AFRILEX

4th International Conference
Second Circular

22 June 1999

 

Organiser Afrilex: Prof. D.J. Prinsloo

Department of African Languages

University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, South Africa.

Tel. (012) 420-2320, Fax (012) 420-3163, Cell phone 083-302-32-31

E-mail prinsloo@libarts.up.ac.za

 

Dear Member,

 

Final invitation to and programme of the Fourth International Conference of the African Association for Lexicography. You are cordially invited to attend this Conference.

 

CONFERENCE DATE AND VENUE

Date: Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 July 1999

Venue: 2-27 Education Building, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

 

LATE REGISTRATION

At Conference Venue from 08:00: R200

 

The registration fee includes luncheons on 5 and 6 July, and tea and refreshments in the morning and afternoon on both days. Registered participants are also invited to the PHAROS Conference Dinner on Monday evening.

 

ACCOMMODATION

Guest House: Central reservations

Pretoria Guest and Private House Reservations*: P.O. Box 12557, Hatfield 0028, South Africa

Contact persons: Ronelle Henning or Erika du Preez, Tel. +27-12-46 5327, Fax +27-12-46 9276, Cell phone 082 566 3958, E-mail accomres@satis.co.za

(* agency which deals with hotels and guest houses in the vicinity of the campus, at no extra charge to client)

Upon making a reservation you will be informed of the deposit required to confirm your booking.

Please select a Guest House which is in walking distance of the University of Pretoria. At an extra charge, this agency also arranges transport to and from the airport, from your guesthouse to the conference venue and back, as well as a variety of excursions. Please request details from above address.

 

TRANSPORT

A shuttle bus service, the Pretoria Airport Shuttle, is in operation between the Johannesburg International Airport and Pretoria. This shuttle departs from Terminal 3 (next to Impala Tours) every hour on the hour (R46 one way). On arrival at the terminal in Pretoria (corner of Vermeulen and Prinsloo streets) take a taxi / bus to the main gate of the University of Pretoria (corner of Lynnwood and Roper streets) or to your place of accommodation. City Taxis: 321-5742/3.

 

PARKING ON CAMPUS

Use the main gate, Lynnwood road into Roper street, and present this letter. Turn right and follow the signs to the parking area and Conference main venue: 2-27 Education Building.

 

Looking forward to seeing you at the Conference.

 

AFRILEX greetings,

 

 

Daan Prinsloo: Organiser


 

DIRECTIONS TO THE UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA

 

From the North

N1, the Pietersburg highway, will take you to the N4, the Witbank Highway, and then straight into Pretorius Street. Turn left into Gordon Road, same as following, the M7, Brooklyn turn-off, (Gordon changes into Duncan Road) for 1.8 km. (You'll cross several traffic lights.) You are now at the Lynnwood Road traffic light. Turn right and continue 0.8 km. You are now at the traffic light at the main entrance. Turn right.

 

From Johannesburg

N1, take the R101 Pretoria East off-ramp (you'll see UNISA at this stage on the hill to your right). Follow the Brooklyn M7 (right and then left) to reach Fountains Circle. Stay in the lane second from right to take the Groenkloof off-ramp at the circle. In George Storrar Drive, drive 2.6 km and turn left into Queen Wilhelmina Drive. Continue 1.1 km, turn right into Nicolson Street, continue 0.6 km turn left into Roper and you'll reach the main entrance (1.1 km, at the end of Roper) in Lynnwood Road.

 

From the Johannesburg International Airport

The Pretoria off-ramp at the airport will take you to Fountains Circle. Take the Groenkloof or Brooklyn off-ramp (about 270 degrees around the circle). In George Storrar Drive, drive 2.6 km and turn left into Queen Wilhelmina Drive. Continue 1.1 km, turn right into Nicolson Street, continue 0.6 km turn left into Roper and you'll reach the main entrance (1.1 km, at the end of Roper) in Lynnwood Road.

 

From the West

From Schoeman Street, turn right into Hill Street, continue 0.8 km (there is a bend to the left after 0.3 km into Burnett Street, you'll cross several traffic lights). Turn right into Roper Street, entrance to the right after 0.1 km, the service entrance, at the corner of Roper and Prospect Streets.

 

From the East

The N4, the Witbank Highway becomes Pretorius Street, a one-way westbound. Turn left into Gordon Road, same as following, the M7, Brooklyn turn-off, (Gordon changes into Duncan Road) for 1.8 km. (You'll cross several traffic lights.) You are now at the Lynnwood Road traffic light. Turn right and continue 0.8 km. You are now at the traffic light at the main entrance. Turn right.

 

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