Venue – HANDS-ON 3D ECHO WORKSHOP | 6 May 2019

Tygerberg Hospital is a tertiary hospital located in Parow, Cape Town. The hospital was officially opened in 1976 and is the largest hospital in the Western Cape and the second largest hospital in South Africa. It acts as a teaching hospital in conjunction with the University of Stellenbosch’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Directions to Tygerberg hospital

Tygerberg Hospital is located close to Parow. It can be reached by taking the Jip de Jager turn off from the N1, from where the route to the hospital is well sign posted.
Download the pdf map here or view the Google map here

Hands-on 3D Echo Workshop: 6 May 2019 | Directions to venue

The Hands-on 3D Echo Workshop will convene at the Division of Cardiology in the Tygerberg Hospital.

Directions to get to the Cardiology Department in the Tygerberg Hospital
• Use entrance 3 on the west-side of the Hospital (Table Mountain Side)
• Use the lift in the foyer of entrance 3 and take the lift to floor 8
• From that lift you will see on the image below “You are here” (right hand side of the map)
• Follow the white route on the map to the lecture room indicated in green

VENUE – SUNECHO COURSE | 7 – 10 May 2019

Situated in the heart of the Winelands, in one of the most beautiful and heritage conscious towns. With its temperate climate, scenic environment and well maintained facilities, Stellenbosch is the second-oldest town in South Africa and affectionately referred to as the “Eikestad”. Whether it’s the magnificent backdrop of mountain ranges you seek, perhaps just a scenic drive or wine tasting at the many surrounding wine farms, you will never run out of things to see and do.

With a 360° view of Table Mountain, the Helderberg, Stellenbosch vineyards and the De Zalze Golf Estate, the hotel offers two restaurants, swimming pool and picnic facilities.

Wireless internet access is available in all bedrooms, public areas, conference rooms and restaurants.

Directions to the hotel:
From Cape Town – On the N2 (to Airport), take the Somerset West turnoff.
Follow road for approximately 11 km until you get to the Stellenbosch Golf Course, above the Spier Kleine Zalze Golf Course in Stellenbosch’s newly developed Techno Park. Approximately 32 km from the airport and 40 minutes from Cape Town city centre.

Other distances:
5 min from Blaauwklippen Wine Estate
10 min from Eikendal Wine Estate
10 min from Mooiberge Strawberry farms
15 min from Danie Craven Stadium
40 min / 48km from Cape Town/Waterfront
45 min / 58km from Kirstenbosch
20kms from Strand and Gordons Bay beaches


The official language of the conference will be English.

Admission nametags

Conference nametags must be worn by all participants at all times during the conference and on all conference premises. Nametags should also be worn when attending the events of the social program. Only participants or accompanying persons wearing their conference nametags will be admitted to the scientific sessions and the social events.

Credit cards

Major credit cards (American Express, Diners Club, Mastercard, Visa) are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops.