We are pleased to provide you with the below provisional timetable. A more detailed timetable will be circulated in due course.

  • Tuesday 28 May – from 8:00 am: Registration desk open in the Marriott Melrose Arch
  • Tuesday 28 May – 2:00 pm to 6.00 pm at the Marriott Melrose Arch Ballroom :
    • Opening of the SCAPR General Assembly
    • Presentation of the African Markets Study
    • Panels with regionally or locally engaged speakers organised jointly with WIPO
  • Tuesday 28 May – from 7.00 pm – Welcome reception
  • Wednesday 29 May – from 9:00 am at the Marriott Melrose Arch Ballroom:
    • Closing of the Panels co-organised with WIPO
    • SCAPR General Assembly
  • Wednesday 29 May – Afternoon – SCAPR General Assembly in the Marriott Melrose Arch Ballroom
  • Wednesday 29 May – Evening free
  • Thursday 30 May – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm – SCAPR General Assembly in the Marriott Melrose Arch Ballroom
  • Thursday 30 May – from 7.30pm Gala Dinner

In parallel of the SCAPR General Assembly, on Wednesday 29 May, WIPO will set up workshops specifically aimed at African stakeholders attending the Panels.

To the exception of the Welcome Reception and the Gala Dinner, the 2024 SCAPR General Assembly and WIPO side workshops will be held at the Johannesburg Marriott Hotel Melrose Arch, located at 42 The High St, Melrose, Johannesburg, 2076, South Africa.