SAAB Annual Conference

Abstract submission deadline has been extended to 28 October 2022. To register/submit an abstract please click here.

Residence accommodation will be available at the University of Limpopo during the SAAB Conference 2023, at R290 per night (no linen provided – bring your own) or R590 per night (linen provided). 

Transport will be provided to and from the conference daily, cost will depend on demand. (Note: The Ranch is 54 km from the University, a 40 minute drive approximately). 

Please contact the LOC via saab.2023@ul.ac.za to book accommodation at the Res and transport to The Ranch. 

Please note that the SAAB membership fee is included in the conference registration fee for students. For the ordinary members it is optional. 

(Students please do not add the SAAB membership fee to your conference registration).

The SAAB Conference program will run from 17 – 19 January 2023 with optional field trips on the 20th January. 

Please note the following important dates at the conference:

– Monday Evening 16 January 2023: Meet and Greet

– Thursday Evening 19 January 2023: Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony

– Friday 20 January 2023: Optional field trip to the Polokwane Nature Reserve or The Ranch Nature Reserve. More information on the field trip will be posted on the Conference website soon.


The Conference will be hosted by the University of Limpopo.

Venue: Protea Hotel Ranch Resort, Polokwane

Date: 17 January-20 January 2023

The theme for the conference: “Plants, Health and Prosperity”

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