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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the conference dates?

The 2nd World Patients Conference will take place from 19th Oct to 20th Oct 2024.

Where is the in-person element of the conference being held?

Marriot Hotel, Crystal Tower, Cape Town, South Africa

Is it a Hybrid Event?

Yes, 2nd World Patients Conference is a hybrid event, which means participants can join the conference in person at Cape Town or online.

What is the conference time zone?

The conference will be held according to the South African standard time. Know your local time zone www.worldtimebuddy.com.

What would be the the conference language?

The conference language would be English.

What is the cost of participation of the conference?


In-Person Registration

Virtual Registration

Invited Speakers 01 person free Free
(for any numbers)
WPA Member Organization 01 person free
Conference Sponsoring  Partners As per sponsorship level
Participant US $ 210

How do I register for the 2nd World Patients Conference?

Registration will be open soon. The Registration link will be provided in the ‘Registration’ Section.

What technology would I need to attend this event virtually?

Internet access and a device such as a computer, an iPad, or a smartphone.

How do I log into the virtual conference platform?

• Registration will be open soon. Once you have registered from the ‘registration’ section, you will receive the login details via email in the week before the conference.
• Please check your junk folder or contact us at conference@worldpatientsalliance.org, if you do not receive your login details by 10th Oct 2024. The email will contain instructions on how to navigate the conference platform.
• You can still register once the conference has begun.

Will I get Certificate of Attendance for attending the conference?

Yes, participants will get Certificates of Attendance for their in-person or virtual participation in the conference. Please note that the certificates will only be given to those participation who will attend the conference on both days.

Can I apply to make a presentation at the Conference?

The Conference program and speakers have already been finalized, therefore, you can no longer apply to present as a speaker at the conference

Do I need a visa to enter South Africa?

Please check visa requirements on the South Africa Government Website.

Are there any Travel Grants available?

Yes, there are travel grants available to attend the conference. You can find more information and the application process at this link.

Hotel recommendations?

A range of accommodation options, including at the conference hotel will be available. We will share more information on accommodation soon.

Want to get involved as a sponsor?

If you would like to sponsor this event, please contact  conference@worldpatientsalliance.org  to find out more about our variety of sponsorship opportunities.