Journalists and public information officers are invited to sign up for the IAU General Assembly via the pre-registration form. A press office will be in operation on all weekdays. The general email address for the media office is

Please use any of the options above to contact us or email us at: We will endeavour to respond to queries as soon as possible and at most within 48 hours. 

If any of your queries are not adequately addressed, or if you have a critical issue, complaint or suggestion, you may directly contact the Chair of the National Organising Committee, Kevin Govender, at (if time critical, please put the word URGENT in the subject).