See the home page of the website for the important dates and the application page for more information on the process.
What will I need to complete a full application?
To apply you will need to complete your personal information and write a short comment about how would you benefit from taking the course, provide a CV in pdf format.
Hotel and Travel Information?
The organisers of the summer school will not cover travel nor accommodation costs, but we will partner with hotels to offer to our participants better rates.
How will I travel from my hotel to the venue?
Uber services are available as well as local taxi. In some cases the hotel/guest house offer transportation, but all travel cost will be for your own account. You can even walk as some places are very close to the venue.
Is there any travel support and reduction of fees for students?
The organisers of the MLSS can provide limited support. A reference letter from your supervisor, explaining your circumstances should be sent directly to the organisers.
I am not affiliated with any university or company currently. Can I still apply?
Yes, you may. Please complete both sections related to affiliation. Please write “None” in the affiliation field and provide additional details in the comments box. You will still need to provide a letter of reference.
Can people working in the industry enroll in the school?
Yes, indicate affiliation on the application form. People from the industry may enrol and attend.
Can I order a T-shirt?
A t-shirt is included in the conference fee. Please make sure you add your size and male or female on the application form.
I have certain dietary requirements, what do I do?
Please make sure that you complete the section on the application form with regards to dietary requirements.
How do I pay my conference fees?
A link will be send to you with your acceptance e-mail. Please follow the instructions, it is very secure and easy to use.
Can I get an invoice for the conference fee?
Yes, please tick the correct box and complete the required sections.
When do I pay?
As soon as you received confirmation, no longer than 1 week after confirmation date.
Do I need to bring my own laptop?
Yes . It is useful to bring your own laptop.
Will Wi-Fi be available?
IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION WHICH ISN’T LISTED ABOVE, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT US.
MLSS 2019 summer school, 7 – 18 January 2019
Early bird: R15 000, Late registration: R18 000
Early bird: R8 000, Late registration: R10 000
Students/post doc fee:
Early bird: R5 000, Late registration: R6 500
Extra gala event tickets: R500 per person
Early bird registration closes: 1 October, notification of acceptance 12 October
Late registration closes: 16 November, notification of acceptance 30 November
To secure your place, send proof of payment within 1 week after the confirmation.