International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
The third NanoAfrica Conference will be held at the CSIR International Convention Centre (www.csiricc.co.za
), Pretoria, South Africa, from 1 – 4 February 2009. Two conferences were successfully hosted in 2004 and 2006 respectively in Cape Town, South Africa.
NanoAfrica 2009 is jointly organising by the South African Nanotechnology Initiative (SANi) and the CSIR’s National Centre for Nano-Structured Materials (NCNSM) in association with Department of Science and Technology.
NanoAfrica2009 will focus on the following leading areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology:
Novel nanomaterials synthesis
Advanced nano-structured materials
Nanotechnology and health/water/energy/textiles
Nanomaterials characterisation and metrology
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 and invited talks, contributed oral and poster presentations will offer delegates a good opportunity to learn about the latest research developments in this diverse field.
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
Conference Chairman, NanoAfrica2009
Dr Suprakas Sinha RayNational Centre for Nano-Structured MaterialsCouncil for Scientific and Industrial Research1Meiring Naude Road, Brummeria, PO Box 395, Pretoria 0001, South AfricaTel.: +27 (012) 841 2388; Fax: +27 (012) 841 2229; Cell: +27 (0) 7948 0405
Mrs Kelly Matthews
CSIR, Materials Science and Manufacturing
PO Box 1124, Port Elizabeth, 6000, South Africa.
Tel: +27 41 508 3200, Fax: +27 41 583 2325