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

Conference Topics

Programme Outline

Our conference programme consists of joint plenaries, workshops, town hall gatherings, and streams of parallel sessions on a robust set of topics.  Contributed oral presentations and posters are welcome.

Accelerator Physics and Engineering
Analytical Chemistry
Applied Biophysics and Biotechnology
Applied Chemistry, Catalysis and Surface Science
Assessment of the AfLS Roadmap
Astrophysics, Cosmology and Gravitational Physics
Atomic and Molecular Physics
Cellular and Molecular Biology, Immunology, Physiology
Chemical and Biological Physics
Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
Data Science
Earth and Planetary Sciences
Fluid and Plasma Physics
Gender Equity in African Science
History of Science in Africa
Inorganic, Solid State and Materials Chemistry
Materials Science and Engineering
Mathematical and Computational Physics
Medical Physics and Engineering
Molecular and Biochemical Pharmacology
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Nuclear and Particle Physics
Optics and Photonics
Organic Materials and Medicinal Chemistry
Physical Anthropology and Paleontology
Physical Chemistry
Physical Sciences in Heritage and Cultural Sciences
Science and Engineering Education in Africa
Science and Engineering Policy in Africa
Structural Biology
Translational Research and Technology Transfer
X-ray and Neutron Sciences


AfLS Section


Medical Sciences

Heritage Sciences
(Paleo- and Archeo-)


Geosciences and Mineral Sciences
Environmental sciences
Energy Sciences
Materials Sciences and Nano Sciences
Accelerator and Detector Sciences,
and related infrastructures
Competitve Industry
Strategy and Vision for the AfLS
and Capacity Building .... The AfLS Roadmap


ePCCr and AfCA Section

Crystallography ... many disciplines


AfPS Section

General Physics