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Congress Registration

Registration Fees

Early bird member (IAH and GWD) Registration R 11,750.00
Late Member Registration R 12,750.00
Early bird Non-Member Registration R 13,750.00
Late Non-member Registration R 14,250.00
Early bird Member Student Registration R5,500.00
Late Member  Student Registration R6,000.00
Accompanying person early bird registration R5,500.00
Accompanying person late registration R6,500.00


Registration fees includes 15 % VAT.

Important Information: 
Early registration closes: 31 May 2023 (Early Bird Registration extended to 20 June)

Late registration closes:  21 August  2023

All early-bird fees must be paid by the closing date of the early-bird time deadline. Failure to pay the early-bird fee by the deadline will result in the delegate being liable for the full registration fees.

Payment for registration can be made by

(a) credit card (online) or

  • Please inform your bank of the amount you have authorised IAH2023 to debit your credit card to ensure they release the funds.
  • Refresh your browser if you experience difficulty when making a credit card payment.

(b) bank transfer.

  • Proof of payment must be sent to the Conference Organisers ( for the registration to be processed.
  • Please ensure that all payments make clear reference to the delegate being paid for using the Invoice number as reference when making the bank transfer. Failure to do so could result in your payment not being identified in the bank account and your registration we will not be able to confirm your registration.

Delegate Registration Fee includes:  

  • Admission to all the Congress oral and poster sessions
  • Access to the IAH-SA Network and Exhibition Venue
  • Luncheons and refreshment breaks included in the official programme
  • Digital Abstract Book
  • ECHN and Welcome Cocktail Function
  • Field excursion on Monday, 18 September 2023 – includes refreshments and lunch on the tour
  • Congress Dinner
  • 15 % VAT

Field Excursion – Monday, 18 September 2023

The field excursions for the  IAH2023  Congress will take place on the first day of the congress – Monday, 18 September 2023. All tours will depart early from the Convention Centre.

The field excursions promise to be informative and enjoyable, so please ensure that you arrive timeously in Cape Town so as not to miss out on the excursions.

Important:  The organizers reserve the right to cancel a tour if there is not enough interest in a tour and offer delegates the option to join another tour.

Delegates must select one field excursion when registering online.

Accompanying Person Registration  Fee includes:  

  • Monday, 18 September: A morning city orientation tour in Cape Town including a trip up Table Mountain in the cable car, providing stunning panoramic views of the city and surrounding landscape.
    After the tour, your guide will lead you to the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, where you can explore the bustling harbour at your leisure. From there your guide will advise you of the options to return to the convention center at your leisure.
  • Tuesday, 19 September: ECHN and Welcome Cocktail Function at the Convention Centre
  • Wednesday, 20 September: Included in the accompanying person package is a ticket on the official Red Tour Bus to Cape Point.
    Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope are often referred to as the romantic meeting place of two mighty oceans, the Atlantic and the Indian. Located at the southern tip of the Cape Peninsula, this Cape Point & Peninsula Tour is the ultimate in covering the most scenic parts easily, conveniently and safely. Join the local enthusiastic, knowledgeable English speaking guide for a unique and memorable day to see Cape Towns very best!
  • Thursday, 21 September: IAH2023 Congress Gala Dinner ticket. The dinner will be hosted at the Gold Restaurant, a vibrant Pan-African destination located in the heart of Cape Town.
    During the evening, you will be captivated by the lively and unique entertainment provided by the talented staff at Gold Restaurant. The vibrant display of singing, dancing, and drumming is an unforgettable experience that is sure to leave you with fond memories of your time in Cape Town.
  • A shopper bag made of Shweshwe which is a printed dyed cotton fabric widely used for traditional Southern African clothing. Originally dyed indigo, the fabric is manufactured in a variety of colours and printing designs characterised by intricate geometric patterns.
  • 15 % VAT
  • Field Excursion excluded

Registration  Fees And Payment In South African Rand (ZAR)

  • Registration fees are indicated on the registration form and are to be paid in advance.
  • Congress registration fee must be paid within 30 days of issue.
  • 15 % VAT is included in all registration fees

IMPORTANT – on registering the delegate will automatically receive a confirmation and invoice with the bank details

Please ensure that you provide the correct invoice details when registering online.
No changes can be made to the invoice once it has been issued.

Cancellation And Refund Policy

Please note that neither IAH-SA nor Conferences et al (event organiser), is responsible for cancellation of attendance at the Congress for any personal reasons, and no exceptions to the refund policies given below will be made.

All Delegates and Accompanying persons are advised to make their own arrangements for travel/cancellation insurance.

All cancellation requests must be submitted to the Conference Organiser (Conferences et al) in writing.

Refunds will be made as follows:

  1. For cancellations received prior to 31 May 2023, the full registration fee will be refunded less an administration fees of ZAR1500.
  2. From 1 June 2023 to 1 July 2023, 50% of the registration fees will be refunded.
  3. From 2 July 2023, registrations will be considered final and no refunds will be made.
  4. Refunds, if applicable, will be processed after the Congress

Privacy Clause

Information collected in respect of the proposed participation in any aspect of the Congress will be used for the purposes of planning the Congress. It will also be used to produce an attendee list including Delegates’ and Accompanying person details. Please notify the Congress Organiser should you wish to have your details omitted from the delegate list.


All reasonable endeavours will be made to hold IAH2023 and to present the programme as scheduled under circumstances that assure the comfort and safety of the delegates and accompanying persons. However, the host of this event, IAH-SA, the sponsors, the Conference Organisers, Conferences et al, the venue, Cape Town International Convention Centre, and the service providers cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage to personal property, injury or death for the duration of the Congress or arrangements made on behalf of Congress attendees, for activities before or after the Congress.