ACIST 2017 - CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA, 10th – 11th July 2017

University of Cape Town – Department of Information Systems

Location: Upper Campus, University of Cape Town
Building: Leslie Commerce Building
Department: Information Systems (Level 3)

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The conference will take place at University of Cape Town, Upper Campus. We will use various lecture venues within the Leslie Commerce Building to run the different conference sessions and workshops. Registration will take place at the Department of Information System where attendees will also get directions to the appropriate venues.


For convenience, you are encouraged to look for accommodation close to the conference venue. Below is a list of some Hotels, Bed & Breakfasts and Guest Houses that are relatively closer to campus and have profiles on websites such as, and Tripadvisor, where one can easily find information on availability, pricing and quality of service. Use Google Map to see the exact distance from the different accommodation options to University of Cape Town (Upper Campus). Often Uber or Taxify services tend to be the most convenient transport options from hotel to campus and back. However, we also encourage you to consult with your specific hotel/B&B and seek advice on transport options.

Recommended Hotels

Recommended B&Bs and Guest Houses


You can also consider making use of AirBnB ( . It offers a variety of options depending on your needs and can be convenient for those looking for simple and affordable accommodation as well as those travelling with family and want a self–catering accommodation. AirBnB works slightly differently from a typical hotel or BnB so if you are going to be using AirBnB for the first time, please do some research on the basic dos and don’ts before making a booking. Here is a one you can start with.