SASQUA 2019


THE 22ND CONFERENCE OF THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN SOCIETY FOR QUATERNARY RESEARCH

Celebrating the richness of the southern African Quaternary

28 January – 1 February 2019

mosselbay


LOCATION

Mossel Bay, southern Cape, South Africa

Mossel Bay map


CONFERENCE VENUE

The Point Hotel | Point Hotel location

Poit hotel


IMPORTANT DATES

A joint SASQUA-SHAPE meeting will take place from 28th January – 1st February 2019.

Registration deadline:  30 November 2018

Abstract submission deadline: 30 September 2018 


KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Prof Curtis W. Marean (Arizona State University and Nelson Mandela University):

“The Palaeo-Agulhas Plain – Unravelling its ecology teaches us how to do Palaeoscience”


PROGRAMME

28th January: Registration and ice breaker (late afternoon into evening)

29th – 31st January: Conference sessions

30th January: Conference Dinner

1st February: Field Excursion


FIELD EXCURSION

There will be an optional field trip to Pinnacle Point and interesting Quaternary outcrops in the area.

More details to follow soon.

Pinnacle point collage


REGISTRATION

Registration fees:

Non-members: R2350

SASQUA members: R1900

Students*: R1300

All registration fees include daily lunches and refreshments as well as the conference dinner.

*Students include undergraduates, postgraduates and ECRs. To qualify for this category please email your proof of registration to: SASQUA2019@gmail.com

TO REGISTER:

Please fill out the form below and hit the “submit” button.

YOUR REGISTRATION WILL ONLY BE COMPLETE ONCE WE HAVE RECEIVED PAYMENT. (See payment instructions below)

 

Payment details:

Please pay the fees by bank transfer before 30 November 2018 and send the proof of payment to our treasurer: rgrow@geoscience.org.za

Bank: ABSA Bank                           

Account Name:  SASQUA      

Account Number:  9054912711

Bank Branch Name: Durban city, branch code: 632005             

Swift Code:  ABSA ZA JJ             

Universal bank code/clearing code is: 632-005
(IBAN system doesn’t apply to SA)

Reference: (YOUR NAME + SURNAME)


ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

Please fill out the below form to submit your abstract and hit the “submit” button.

Abstracts will be accepted until 30 September 2018.


FINANCIAL SUPPORT

Details regarding student travel grants will be released in due course. 


ANY QUESTIONS?

Don’t hesitate to contact us via email: SASQUA2019@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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