SAMS congress 2020

63th Annual Congress of the South African Mathematical Society

2 December 2020, online


Welcome: On 2 December 2020, we hope to welcome you to the 63th annual congress of the South African Mathematical Society. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 SAMS congress will be held as an online congress, just on 2 December with various plenary speakers as well as the AGM. There will be no registration fee. However, to keep track of participants, registration will be required.


Plenary speakers:

  • Carolina Araujo (Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada, Brazil)

  • Vasuthavan G. (Nico) Govender (AMESA, South Africa)

  •  Lloyd N. (Nick) Trefethen (University of Oxford, UK)


Registration deadline: 25 November


Contact: With any questions or comments, please contact the organizers by sending an e-mail to:


Satellite event: On 7-8 December a satellite event is organized on Group Theory and Applications. For more information see the website:

 If you would like to participate, please inform the organiser Bernardo Rodrigues ( 


Virtual Organizing Committee:tee:

  • Christian Budde

  • Sanne ter Horst

  • Karin-Therese Howell