Bio Africa Convention
When: 26-28 August, 2019
Where: Durban, South Africa
What: The convention will provide a platform for dialogue and discussion with stakeholders in the global biotechnology environment. It will also showcase bio-innovations from the African biotech community, creating an enabling environment for commercialization of local innovations. Bio-based innovations have had a huge potential to transform Africa’s economies, accelerate agricultural renewal, biomedical research and industrial development.
For more information, visit https://www.africabio.com/conference
Africa Biennial Biosciences Communication Symposium, 2019 (ABBC2019)
When: 29-30 August, 2019
Where: Pretoria, South Africa
What: ABBC2019 will provide a unique opportunity to address key components that will lay the foundation for uptake of genome editing in Africa. It will involve key African players who will play a role in steering the narrative and governance of the technology. The Symposium will provide an Africa-based and African-led platform to interrogate best communication practices that will facilitate informed decision making on genome editing in the region.
For more information, visit https://abbcsymposium.org/