13th Conference of the African Society of Human Genetics: 30 August - 05 September, 2021 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Registration deadline: 

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 July 16, 2021
Young Scientist Travel Fellowship application deadline June 27, 2021
Abstract acceptance notification August 02, 2021
Fellowship notification July 05, 2021
Exhibitors Registration August 15, 2021


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: 
Friday, May 21, 2021 to Saturday, July 17, 2021
Conference Venue: 

The conference will be held at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre (JNICC):
https://www.aicc.co.tz/jnicc/

Local Organizers: 

1. Mohamed Zahir
2. Siana Nkya
3. Aneth David
4. Deus Ishengoma
5. Liberata Mwita
6. 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
7. Professor Raj Ramesar

Accommodation: 

There is a range of hotels in close proximity to the conference venue:.
List of hotels:
Southern Sun Hotel
http://southernsunhotel.com-daressalaam.com/

Serena Hotel
https://www.serenahotels.com/serenadaressalaam/en/default.html

New Africa Hotel
http://fourpointsbysheratonnewafrica.com-daressalaam.com/
http://www.newafricahotel.com/

Holiday Inn Hotel
http://www.holidayinn.co.tz/

Hyatt Regency Dar es salaam, The Kilimanjaro
https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/tanzania/hyatt-regency-dar-es-salaam-t...

Cheaper options:
Sleep inn hotel
http://www.sleepinnhoteltz.com/

Urban Rose hotel
http://rosehotel.co.tz/index.php/en/

Hotel sapphire
http://hotelsapphiretz.com/