Important Dates
Abstract Submission Deadlines and Request for Oral / Poster Presentation
Short Abstract Submission Opens1 12 September 2016 (16:00 GMT)
Short Abstract Submission Closes  07 January 2017
Preliminary Notification of Abstract Acceptance2 01 February 2017
Initial Oral or Poster Presentation Notification2 15 March 2017
Long Abstract Submission Opens3 15 March 2017
Long Abstract Submission Closes  15 May 2017
Oral / Poster Presentation Final Confirmation 01 June 2017
1A non-refundable fee of US$45 per abstract and at least a 10% non-refundable deposit on full delegate conference registration are required. 
2Remaining balance of full delegate conference registration required by 01 March 2017 to be allocated an Oral or Poster Presentation. 
3There will be no fee for long abstract submission.


Financial Support Deadlines
Financial Support Request Opens 12 September 2016 (16:00 GMT)
Financial Support Request Closes 03 January 2017
Financial Support Decision Notification 15 February 2017

Conference Registration Deadlines
Registration at Standard Rate Opens1 12 September 2016 (16:00 GMT)
Registration Cancellation Less 10% Closes 01 March 2017
Registration at Standard Rate Closes 15 May 2017
Registration Cancellation Less 50% Closes 15 May 2017
Late Registration at Higher Rate Opens2 16 May 2017
All Registration Closes 15 August 2017
1Registration is limited to 600 delegates.
2No cancellation requests for late registration will be considered.

Field Trip Registration Deadlines
Field Trip Registration Opens1 12 September 2016 (16:00 GMT)
Field Trip Registration Closes2,3 15 May 2017
Field Trip Cancellation Less 10% Admin Closes 01 March 2017
Field Trip Proceeding Confirmation 01 April 2017
Field Trip Cancellation Less 50% Admin Closes 01 May 2017
1Field trip registration requires at least a 10% non-refundable deposit on conference registration. 
2Remaining balance of conference registration fee is required by 01 March 2017.
3Please note Field Trip 9 registration will remain open until 15 August 2017.


Manuscript Deadlines
Manuscript Submission Opens 15 August 2017
Manuscript Submission Closes 15 November 2017

Proposals for 12 IKC
Application Closes 15 August 2017


There will be no exceptions to deadlines. 


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