WERA 2018 WORLD CONGRESS   |   3-5 August 2018    |   CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA




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The Westin Grand

The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)

Cape Town, South Africa


The Westin Cape Town offers some of the largest and most sophisticated conference and banqueting facilities in the city of Cape Town, and has a direct connection to the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

The selected venue for WERA 2018 World Congress promises to provide a memorable experience for each and every delegate.





Address: Convention Square, Lower Long Street, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa



Address: Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa





Exclusive rooms with unique views over the V&A Waterfront and Table Mountain have been pre-booked at a special conference rate for our conference delegates, and an on-line booking facility will be available on 5 December 2017 when registration for the WERA World Congress officially opens.

The hotel’s fantastic glass façade allows clear views of the breath-taking beauty of Table Mountain, Lion's Head and the whole of Table Bay.


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 The culinary diversity at the Westin hotel will also delight. Besides the large variety of restaurants in Cape Town, the hotel has a great selection of elegant restaurants and bars on offer, from brasserie-style Thirty7 to ON19 with its panoramic views. Begin a wonderful Cape Town evening or round off your day in one of our bars: Louis B's & Terrace and Raleigh's Cigar Bar.


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An on-line accommodation reservation system for other official conference accommodation will also be available to book through the conference website on 5 December 2017.

Important Dates


Submission starts

6 November 2017


Submission ends

10 January 2018


Decisions announced

5 March 2018


Early bird registration

January 2018 - 30 April 2018



1 May - 31 July 2018


Submission of final papers 

2 July 2018


WERA conference

3 August - 5 August 2018