Global change stakeholders, including researchers, activists, and representatives of business and civil society, will gather in Polokwane from 3 to 6 December 2018 to take part in the, held under the theme "Sustainable futures through science and innovation".

 

The  Minister of Science and Technology, Ms Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane and Prof Mahlo Mokgalong, Vice-Chancellor of University of Limpopo (UL) will address the official opening of the conference.

 

The conference is jointly organised by the Department of Science and Technology and the National Research Foundation.  The University of Limpopo and Limpopo Provincial Government will host the gathering.

 

The four-day conference will be used as a platform to discuss current South African research and innovation initiatives aligned with the theme.

 

The conference is also intended to drive the process of building the next generation of young global change scientists by creating a forum for them to present their research and interact with experienced scientists, and to facilitate the establishment and strengthening of partnerships between global change stakeholders.  

 

The media are invited to the opening session of the conference.

Date:     3 December 2018

Time:     08:30-10:30

Venue: Bolivia Lodge, Road R81, 600 m from Mall of the North, Polokwane.

 

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