KMSA Convention 2021 - Call for Papers

KMSA cordially invites the Knowledge Management Community of South Africa to its 5th Annual Convention to be held as a virtual event from 24 to 27 August 2021.  Papers are invited on the full spectrum of KM Subjects, noting that the membership of the society is representative of both public and private sector organisations.  This year’s theme is: Co-Creating the Knowledge Agenda to Build Social Capital. The KMSA leadership is keen to include sessions focusing on the role of KM in service delivery at national, provincial, and local government levels, also at state utilities, where South Africa is facing challenges. 

Proposals can be submitted online in the form of a 250-word abstract and a short biography. 

Submissions close on 25 June 2021 

Click here for the Submissions Form

Conceptual Session Themes:

  • Knowledge Case studies from around the world 
  • Making knowledge more available and accessible in the public sector 
  • Integration of knowledge hubs and systems in the public sector 
  • Creating exceptional user & customer experiences in knowledge systems 
  • KM support for devices, processes, and governance of smart cities 
  • Using big-data and crowd sourcing, in a smart-city context, for better services 
  • Building better expert networks across sectors and stakeholders 
  • Data visualization techniques for the public sector 
  • Improving service delivery by co-creating better processes 
Click here for additional information about Themes and Sub-themes


Conference Fees and Registration

Paid up Members: R1000

Non-Members: R1500

Students/Retired Members: R500

Terms and Conditions
Members and Non-Members need to cancel in writing before 17 August 2021, if cancellation is done
after this date or the delegate is a No-show at the conference the full fee will be payable.