H.E Chief Olusegun Obasanjo

( Former President of The Federal Republic of Nigeria )

Virtual Congress Features

Wider Access

Unprecedented opportunity to attend the most anticipated sickle cell event in the region from anywhere in the world

Accessed from the comfort of your home or office on all mobile and desktop devices. All you need is an internet connection and the Chrome browser for access on your laptop/computer or via the platform app for your mobile devices.

Our flexible agenda will provide time to attend sessions, visit exhibitors, network with the community and enjoy entertainment offerings

Not located in the West African Time zone?
Set your local time zone and our schedule will be converted for you

On demand content Continue making valuable connections inside the platform for up to three months post-show. Extended access to attendees, exhibitors, sponsors and recorded sessions

Live and On-Demand Program

Attend various interactive presentations, participate in group discussions and build relationships with your peers virtually

Engage in hours of content
across a diverse spectrum of topics

  • Includes sessions that you have come to know and value such as the Women Overcoming Sickle Cell Summit, Dedicated Patient Sessions, Scientific and Technical Programs, plus many more

Ask a speaker
Connect with speakers and ask questions about their presentations, view other submitted questions, and up-vote your favourites!

Daily keynotes providing valuable insights on state of sickle cell disease

Get to know presenters, view their information and connect with them directly post-session

Participate in polls, text chat and other engagement activities

Take notes on all sessions within the platform

Download Sessions resource materials (when available)

Continued education beyond the congress

Virtual Exhibits

Visit virtual booths at the Global Village containing downloadable content, organization brochures, industry materials, videos and much more

Also visit our specialty area:
Africa Hub booths

Book meetings with exhibitor representatives via video or text chat

Networking and Matchmaking

Create personalized experiences before, during and after the congress!

Meaningful Connections

  • Grow your network and make new connections through out the congress duration at various networking events

Valuable Conversations
Engage through themed networking text and video lounges available each day. Start a discussion with colleagues, ask questions or share your advice on topics that matter the most to the community

Comprehensive Filter Browse the attendee directory by name, company, country or other criteria based on your interests and goals

Instant Discussions

  • Text chat or utilize secure proprietary video chat to initiate one-on-one virtual meetings with any participant
  • Interactions can be made from anywhere on the platform in real time
  • Option to link to your preferred video conferencing software


  • Connecting with other like-minded attendees
  • Attending sessions that align with your interests
  • Visiting exhibitors matching your interest


Short breaks between sessions for a quick boost of energy

A variety of entertainment will be showcased throughout the congress

Participate in a number of engaging entertainment sessions.

Share in experiences with other attendees by text chatting with those engaged in the event in real time

Earn rewards and win prizes just by participating! Visit select exhibitors, view sessions and more – there are a number of engaging ways to collect points and win

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African Congress on Sickle Cell Disease