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The Society of Neuroscientists of Africa (SONA) is the largest organisation of Neuroscientists on the African continent and serves as the umbrella organisation for all African national neuroscience societites. SONA conference is a biennial, pan-African event that rotates all over the continent, with most recent instalments in Rabat, Morocco (2013) and Durban, South Africa (2015).

In June 2017, we are proud to host the 13th installment of the Society of Neuroscience of Africa conference, for the first time, in Kampala, Uganda. The conference will take place over a total of four days filled with dozens of symposia and plenary lectures by top international speakers covering diverse areas of brain research, with a special focus on topics of particular relevance to Africa and its scientific development.

SONA 2017 Theme: Neuroscience: a tool for the advancement of the African scientific community.


  1. Basics of neuroscience and application to life in Africa: relevance for education, health, and general welfare.
  2. Scientific Training and Teaching: from neuroscience tools to research capacity development
  3. Neuroscience driven Technology and innovation for economic growth: Diagnostics, drugs and apps
  4. Promoting Neuroscience: Identification of gaps and harmonization of resources for African neuroscientists

Venue: Imperial Resort Beach Hotel, Entebbe, Uganda

Dates: June 11-14th 2017

Calls for Abstracts are expected to open in late fall 2016.

Registration: January 2017 (early bird); March 2017 (normal)

SONA 2017 is jointly organised between Makerere University and TReND in Africa.

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