6 – 8 December 2023, CSIR ICC, Pretoria, South Africa

SFSA 2023 was proudly co-hosted by the South African Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and the Science Diplomacy Capital for Africa (SDCfA) initiative.

The theme for the Forum was Igniting Conversations About Science – People, Partnerships, Priorities for the Decadal Plan.

SFSA 2023 hosted 26 pre-Forum side events that took place from 4 to 6 December, and, on 7 to 8 December, 55 parallel panel sessions took place with discussions spread over 9 tracks and 77 individual exhibition booths were available for viewing and engagement within the CSIR ICC.