34th Southern Africa Mathematical Sciences Association Annual Conference


Through the deserts of Namibia, discover the Oasis of the Mathematical Knowledge


23 – 27 November, 2015


University of Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia

Registration fee:

USD160 for students
USD260 for others


There will be a conference registration fee of US$260 and US$160 for students. The registration fee will include tea/coffee during the breaks, lunches, conference dinner, excursion, and conference materials. The registration fee should be paid by bank transfer to the following account:

Name of Account:University of Namibia
Type of Account:Current Account
Name of Bank:First National Bank
Branch Name:Windhoek Branch
Branch code:281872
Account No:55500057621
Swift Code:Firnnanx
Reference no:SAMSA 2015, 0053 - 6443

Please send your proof of payment to the LOC Secretary together with the registration form below. Those who require an invoice for electronic fund transfers should contact the LOC Secretary.

The deadline for registration is the 15th October 2015.
The deadline for payment is the 30th October 2015.

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Call for abstracts

The abstracts, prepared in LaTeX, should be sent to the following: Prof J.-B. Gatsinzi email: jgatsinzi@unam.na (LOC Secretary) copied to Dr P.Y. Mhone, email: pmhone@poly.ac.mw (SAMSA Secretary), The deadline for submission of abstracts is the 15th October 2015.

Conference Proceedings

The date for submission of full papers to be published in the SAMSA 2015 conference proceedings is 31st October 2015. The papers should be in LaTeX.

Invitation/acceptance letters

If you require a visa to enter South Africa write to the SAMSA Secretary copied to the Secretary of the Local Organizing Committee who will issue the invitation.

Exhibitors and Sponsors

SAMSA is delighted to invite potential exhibitors and sponsors to be part of the 2015 conference. SAMSA offers exhibit space and welcomes companies, universities, and publishers to participate in the conference exhibition. With an anticipated 130 attendees, the conference provides a great opportunity to advertise. Please contact mkgosi@bca.bw for more information.


If you are traveling by air, you will access Windhoek through Hosea Kutako International Airport, which 30Km away from the city centre. The LOC will provide airport transfer to Hosea Kutako airport on Sunday 22th November, 2015. Similar arrangements will be made to transport delegates back to the airport. For Namibian visit visa purposes, consult the Ministry of Home affairs of Namibia website www.mha.gov.na


There is a variety of choice for accommodation in Windhoek. Hotels and guest houses close to the University of Namibia include Safari Hotel, Windhoek Country Club and Resort, Arebbusch Travel Lodge and Casa Blanca Boutique Hotel. The LOC has made arrangements with Safari Hotel and Safari Court for the following prices:

Safari Court Hotel and Conference Centre:
Single Room, Bead and Full Breakfast: N$1,037.00
Sharing (twin beds), Bed and Full Breakfast: N$695.00

Hotel Safari:
Business-class Rooms
Single Room, Bead and Full Breakfast: N$936.00
Sharing (twin beds), Bed and Full Breakfast: N$540.00
Standard Rooms
Single Room, Bead and Full Breakfast: N$784.00
Sharing (twin beds), Bed and Full Breakfast: N$540.00

A more comprehensive list of accommodations can be obtained from Namibia Tourism Board (www.namibiatourism.com.na). Transport will be provided to/from hotels.

Scientific Committee

Prof. W. OganaUniversity of Nairobi
Prof. B. OksendalUniversity of Oslo
Prof. O. JendaAuburn University
Prof. P. SibandaUniversity of Kwazulu Natal
Prof. E. LunguUniversity of Botswana
Prof. J.A. RyanMzuzu University
Prof. G. Di NunnoUniversity of Oslo

Local Organizing Committee

Prof. F. Gideonfgideon@unam.na
Prof. J.-B Gatsinzi (Secretary)jgatsinzi@unam.na
Prof. L. Kazembelkazembe@unam.na
Dr. M. Mugochimmugochi@unam.na
Dr. V. Katomavkatoma@polytechnic.edu.na
Mr. V. Kandaswamyvkandaswamy@uanm.na
Mr. P. Haihambophaihambo@unam.na
Mr. R. Gnitchognargnitchogna@unam.na

Invited speakers

Prof. Edward LunguUniversity of Botswana
Prof. Themba DubeUniversity of South Africa
Prof. Bent OksendalUniversity of Oslo
Prof. Jan DhaeneKUL, Belgium
Prof. Norbert HounkonouCIMPA Chair Cotonou, Benin
Prof. Ash AbebeAuburn University
Prof. Peter WitbooiUniversity of Western Cape
Prof. Leon van WykStellenbosch University
Prof. Giulia Di NunnoUniversity of Oslo
Prof. Overtoun JendaAuburn University
Prof. Michael HintermuellerHumboldt University of Berlin

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