This is the first time the International Congress of Human Genetics will be held on the African continent.
South Africa has a remarkable history, with the achievement of democracy two decades ago serving as an inspiration to many around the world. This congress presents an opportunity to showcase Genetics/Genomics across the world, bringing together international experts, as well as young postgraduates addressing challenges in human health and highlighting how genomic technologies are being harnessed to address such challenges.
The meeting will offer a diverse, relevant and cutting-edge scientific program, numerous educational opportunities for trainees and unprecedented networking opportunities for anyone wishing to understand the current status of genomics and human health.
We invite you to start preparing now for what promises to be an unprecedented combination of science and destination – and look forward to meeting you in Cape Town in 2021 – on behalf of the Executive Committees of the African and Southern African Societies of Human Genetic