The World Academy of Sciences Regional Office for sub-Saharan Africa (TWAS-ROSSA) will be hosting a parallel session at the 2017 Science Forum South Africa in Pretoria. The session will be on 7 December 2017 at NRF1 from 09h00-10h30. The forum's plenary sessions will be held at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) International Convention Centre hosted by the Department of Science and Technology from 7-8 December 2017.
The TWAS-ROSSA session will discuss the vitality and effectiveness of TWAS’ Young Scientists’ opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa. The following panellist are confirmed as speakers and therefore invites you to attend and engage with them on issues relating to young scientists’ opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa:
- Prof Robin Crewe, Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship (Moderator)
- Dr Archana Bhaw-Luximon, University of Mauritius
- Prof Collet Dandara, University of Cape Town
- Prof Quarraisha Abdool Karim, CAPRISA
- Prof Moctar Toure, TWAS
For detailed info about the TWAS-ROSSA session, click this link: http://www.sfsa.co.za/programme/. Register online by 5 December 2017 http://www.sfsa.co.za/online-registration/ and join us in Igniting Conversations about Science.