Registration Information

How to Register

Complete the online registration form

Once submitted, your registration will be forwarded to the Conference Secretariat and downloaded directly onto the database

An invoice with the Conference bank details will be sent to you within 72 hours of receipt of your online registration.

Payment for registration can be made via bank transfer or credit card

The data that you submit will appear on your registration record on the official Conference database

Registration Fees & Entitlements

Deadline date for the Early Bird Registration (to register and pay) is 14 November 2017.

DELEGATE REGISTRATION FEES  EARLY REG
Book & Pay by
14 November 2017
LATE REG
Book & Pay after
14 November 2017
MEMBERS
Member – Full Registration R 3 500.00   R  3 950.00
Member – Day Registration R 1 400.00   R 1 600.00
NON-MEMBERS
Non-Member – Full Registration R 3 950.00   R 4 400.00
Non-Member – Day Registration R 1 400.00   R 1 600.00    
STUDENTS
Student – Full Registration R 2 500.00   R 2 700.00  
Student – Day Registration R 1 400.00   R 1 600.00  
TRADE REGISTRATIONS
Additional Trade Registration R 3 500.00   R 3 950.00  

This option is only available for Sponsors who want to bring more staff to the conference (over and above the complimentary registration offered as part of the sponsorship option selected). 
Trade members that are not sponsors need to  register as a member or non-member delegate.

Free Trade Registration (As Per Sponsorship Option) R 0.00  
SOCIAL FUNCTIONS
Ice-Breaker | Welcome – Delegate: 4 December 2016 Included  
Ice-Breaker | Welcome – Partner: 4 December 2016 R 200.00  
Traditional Braai Evening – Delegate: 5 December 2016 Included  
Traditional Braai Evening – Partner: 5 December 2016 R 250.00  
Informal Student Evening – Delegate: 6 December 2016 Included  
Informal Student Evening – Partner: 6 December 2016 R 200.00  
Gala Dinner – Delegate: 7 December 2016 Included  
Gala Dinner – Partner: 7 December 2016 R 350.00  

*Does not include a hard copy of the Conference Proceedings
**Does not include a hard copy of the Conference Proceedings and evening social events
**Includes tea & coffee breaks and lunch

Registration for the full conference includes

Attendance of all conference sessions
Attendance of all social events (please confirm your attendance on the registration form)
Lunch and 2 x Tea / coffee breaks per full Conference day
All published Conference Proceedings
Delegate package
Access to the exhibition for the full duration

Student Registration Includes

NB: This option is only open to bona fide FULL TIME students (post docs do not qualify). A letter from your study supervisor/supervising professor, confirming your formal registration as full time student must be included with your registration (student card is not acceptable).

Attendance of all sessions

  • Attendance of all evening social events (please confirm your attendance on the registration form)
  • Lunch and 2 x Tea / coffee breaks per full Conference day
  • *Excludes a hard copy of the Conference Proceedings
  • Delegate package
  • Access to the exhibition for the full duration

Trade Delegate Registration Includes

  • Attendance of all sessions
  • Attendance of all evening social events (please confirm your attendance on the registration form)
  • Lunch and 2 x Tea / coffee breaks per full Conference day
  • *Excludes a hard copy of the Conference Proceedings
  • Delegate package
  • Access to the exhibition for the full duration

Day Delegate Registration

  • Attendance for all Conference sessions on the day selected
  • Lunch and 2 x Tea / coffee breaks per full Conference day selected
  • Delegate package
  • *Excludes a hard copy of the Conference Proceedings
  • **Excludes all evening social events – tickets are available at an additional cost

Deadline dates

  • Early Bird registration closes on 15 October 2017
  • On-line registration will close on 28 November 2017

• Registration Terms and Conditions

  1. Access to and attendance at the conference will only be confirmed on receipt of payment.
  2. Payment is due prior to the start of the Conference. In the event of there being a limited number of delegates, preference will be given to persons who have paid their registration in full.
  3. All early bird fees must be paid by the closing date of the early bird time period (by 14 November 2017). Failure to pay the early bird fee by such date will be liable for the full registration fees.
  4. An invoice with the Conference bank details will be sent to you within 72 hours of receipt of your registration.
  5. Receipts will only be issued once proof of payment has been received, and once the payment has cleared and been identified in the Conference bank account.
  6. Proof of payment is to be emailed or faxed to Marija Spasevski, marija@soafrica.com / F: 011 463 3265
  7. Please ensure that all payments make clear reference to the delegate being paid for, with their unique PIN number. (Name, Surname, PIN number).
    Failure to do so could result in your payment not being identified in the bank account and therefore not being receipted.
  8. All payments must be made payable to the MSSA Conference.
  9. Registrations are transferable to delegates who have not yet registered.
  10. Delegates attending from countries outside South Africa are requested to make payment in South African Rand (ZAR) and are responsible to cover the full bank charges. The full delegate registration fee amount invoiced must appear in the conference bank account. Should this not be the case, the delegate will need to pay the difference in cash on site before being allowed to participate in the Conference.
  11. Online Registration will close on 28 November 2017.

Cancellations and Termination of Registrations

  1. On completion of this application you will be liable for the full amount of the registration fees subject to the cancellation conditions below.
  2. All cancellations must be received in writing by the Conference Secretariat. (marija@soafrica.com ).
  3. Cancellations received before 30 September 2017 will receive a full refund, less a 10% administration fee. (or the amount of the administration fee whichever is the greater amount). Unpaid registrations will be liable to pay the 10% administration fee amount.
  4. Cancellation received between 1 October and 31 October 2017 will receive a 50% refund. Unpaid registrations will be liable to pay the value of the 50% cancellation fee.
  5. No refunds will be issued for cancellation received after 31 October 2017, and unpaid registrations will be liable to pay the full amount whether they attend the conference or not.
  6. All refunds due will only be issued after the Conference and are subject to the approval of the organising committee.
  7. Any registrations received after 31 October 2017 will not be entitled to any refund or credit, and such person will be liable for the full registration fee as per point (1) above.
  8. The Organising Committee reserves the right to decline a request for a refund.
  9. Delegates who do not cancel and do not arrive at the conference (no show) will be liable for the full conference registration fees.
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