Procurement executives, buyers and financial decision-makers from almost every higher education institution in South Africa, Namibia and Botswana will attend COLLABORATE, the 2019 PURCO SA Annual Conference and Exhibition.
The higher education sector continues to face significant headwinds, and the past year again presented our community with challenges that taxed our collective ingenuity.
According to a Stats SA report, released in October, Universities spent less money on computers, staff, transport, furniture and student accommodation in the 2017/18 financial year, mostly because of the #FeesMustFall and #Outs
Thank you to all our member delegates and exhibitors for all their support at the 2018 Conference.
Thank you to all our higher education members and exhibitors who supported and participated in the 2018 PURCO SA Conference and Exhibition.
Rector and Vice-Chancellor of UFS, Prof Francis Petersen will present the welcoming Keynote Address at the 2018 PURCO SA Conference, to be held at the Birchwood Conference centre from 24-26 October.
The 2018 Conference Keynote Address will be delivered by the internationally respected Rob van den Wijngaard, from Leiden University in the Netherlands.
I encourage you to support and participate in the 2018 PURCO SA Conference and Exhibition.
PURCO SA staff will not be in the office on Wednesday from 09:30. We will be visiting Botshabelo Babies home and Tumelo Home in Ivory Park for Mandela Day.