Authors' Information Pack

Call for Abstracts

The 94th SASTA Congress will be held at the ICC, Durban from 15 – 17 August 2023.

Abstract Submission

Abstract submissions are due by 20 February 2023 and if accepted, authors will be informed by 10 March 2023.
Papers will be due for submission to SASTA by 21 April 2023. Abstracts may be submitted online.

For submission queries, please contact Kerry Firmani –

Paper categories

Papers can be submitted in the following categories: Full-length papers, Review papers, Short Communications, Factory Operational papers, Posters, Commercial papers, Practical Success Stories (Agriculture). Please refer to the Instructions to Authors 2023.


Contact us
For general queries regarding SASTA papers, please contact the SASTA Administrator at  For specific queries regarding the online submission process, please contact: Kerry Firmani: +27 31 368 8000.


Sample paper formats
See more information for authors including sample formats below.

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    Full Paper

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    Example Short Communication

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    Example Poster Summary Agriculture

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    Example Poster Summary Factory