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The Solar Future South Africa

During this interactive one-day event industry experts, key-decision makers and representatives from leading companies will explain and interpret the current status and development of the solar market in South Africa. The conference will also provide the perfect platform for extensive networking, allowing you to share thoughts and ideas with the most important players in the South African market.

Visit: http://www.thesolarfuture.co.za for more information on the event

Deadline for abstracts/proposals: Not available.

25-26 January 2012

Johannesburg, Sandton, South Africa

Solarplaza

Africa Energy Indaba

The conference continues to grow and has become the foremost forum for debating and exchanging solutions to Africa’s energy challenges and focuses on: African power suppliers; alternative and renewable energies; oil and gas; the legal and regulatory framework, and investment opportunities in African energy projects, to name a few. The exhibition has become a significant market-place for African and international stakeholders doing business in Africa’s energy sector.

Visit: http://www.energyindaba.co.za for more information on the event.

Deadline for abstracts/proposals: Not available.

21-23 February 2012

Johannesburg, Sandton Convention Centre

The South African National Energy Association (SANEA) in association with The World Energy Council

Healthcare in Africa

Healthcare in Africa will bring together influential healthcare stakeholders from government, providers, suppliers and patient groups to confront and explore key issues around healthcare systems in Africa. You’ll be able to participate in interactive brainstorming sessions, hear cutting-edge case studies, and hear from a range of inspiring speakers.

Topics to be covered:

  • What is the right balance of private and public healthcare for Africa?
  • How can healthcare systems best meet the demands of both infectious and chronic diseases?
  • What are the best practices for affordable medicine in Africa, and what can be learnt from other emerging markets?

Visit: http://cemea.economistconferences.com/event/healthcare-africa for more information on the event.

Deadline for abstracts/proposals: Not available.

06-07 March 2012

Cape Town, Convention Square

Economist Conferences

International Conference on African Indigenous Research and Development Initiatives

Call for papers:
Quality Research work in the following areas will be considered for presentation: Arts, Education, Natural and Applied Sciences, Engineering, Science and Technology, Social and management Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Health and Medical Sciences.

Visit: http://www.ircabfoundation.org/IRCAB%20Foundation.pdf for more information on the event.

Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 17 February 2012

14-16 March 2012

Johannesburg, Goodnews Convention Centre

International Research and Capacity Building Foundation

Afri-Tech Technology and Digital Marketing Conference

The innovative framework of this conference is intended to create cross-functional solutions in the areas of Health care, Education, Banking & Finance,Networking solutions, Digital marketing and Science & Technology.

Visit: http://www.afri-tech.com for more information on the event.

Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 27 February 2012

22-24 March 2012

Johannesburg, Gallagher Convention Centre

Afri-Tech Group

Power & Electricity World Africa 2012 Conference and Exhibition

Incorporating 12 shows, you'll find all of Africa’s energy stakeholders together under one roof!

  • Exhibition - over 250 solution providers from across Africa and the world
  • Seminars - 100+ FREE seminars running over 2 days
  • Conferences - 7 dedicated conferences: Clean Technology, Power Generation, Green Buildings, BioEnergy, Utilities Show, Transmission & Distribution and IPP & Co-generation
  • Awards - African Energy Awards Gala Dinner recognising excellence across the industry

Visit: http://www.terrapinn.com/powerafrica for more information on the event.

Deadline for abstracts/proposals: Not available.

26 to 29 March 2012

Johannesburg, Sandton Convention Centre

Terrapinn Ltd

Bio Energy World Africa 2012

BioEnergy World Africa is the continent’s leading industry event. It focuses on everything the energy sector needs to know to:

  • Develop biogas and biomass projects
  • Asses feasibility of biofuels
  • Source new solutions

Visit: http://www.terrapinn.com/exhibition/bio-energy-world-africa/ for more information on the event.

Deadline for abstracts/proposals: Not available.

27-28 March 2012

Johannesburg, Sandton Convention Centre

Terrapinn Ltd

13th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health

This first international conference on infant mental health in Africa provides the ideal platform from which to redress this imbalance. In addition, the creative and innovative interventions that arise out of circumstance and necessity offer fascinating insights into what can be achieved with relatively few resources. It is befitting that Africa hosts the World Association of Infant Mental Health, which has made it its goal to be truly multi-national and culturally diverse.

Visit: http://waimh-capetown2012.co.za/ for more information on the event.

Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 15 October 2011.

17-21 April 2012

Cape Town, International Convention Centre

World Association for Infant Mental Health

The Global Forum for Health Research - Forum 2012

Under the theme ”Beyond Aid… Research and Innovation as key drivers for Health, Equity and Development”, COHRED and the Global Forum for Health Research will focus on potentials, solutions, and developing capacities – specifically in low- and middle-income countries and emerging economies and how global collaboration can leverage this for a new era of global development support

Visit: http://www.forum2012.org for more information on the event.

Deadline for abstracts/proposals: Not available.

24-26 April 2012

Cape Town, International Convention Centre

COHRED/Global Forum for Health Research

13th Southern Africa Oil, Gas & Energy

 

Visit: http://www.petro21.com/events/?id=724 for more information on the event.

Deadline for abstracts/proposals: Not available.

28-30 May 2012

Johannesburg

Global Pacific & Partners

The 7th Aesthetic Medicine Congress of South Africa (AMCSA 2012)

 

Visit: http://www.cvent.com/events/the-7th-aesthetic-medicine-congress-of-south-africa/event-summary-482633e15c244beda1ab6889ec for more information on the event.

Deadline for abstracts/proposals: Not available

31 May 2012 to 2

Pretoria

Aesthetic Medicine Congress of South Africa

International Conference on Fresh Water Governance for Sustainable Development

This conference is hosted by a large number of local, regional and international partners. It is aimed to share new knowledge on the topic of sustainable fresh water governance through written papers and posters as well as to allow for multi-stakeholder panel discussions mainly between researchers and policy makers as well as civil society. It will further support the hosting of special sessions, side events/workshops on related topics, moot courts role playing, knowledge café’ and other activities. See the attachment for more details.

Visit: http://www.wrc.org.za/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=176 for more information on the event.

Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 15 April 2012

5-7 November 2012

The Champagne Sports Resort, Drakensberg, KZN

Water Research Commission & Dept of Water Affairs

International African Vaccinolgy Conference

The conference will focus on critical vaccine and immunisation issues for Africa and the world as we approach the 2015 deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals including research, policy, advocacy, and communication. It will provide a forum for discussion on vaccinology in Africa, including science, clinical, public health and health systems research.

Visit: http://www.vacfa.com/images/stories/First_Announcement.pdf for more information on the event.

Deadline for abstracts/proposals: Not available.

9 to 11 November 2012

Lagoon Beach Hotel, Cape Town

UCT and the National Institute for
Communicable Diseases (NICD/NHLS)

 

 

 

 

 

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