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The 2017 Johannesburg Conference Hosts are creating a wonderful experience for registered attendees. The Opening Reception, Gala Dinner and Afternoon City Tour & Closing Dinner will highlight the history and future of Johannesburg and South Africa in memorable settings.  If you are not already on our mailing list, please use our Contact page to sign up for the Johannesburg 2017 Conference emails.

CODESA WALKWAYMonday, 16 October:  Opening Reception

IAGR Delegates will enjoy an Opening Reception provided by the 2017 Johannesburg Host Jurisdiction in the foyer of the Fabia Rooms adjacent to the CODESA WALKWAY - the historically former World Trade Centre CODESA TALKS venue, at the Emperors Palace Hotel Casino Convention Resort.

A lovely evening is planned to welcome all attendees to Johannesburg to officially start the week's activities.

Sun International's Time Square, Menlyn, PretoriaWednesday, 18 October:  Gala Dinner + After Dinner Drinks

The Host Jurisdiction is creating a wonderful Gala Dinner experience for the 2017 Johannesburg Conference Delegates at Sun International's Time Square in Menlyn, Pretoria. Entertainment will appear throughout the evening.

Altitude Restaurant

As part of a marathon day of education and networking for IAGR Attendees, delegates are also invited for an after dinner drinks networking event at the Altitude Restaurant at Time Square Casino. This outdoor rooftop garden will provide a lovely setting to end the third day of the Johannesburg Conference.

Transportation will be provided for attendees from a staging area at the Emperors Palace to the Gala Dinner. After the Gala dinner, attendees may choose to take early buses back to the hotels or may adjourn to the after-dinner drinks location. The buses will return to the Altitude Restaurant to bring all attendees back to the hotels at the end of the night.

Thursday, 19 October:  Tour & Dinner Event - Tour of Lion Park and Apartheid Museum & Closing Dinner at Gold Reef City


  • Itinerary revised as of 15 October to provide appropriate time at the two premier attractions of Johannesburg. A post-tour dinner has also been added to close the week's activities.
  • Exact time-table subject to adjustments as tour & dinner plans are finalized.


Lion Park1:00 PM  Pick up from Emperors Palace and drive to Lion Park.

2:30 - 4:30 PM  Visit the Lion Park for a 2-hour experience. The Lion Park provides guests with a unique opportunity for a close encounter with the majestic animals of Africa. There are over 80 lions to see, from the cutest cubs to magnificent white lions. See other indigenous game including spotted hyena, wild dog, cheetah, herbivores and many more.

4:30 PM  Depart Lion Park and drive to Apartheid Museum.

Apartheid Museum6:30 - 8:30 PM  Apartheid Museum Tour

The Apartheid Museum complex is dedicated to illustrating apartheid and the 20th century history of South Africa. The museum is a beacon of hope showing the world how South Africa is coming to terms with its oppressive past and working towards a future that all South Africans can call their own. The museum illustrates the rise and fall of apartheid.


Back O' The Moon Gold Reef City8:30 PM  Dinner at the Back O' The Moon Restaurant at Gold Reef City.

The Host Jurisdiction welcomes all attendees to a closing dinner at the Gold Reef City to celebrate a successful week and bid goodbye to Johannesburg.



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