We are happy to announce that the 20th Annual WAVE Conference
will take place in Valletta, Malta from Oct 22nd – 24th 2018 (Oct 22nd – 23rd for non-WAVE members).

VENUE: The conference will be held at the University of Malta, Valletta Campus located in the center of Valletta.

Please take a look at the 20th WAVE Conference Programme for an overview of the topics to be discussed.


  • VALLETTA IS “THE 2018 CAPITAL OF CULTURE (ECoC)” so flights and hotels are filling up fast! Please be sure to book as soon as possible!
  • Please read the WAVE Funding Protocol. Should you have any questions about your eligibility for reimbursement, please clear this up with the WAVE office before committing to attend the conference.
  • The registration fee for non-speakers and non-WAVE members is €30 per day, payable through PayPal or bank transfer prior to arrival. 
  • WAVE will NOT be booking flights to, or hotels in Malta. However we can recommend a list of affordable hotels just outside of Valletta – please see our list of Hotel Recommendations on Malta.
  • For information about taxis, buses and restaurants on Malta, please see General Info about Travel and Restaurants on Malta

We look forward to welcoming you in Malta!  

If you are registered, but no longer able to attend, please let us know asap so that we may allocate your place to someone else.

If you need a refund for the registration fee, please let us know by Sept 30th 2018, otherwise we will have to keep the fee for holding the space.