SAMS 2018

Welcome to the site of the SAMS2018 congress of the South African Mathematical Society, to be held December 3-5 at Rhodes University. We look forward to welcoming mathematicians from South Africa and around the world to Grahamstown for three days of mathematical seminars and discussions.

A map of campus with relevant venues highlighted: SAMS 2018 Map

A map of town: Map_of_Grahamstown

The programme and abstract list are now available:

SAMS_2018_Programme  (Updated 3:50pm 4th Dec: AGM now starting at 13:45)


Plenary Speakers:

  • Prof Willem Conradie (Wits, SA)
  • Prof Keshlan Govinder (UKZN, SA)
  • Dr Julien Larena (UCT, SA)
  • Prof Mosimege Mogege (UFS)
  • Dr Anneliese Schauerte (UCT, SA)

Conference Registration:

Abstract Submission:

To submit an abstract please send a single-page LaTeX file to, including your name, affiliation, talk title and a brief abstract using the following template. Please limit abstracts to 250 words.

Special Sessions:

The SAMS2018 organizers welcome nominations for themed parallel sessions. Please forward suggestions to


For general enquiries, please send an email to:

Local Organizing Committee:

  • Eric Andriantiana <e.andriantiana at>
  • Anslyn John <a.john at>
  • Catherine McLean <c.mclean at>
  • Sitha Mtwa <s.mtwa at>
  • Dumsani Ndzinisa <d.ndzinisa at>
  • Andrew Pinchuck <a.pinchuc at>
  • Denis Pollney <d.pollney at>
  • Chris Stevens <c.stevens at>

Last Modified: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 15:51:27 SAST