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51st Congress of the SASPP
Club Mykonos, Langebaan

20-24 January 2019


The organizing committee of the 51st Congress of the Southern African Society for Plant Pathology (SASPP) invites you to join us for our upcoming congress in January 2019.  The theme for the congress is “Restoring the Balance”.

Venue: Club Mykonos, near Langebaan, on the beautiful West Coast of South Africa
Visit the Club Mykonos website at www. clubmykonos.co.za to get a taste of “Your little piece of Greece on the West Coast”.

CONFIRMED INVITED/KEYNOTE SPEAKERS


SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

The following primary topics are being considered:

  • Pathogen discovery and characterization
  • Epidemiology and aetiology
  • Disease management
  • Plant Breeding for Resistance
  • Mycotoxins
  • Biocontrol

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME:

Registration and welcoming braai: 20th January 2019
Scientific programme:    21st January until 23rd January 2019
Gala dinner and Awards Evening: 23rd January 2019
Departure:   24th January 2019
REGISTRATION

Overview of registration fees:




*Student Member * - in order to qualify for student member registration rates, the delegate must be a paid-up student member of SASPP.  Students are strongly encouraged to join SASPP.  http://www.saspp.co.za/become-a-member.html as the current student membership fee is only R125/year.

Please click on the button below to register and pay online.



Please contact Hanri Klindt on 021 938 9629 or hanrik@sun.ac.za for any registration related queries.

Delegates/student registration fee includes:
• Conference bag & scientific programme
• Morning and afternoon tea/coffee  for duration of conference
• 20th January :Reception and braai  & 1 soft drink incl with dinner
• 21st January: Breakfast, lunch and dinner & 1 soft drink incl with dinner
• 22nd January: Breakfast, lunch and dinner & 1 soft drink incl with dinner
• 23rd January: Breakfast, lunch and conference dinner & 1 soft drink incl with dinner
• 24th January: Breakfast

Accompanying persons registration fee includes:
• 20th January :Reception and braai  & 1 soft drink incl with dinner
• 21st January: Breakfast, lunch and dinner & 1 soft drink incl with dinner
• 22nd January: Breakfast, lunch and dinner & 1 soft drink incl with dinner
• 23rd January: Breakfast, lunch and conference dinner & 1 soft drink incl with dinner
• 24th January: Breakfast
SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS

Abstracts for all presentation types (oral, poster and speed posters). View template.

Oral presentations:
Oral presentations of 12 minutes, with an additional 3 minutes for questions will be scheduled.

Poster presentations:
Posters sizes will be a maximum of A0.

Speed poster presentations:
Given the limited space available to display the posters and the high numbers of posters expected, posters will be displayed for a limited period.  Delegates presenting posters are invited to give a three-minute speed presentation of their poster topic.
Poster prizes will be awarded based on the scientific content and oral presentation.
ACCOMMODATION

Bookings for accommodation must be made directly with Olga Blomerus or Liana Brand at Club Mykonos.
Please see the options available at Club Mykonos. (An extra special rate for registered students has been negotiated with Club Mykonos.)

Contact Olga or Liana directly for all accommodation enquiries. Make sure to let them know you are attending the SASPP 2019 Congress as rates have been negotiated with them for delegates.
Olga Blomerus - olgab@clubmykonos.co.za

IMPORTANT DATES
Early registration and payment deadline: 31st August 2018
Normal registration and payment deadline: 16th November 2018
Late Registration and payment deadline: 9th January 2019
Registration closing deadline: 9th January 2019
Abstract submission deadline: 31st August 2018

ENQUIRIES
General issues: Cheryl Lennox – clennox@sun.ac.za
Scientific programme: Julia Meitz-Hopkins – juliam@sun.ac.za or
Alana Den Breeyen – DenBreeyenA@arc.agric.za
Finances: Alan Wood - wooda@arc.agric.za
Registration: Hanri Klindt - hanrik@sun.ac.za
Accommodation: Olga Blomerus - olgab@clubmykonos.co.za or
 
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