The International Conference on
Lake Chad Basin

Administrative note

Dates

The International Conference on Lake Chad will take place from 26 to 28 February 2018 in Abuja, Nigeria.

 

Conference theme: Saving the Lake Chad to revitalize the Basin’s ecosystem for sustainable livelihood, security and development”.

Venue

The Conference venue is the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria.

Address and Contacts for the Transcorp Hilton Hotel:

 

No. 1 Aguiyi Ironsi     Street   Maitama District, Abuja, F.C.T. Nigeria

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Transport & Visa

Ticket

The organizers will send air tickets to sponsored participants.  Please keep your boarding passes. The organizers will need it/them.

Invited participants will be met on arrival at Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport and transported to the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja and NAF Hotel and Conference Centre.

Support for entry visa arrangements will be provided in Abuja for invited participants who can’t get visas from their departure place.

However, a letter can be provided on request by the organizers to facilitate visa application.

For further details, please visit https://portal.immigration.gov.ng

 

Accommodation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sponsored Participants will be accommodated in the Transcorp Hilton Hotel and NAF Hotel and Conference Centre.

Address of the Hotel:

Transcorp Hilton Hotel
No. 1 Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama District, Abuja, F.C.T.  Abuja

Additional Accommodation:

NAF Hotel & Conference Center 496 Ahmadu Bello Way, Opposite Deeper Life Junction,  Close to Next Cash and Carry,  Kado, Abuja. Tel: 0703 311 6611, 0805 511 6658

LIST OF OTHER HOTELS AND CONTACT ADDRESS

1.   Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Abuja:

Reservation: reservations.abuja@sheraton.com

Contact:  234-8074090979 or 09-4612000 ext. 8211/8212

Contact Person:adeyinka.olapade@sheraton.com

 All rates are exclusive of 10% service charge and 5% Tax.

2.   BON Hotel STRATTON ASOKORO, Abuja:

Reservation: reservations.bonhotelasokoro@outlook.com

Contact: Chiamaka: 234-8035756828, 234-8080277027

The charges inclusive of breakfast, 5% VAT & 10% Service charge.
 

3.   Summerset Continental hotel, Maitama, Abuja:

Reservation: infor@summersetcontinentalhotels.com

Contact: Adesola: 234 - 8060326118

v All rates inclusive of VAT and Service Charge

4.   REIZ CONTINENTAL HOTEL, Abuja

Reservation:reservation@reizcontinentalhotels.com

Contact: Anthonia – 234 – 8036799303

Rates are inclusive of complimentary breakfast in the restaurant for one person,

free internet access, complimentary Mini bar. 

This also inclusive of 10% Service charge and 5% VAT.

5.   Chelsea Hotel

Reservation:fow@chelseahotelabuja.com

Contact: Frank:+234-7033394466, +234 – 9077497882

Rates are inclusive of breakfast, 10% service charge and 5% VAT

6.   Rockview Hotels:

Reservation: salesroyale@rockviewhotels.com

Contact: Ebele +234 – 8051002052, +234 – 08122885368

Rates are inclusive of 10% Service Charge, 5% VAT and breakfast.

Meals

 

Accommodation is inclusive of Breakfast.

Lunch & tea/coffee breaks will be provided at the Conference Venue.

Participants will have to cover the costs for their dinner on Conference days.

All other extra costs (laundry, telephone, soft and alcoholic drinks etc.) will have to be covered by the individuals.

Exchange Rate

The local currency used in Nigeria is Naira. The exchange rates are around and subject to change:

1$ = ₦365.00

1€ = ₦478.00

Documentation

 

The necessary working documents will be sent to all discussants and reviewers in English and French ahead of the Conference.

 

Internet Connection

 

Standard wifi access will be provided at the conference venue for participants.

 

Weather

Weather in  Abuja, Nigeria

The weather in Abuja, Nigeria in February/March varies 

Max temperature: 33 °C

Min temperature:  20 °C

Contact Information

 

Focal Points

1.Rapid Response Team
i.   Mr. Olayinka Adelabu           (Secretariat)                                 +234 70 6306 0763
ii.  Mrs Alice Ojowu                 (Accommodation)                           +234 80 3703 3941
iii.  Mrs. Agnes Aneke             (Protocol)                                        +234 80 3316 0047
iv.  Mr. Babarinde S. M.         (Venue)                                            +234 80 3703 4604
v.   Mr. Bashir Magashi      (Conference Proceedings)                   +234 80 5451 3791
vi.  Mr.  Omuetha Mike E.    (Transport)                                         +234 80 9222 9549
vii.  Ikenna Ezeani                 (Security)                                          +234 80 3114 6060
viii.  Mr. Mohammed Alkali         (Media)                                         +234 80 3450 2457

For Medical Emergency
ix. Mr. Joshua Obule                                                                         +234  80 3554 5760

2. FOR ENQUIRIES: (DEDICATED LINES)

+234 8154382209

+234 8133350696

THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LAKE CHAD
Location: Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria.
Email: info@lcbconference2017.ng   Tel: +2348037033941