OSSA 2017 Congress

Registration & Fees

You will receive the Final Invitation & Registration Form during September 2016. The Final Invitation and on-line registration facility will be available on the Congress website during September 2016.

Registration Procedure

  • In order to assist the organisers, delegates are requested to register
    BEFORE 16 November 2016.
  • It is YOUR responsibility to ensure that the organisers have received your registration form. Please ensure that that you receive a confirmation by e-mail from the organisers within 10 working days.
  • Registrations for the Congress can only be confirmed by e-mail once full payment has been received.
  • ALL speakers are required to register.

Important request to companies sponsoring delegates:
Please let us have the delegate’s personal e-mail address and other contact information.

Registration Options

Preferred Option

Step 1 Register ONLINE.
Click here to register ONLINE »
Step 2 E-MAIL / FAX proof of payment (if applicable) to
ossacongress@telkomsa.net / 086 60 60 555
Step 3 Ensure that that you receive a confirmation by e-mail from the organisers within 10 working days.

Alternative option

Step 1 Download and COMPLETE a registration form. Please print in BLOCK LETTERS
COMPLETE a registration form. Please print in BLOCK LETTERS.

Click here to download a registration form in Microsoft Office Word Format (70KB) »

or click here to download a registration form in Adobe PDF Format (214KB) »
Step 2 E-MAIL / FAX both pages of your registration form, as well as proof of payment (if applicable) to ossacongress@telkomsa.net / 086 60 60 555
Please ensure that you send us both sides of your registration form.
Step 3 Ensure that that you receive a confirmation by e-mail from the organisers within 10 working days.
 
  • It is YOUR responsibility to ensure that we have received your registration.
  • Please take note that we DO NOT accept government orders.

Payment Options

1 EFT / Bank deposit

(Please do not mail cheques to us)
Standard Bank (Menlyn)
Branch code: 012 345
Account number: 012 1500 53
Swift code: SBZA ZA JJ
(for international transfers)
Account name: OSSA Congress
Reference: Your name and surname as it appears on the registration form.
Please e-mail / fax proof of payment to
ossacongress@telkomsa.net / 086 60 60 555

2 Credit cards

We only accept Master Card and Visa.
Please complete the relevant section on the registration form.

Diners or American Express Cards NOT ACCEPTED.

 
  • This account number is the same as the 2016 Congress account number.

Cancellation Policy

Notice of cancellation must be received in writing. A 20% administration fee will be deducted before 13 January 2017 and a 40% fee thereafter. No refunds after 28 February 2017.

Fee Entitlements

(Two-day programmes for optometrists, assistants, nurses, practice managers & administrators included & One-day programme for general practitioners)

  • Congress sessions for specific days as indicated in the programme for each group
  • Workshops
  • Welcoming Function
  • Trade exhibition, lunches & refreshments during breaks
  • OSSA Banquet excluded: R 400 for all registered delegates and additional guests (Trade delegates included) Limited seating available.

Registration Fees

Please refer to fee entitlements EARLY BIRD
Register AND pay UNTIL
16 Nov 2016
STANDARD FEE
Register AND pay FROM
17 Nov 2016
ULTRA LATE FEE
Register AND pay FROM
3 Mar 2016
14% VAT included Entire duration *Specific days Entire duration *Specific days Entire duration *Specific days

*Members:
Ophthalmologist in private practice or part-time private practice R 5 600 R 2 300 per day R 6 400 R 2 800 per day R 7 300 R 3 200 per day
Ophthalmologist in full-time government employment with no private practice R 4 100 R 1 900 per day R 4 800 R 2 200 per day R 5 600 R 2 400 per day
Associate member: Optometrist per dayoctor from any other discipline R 4 600 R 1 900 per day R 5 100 R 2 200 per day R 5 600 R 2 400 per day
Registrar R 2 100 R 950 per day R 2 700 R 1 200 per day R 3 100 R 1 400 per day
Honorary member R 2 500 R 1 200 per day R 3 000 R 1 300 per day R 3 500 R 1 600 per day
Life member (older than 65 years) R 0 R 0 R 0 R 0 R 0 R 0

*Non-members:
Ophthalmologist from Africa (Excluding South Africa) R 4 200 R 1 800 per day R 4 900 R 2 100 per day R 5 600 R 2 400 per day
Ophthalmologist in private practice or part-time private practice R 9 600 R 4 000 per day R 10 100 R 4 400 per day R 10 500 R 4 900 per day
Ophthalmologist in full-time government employment with no private practice R 7 500 R 3 000 per day R 8 300 R 3 700 per day R 9 900 R 4 200 per day
Ophthalmologist from abroad R 5 800 R 2 300 per day R 6 800 R 2 900 per day R 7 950 R 3 600 per day
Optometrist per dayoctor from any other discipline R 4 900 R 2 100 per day R 5 600 R 2 400 per day R 5 900 R 2 800 per day
Registrar / Medical officer in Ophthalmology / Orthoptist / Ocularist / Practice Manager / Community Field Worker / Optometrist in full-time government employment / Optometric student R 2 700 R 1 200 per day R 3 100 R 1 400 per day R 3 500 R 1 600 per day
Ophthalmic Assistant / Ophthalmic Nurse / Practice Administrator R 2 700 R 1 200 per day R 3 100 R 1 400 per day R 3 500 R 1 600 per day

**Trade Delegates:
Trade Delegate / Exhibitor: Registered representative in the service of a company participating in the trade exhibition R 4 000 R 1 800 per day R 4 500 R 2 000 per day R 5 100 R 2 300 per day

** Please note that ONLY trade delegates / representatives in the service of companies participating in the Trade Exhibition OR involved as sponsors will be allowed to attend the congress.


SOCIAL FUNCTIONS

The Welcoming Function is free of charge for delegates registered for the ENTIRE academic congress - two-day programmes included.
OSSA Banquet excluded: R 400 for all registered delegates and additional guests (Trade delegates included.) Limited seating available.

Welcoming Function (16 March) Free of charge for all delegates registered for entire congress
R 400 / person for additional guests
OSSA Banquet (18 March) R 400 / person (All delegates and guests)

You are personally responsible for full payment of these fees in the event that your institution or company does not pay them.

Click here to download registration form in Microsoft Office Word Format (70KB) »
Click here to download registration form in Adobe PDF Format (214KB) »

OR

Click here to register ONLINE »

Membership

OSSA Member: Delegate who is a member of OSSA and whose 2017 fees are paid up.

Non-Member: Delegate who is not a registered member of OSSA or a member whose 2017 fees are not paid up.

If you register as a member and your fees are not paid up for the year 2017, the registrations manager will correct your registration amount and charge you accordingly.

Should you wish to become a Member of OSSA, please contact the OSSA secretary to request a membership form via the website www.ossa.co.za.