Dear Colleague

Call for Abstracts – 1st Reminder

It is our pleasure to announce the 5th African Conference on Computational Mechanics (AfriComp2020) to be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 30th November to 2nd December 2020.

The event will take place at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business campus, which is situated in the V&A Waterfront district at the foot of the iconic Table Mountain in the heart of Cape Town’s historic harbour.

AfriComp is an international conference series providing a forum for researchers and students in computational mechanics on the African continent to interact with members of the computational mechanics community from around the world.

We are delighted to feature the following distinguished plenary speakers at the conference:

Professor John T. Foster, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Professor Wing Kam Liu, Northwestern University, USA
Professor Jan Nordström, Linköping University, Sweden
Professor Daya Reddy, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Professor Peter Wriggers, Universität Hannover, Germany

We invite you to participate in this scientific and technical event and submit a paper abstract in a topic of your expertise.

Guidelines for the abstract as well as further information concerning the conference and the event venue (accommodation, touristic activities, etc.) may be found on the conference website

Key Date: Deadline for submission of abstracts is the 15th March 2020.

If you require more information, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

We are looking forward to a favourable response.

Our best regards

Sebastian Skatulla

Chairman, on behalf of the  Local Organizing Committee of AfriComp2020