Information on registration

How much does registration cost?



Early Bird Fee   

 Standard Fee  

Late Fee
On Site

 ISME Member*  R 9 700 R 11 700 R  14 500
 Non Member  R 12 500 R 14 500 R 17 500
Developing Country Delegate**  R 6 900 R 8 500 R 10 500
Developing Country Student Delegate **  *** R 5 600 R 7 300 R 9 300
 Student ISME Member* R 6 900 R 8 500 R 10 500
    Student Non Member ***  R 8 500 R 10 100 R 12 100
Accompanying Person (Guest) R 1 400 R 1 400 R 1 400

All prices are in South African Rand (ZAR) and include 15% VAT.

Full Registration includes:
• Attendance at all conference sessions and access to the poster, catering and exhibition area 
• Morning and Afternoon Tea (Conference Days)
• Attendance at the Welcome Reception and Tiedje Award Night
• 1 ticket to the Social Gathering at Shimmy Beach Club on Tuesday evening 

For full delegates, all social functions are included in the registration fee. Upon registration, delegates can purchase a party ticket for their guest for a fee of R 1 600.

An accompanying person, or guest, must be accompanied by a delegate registration. Guests are only allowed access to the poster, catering and exhibition area, but not to the scientific sessions. Tea and coffee breaks and attendance at the Welcome Reception and Tiedje Reception are included in registration.

* ISME Members: Please note you must be a registered active member of ISME upon registering for ISME18.
For more information on how to become an ISME Member please view our membership pages.

** Developing country delegates: Only delegates who are current residents of countries determined to be a Low Income Country according to Group A and B of the HINARI List (please see the country list here), or of India or South Africa.

*** Student Delegates: For students non-member and students from developing countries to qualify for the student rate, you must send documentary proof that you are in full time study at a recognized educational institution. 
You will be considered a student if you are enrolled as a student for most of the year 2022 (i.e. at least until the end of June 2022).

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be notified in writing. Cancellations received before Friday 27 May 2022 will receive a full refund less a R 800 administration charge. 
Substitute delegates will be accepted without charge.

If you are a journalist or work for the press and wish to obtain a press registration please contact us.