Interested in using systems analysis to solve sustainability issues on the African continent?
Join the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), the National Research Foundation, South Africa (NRF), the Department of Science and Innovation of the Republic of South Africa (DSI) and the Southern African Systems Analysis Centre (SASAC) for a full day of keynote presentations. Participate in in-depth panel and audience discussions and have a chance to exhibit your own research during an interactive poster session.
The conference will bring together policymakers, researchers and other relevant stakeholders to identify challenges shared by countries in Africa and explore how the multilateral application of systems analysis can be used to address those challenges.
By participating in the conference Systems Analysis and Africa, you will explore the role of systems analysis in addressing regional and societal challenges on the African continent. You will also join an international network of systems analysts that are fostering dialogue aimed at finding long-term solutions to these challenges.
We are proud to present an exciting program with high-level keynote speakers and panelists who will discuss scientific key findings and identify future pathways for policy, industry, and civil society.
Registration for the conference is now open. Although participation is free of charge, registration is mandatory. Please register your participation on the conference website before 25 November 2019.
Call for posters
Would you like to exhibit your own work related to research in systems analysis and Africa? – Submit your abstract now on the conference website. The call for posters will be open until 4 November 2019.
Location and logistics
The conference will be held in South Africa on the southernmost tip of the African continent. The country is marked by several distinct ecosystems, national parks and breathtaking landscapes. The conference website features a logistics section with all of the information you will require to travel to South Africa and attend the conference.