Important Dates & Fees

Registration for the conference provides you with access to learning groups with leading inter disciplinary experts and a plethora of resources to equip you for the September 2013 conference.
Your full conference registration allows you entry to:

  • Plenary sessions delivered by experts selected from across the four conference track areas
  • Break away sessions based on successful abstracts and aligned with the conference tracks
  • Poster sessions based on successful abstracts
  • A global village with state of the art exhibitors and designed to meet all information needs of the delegates

Registration for APCA or HPCA members includes a discounted rate to the conference. Not currently an APCA or HPCA member? To benefit from the discount and find out about the benefits of membership please visit the APCA membership page or the HPCA homepage and apply for APCA membership here or download the HPCA membership form here.

View fees and important dates to take advantage of discounts including Super Early-Bird rate, student and group discounts, and more.


Conference fees have been set in South African Rand. For a currency conversion, click here.


  Before June 30th 2013 After June 30th 2013
APCA/ HPCA Members R 2,800.00 R 3,000.00
African Participants R 3,200.00 R 3,400.00
Rest of the world Participants R 3,500.00 R 3,700.00

Important dates

1 January, 2013 Early bird registration fees apply until 1 July, 2013
30 April 2013 Deadline for abstract submission -  SUBMISSIONS CLOSED
31 May 2013 Deadline for bursary applications - SUBMISSIONS CLOSED
30 June 2013 Selection of bursary recipients
19 July 2013 Early bird registration rate extension.
17 September 2013 Onsite registration opens in Johannesburg

Registration Process

Please click here to register for the conference. You will be guided through a simple online form and we will be in touch to organise the logistics of your trip.

To join the online network in advance of the conference please click here. The online network is completely free to use so please use it and invite other palliative healthcare professionals to join the conversations.