Conference language

The conference language is English and ISL interpreters will be available.

We encourage you to check out the related International Congress of Linguists conference also in Cape Town.


Abstract submissions are now closed. Letters of acceptance have been sent out to successful candidates.

Should you have received reviewers comments and would like to revise your abstract in light of these comments, please submit your revised abstract by email to, no later than 2 April 2018.

Registration will be available directly from the conference website at the beginning of February with a cheaper early bird rate until 2 April 2018. All presenters are expected to register by 15 June 2018 in order to be placed onto the programme.

Poster presentations

  • Posters should be A1 Size (measurement = 594mm x 841mm)
  • Portrait style only.

Please approach the Registration Desk in the hotel on either 4 or 5 July 2018 when you register, to hand in your poster for display.