Conference Registration

The conference registration fee includes:

  • Sessions from Tuesday to Friday
  • Welcome Function on Monday
  • Poster Session on Tuesday
  • Sunset Safari & Bush Braai on Thursday
  • Morning Teas from Tuesday to Friday
  • Lunches from Tuesday to Friday
  • Afternoon Teas from Tuesday to Friday

Early Registration Fees

REGION* South Africa and Africa** US & all other Regions Europe Australia & New Zealand
Full Registration R7,000 USD$665 EUR€585 AUD$895
Full Registration – Student*** R5,000 USD$510 EUR€450 AUD$695
Full – Committee Member R3,500 USD$335 EUR€295 AUD$450

* The registration fees may be changed from time to time. Payment options include PayPal/Credit Card/Funds Transfer in USD and Euro and Credit Card/Funds Transfer in AUD and Rand. Payment links will be emailed in your confirmation when you have registered.

** To encourage attendance from African nations, a limited number of discounted registrations are available in Rand for attendees who are a citizen of an African nation and are working or studying in an African nation. Registering online does not guarantee your eligibility for the discounted rates; your registration will be confirmed within 14 days. Attendees registering with the discounted rates will need to register using an email address of their institution (not a web mail address), clearly state their institution and may be asked to upload a photo of their passport.

*** The discounted student registrations are limited and available to full-time PhD or Masters students only. Preference will be given to students who have a presentation accepted for the conference.

Additional Costs

  • Pre-conference workshops on Monday.
    Details to be advised shortly.
  • 3 hr sunset safaris on Tuesday or Wednesday evenings
    R600, AUD$60, USD$45, €40 for Adults and Children
  • Additional tickets to Monday’s Welcome Function
    R550, AUD$55, USD$40, €35 for Adults.
    Tickets for Children (3-18 years) are approximately 50%.
  • Additional tickets to Thursday’s Sunset Safari & Bush Braai
    R1200, AUD$120, USD$85, €80 for Adults.
    Tickets for Children (3-18 years) are approximately 50%.

Travelling with Children

New requirements, introduced by the South African Department of Home Affairs from 1 June 2015, specify that all minors (children under 18 years) are required to produce, in addition to their passport, an Unabridged Birth Certificate which shows the details of both parents for all international travel to and from South Africa. Further documentation may be required.

For full details please visit the Department of Home Affairs Website.

Conservation Fees

Attendees will need to pay a Daily Conservation Fee when entering Kruger National Park. The fee is currently R328 per adult per day and R164 per child per day for international guests.

Payment Policy

Payment is due within 30 days of submitting your registration. If you are registering within 60 days of the conference you will be required to pay with a credit card or PayPal when registering online.

Confirmations and Tax Invoices

A confirmation with a PDF Tax Invoice will be emailed when you submit your registration. If you pay by credit card or PayPal a receipt will also be attached.

Australian GST

Please note prices do not include Australian GST.

Insurance

The registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. Participants are advised to take out appropriate insurance, including cover for travel, accommodation and personal possessions.

Neither the Committee or Conference Design Pty Ltd covers individuals against the cancellations of bookings for any reason including cancellation or postponement of the conference or for theft or damage to belongings.

Credit Card & PayPal Payments

Credit card and PayPal payments appear as Conference Design Pty Ltd on your card statement. When using our online credit card payment system, all payments will be converted to AUD and are processed directly by ANZ eGate and Conference Design does not store or transmit your credit card details. ANZ eGate is a secure and PCI compliant platform. When paying by PayPal, including credit card payments, you will be charged in USD or Euro depending on your region. 

Currency

USD is the default currency for registrations. The rates and costs of all registrations will be varied from time to time.

Registration Regions

Registration fees may vary to reflect support given by regions to support attendance from that region. Attendees can only register under the registration fee structure offered within their region.

Registration Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled up to 90 days prior to the Conference will be charged a cancellation fee of 20%. Up to 30 days prior to the conference, cancellations will incur a 30% cancellation fee. After 60 days, 50% cancellation fee will occur. Cancellations notified within 30 days of the conference will not be eligible for any refund, however another person may attend the Conference. All cancellations must be advised via email to Conference Design.

Accommodation Cancellation Fees

All accommodation bookings are required to be pre-payed 60 days prior to the Conference. Accommodation cancelled within 60 days of the Conference will incur a 50% cancellation fee. Cancellations within 30 days of the Conference will be charged a cancellation fee 100%.

Visas and Invitation Letters

Attendees are responsible to obtaining any travel documents, including visas, that are require for their entry to South Africa. Please ensure you have clarified the requirements of your entry to South Africa at least 3 months prior to the Conference. Visit the Department of Home Affairs website for more information: http://www.dha.gov.za/.

PayPal Payments

Payments in USD and Euros can be made using PayPal. You can select the PayPal option when registering and you will be sent a link once you submit your registration.

EFT Payments

Please include the EFT Reference shown on your Tax Invoice when submitting an EFT and email Conference Design the details including date, amount and your bank’s reference.

  • BSB: 017 010
  • Account #: 1085 82575
  • Account Name: Conference Design Pty Ltd
  • Bank: ANZ
  • Swift Code: ANZBAU3M

Conference Cancellation or Postponement

The members of the Committee and Conference Design Pty Ltd do not accept any liability for losses incurred in the event of the Conference being cancelled or postponed due to an unforeseen event or any other event that renders performance of this conference inadvisable, illegal, impracticable or impossible. An unforeseen event shall include, but shall not be limited to: an Act of God; infectious disease outbreak, industrial disruptions, service provider failures, governmental restrictions and/or regulations; war or apparent act of war; terrorism or apparent act of terrorism; disaster; civil disorder, disturbance, and/or riots; curtailment, suspension, and/or restriction on transportation; or any other emergency.

In the event the conference is cancelled no refunds will be issued. All available funds, after cancellation expenses, will be credited towards a future conference held by the hosting organisation.

Species on the Move

An International Conference Series

The conference brings together scientists and natural resource managers working in the disciplines of global change, biogeography and evolution, and relevant in contexts of natural resource management, biodiversity management and conservation, and theoretical ecology.


Species responses to climate change is a rapidly evolving research field, however, much of our progress is being made in independent research areas: e.g. understanding the process vs responding to the implications, terrestrial vs marine ecosystems, global meta-analyses vs in depth species-specific approaches. This interdisciplinary conference develops connections between these parallel streams, and across temporal and spatial scales.

Conference Managers

Please contact the team at Conference Design with any questions regarding the conference.
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