The 22nd HFSP Awardees Meeting Registration and Call for Posters now open

The 22nd HFSP Awardees Meeting Registration and Call for Posters now open

Join the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP), South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) for the 22nd HFSP Awardees Meeting.

The HFSP Awardees Meeting is an interdisciplinary event highly valued by HFSP awardees for the quality of the frontier science presented and the networking opportunities. Over the years, the meeting has developed as fertile ground for seeding new collaborations between HFSP awardees.

The annual meeting takes place every year in one of the member countries, uniting scientists awarded HFSP research grants and fellowships. The 2023 edition will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Center (CTICC) in Cape Town from 6 – 8 December. With the 22nd HFSP Awardees Meeting, HFSP wants to honor South Africa as its new member country, allowing the HFSP community to connect with scientists from South Africa and other African countries.

Current and new awardees, HFSP alumni and African scientists interested in HFSP, are invited and encouraged to participate in the annual meeting, which promises the latest frontier research from some of the world’s best scientists.Conference program
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 meeting is now open. Please register your participation on the conference website before 31 October 2023.

Call for posters
Would you like to exhibit your own work related to research in basic science? – Submit your abstract now on the Abstract Submission Platform. The call for abstract submission will be open until 15 October 2023.

Location and logistics
The conference will be held in Cape Town, South Africa at the Cape Town International Convention Center, Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa. The conference website features a logistics section with all of the information you will require to travel to South Africa and attend the conference.

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