Scifest Africa 2019

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6th – 13th March

The 2019 festival will take place in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape from 6-12 March.

The theme will celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements as proclaimed by the United Nations

Scifest Africa was established by the Grahamstown Foundation in 1996 to:

  • promote the public awareness,
  • understanding and appreciation of science, technology and innovation in South Africa.

The theme for 2018 was Innovation 4.0, with reference to the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which attributes technology advancement and transformation.

We encouraged our participating organisations to think

  • artificial intelligence
  • 3D printing
  • nanotechnology
  • digital
  • quantum computing
  • and the unlimited possibilities of emerging technology breakthroughs