All participants including session organisers, chairs, discussants, presenters are required to pay the registration fee.  The conference fee goes to support cover the cost of organising the conference and ensuring viable functioning of UAPS services and activities post conference. Some of the activities covered include:


  • Planning and coordinating logistical services for attendees (snacks, conference bags and badges, translation services)
  • Managing the conference webpages, online registration software and process including pre, onsite and post conference work, as well as staffing to organise and manage conference activities
  • Soliciting, managing and coordinating the exhibition and related programming
  • Promoting the conference via media, website and documentation development and distribution


Membership dues:

UAPS members with unpaid dues as of 2017 will be registering under the category of Non -Members. UAPS members who would like to pay their dues prior to registering for the 8th APC should contact the UAPS secretariat regarding their membership fees and status.


Fees and deadlines

All fees are in US Dollars. Participants should pay the US Dollar equivalent of their currencies at the time of payment (

We recommend that participants pay their fees in time to facilitate programming of the conference.