EWT Birds of Prey Programme Conference
In celebration of our 50th Anniversary, the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is thrilled to announce the return of the EWT Birds of Prey Programme Conference. This conference will be held at the beautiful Swadini Forever Resort, near Hoedspruit, from 20–24 November 2023.
Join the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Birds of Prey Programme and others in the raptor conservation sector for a week of exciting presentations, practical workshops, and field excursions. This event aims to celebrate the work and people involved in conserving birds of prey.
1. REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE
To register for the conference, click here (Opens 30 June, closed 30 September)
2. TO PRESENT A TALK OR POSTER AT THE CONFERENCE
To apply for a presentation slot, submit your abstract here (Opening on 6 June, closes on 15 September). Abstract requirements are indicated on the submission form.
3. WHAT’S HAPPENING?
Monday, 20 November: Arrival and a welcoming pizza dinner (please remember to note your dietary restrictions on the registration form)
Keep an eye out for announcements of keynote speakers, presenters, excursions, and practical sessions here.
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: Talks and poster sessions
Friday 24 November: Departure
Conference registration: opens 30 June and closes 30 September 2023
Abstract submission: opens 6 June and closes 15 September 2023
4. COSTS AND PRICING
|Registration Fee||R2,850||Covers attendance from Tuesday to Thursday;
Covers a dinner on Monday night;
Covers lunch and tea from Tuesday to Thursday
|NOT INCLUDED IN THE REGISTRATION FEE|
|BOPPCON T-shirt||R300||Option to include one is on the registration form|
|BOPPCON Cap||R300||Option to include it is on the registration form|
|Meals||Breakfasts and Dinners are supplied privately by the on-site restaurant. For meal prices and menu, please see below.|
|Accommodation||Accommodation is to be organised and paid for by the attendees. Please contact Cindy on 082 043 2392 or email@example.com for enquires or to book.|
|Excursions||Cape Vulture Lodge site visit – entry|
|Moholoholo Vulture Restaurant site visit|
5. WHERE TO STAY
Swadini: A Forever Resort here
Accommodation can be organised through Cindy at Swadini.
Cindy Heine (Groups and Conference coordinator)
Tel: 015 795 5141 extension 4505
Cell: 082 043 2392
Meals: The conference registration fee includes dinner on Monday evening and lunches on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. All other meals must be paid for by the participants themselves and can be self-catered (depending on the type of accommodation that participants book for themselves). Participants can make use of the on-site restaurant and/or shop – for a peak at the menus, see the dinner one here and the breakfast one here.
Please note that the conference centre falls within a malaria area, and we ask attendees to please take necessary precautions before, during and after their visit!
6. CONTACT US
For questions regarding the conference events & schedule, email firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions regarding accommodation and the conference location, contact Cindy on 082 043 2392 or email@example.com