How to register


Pre-registration via the website will be possible until the 02nd April 2018 thereafter only onsite registration will be accepted.  It is essential that the instructions for payment of all fees involved are strictly adhered to.  Every participant, including invited participants, must register.


Registration fees are quoted in South African Rands (ZAR) and include 14% VAT and should be paid according to the procedure described during the registration process.  Major credit cards or bank transfers are accepted.

For International wire transfer payments please tick the box to include additional charges when completing the registration form. Short payment will be for your own account. 

The final date for bank transfers is the 02nd April 2018. Please email a copy of your bank transfer through to and use your surname and Sorghum 2018 as a reference.


The following registration fees apply:

Registration Category Early

Until 15 January 2018


16 January 2018 – 31 March 2018


01 April 2018 onwards

Delegate Registration ZAR 8 500.00 ZAR 9 500.00 ZAR 10 500.00
Low & Middle Income Country Registration ZAR 6 000.00 ZAR  7 000.00 ZAR 8 000.00
Day Delegate Registration ZAR 5 000.00 ZAR 5 500.00 ZAR 6 000.00
Student Delegate Registration ZAR 4000.00
Accompanying Person Registration ZAR 1 800.00

Click here to see if you are eligible for the low and low-middle income registration fee.

What does the registration fee cover?

Admission to all the sessions on each day of the conference, entrance to the exhibition, congress material, tea and coffee breaks each day and lunch each day.

What does the day registration fee cover?

Admission to all the sessions on the selected day of attendance, entrance to the exhibition on a selected day of attendance, congress material, tea and coffee breaks for selected day and lunch on the selected day of attendance.

Registration fee exclusions

Special catering requirements and any other items not mentioned above.

Cancellation Policy:

The Congress Secretariat must be notified in writing of any cancellations. All approved refunds will be issued after the Congress. An administration fee of ZAR400.00 will be charged for all cancellations received before the 01st March 2018. Please note that no refunds will be made for cancellations after the 01st March 2018.