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

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LOCATION

Mossel Bay, southern Cape, South Africa

Mossel Bay map


CONFERENCE VENUE

The Point Hotel | Point Hotel location

Poit hotel

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is available at the conference venue at a reduced rate of  R 1500 B&B per night for a double room. If you are interested, please contact Ms Teneil Claasen on admin@pointhotel.co.za and importantly, give the reference of SASQUA 2019

There is also a large variety of other accommodation options in Mossel Bay. 


IMPORTANT DATES

Conference dates: 28th January – 1st February 2019

Abstract submission deadline: 5 October 2018 

Financial support deadline:  15 October 2018

Registration deadline:  30 November 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: SASQUA2019@gmail.com

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 5 October 2018.


FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS

Please download and complete this form.

Return to SASQUA2019@gmail.com  by the 15 October 2018


ANY QUESTIONS?

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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