Bottlenose dolphins

Deadline extended for Workshop applications

Would you like to host a workshop at the World Whale Conference 2017? 

Perhaps there is a topic which you have a deep interest in and would like to bring to the floor?

Or maybe there is an issue which you think is topical right now and which you think would benefit from a discussion amongst in a wider group?

The World Cetacean Alliance (WCA) has extended the application period for workshop proposals for the World Whale Conference 2017.

Applications should be made online at:

Applications may now be made until 31st March 2017. Successful applicants will be informed by 14th April 2017.

Date: Sunday 25th June 2017

Venue: Hotel Protea Edward, Durban, South Africa

Workshop applications are open to all conference delegates addressing all subjects relating to cetaceans. If space becomes limited, priority will be given to workshops focused on African cetaceans or of likely interest to African participants.

It will be the responsibility of the workshop organiser to collect participant fees and pass them over to the Conference Organiser.  It will also be the responsibility of the workshop organiser to provide receipts to attendees and create a list of attendees – copy to the Conference Organiser.


Workshop fees:

Full Day: South African Rand (ZAR) 500 per attendee

Half Day: South African Rand (ZAR) 300 per attendee

(Minimum number of attendees = 10)

The fee includes use of venue, wireless HD projector, pointers/presenters, complimentary 500MB voucher per a delegate, conference stationery, 1 x flip chart with markers, refreshments on arrival/mid-morning/afternoon, bottled water, cordials, sweets and lunch (full day only).

The workshop organiser may look for sponsors to cover these costs.