Conference information


For any enquiries not addressed on the website, please contact Jacolien Barnard at [email protected] or Jani van Wyk at [email protected].



Delegates may attend in-person or online as the conference will be live-streamed. Registration must take place via the conference website on or before 25 August 2022. Registrations opens on 6 May 2022.


Conference fee

Payment may be effected via the conference website and must take place on or before 25 August 2022. Payment facilities opens on 6 May 2022.

In-person attendee’s flat rate: 2 500 ZAR, which includes all three conference days with refreshments and lunch on the days of the conference as well as the conference dinner on 16 September 2022. Delegates are responsible for their own travel and accommodation expenses. (*Please note that all in-person attendees will be subject to the Covid protocols and regulations applicable at the time of the event.)

Online/virtual attendee’s flat rate: 950 ZAR for all three conference days.



The conference will take place from 15 to 17 September 2022 at the Graduate Centre, Hatfield Campus of the University of Pretoria, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.

The conference dinner will take place on 16 September 2022 at HPC's Time Out Café and Restaurant: and



In accordance with an attendance register, certificates will be issued for attendance for the inter-active workshop, as well as an attendance certificate for the full conference.




Important Dates
Conference Duration
15 September 2022 - 17 September 2022
6 May 2022 - 2 September 2022 [CLOSED]
Call For Abstracts
6 May 2022 - 15 August 2022
5th University of Pretoria International Consumer Law Conference (UPICLC) – Consumer protection law in the 21st century: Moving to a new Pangaea or a continental drift?
Department of Mercantile Law Consumer Law Cluster
Contact Email
[email protected]
Contact Number
+27 (0)12 420 2363
  • General consumer protection
  • Financial consumer protection
  • Credit law
  • E-commerce and online consumers
  • Food Law and Food Safety Law; Food Security Law
  • Postgraduate students