Thicket Forum 2017
Theme: From Monologues to Dialogues: Continuing the Conservation (and Scientific) Conversation
Tuesday 20 June to Thursday 22 June
Addo Elephant National Park (Main Camp)




IMPORTANT POINTS:
  • WORKSHOPS: There will be two workshops on Monday (19 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. TOPICS:
    • Thicket plant collection and identification course
    • Terrestrial erosion control by Japie Buckle: Controlling erosion outside of rivers
  • 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 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 price options at Main Camp, and click here to see the availability of accommodation 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 19 May.
    • Early Bird registration ends on 2 May, after which the reduced registration price will no longer apply.
    • Final registration is due 9 June.
    • Conference payment is due 10 June.
    • Last date for cancellation of attendance and full reimbursement: 6 June.

  • PAYMENT DETAILS
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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
    • These are still being designed, but will be similar to last year's shirts. Click here to see last year's short-sleeve and long-sleeve shirts. Note that we are trying to find shirt cuts that are a better fit for ladies. Will update...

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

  • REGISTRATION
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