The fees include the full conference package, participation at the welcome reception, a half-day excursion of the Vredefort Dome, and lunch for each conference day. Accompanying persons will not have access to the conference.


1 July 2020: Registration and abstract submission opens


Early registration, closes 31 August 2020

• Student / postdoc : ZAR 5 000
• Regular participant : ZAR 7 000
• Accompanying person : ZAR 3 000


Registration, closes 15 October 2020

  • Student / postdoc : ZAR 6 000
  • Regular participant : ZAR 8 000
  • Accompanying person : ZAR 3 000

On-site registration

  • Student / postdoc : ZAR 7 000
  • Regular participant : ZAR 9 000
  • Accompanying person : ZAR 3 000

It is possible to purchase a one day registration at a cost of ZAR 2 000 between 9 to 12 November. This will allow you to access the conference for that day only.


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Payment is accepted by online credit card or by bank transfer only. If you pay by bank transfer you MUST pay all the fees, otherwise your registration can not be accepted.

Registration rates

Payment in full must be received by 31 August 2020 in order to benefit from the reduced registration rates. Delegates with registration payments outstanding on this date will then need to pay the standard registration fee. The standard registration process will be available until 15 October 2020, after which delegates will have to register at the on-site rate.


Your registration and payment will be confirmed by email. Your registration will not be processed or confirmed until payment has been received. Once you have completed your registration and payment, you will receive confirmation via email. This confirmation will include your registration receipt.

Cancellation Policy

You must send written notification of registration cancellation by email to Registration cancellations received by 31 August 2020 (Early registration deadline) will receive a refund of their payments minus a 20% processing fee. No refunds can be issued for cancellations after 31 August 2020. Payments of all field trip fees are non–refundable.