About the Conference

The Biostatistics Research Unit of the South African Medical Research Council is pleased to invite you to attend the Joint Conference of the Sub-Saharan Network (SUSAN) of the International Biometrics Society (IBS) and DELTAS Africa Sub-Saharan Africa Consortium for Advanced Biostatistics (SSACAB).

The conference program will cover a wide range of classical and Bayesian statistical theory and methods, their application to public health, epidemiology, environment, biology, fisheries, official health statistics and stakeholder engagements.


It will be held at the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) in Cape Town, South Africa, Conference Centre, South Africa.

Important Dates

Early Registration

1 April 2019 -  30 June 2019

Late Registration

1 July 2019 – 31 August 2019

Abstract Submission

12 February 2019 -  30 April 2019

Abstract Review

1 May 2019 – 31 May 2019

Abstract Notification

10 June 2019

Conference Registration

1 April 2019 -  31 August 2019

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