ASSAf invites you to a workshop on The State of Biosafety and Biosecurity in the SADC Region

This two-day workshop follows the release (in 2015) of the ASSAf consensus report The State of Biosafety and Biosecurity in South Africa ( The workshop will bring together scientists, policymakers, non-government representatives and other key role players from the SADC region.

The key objectives for this workshop will be:
1 To discuss issues of biosafety and biosecurity importance for the region,
2 To strengthen existing collaborations/networks and establish new ones,
3 To exchange information and knowledge, and,
4 To pave the way forward.

Date: 9 – 20 March 2018
Time: 10:00 – 16:00
Venue: Emperors Palace Hotel, 64 Jones Rd, O.R. Tambo, Kempton Park, Johannesburg
RSVP: By 8 March 2018

Click here to complete the online registration form

Attendance is free of charge but travel & accommodation is for the account of the participant. For any queries or questions, please kindly contact: Ms Phakamile Mngadi (; 012 349 6609/ 6600) or Mr Ian Shendelana (; 012 349 6628 / 6600)