The South African Cemeteries Association (SACA) is delighted to announce its upcoming biennial conference, in collaboration with SALGA (South African Local Government Association), AVBOB, and Memorial Parks by Calgro. This highly anticipated event will take place from the 13th to the 15th of September 2023 in the captivating city of Cape Town under the theme “Post Life… What Remains,”.


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Conference Details:

With an expected attendance of 100 to 130 participants, including distinguished academic researchers, esteemed professionals, and government and industry representatives, this conference promises to be a hub of stimulating discussions, knowledge sharing, and fruitful collaborations. Together, we will delve into the intricate dimensions of the afterlife and its profound influence on the environment and society.


Key Themes:

  • Keynote Address: Prepare to be inspired as our distinguished keynote speaker delivers unique insights into the conference theme, shedding light on the enigmatic realm of post-life.
  • Presentations: Participants will have the opportunity to showcase their research findings, innovative ideas, and practical experiences related to the afterlife. Share your expertise and contribute to a deeper understanding of this fascinating subject. •
  • Panel Discussions: Engage in constructive dialogues and exchange diverse perspectives with our panel of experts and fellow attendees. Together, we will explore the philosophical aspects surrounding post-life and existence, fostering enlightening conversations.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded professionals during dedicated networking breaks and social events. Forge new alliances, share knowledge, and learn best practices from individuals who are passionate about improving our communities.


Purpose and Objectives:

The purpose of this conference is to unravel the far-reaching impact our departed loved ones have on both the environment and society. Furthermore, we seek to delve into the philosophical dimensions of post-life and existence, contemplating profound questions and examining their implications. By assembling a diverse audience of academic researchers, professionals, and government and industry representatives, our conference aims to foster stimulating discussions, facilitate knowledge sharing, and promote collaborations that contribute to the betterment of our communities.

We invite you to be a part of this extraordinary event. Register now to secure your place at “Post Life… What Remains” and contribute to the collective understanding of post-life’s impact and philosophy.

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We eagerly await your participation in this intellectually invigorating conference..

Cancellations received 10 days (30th August 2023) prior to the conference will not be charged. Cancellations received after this time will not be refunded, however the registration can be transferred.