NanoAfrica 2009 Conference (NanoAfrica)

Venue: CSIR International Convention Centre

Location: Pretoria, South Africa

Event Date/Time: Feb 01, 2009 End Date/Time: Feb 04, 2009
Registration Date: Jan 31, 2009
Early Registration Date: Oct 31, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Aug 31, 2008
Paper Submission Date: Nov 28, 2008
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The third NanoAfrica conference will be held on 1 - 4 February 2009 in Pretoria, Gauteng. Two conferences were hosted successfully in 2004 and 2006, respectively, in Cape Town, South Africa.

NanoAfrica 2009 is organised jointly by the South African Nanotechnology Initiative (SANi) and the National Centre for Nano-Structured Materials at the CSIR in association with the Department of Science and Technology.

The conference will provide a forum for local as well as international students, researchers, technologists and entrepreneurs to interact on the latest developments and future trends in the multidisciplinary area of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Plenary and keynote lectures by leading international scientists, invited talks, contributed oral and poster presentations will offer delegates a good opportunity to learn about the latest research developments in this diverse field.

NanoAfrica2009 will focus on the following key areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology:

* Novel nanomaterials synthesis
* Advanced nano-structured materials
* Nanotechnology and health/water/energy/textiles
* Nanomaterials characterisation and metrology.

More information can be obtained at


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South Africa

Additional Information

Important Dates 31 August 2008: Abstract submission deadline 26 September 2008: Notification of acceptance 31 October 2008: Early registration (discounted) 28 November 2008: Full-length paper due 22 January 2009: Final programme to be published Registration Fees Registration Fees Fees include full conference documentation, conference proceedings, refreshments, lunches, conference opening reception and conference banquet. Early full registration (payment received before 30 August 2008) R2000.00 Full registration (payment received after 30 August 2008) R2500.00 Registration fees for students /postdoctoral fellows R3500.00 (this includes registration, 3 nights’ accommodation and transport to/from hotel-conference venue) Registration fees for students /postdoctoral fellows R1800.00 no accommodation)