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Species In Ancient Lakes


18-21 July, 2022

Lake Tanganyika

Kigoma, Tanzania

Lake Tanganyika Hotel

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SIAL 9 Registration and Payments Overview

All registration and payments for SIAL 9 will be done through this secure website,  hosted by the African Center for Aquatic Research and Education (ACARE).

Please note: on line registration ends July 4. After July 4 you will only be able to register in-person at the conference and only in cash.

Registration for the Species In Ancient Lakes (SIAL) 9 meeting covers the costs of conference venue, breakfasts, lunches, one dinner (conference banquet) and coffee breaks during the meeting, plus meeting supplies, and transportation and admissions costs related to the mid-meeting excursion. On line registration deadline July 4 (after that date only in person registration (cash only) will be possible. After this date payment will still be possible but at the late registration rate. 

Registration Rates for SIAL 9:

Non-African professionals:

  •  Registration $350 

African participants and all students:

  • Registration $200


The abstract deadline has passed. No further abstracts may be submitted


Endemic Lake Tanganyika Lavigeria gastropods

(E. Michel and J. Todd photo).

Host and Partner Organizations

Partner Organizations. Thanks to our partner organizations who are helping make SIAL9 possible: Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute (TAFIRI), The Nature Conservancy (TNC), and The African Center for Aquatic Research and Education (ACARE).

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Please fill out the below form to register for SIAL 9. Online registration ends July 4th, after that date all registraions will need to take place on-site and in U.S. cash only:

Registration​ Payment

Please choose the appropriate level below to pay your registration for SIAL 9:

Registration for non-African participants is $350.

(This portal closes July 4, then only on-site, cash-only registration.

Registration for African Participants and Students $200

(This portal closes July 4, then only on-site, cash-only registration

Please note: Payments made on-site will be cash only.


We understand global health conditions could prevent the conference from taking place, or might take place virtually. Should either the conference not take place or become virtual, registration fees will be refunded less 8% administration fees. 

Check payment

To pay by check:

This is for US and Canadian participants only. You can send a check directly to ACARE and reduce PayPal administration fees. To do so:


Make check payable to: ACARE

Memo: SIAL9 Registration

Send to:


2200 Commonwealth Blvd. Ste. 100

Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48105

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