Presentations & Posters

Researchers wishing to present a paper or poster at the symposium are required to submit an abstract of the paper/poster before Monday, 04 June 2018, by email, as an attachment in MS Word, to  Abstracts should not exceed 250 words and be typed in ARIAL font.   Full details of the title, author(s) and presenter should also be submitted.  Abstracts will be published in a booklet that will be available at registration. NB:  The deadline for abstract submissions is 04 June 2018.  It may not be possible to accommodate all requests for oral presentations and authors may be asked to present a poster instead.
Presenters of oral talks and one presenter of each poster on research funded by CRI do not pay the registration fee.
All invited speakers do not pay the registration fee.

The official languages for presentations are English and Afrikaans. It is requested that all Powerpoint slides be prepared in English.  Presentations should be in MS PowerPoint 2010.  All talks are to be uploaded in the Speaker Prep room behind the lecture hall the day before your talk please.

ALL abstracts must be submitted in both ENGLISH AND AFRIKAANS. Keynote abstracts may be in English only.

Size of posters: 

  • A1+ : 1088 mm x 770 mm; or
  • A0   : 1188 mm x 840 mm

Orientation of posters:  Portrait (poster boards are made to fit portrait posters only).
Exhibition space will be available for 30 scientific posters. Ample space will be available for displays of sponsors.

Important Dates
04 June 2018:           Deadline for abstract submission.
13 July 2018:            Last day for early registration and full payment.
10 August 2018 :      Cut-off date for registrations
19 August 2018:       Golf day, Registration & Welcome dinner.


Tshidi Ramabu (013-759 8000) –

Enquiries & Sponsorships
Liezl van der Linde [013-7598003] –

Confirmation of Registration and Sponsorship payments
Christine Stoppel-Grove [013-7598005] –

Address to send sponsorship items/promotional material to be placed in symposium bags

Citrus Research International
2 Baker Street
Nelspruit 1200
[Attention :  Liezl van der Linde]

Cancellation Fees
If a booking is cancelled on or before 13 July 2018, 50% of the registration fee will be reimbursed.