Conference Fees & Rules

2024 CONFERENCE FEES

The conference registration fee includes attendance at all sessions during the conference, refreshments and lunches for both days. It also includes the dinner on Monday 15th July 2024. Authors of accepted papers need to be registered and attend the conference to present their papers. At least one of the authors of an accepted paper must be registered for the paper to be included in the program and the conference proceedings. Each registration can cover up to two papers, student registrations cover only one paper presentation.

ASOCSA Members, CIB, MBA, Registered ProfessionalsR5,000
Non-ASOCSA MembersR5,500
Students (Masters, Honours & Full Time PHD)R4,000

RULES

Please note: 

  • Each author may present a maximum of only TWO conference papers at the conference.
  • Each conference paper MUST be presented in person by one of the authors at the conference.
  • All registration fees MUST paid BEFORE the conference. Notice of cancellation must be received in writing not later than 21 days prior to the event. Email notice of cancellation to conference@asocsa.org. All Fees will still be due if cancellation is done within the 21 day period.
  • Only full time Honours, PHD and Master students qualify for student rate (e-mail proof of registration to conference@asocsa.org). Student rate only allows for 1 publication to be presented at the conference and does not include any dinners, only the 2 day conference attendance.

Before final submission, please ensure that:

  • (a) you have reviewed the author guidelines and have completely formatted your paper with reference to the template earlier provided. Papers that do not align with the template will not be published.
  • (b) all tables in the manuscript are editable and illustrations or artworks have a minimum of 300 DPI,
  • (c) all author names are correct and correctly ordered,
  • (d) all grammatical, spelling, typographical, capitalization and punctuation errors have been corrected,
  • (e) page numbers are excluded,
  • (f) your paper does not have more than 20% similarity index after plagiarism check.

Submit a similarity report with your final paper,

  • (g) your paper does not infringe the copyright or other intellectual property right of a third party or contain libelous or unlawful statements. The publisher reserves the right to exclude such paper from the proceedings without refund of publication fees, and
  • (h) you have proofread your paper, as authors will not be sent proofs of their papers before publication and amendments are impossible after final the submission
  • Please ensure you submit the final version in both Microsoft Word (.docx) and PDF files format to papers@asocsa.org on or before 15 May 2024.

Registration Procedure 

Register online here.

Once we have received your registration, you will be issued with a Tax Invoice. Once payment has been processed, then please e-mail your proof of payment to conference@asocsa.org. Your registration is only completed upon receipt of full payment and confirmation from ASOCSA.

Cancellation Policy 

Notice of cancellation must be received in writing not later than 21 days prior to the event. Email notice of cancellation to conference@asocsa.org. All Fees will still be due if cancellation is done within the 21 day period.

Please note: No refunds permitted thereafter

Payment Methods: 

Direct bank deposit, Internet transfer, Bank transfer 

Bank: First National Bank 
Account Name: ASOCSA 
Account Number: 6217 937 9170 
Branch Code: 230234 
Branch Name: Bloemfontein 
Account Type: Current 
SWIFT Code: FIRNZAJJ 

Please e-mail proof of deposit to: conference@asocsa.org

Tax Benefit

ASOCSA is a registered Public Benefit Organization as defined in Section 30 of the Income Tax Act and a registered Section 21 Company as defined in the Companies Act. Therefore all donations made to ASOCSA will be fully deductable for income tax purposes and a section 18A certificate, for proof of deductibility will be issued to the donor upon receipt of the donation. The deductable donations is limited to 10% of the donors’ taxable income before providing for Section 18A and Section 18 deductions.

Supported by ASOCSA, SACPCMP, FEM, NMU, SACAI, FEM & CIB