From 11-14 July 2023, the IBRO team will be at SONA 2023, the 16th International Conference of the Society of Neuroscientists of Africa (SONA) in Johannesburg, South Africa. 

Check out all the opportunities below to learn more about IBRO and benefit from all of our activities at the meeting:

  • Meet & Greet at IBRO’s booth: Come to booth 6 to chat with us and find out more about our different initiatives and programs, including multiple support opportunities for researchers based in the African region 
    • 12 July 2023, 10.00-11.00: Members of the IBRO Africa Regional Committee, Desire Tshala (Chair) and Rachael Dangarembizi 
    • 12 July 2023, 16.00-17.00: IBRO President, Tracy Bale
    • 14 July 2023, 10.00-11.00: Member of the IBRO Early Career Committee based in the African region, Gwladys Temkou Ngoupaye 
  • Participate in the workshop “Submitting your work to an international journal: the peer review and what we expect in a good paper” organized by Neuroscience’s Editor-in-Chief, Juan Lerma, on 12 July 2023, 17.40-18.40
  • Meet-the-editor session: Neuroscience’s Editor-in-Chief will be at the IBRO booth ready to discuss your next manuscript. Drop by to meet him and find out more about IBRO’s journals on 13 July 2023, 10.00-11.00
  • IBRO-ALBA-WWN-SANS Mentoring Circle: 13 July 2023, 11.45-12.35, IBRO, the ALBA Network, World Women in Neuroscience, and SANS (Southern African Neuroscience Society) are holding a joint Mentoring Circle on leadership at all career stages from graduate school to senior positions in neuroscience and related fields. Elements of leadership, leadership styles, and different kinds of leadership roles will be discussed. Each mentoring circle table will be facilitated by WWN, SANS, or ALBA team members. Find out more on the ALBA Website 
  • IBRO Alumni Symposium: on 13 July 2023, 16.30-18.40, IBRO alumni based in the African region will share their experience and research in an exciting session 
  • IBRO Networking Cocktail: Celebrate our alumni and learn more about IBRO over some drinks and bites on 13 July 2023 at 18.40

Check out the full SONA 2023 programme.

We look forward to meeting you in Johannesburg!