November 2018

20th SAASTEC Conference

Where ?  Vuwani Science Resource Centre, University of Venda, Thohoyandou

When ?  26 – 29 November 2018

In celebration of 2018 being Nelson Mandela’s Centenary Year, the theme for the conference is: “Making Madiba Proud….”

SA Science Lens Photographic Exhibition

Where ? Idea Gym, Central University of Technology, Park Road, Bloemfontein

When ?  24 October – 16 November 2018

The SA Science Lens® exhibition is a collection of photographs that capture the science behind the beauty in our universe and the beauty we discover through scientific investigation.

December 2018

30th IPHE Order of Meetings and Related Events

Where ? University of Pretoria and The Capital Hotel & Apartments Menlyn Maine

When ?  4 – 7 December 2018

The International Partnerships of Hydrogen and Fuel Cells in the Economy (IPHE), established in 2003, is an international inter-governmental partnership currently consisting of 18-member countries and the European Commission. Its objective is to facilitate and accelerate the transition to clean and efficient energy and mobility systems using hydrogen and fuel cell technologies across applications and sectors.

Science Forum South Africa

Where ? CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa

When ?  12 – 14 December 2018

SFSA2018 positions itself between an academic / research conference (where research papers are presented) and a science engagement meeting (where science is made popular, often with a focus on the youth). SFSA2018 is, therefore, a celebration of science, technology, and innovation where we ignite conversations about science on the middle ground between academics, policy, and popular science engagement.

Igniting Conversations About Science.

FameLab Science Forum Heat

Where ? Jade Auditorium, CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa

When ?  11 – 13 December 2018

In South Africa, FameLab is made possible by a partnership between the British Council, the South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement and Jive Media Africa. Its core focus is to develop communication skills, but it also provides a platform to share stories about world-class South African research.

February 2019

Science Beyond Borders Festival 2019

Where ? Galeshewe Multipurpose center,Kimberley

When ?  11 – 14 February 2019

Breaking borders between the community and science by rebuilding the culture of learning beyond limit.

Working World Exhibition 2019

Where ? Feather market Centre ,Port Elizabeth

When ?  26 – 28 February 2019

The Working World Exhibition is the most comprehensive and cutting edge Careers Exhibition – designed to empower and position learners for the world of work. WWE attracts 10 000+ learners, 400 LO teachers and principals and over 80 exhibitors from educational institutions, government and corporates over three days and will be celebrating 20 years of empowering the youth in the Metropole in 2019.

March 2019


Scifest Africa

Where ? Grahamstown Foundation,  Grahamstown

When ?  6 – 12 March 2019

Scifest Africa is the largest science festival in Africa, and the 2018 National Science Festival offered an interactive festival programme consisting of 64 exhibitions and 701 events. The 2019 theme will celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements as proclaimed by the United Nations.

March Events