The QASA AGM was held in Durban at the Durban Exhibition Centre on the 30th of August 2008. The date and venue were chosen to coincide with the International Spinal Cord Society Conference held at the Durban International Conference Centre. Proceedings started on the 28th when 42 delegates arrived in Durban from all over South Africa.
On Friday the 29th of August, delegates attended a workshop; facilitated by Philip Coetzer (Coetzer & Associates), Thulani Tshbalala (Thabo Mbeki Development Trust) and Jakkie Pieters (QASA Chairman); on the role of QASA and the sustainability of the organization, in particular with regard to regional offices and self help centre’s.
The AGM was attended by 42 participating delegates as well as visitors from business and government.
Guest speaker and MP, Maxwell Moss, applauded QASA for their work and encouraged members and management to keep up the good work.