The SASHG is involved in numerous activities to promote human genetics practice. The most important of these activities is the biennial SASHG congress. Each congress has had a number of invited international keynote speakers that has contributed towards our Society becoming known internationally. The biennial congress provides a forum for education and networking for all our members. Below is a list of the previous SASHG congresses.

Year Host Venue
2023 University of Cape Town, Joint with International Congress of Human Genetics 19th Cape Town
2019 Stellenbosch University 18th Cape Town
2017 Kwazulu Natal University 17th Durban
2015 University of Pretoria 16th Pretoria
2013 Wits University 15th Sandton
2011 University of Cape Town 14th Cape Town
2009 Stellenbosch University 13th Stellenbosch
2007 University of the Free State 12th Golden Gate
2005 University of Pretoria 11th Muldersdrift
2003 Kwazulu Natal University 10th Durban
2001 Limpopo University 9th Kruger Park
1999 University of Cape Town 8th Gordon’s Bay
1997 Wits University 7th Magaliesburg
1995 Stellenbosch University 6th West Coast
1993 University of the Free State 5th Bloemfontein
1991 University of Pretoria 4th Vereeniging
1989 Kwazulu Natal University 3rd Durban
1988 University of Cape Town 2nd Cape Town
1987 Wits University 1st Rustenburg