General Terms and Conditions for Registration

These General Terms and Conditions are valid for each attendee registered for the IFLA World Library and Information Congress, 15-21 August 2015 in Cape Town (hereafter referred to as the ”Congress”). Any person, delegate, accompanying person, student, media representative, speaker, or exhibitor is considered an attendee.

Congress Registration


The registration deadlines are as follows:

1 October 2014 Registration opens
15 May 2015 Early Registration deadline
13 August 2015, 18.00 CET Standard Registration deadline
from 14 August 2015 Onsite Registration

Only fully completed registrations will be accepted. The registration fee is based on the date of the receipt of the registration and the payment in full in accordance with the dead- lines mentioned above. Should one deadline be missed, the next applicable fee will be charged automatically. The registration will only be confirmed upon receipt of payment in full. Each participant will receive electronic confirmation of their registration.

For those delegates who have restrictions by their country on the transfer of funds to another country (either by bank or credit card), you are welcome to contact the Congress Secretariat to register and discuss the possibility of on-site payment. The date of registration will determine which fee will be applied; early, standard or on-site.

If the maximum attendee capacity is reached, the organisers reserve the right to refuse any registration.

To be eligible to register for the Congress, attendees must be at least 18 years old. Attendees may be asked to present an official identity card stating their age.

Registration Fees

The registration fee for regular delegates includes entry to all sessions, the exhibition area, the poster area, the Opening Ceremony, the Closing Session, the Exhibition Opening Party, the Cultural Evening and one half-day library visit (based on availability).

Member registration rates
All IFLA members are entitled to register at published member rates – just be sure to include your IFLA membership code on the registration form. If you don’t know your membership code, please contact [email protected]. However, if you are member of a national association which is a member of IFLA, please contact your national association for the correct membership code. This code should be entered on the registration form.

One day tickets
The registration fee for one day tickets includes entry to all sessions on the day of registration, the exhibition area on the day of registration (if applicable), the poster area on the day of registration (if applicable) and to the official Congress Reception on the day of registration (if applicable).

Accompanying persons registration
The registration fee for accompanying persons includes entry to the exhibition area, the Opening Ceremony, the Closing Session, the Exhibition Opening Party and the Cultural Evening as well as one half-day library visit (based on availability) and up to two half-day sightseeing tours, but no entry to sessions. Only one accompanying person can be registered per delegate.

Student registration
To be able to register as a student, you must present a proof of fulltime enrolment at a recognised university or college for both the time of registration and during the Congress.

Media representative registration
To register as a media representative, please contact the K.I.T. Group in order to receive a media registration form. There is no registration fee for accredited media representatives. However, to register as a media representative, you must submit a copy of your official press card.

Group Registration

Group registrations will be accepted for a minimum of 10 participants. Please contact K.I.T. Group for further information

Last update: 13 August 2015