Conference details

Format of sessions

  • Keynote presentations, individual and group presentations, panels and posters.
  • Presentation: 15 minutes and 5 minutes discussion.
  • Panel: 10 minutes as part of a panel of 4 and 15 minutes for discussion.
  • Poster: 10 minutes presentation by author as part of a structured session.

Important Dates

Submission of Abstracts: 11 April 2017 – 19 August 2017
Click here to submit your abstract.
For any enquiries please contact

11 September 2017:
Applicants will be notified whether their proposal has been accepted.

13 October 2017:
Closing date for registrations for Pre-Conference Workshops on 23 October and the Conference on 24 and 25 October 2017.

Conference fees:
There is no conference fee for Stellenbosch University staff members.  Lunch, tea and coffee will be provided.

Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West

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