15-19 November 2021
Hosted by X-TechLab
Africa/Johannesburg timezone
Big Science and Big Goals for Africa

Call for Abstracts

  • Opening day
  • Submission deadline

Before submitting your abstract, please first register and create an account on this online platform.

If you have attended one of our previous conferences, you may already have an account on this platform. In that case, you will have to log in to it first. See the top right hand corner of the web page to determine your status (logged in or not).

Submitting an abstract does not automatically register the submitter or any of the co-authors for the conference. The presenter must registered before approval of the abstract.

Your abstract will be electronically evaluated by the International Organizing Committee, and it will advise if your abstract has been accepted or not. Note that the abstract evaluation might take some time to be accomplished.

Author Instructions
Please take note of the author instructions. Abstracts submitted by any means other than this website will not be accepted.

Programme Outline
The conference topics consist of all research topics and industrial applications of advanced light sources, which include among many others:

Medical Sciences
Heritage Sciences (Paleo- and Archeo-)
Geosciences and Mineral Sciences
Environmental sciences
Energy Sciences
Materials Sciences and Nano Sciences
Accelerator and Detector Sciences, related infrastructures
Competitive Industry
Strategy and Vision for the African Light Source and Capacity Building

In addition, each of our organizational partners may accept abstracts on specialized topics in their respective fields of interest.

The notional program schedule is available here. The detailed program schedule will be posted at the Timetable link on the left hand menu.

Students and Early Career Scientists welcome
Students and Early Career Scientists who would like to attend should register and in addition apply for support using the link in the left panel.

The call for abstracts is open
You can submit an abstract for reviewing.