Thicket Forum 2016
Theme: Thicket Extremes: Drought, Megaherbivores and more...
Tuesday 21 June to Thursday 23 June
Addo Elephant National Park



IMPORTANT POINTS:
  • WORKSHOPS: There will be a Thicket plant identification course coupled with a bioblitz followed by an iSpot workshop on Monday (20 June), the day preceding the start of the Forum, which will be held at Addo Elephant National Park Main Camp. This is free (space is limited), but does not include meals. However, the Cattle Baron restaurant at the main camp will be available.
  • PARK FEES: You will not have to pay park fees to attend the conference in the Main Camp, but you will need to pay the entry and conservation fees if you do wish to enter the park (excluding forum field trips).
  • ACCOMMODATION IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE REGISTRATION FEE
    • You will need to sort out accommodation yourself. 
    • Click here if you wish to see the options at Main Camp.
    • Click here to see alternative options.
  • MEALS: The conference fee includes lunch on the three days, and supper on the Tuesday and Wednesday. Day attendance fees include lunch and supper (if applicable).
  • IMPORTANT DATES:
    • Abstracts are due 13 May.
    • Early Bird registration ends on 22 April, after which the reduced registration price will no longer apply.
    • Final registration is due 10 June.
    • Conference payments is due 10 June.
    • Last date for cancellation of attendance and full reimbursement: 6 June.

  • PAYMENT DETAILS
Bank:
Branch:
Account #:
Branch Code:
Account name:
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Swift Code:
Reference:
Standard Bank Rink Street 080263011 050417 Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Current account SBZAZAJJ EA25-[YOUR-SURNAME]

  • Please send proof of payment to thicketforum[at]gmail[dot]com with the subject line: "PROOF OF PAYMENT: Surname, Name".
  • Please alert us (thicketforum[at]gmail[dot]com) if you require an invoice as these will not be automatically generated.
  • Cancellation policy: any cancellations prior to the 6 June will be refunded in full. Any cancellations after this date will be charged in full. 

  • ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
    • Please download the abstract template (click here) and send your completed template to the Thicket Forum gmail account with the subject line: "ABSTRACT: POSTER/TALK: Surname, Name" (select POSTER or TALK)

  • THICKET FORUM SHIRTS
    • Please click here to view the short-sleeve and long-sleeve shirts available for this year's Forum. Click here if you would prefer to to view this on your computer as a PDF.

  • WHO HAS REGISTERED?
    • Click here to see who has registered already and their preliminary titles.

  • REGISTRATION
    • Please complete the form below....