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PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS: 23 – 24 October 2017

6th BIENNIAL SAMEA CONFERENCE: 25 – 27 October 2017




Early Registration Fee paid
BEFORE DATE 29 Sept 2017
Late Registration Fee paid
AFTER DATE 29 Sept 2017
SAMEA Member R 5 000.00 R 6 000.00
SAMEA Non-Member R 5 600.00 R 6 500.00
South African NPO Rate R 4 200.00 R 4 800.00
Student R 2 800.00 R 2 800.00
Onsite Registration – Daily charge R 2 400.00 R 2 400.00


Please Note: The above listed Registration fee provides access to the Conference Programme commencing on 25 October and ending on 27 October 2017. A number of pre-conference workshops will precede the conference from 23 – 24 October 2017. Attendance of the pre conference workshops requires separate registration and payment of the relevant workshop fee(s).



Early Registration: 29 September 2017


Registration Fee includes:

Congress delegate brochure and contents
Access to all conference sessions and the exhibition area
Teas daily
Lunches daily

The SAMEA None Member Registration Fee includes a one year SAMEA Membership in the rate


PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS (23 – 24 October 2017)

Registration for the Workshops will open as soon the Programme for the Workshops has been finalised.




SAMEA Member Rate Non-Member Rate
Two Day Workshop R 3 800.00 R 4 200.00
One Day Workshop R 1 950.00 R 2 200.00


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Students registered for a degree at a South African University or a University in Africa, young professionals and others who have a demonstrable interest in monitoring and evaluation related to their current employment, may apply for financial support to participate in the Conference. Preference will be given to student need, particularly for those from previously disadvantaged background in South Africa.

The scholarship provides funding for deserving delegates to attend the conference and the SAMEA AGM, which is compulsory.

Definition of Young/Emerging Evaluators:

  • Evaluators under age of 30 years OR
  • Novice evaluators who have less than 5 years of professional experience OR
  • Recent university graduates who are interested and willing to join the evaluation profession OR
  • Development professionals who have technical knowledge on evaluation and willing to become professional evaluators.
  • For the purposes of this call, they are also expected to be active members of SAMEA.

Successful applicants will need to make their own transport arrangements during the Conference week as SAMEA will not be paying the daily transport between place of residence and the Conference Centre to attend the Conference.

Scholarship awards are dependent on the specific identified need of the applicant, and may cover the Conference and/or Pre-conference Registration Fees, up to 6 nights’ board and lodging near the Conference venue and/or assist with travel costs to Conference venue.

To apply for a scholarship please download and complete the application form. CLICK HERE to download an application form. Applications close on 07 August 2017

The application for a Student Bursary entails a 1 pager and supporting documents stating clearly,

  1. Your particulars:
    • mark the application clearly: Emerging Evaluator Scholarship Application to Participate in SAMEA Conference 2017
    • title/s, first name, surname
    • institution where registered as student [including copy of student card and number, proof of current registration]
    • degree for which registered, and course of study [documents linking student to course of study]
    • demonstrable interest in monitoring and evaluation [as a course of study, specialization, occasional course, internship in evaluation, assist in conducting evaluation].
    • demonstrated need for financial support [background, family history]
    • postal address and area code.
    • e-mail, cell, telephone and fax numbers.
    • if intending a presentation [Paper, Round Table, Poster], state its title and submit an Abstract of no more than 300 words.
    • if intending to attend a Workshop, name the Workshop you would like to attend.
  2. E-mail application with documentation to: Mark it clearly as Emerging Evaluator Scholarship Application.
  3. The decision of the SAMEA Emerging Evaluator Scholarship Committee is final and no discussion will be entered into with respect to scholarship allocation.


To qualify for the early registration fee, please ensure payment is received on or before 29 September 2017. Thereafter the higher/late registration fee will apply.
If you are paying by bank transfer/EFT, please ensure payment is received by the early bird registration deadline date in order to receive this discount. If payment is received AFTER 29 September 2017, the late registration fee will apply.

Banking Details for EFT / Bank Transfer Payments FOR THE CONFERENCE & PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS (ONLY)

Please ensure payment is received into the bank account below by the required deadline date. It would be appreciated if you made payment within 2 weeks of registration.

Name of Account Holder SAMEA Conference Account Number 4080650451
Bank ABSA Bank Branch Code 632005
Reference Use your Initial and Surname as reference e.g. J. Blogg Branch Claremont
Please fax proof of eft/bank transfer payments to SAMEA Conference Organiser on 086 565 8914 or email proof to


Your registration is NOT confirmed and entrance will NOT be permitted unless we receive full prepayment or an official copy of a government order in advance of 23 October 2017.

No Vendor Registration forms will be completed and processed after 10 October 2017


Your registration is only confirmed and entrance is only permitted if prepayment is received prior to the start of the conference or if you make payment onsite at registration.


Registration fees will be refunded less 10% administration fee. 70% of registration fees refunded if cancellation is received in writing before 01 October 2017. Thereafter 100% cancellation will be charged.

Please Note: Online Registration closes on 18 October 2017

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Conference Office
SAMEA Conference Secretariat
17 Bofor Circle, Epping 7640
Cape Town, South Africa
Telephone: +27 ((0)21 836 8315
Fax: 086 565 8914