Science Forum South Africa 2023

6 - 8 December 2023 | Pretoria
Science Forum South Africa 2023

The Science Forum South Africa will be held from 6 to 8 December 2023 at the CSIR International Convention Centre in Pretoria, South Africa. The Forum serves as a large, open, public platform for debating the science and society interface.

The theme for the Forum is Igniting Conversations About Science – People, Partnerships, Priorities for the Decadal Plan.

The objective of the Forum is to ignite a vibrant discussion on the role of science in society, between all stakeholders, the scientific community, government, industry and civil society at large.

The Forum programme will comprise of plenary lectures and discussions by and involving leading South African and international scientists, experts and thought leaders.

An exhibition will also be hosted at the SFSA, with key institutions and partners of the National System of Innovation.

A series of side events in the lead up to the SFSA will be convened from 4 to 6 December 2023.

The Forum is co-hosted by the South African Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and the Science Diplomacy Capital for Africa (SDCfA) initiative.

The SDCfA promotes science collaboration across Africa and beyond towards leveraging and connecting technology innovation with humanity. Collaboration that embeds a culture of learning – underpinned by sound governance.

Key characteristics of SFSA 2023 will include


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