19th SAASTEC CONFERENCE   ~   27-30 November 2017

The 19th SAASTEC Conference will be held at the
ArcelorMittal Science Centre @ 4 Samuel Street, Sebokeng, Gauteng


19th SAASTEC Conference – Programme

Book of Abstracts 19th SAASTEC Conference

19th SAASTEC Conference – 1st Announcement and Call for papers

19th SAASTEC Conference – Registration Forms

List of Accommodation  Please note – BON HOTEL RIVIERA ON VAAL is the Conference Hotel. (A special rate of R1050 per night has been arranged. Please mention that you are with the SAASTEC Conference. Book before 10th November to qualify for this deal.)


Commercial exhibitors are welcome – stands are available at R5000 for the four days. (This includes one person attending the conference.)

 Please see here for info on World Congress held in Japan in November 2017.

Keynote Speakers      Programme      

For those who might have missed out on the SAASTA workshop on presentation skills – this site has great advice.



2016 – Unizulu Science Centre, Richard’s Bay, KZN (7-10 November).
Final Programme & Abstracts   Final Report

2015 – North-West University Mafikeng Science Centre, Mafikeng (16-19 November).           
Final Programme & Book of Abstracts     Final Report

2014 – Nelson Mandela Bay Science & Technology Centre, Utenhage, Eastern Cape (17-20 November).  
Final Programme & Book of Abstracts   Final Report

2013 – Durban Natural Science Museum, Durban (4-8 November).
Final Programme & Book of Abstracts   Final Report Proceedings

2012 – National Zoological Gardens, Pretoria  (26-30 November).
Final Programme & Book of Abstracts   Final Report

2010 – ArcelorMittal, Vredenburg, Western Cape.             
Final Programme & book of Abstracts Conference Report

2009 – SAAO, Sutherland, Northern Cape            
Final Programme & Book of Abstracts    Conference Report

2008 – Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, Newtown, Johannesburg  
Programme   Conference Report

2007 – Bayworld, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
2006 – Unizul Science Centre in Richards Bay, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa.
2005 – Old Mutual-MTN Science Centre, Umhlanga, Kwazulu-Natal.
2004 – Ministry of Higher Education, Training & Employment Creation,Windhoek, Namibia
2003 – University of the North Science Centre, near Polokwane, Limpopo Province.
2002 – MTN Sciencentre in Century City, Cape Town, Western Cape Province
2001 – TSB Science Centre at Malelane, Mpumulanga Province.
2000 – Discovery Centre @ TUKS (University of Pretoria), Pretoria, Gauteng Province.
1999 – Telkom Exploratorium, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, Western Cape Province.
1998 – Unizul Science Centre, Richards Bay, Kwazulu-Natal Province.