1-5 October 2018
Africa/Johannesburg timezone
International Conference on Physics Education (ICPE) 2018
South Africa is currently facing a crisis in key educational areas such as Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.  Hence the strategic focus of the conference is on improving the Physics Education pipeline. The ICPE2018 organisers would, therefore, like to invite sponsors, partners and advertisers to ensure ensure the following;

1) Physical Science Teachers and subject advisors from the West Rand and surrounding areas benefit from the conference.
2) An ongoing physics teacher development project is started for the West Rand community as one of the legacies of the ICPE2018 conference.
3) An outreach event to promote physics within the West Rand Johannesburg Area will be organised during the conference,
4) Postgraduate students, teachers and student teachers participate in the event in order to benefit from international experts attending the conference.

Expected number of delegates: 300
Professional Orientation: Academics, Teachers, Researchers, Postgraduate and Postdoctoral students, Policy Makers

Benefits Description
  1. A pull-up banner is allowed to be placed for the full duration of the conference in the registration/refreshment area.
  2. Naming rights are given to the sponsor – e.g. The Conference Banquet, or Welcome Reception etc.
  3. The sponsor is allowed to have his logo printed / placed on the sponsored material.
  4. A certain number of pull-up banners is allowed to be placed for the full duration of the conference in the main (plenary session) lecture hall.
  5. Exhibition stands are 3 m x 3 m and centrally located in the conference venue for high visibility.
  6. The number of guests for the Welcome Reception included in the sponsorship fee.
  7. The number of delegates included in the sponsorship fee (full registration including access to all lectures, events, refreshments and lunches, excluding the Conference Banquet).
  8. The number of guests for the Conference Banquet included in the sponsorship fee.
  9. Logo will be printed in the Official Conference Program Book and acknowledged as a sponsored on the conference website.
  10. Promotional material (e.g. brochures, pamphlets, flyers, etc.) may be included in the conference bags (size and weight limits apply).
  11. Certificate of appreciation will be presented to the sponsor by the Local Organizing Committee.
Sponsorship Opportunities Description
  1. Conference Banquet: This is the official conference banquet held on 04 October 2018 Evening.
  2. Welcoming Cocktail Function: This is the official opening and welcoming of delegates to the conference, including buffet dinner and drinks. This takes place on the first evening of the conference on 01 October 2018 evening.
  3. Conference bags: sponsorship allows the use of the sponsor logo, in addition to the conference banner on the chosen conference bags presented to all registered delegates
  4. Invited Plenary Speakers: This covers the sponsorship of international flight, registration fee and accommodation for invited plenary speakers to the conference.
  5. T-shirts: As is customary, a conference T-shirt or golf shirt will be available to delegates at an extra cost. If this item is sponsored, all delegates will receive a T-shirt free of charge, and the sponsor logo will be printed on the T-shirt in additional to the conference banner.
  6. Folders, writing pads, pens: These may be provided by the sponsor and will be provided in the conference bags to each delegate for use during the conference. Logos and adverts may be placed on all these items.
  7. Exhibition stand sponsor: An exhibition will be held on-site at the Misty Hills Hotel and Conference Centre for the duration of the conference. Stands will consist of stand space with a table and 2 chairs. Limited space available due to high expected demand – please book early.
  8. Adverts in Conference Book of Abstracts: Companies can also support us through placing full page adverts in the programme book.
  9. Pamphlets, Flyers and Brochures: Sponsors can also support us by placing their advertising materials in our conference bags which will be given to delegates.
  10. Teachers Support Grant – Workshops for teachers will be held during the conference week. In addition teachers will be able to attend all other presentations and participate in social events. A grant of R 5000-00 per teacher will cover their registration fees for the conference. Please support the teacher cohort.
  11. Disadvantaged Students Support Grant – There are several students from previously disadvantaged communities who desperately need support to attend the conference.  A grant of R 5000-00 per student will cover their registration fees for the conference.  Please support these students.


Example of Exhibition Stands (3×2m)

If you are willing to partner in this venture, please contact Mrs. Carla de Jager (Carlamani Conferences & Events) who is the Professional Conference Organising for the event at: +27 83 376 2368 or carla@carlamani.co.za.