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SASBi|SAGS BIO2024 Conference

SASBi and SAGS proudly hosts the BIO2024 conference at Future Africa in Pretoria, South Africa, from 23 to 25 September 2024. Use this excellent opportunity to engage with peers and students in the fields of Genetics and Bioinformatics from around the world. Attendance can be either in person or online.

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wifi Connectivity

A WiFi password will be supplied to in-person delegates. WiFi is also available in the Future Africa accommodations.

restaurant Catering

In-person delegates will receive a packed lunch according to their dietary preferences as specified upon registration. The Gala Dinner is a plated dinner.

When booking accommodation at Future Africa, you can include breakfast as an option.

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The following students are the recipients of the SASBi|SAGS BIO2024 student travel awards:

SASBi|SAGS Student International Travel Award

  • Ms Sarah Kindiki (PhD Student, Kenya)

DIPLOMICS Student National Travel Awards

  • SAGS: Mr Tumo Makhetha (MSc Student, UKZN/SASRI)
  • SASBi: Mr Jeremy Burgess (PhD Student, UWC)

Congratulations to the award recipients!

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Inqaba Biotec

night_shelter Accommodation

Please double check the distance of your accommodation from the Future Africa campus and plan your travel time accordingly. Heavy traffic times are 06:00 - 08:00, 12:00 - 13:30, and 15:30 - 18:00.

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  • Fri 20 September 2024 - Sunday 22 September 2024:
    Workshops (registration not yet open)
  • Sunday 22 September 2024:
    SASBi|SAGS student symposium. Register together with registration for the conference.
  • Monday 23 September 2024 - Wednesday 25 September 2024:
    SASBi|SAGS BIO2024 Conference.

Continuous Professional Development points can be accrued by attending the various conference activities.

lock Safety in Pretoria

  • It is safe to travel on foot in groups of three or more.
  • Do not be distracted (e.g., by your cell phone) when traveling.
  • Always be aware of your environment and avoid unlit areas at night.
  • Avoid traveling alone during the dark hours.
  • The Future Africa campus is protected by campus security and it is safe to park in the designated parking area.