SAAFoST 2017


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Online bookings are now CLOSED

To register for the 22nd SAAFoST International Congress and Exhibition in Cape Town, please complete one of the registration forms below and return it to the Congress Secretariat.

Registration Form: PDF Format (CLOSED)
  Word Format (CLOSED)
  Online Form (CLOSED)

If you choose to complete the PDF or Word version of the form please forward it to the Congress Organisers:

Turners Conferences & Conventions (Pty) Ltd

Address: PO Box 1935, Durban, 4000, South Africa
Telephone: +27 31 368-8000
Fax: +27 31 368-6623

All transactions are conducted in terms of Turners standard conditions of trading. They are published on the Turners Conferences website & available on application.

Late registration
10 June 2017 onwards

Registration Information

How to Register:

Pre-registration via the website will not be possible after the 1st of September 2017. After this date only on-site registration will be accepted. It is essential that the instructions for payment of all fees involved are strictly followed. Every participant, including invited participants and accompanying persons, must be registered.


Registration fees are to be paid in South African Rands (ZAR), and should be paid according to the procedure described on the registration form. When processing your payment by bank draft please allow additional funds to cover bank charges. If short payments are received, they will be for your account.


The following registration fees apply:

Registration Category
Until 9 June 2017
From 10 June 2017 onwards
3-day member delegate registration
R 5 000.00
R 6 900.00
3-Day non-member delegate registration
R 7 600.00
R 9 000.00
**3-Day student delegate registration
R 2 500.00
Student Day Delegate
R 1010.00
3-Day retired delegate registration
R 2 500.00
Day SAAFoST member delegate registration
Applicable dates (4,5,6 September)
R 3 500.00
R 4 300.00
Day non-member delegate registration
Applicable dates (4,5,6 September)
R 3 750.00
R 4 600.00
Accompanying person
(Admission to welcome cocktail party and exhibition)
R 1 750.00
Social Functions
Welcome reception
*Please note that attendance must be indicated should you wish to attend.
Numbers are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis.

3 September 2017
Century City Hotel Foyer
R 0.00
Gala Banquet
Numbers will be capped at 300.
5 September 2017
R 550.00
Young Professionals Evening
4 September 2017
R 170.00
Post Congress Workshops
ILSI Workshop
7 September 2017
R 1 710.00
SAAFoST Sensory Workshop
(Discounted rates for delegates who have also attended Congress)
7 September 2017
R 1 100.00
SAAFoST Sensory Workshop
(rate for delegates who will only attend this workshop)
7 September 2017
R 1 500.00

* SAAFoST member: A SAAFoST member is one in good standing, who has paid all due membership fees by 31 March 2017.
** Students: To qualify for the student rate, you must send documentary proof that you are in full time study at a recognized educational institution (a valid student card or letter from your HOD) and this must accompany your registration form, you must also be a SAAFoST student member. If you are employed you do not qualify for a student rate.

What does the Registration fee cover?


Admission to the Scientific Programme, Exhibition, Congress Bag, Final Programme, Certificate of Attendance (where required), Light Lunches, Tea/Coffee Breaks, Welcome function.
*Please note that your attendance to the Welcome function must be indicated when registering.

Accompanying Persons:

Admission to the Welcome Cocktail Party and Exhibition.

What is not included in the Registration Fee?

  • Attendance at the Congress banquet on Tuesday, 5 September 2017.
  • Special catering requirements.
  • Any other items not mentioned above.
Cancellation of Registration and Refund Policy

The Congress Secretariat must be notified in writing of any cancellations. All approved refunds will be issued after the Congress. An administration fee of ZAR 400.00 will be charged for all cancellations received before 31 May 2017. Please note that no refunds will be made for cancellations after 31 May 2017.