Loading Events

9 - 11/05/2018 Conference: The Seedbeds of Transformation

Theme: The Role of Science with Society and the SDGs in Africa

Organisers: Future Earth, the South African Government Department of Science and Technology, the National Research Foundation of South Africa and START.

Registration is now open for this event. The conference is also accepting applications for exhibition spaces at the conference. To register or to apply for an exhibition space, visit the official conference website.

Seedbeds will provide a collaborative space for interrogation of transformations in Africa, and how working toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) may help the continent to achieve such changes. The conference will encourage dialogue and actions including examining potential tradeoffs involved with strategies for achieving the SDGs and pursuing transformational change in different contexts across the continent.

You can see a full list of conference themes here.

Seedbeds will engage scholars, practitioners, and policy experts in collaboratively exploring these transformations challenges. The Seedbeds conference will also place a premium on active participation, open dialogue and regional leadership and will showcase innovative approaches to sustainability from across Africa.

For more information about this event, contact Jon Padgham (jon.padgham@futureearth.org).