The 20th SAASTEC Conference will be held at the PORCHE-VILLA HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTRE

Thoyandou, Block J (Muledane) ~ On the main road to Tswinga ~ Limpopo Province, SA

hosted by
Vuwani Science Resource Centre (University of Venda)

26 – 29 November 2018

Please be advised that this is a malaria area and it is malaria season. We advise you to take precautions. To do this, you will need to visit your doctor.


20th SAASTEC Conference – 2nd announcement

Registration Form
(Please note this is an on-line registration form – if you have problems please contact the secretary.)

Khoroni Hotel (preferred conference accommodation)
2Ten Hotel
Bougainvillea Lodge
Muofhe Graceland
Porche Villa Hotel
Vhueni Lodge

Please note: Transport will be provided to and from FUNCTIONS only. There will be no transport provided from hotels or guest houses. Please ensure you stay in the Khoroni Hotel if you do not have transport.

Bid to Host 21st SAASTEC Conference now open!

 Please see here for the final report on World Congress held in Japan in November 2017.

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



2017 – ArcelorMittal Science Centre, Sebokeng, Gauteng (27-30 November).
Final Programme and Book of Abstracts 19th SAASTEC Conference

19th SAASTEC Conference – Report

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.