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30th Congress of the Phycological Society of Southern Africa (PSSA2017)

  • De Hoop Nature Reserve Overburg South Africa (map)

You are cordially invited to the 30th Congress of the Phycological Society of Southern Africa. The Congress is held every 1-2 years and is attended by industry, researchers and students involved in the study and use of algae. The programme usually includes a wide range of phycological topics such as applied research, taxonomy, freshwater algae, biofuels, climate change, harmful algal blooms, estuaries, sandy beaches, etc.

Estimated Costs
Complete conference package (non-student i.e. each with own room): R 6000
Complete conference package (students i.e. sharing rooms): R 5000
Conference packages include registration fee, accommodation and all meals (excluding
Accompanying persons: R 4000
Daily registration fee: R 750 per person (including lunch and teas).

Delegates will be housed in the “De Hoop Village”” or the “Equipped Cottages”. These all comprise self-contained cottages, each with one bathroom and kitchen, but the “Village”” cottages have three bedrooms and the “Equipped” have two. Both are a short walk to the conference venue.  Please note that registrants paying the “Student” fee will be required to share bedrooms.

We regret that no transport will be provided.
Expression of Interest deadline: 30 August 2016 Registration: 1 September – 31 October 2016

For information click here

Organising committee chair:

Mark Rothman
Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
P. Bag X2
Rogge Bay
South Africa
Tel: +27 21 650 1518


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