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




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Terms & Conditions


Data Privacy Agreement

To use the ConfTool system, a user account with your personal details will be created. Your user data, your actions and the results of your actions will be stored within the system.


Use and Disclosure of Personal Data

Information stored in the ConfTool system will be used exclusively in relation to this event or a subsequent event. Your personal data will only be passed on to third parties if this is necessary for the organisation of the event, for billing purposes, or for legal reasons (e. g. in the case of an external audit), but it will not be distributed or sold to other parties for other purposes.


Right to Information

Upon request, the organisers of this event will provide you with your personal data that they store about you, in writing. You can inquire where the data were collected, to whom they are disclosed and the purposes for which they have been stored.



Participants will only receive an invitation letter on payment of the registration fees - if requested on the registration form.

There will be a 20% administration fee on any refund and 100% charge after 2 July 2018.


Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind and delegates are responsible for ensuring that they have appropriate travel insurance in place.

The conference organiser and local organizing committee accepts no liability for injuries/losses of whatever nature incurred by you and/or people with you, or for loss or damage to your luggage and/or personal belongings.


Exchange Rate

Variation of the exchange rate my influence the registration fees. The system will be updated accordingly and this may affect your initial registration rate.




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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NMU logo U FreeState logo
U KZN logo U Venda
U Pretoria U Lesotho
U Swaziland U FortHare
Unisa logo CPUT logo

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