ASAPA 2019 Biennial Conference

Sol Plaatje University & McGregor Museum, Kimberley

3 - 5 July 2019

General Information

Please read this section before registering

STRUCTURE OF THE CONFERENCE

Tuesday 2 July Ceramic workshop and registration; Meet and Greet
Wednesday 3 July Conference Opening Plenary; Keynotes; parallel sessions;
Thursday 4 July Parallel sessions; Conference Gala dinner
Friday 5 July Parallel sessions; Biennial General Meeting; Closing ceremony
Sat - Mon 6 - 8 July Post-conference excursions (half-day and 2/3 days)

REGISTRATION

Registration fees include:

  • Entrance to all sessions
  • Printed handbook and conference folder (except accompanying partners)
  • Daily lunch and refreshments
  • All social events. Day delegates have to book and pay for the social events.

To enable delegates to budget for the Conference, please find registration fees and accommodation tariffs below:

Registration fees (exclude accommodation)

    Member / ArchSoc Non-member Student / Acc person One day
Early Bird (received by 30 April 2019)   R1 900 R2 100 R1 200 / R1 500 R 900
Late (received after 30 April 2019 but before the conference)   R2 400 R2 700 R1 200 / R1 750 R1 100

VENUE AND ACCOMMODATION

The conference venue is the Sol Plaatje University, Kimberley, Northern Cape.

Bed and breakfast accommodation has been arranged for conference delegates from 2 - 6  July 2019 (minimum of two nights’ stay) at the Garden Court and Protea-Marriott Hotels, Kimberley, as well as student accommodation at the Sol Plaatje University. Delegates must book directly with hotels. Please see tariffs below.

Click here for map to Garden Court Hotel and Protea-Marriot Hotel.

Hotel rooms not taken up by 31 May 2019 will be released and hotel rack rates will obtain after this date.

PROTEA-MARRIOTT HOTEL B&B
Room description (number of rooms available)
Rate/person/night
Standard Single (56) R1 230.00
Standard Twinshare / Double per person R690.00
De Luxe  Single (35) R1 380.00
De Luxe  Twinshare / Double per person R780.00
GARDEN COURT  B&B
Room description (number of rooms available)
Rate/person/night
Standard Single (71) R1 230.00
Standard twin/double per person (39) R692.00
UNIVERSITY ACCOMMODATION  B&B Rate/person/night
Single (50) R500.00

Link to Guesthouses and B&Bs in and around Kimberley.

POST-CONFERENCE EXCURSION

This event will be scheduled based on interest expressed by delegates. Please note that for practical reasons, participation in this trip will be limited to 30 persons. Booking can be done on the basis of first come, first served, and will be confirmed. Delegates are able to download details and book on the registration page.

Download the tour description here.

SELF-FUNDED PRE-, POST AND IN-CONFERENCE ACCOMPANYING PERSONS’ PROGRAMME

Accompanying persons can book with Cape Fox Tours directly. Please email info@capefox.co.za  or telephone +27 82 572 0065, or visit their website www.kalaharisafari.com.

Delegates can also register for pre- and post-conference tours with Cape Fox.

FLIGHTS, AIRPORT TRANSFERS AND CAR RENTAL

Please visit www.flysaa.com for flight information and booking. Delegates will be able to book online for the shuttle service between Kimberley airport and the hotels/venue. For delegates who do not make use of the shuttle service to the hotel/venue, all major car hire companies are represented in Kimberley.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

The organisers welcome sponsorship participation. A range of sponsorship options have been identified to provide high value opportunities for branding during the conference, and there are sponsorship options to suit every budget.  All sponsors are invited to submit a promotional paragraph for the printed Handbook together with their logo. Please contact the Secretariat for sponsorship options and branding benefits or view the Sponsorship page online.

STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

A limited number of scholarships will be available to presenting students, which will include registration fee, travel and accommodation. (Link on registration form)

CLIMATE

For accurate long-term weather forecast, please click here.

GREENING THE EVENT

We are committed to hosting an environmentally responsible event. We will, wherever possible, incorporate greening considerations into the planning and implementation of the event.

Should delegates need any further information, please do not hesitate to make contact with the Conference Secretariat.

This page will be updated from time to time.