The Science Forum South Africa 2024 will be held at the CSIR International Convention Centre (CSIR ICC).

The venue is ideally situated close to all the central amenities in Pretoria, and easily accessible from all major routes in Gauteng. Located in the junction of the major Gauteng highways and on the Gautrain route, the CSIR ICC is easy to access from any direction and only a train and bus ride from the airport (OR Tambo). The Centre’s location outside of the city centre ensures that, no matter from which direction you approach the Centre, you are always travelling against heavy traffic.

The CSIR ICC is located in a spectacular natural setting in SA’s capital city. The building, which encompasses outdoor areas, is surrounded by abundant natural fauna and flora – the perfect location, free from distractions, to ensure ultimate delegate satisfaction, motivation and participation.

Map / directions

Directions to to commute by car, the Gautrain, or by public bus.

Hotel accommodation

CSIR ICC delegates qualify for pre-arranged special rates at the following establishments.

WI-FI capabilities

The CSIR ICC offers free wireless connection throughout their facilities for all delegates. Connecting is a pain-free experience for users, no codes, no passwords and no restrictions.

Value added facilities and services

The CSIR ICC also offers a modern one-stop business centre with related support services, facilities for the physically disabled, glass-fronted soundproof translation and press booths, on-site medical assistance and security and free secure parking.


The experienced team of chefs at the Centre offers great menus with a distinctive flair. Religious and medical dietary requirements are catered for with ease.

More information

To find out more about the CSIR ICC, visit