13th Conference of the African Society of Human Genetics: 9-11 September, 2020 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

The African Society of Human Genetics is holding it's 13th meeting in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in collaboration with the 15th meeting of the H3Africa consortium and the 1st conference of the Tanzania Society of Human Genetics and will attract more than 300 stakeholders in genetics and genomics from around the continent and beyond.

Highlights include invite; Plenary, platform, and poster sessions; education/trainee workshops; career opportunities and networking events.

Link to African Society of Human Genetics Website https://www.afshg.org
Link to H3Africa website https://h3africa.org
Link to Tanzania Society of Human Genetics https://tshg.or.tz

Abstract Submission Instructions:

We encourage submission of abstracts on recent scientific and technological developments relevant to genetics, genomics and related fields in Africa. Abstracts should be prepared and submitted according to the attached template "click HERE to download abstract template".

● Each abstract will be reviewed by the planning committee for acceptance as an Oral Presentation during the Young Investigators’ Forum or the Main Conference and Poster Presentation
● To be considered for a Travel Fellowship, submitters must be registered members of the African Society of Human Genetics
● Abstracts will be accepted only in English. However, oral presentations can also be in French

Important Dates Deadlines
Abstract submission deadline June 12, 2020
Young Scientist Travel Fellowship application deadline June 05, 2020
Young Scientist Travel Fellowship June 30, 2020
Abstract acceptance notification July 03, 2020
Fellowship notification July 04, 2020
Exhibitors Registration August 15, 2020
Assisted Visa application deadline August 15, 2020

Registration fees (in US $)
African Professionals (including Tanzanian Nationals)   100
Students/Postdoctoral Research Fellows   50
International Guests   200
Exhibitors   600

Pay registration fees in person at the conference (cash/card)

Opening/Closing dates: 
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 to Friday, September 11, 2020
Conference Venue: 

The conference will be held at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre (JNICC):

Local Organizers: 

1. Mohammed Zahir
2. Siana Nkya
3. Aneth David
4. Kenneth Mbwanji
5. Deus Ishengoma
6. Ismail Adolf
7. Davis Kuchaka
8. Liberata Mwita
9. Raphael Sangeda
10. Daniel Maeda

AfSHG Organizing Team: 

1. Professor Ambroise Wonkam
2. Professor Michele Ramsay
3. Professor Scott Wiliams
4. Dr Victoria Nembaware
5. Mr Mohamed Zahir
6. Dr Guida Landoure


There is a range of hotels in close proximity to the conference venue:.
List of hotels:
Southern Sun Hotel

Serena Hotel

New Africa Hotel

Holiday Inn Hotel

Hyatt Regency Dar es salaam, The Kilimanjaro

Cheaper options:
Sleep inn hotel

Urban Rose hotel

Hotel sapphire