00.


PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU ARE AT YOUR POSTER BOARD DURING THE POSTER VIEWING AND JUDGING TIMES FROM 13h00 – 14h00.


Transport arrangements are as follows:

PMB campus:

  • Morning – Two buses will leave from outside the front of Rabie Saunders Building, Carbis Rd Campus, at 06h30 sharp (start loading from 6h00).
  • Afternoon – Buses will start loading at Main Hall from 17h30 and leave at 18h00.


HC campus:

  • Morning –  One bus will leave from the MTB bus stop at 07h00 sharp (start loading from 6h30).
  • Afternoon – Buses will start loading at Main Hall from 17h30 and leave at 18h00.

 

Contact: 

  • Bheki Mthembu: 031 260 8740 or 063 104 5595

  • Thamsanqa Nkosi: 076 882 8574

  • Sashlin Girraj: 031 260 2914 or 072 447 3784

  • Date for setup: 17 October 2019

  • Time for setup: From 7h00 in the morning. Stands should be completed by 7h45

  • Breakdown of stands: Start from 15h00

  • Show the exhibitors pass to security and they will allow you to park closer to the venue.


You can find the venue by following the campus map.


You can refer to the programme to see what will take place and how to plan your day.


The layout will be sent on the 17 October (once the actual setup is completed) and will also be available at the venue.


We would like exhibitors to attend the end of the Prize Giving session taking place in T1. We will be giving all exhibitors a certificate of participation (one rep from each exhibition needs to come down to collect the certificate).


All exhibitors are welcome to attend the various sessions.


Contact: 

  • Leena Rajpal: 031 260 7065 or 082 823 0853

  • Samantha Ngcongo: 031 260 7878 or  072 643 7774

  • Lebo Bulane: 084 249 4249

On arrival, please go to Registration station A, located at the entrance of T-Block (Downstairs).


Please note that the judges briefing will be at 08h20 sharp in T2, by Professor Henry Mwambi.  This session will inform you about the judging process and is compulsory for all judges.


Lunch for poster judges only will be 12h00 – 13h00. Poster judging will take place from 13h00 – 14h00.


Contact:

  • Prof Henry Mwambi: 082 862 2025
  • Sally Frost: 031 260 7642 or 073 160 1409
  • Leena Rajpal: 031 260 7065 or 082 823 0853
  • Zimasa Machi: 073 926 2777

You will proceed to Station B1 and B2 if your are a Guest or UKZN staff member.


Transport arrangements are as follows:

PMB campus:

  • Morning – Two buses will leave from outside the front of Rabie Saunders Building, Carbis Rd Campus, at 06h30 sharp (start loading from 6h00).
  • Afternoon – Buses will start loading at Main Hall from 17h30 and leave at 18h00.

HC campus:

  • Morning –  One bus will leave from the MTB bus stop at 07h00 sharp (start loading from 6h30).
  • Afternoon – Buses will start loading at Main Hall from 17h30 and leave at 18h00.


Contact us:

  • Leena Rajpal: 031 260 7065 or 082 823 0853
  • Samantha Ngcongo: 031 260 7878 or  072 643 7774
  • Minnie Mbambo: 071 933 0906
  • Nokwe Biyela: 061 059 4790

You will proceed to Station F if you are a general student attendee.


Transport arrangements are as follows:

PMB campus:

  • Morning – Two buses will leave from outside the front of Rabie Saunders Building, Carbis Rd Campus, at 06h30 sharp (start loading from 6h00).
  • Afternoon – Buses will start loading at Main Hall from 17h30 and leave at 18h00.

HC campus:

  • Morning –  One bus will leave from the MTB bus stop at 07h00 sharp (start loading from 6h30).
  • Afternoon – Buses will start loading at Main Hall from 17h30 and leave at 18h00.


Contact us:

  • Thandokazi Ntshele: 073 259 4570

  • Bheki Mthembu: 031 260 8740 or 063 104 5595

  • Thamsanqa Nkosi: 076 882 8574

Registration

On arrival, guests must proceed to the Registration stations located upstairs and downstairs. Registration will take place between 7h00 – 8h30. The proceedings start at 08h55 sharp in T1. Take note of registration stations below.

  • Station A: Judges (Downstairs)
  • Station B1: Guests (Downstairs)
  • Station B2: UKZN staff (Downstairs)
  • Station C: Exhibitors (Downstairs)
  • Station D: Oral presenters (Upstairs)
  • Station E: Poster presenters (Upstairs)
  • Station F: General student attendees (Upstairs)