Call For Abstracts

Submission Deadline: 31 March 2023

Abstracts are invited for the 20th Biennial Congress of the South African Society of Nuclear Medicine (SASNM 2023) taking place at the Boardwalk Hotel and Conference Centre in Gqeberha (formerly Port Elizabeth) from 24 to 27 August 2023.

This is an opportunity to share your work and experience with colleagues and to engage in dialogue on your topic. The theme for the congress is “Going Back to Our Roots”.

Acceptance of abstracts will be based on content, available space, and overall balance.

The submission deadline for abstracts is 31 March 2023. Notification of abstract status will be emailed by 21 April 2023.

Important Dates for Authors
1 February 2023
Call for Abstracts issued

1 February 2023
Registration opens

14 April 2023
Abstract submission deadline

2 May 2023
Abstract notifications sent

26 April 2023
Deadline for early-bird registration

Submission Guidelines

  • Relevant to the specific category chosen
  • Must not exceed 400 words
  • You should only submit work if you, or a designee, are committed to registering for and attending the Congress to give your Oral or ePoster presentation.
  • There is no limit to the number of abstracts you may submit, however, the Abstract Selection Committee aims to achieve a wide geographic spread of presenters
  • There are 2 presentation types: Oral and ePoster. You may indicate your preference, but the Abstract Selection Committee will make the final format determination.

Information Required to Complete a Submission

  • Submitting Author: The author that submits the abstract, to whom all correspondence will be addressed and sent. The Submitting Author is assumed to be the Presenting Author unless otherwise indicated.
  • Title (maximum 20 words)
  • Abstract body (maximum 400 words)
  • Authors: Include full names with institution and country
  • Preferred Presentation Type: You may indicate your preferred presentation type– Oral or ePoster – but the Abstract Selection Committee will make the final format determination

Choose a category:

Physics in Nuclear Medicine

  • Image quality and reconstruction
  • Activity quantification
  • Internal dosimetry
  • Quality assurance
  • Radiation detectors
  • Radiation protection
  • Radiobiology
  • Other

Nuclear Medicine Radiopharmacy

  • Radiochemistry and development
  • Radiopharmacy practice
  • Other


  • Advances in nm imaging techniques (spect/pet)
  • Developments in image acquisitions, image data processing and analysis
  • Preclinical research in general nm pet/preclinical imaging
  • Other

Nuclear Medicine Education and Training

Nuclear Medicine Physicians

  • Oncology
  • Non-oncology
  • Theranostics
  • Other

Artificial Intelligence

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