The South African Cemeteries Association is hosting its Conference 2023, in Cape Town.




SACA invites presentations that relate to the theme and sub-themes.

We welcome paper submissions up to the 16th July 2023. All submissions to be emailed to accompanied with the presenters resume.

We are seeking sponsorships from industry partners.

Presentations will include marketing of their brand as well as their services.


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Call For Papers


Themes and Sub-Themes

  • Climate Change
  • Cultural / Religious Aspects
  • Threats of physical remains and the knowledge thereof will drive and promote the re-engineering of processes to foster environmental sustainability
  • Socio-Cultural changes impacting demand for operations
  • Analyzing the cause of Post-Life? (financials, environmental limitations, and degradation; access to the different materials required for the process; developing and 3rd world countries, etc.)
  • Exploration of hybrid methodologies in promoting Burial Practices
  • Knowledge-based outcomes.
  • Re-imagine the modern Eco system of mortal eradication
  • Historical theories
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology
  • Geology
  • Microbiology
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Research and Case Studies
  • Horticulture
  • Sustainable Interment Practices