Science Forum South Africa 2016

The Science Forum South Africa 2016 will take place during 8-9 December at the CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa.

The Science Forum South Africa is inspired by events such as ESOF, AAAS, and the Japan Agora. The key objectives of the Forum are:

  • To create a platform for a vibrant debate on the role of science, technology and innovation in society;
  • To promote international science, technology and innovation partnerships; and
  • To create a platform for key science, technology and innovation actors, including senior government leaders, academics, scientists, industry, civil society, and students to interact.

Science Forum South Africa are calling for thematic session proposals for the Forum.

The 2016 Forum will have a specific focus on the social sciences and humanities, as well as the role of science in Africa’s development.

Learn more about the Call for Thematic Session Proposals (PDF). The deadline for the submission of proposals is Friday, 15 July 2016.

Science Diplomacy Awards
These awards are designed to recognise outstanding achievements in South Africa's international STI cooperation as well as global contributions to harnessing STI for international peace, solidarity and sustainable development.

Submit your nominations by 30 September 2016.

Call for exhibitors
Exhibition opportunities at the SFSA2016 are now available! Don't miss this chance to network with the scientific community, academics, government leaders, industry, civil society and students around your exhibition.
Submit your exhibitors application form by 2 September 2016.

Registration to attend SFSA 2016 is now open. There is no registration fee to attend the Forum in Pretoria from 8 – 9 December 2016.
Complete the registration form by 30 November 2016.

For full forum details please visit the event webite.