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




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Registration Costs:

Attendee Early Bird Registration Fee: $ 545.00

Attendee Full Registration Fee: $ 595.00

Student Early Bird Registration Fee: $ 220.00

Student Attendee Registration Fee: $ 245.00


The registration fee includes:

• Access to all the scientific sessions

• Teas and lunches


The registration fee excludes:

• All other meals

• Accommodation

• Travel to and from airport



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Registration for Conference Participation

To register as conference participant, you need to create a conference account. The account allows you to access registration details and payment information at any time after registration. You can also use your account to print out the registration confirmation and your invoice.


Create a New ConfTool Account

As author, member of the program committee, or reviewer for WERA 2018, you will most likely already hold a ConfTool account. Please use your existing account for registration as participant.

If you do not have a ConfTool account for this conference, your first step will be to create a new account:

To create a new account, select the link "Register New" on the login page and follow the instructions given there. Please enter your full name and address, and provide a valid e-mail address, as these details are required to contact you and are used for name badges, invoices, and receipts.


Log-in to The ConfTool System

If you already hold an account, log in with your user name and password under "Registered Users". If you have forgotten your user name or password, please follow the links next to the corresponding input fields and consider our hints for user registration and log-in.

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Important Dates

Submission starts

6 November 2017

Submission ends

30 April 2018


Decisions announced

30 May 2018

Early bird registration

January 2018 - 30 June 2018


14 June - 31 July 2018

Submission of final papers 

15 July 2018

WERA conference

3 August - 5 August 2018

Regional Partners

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