The AIDF Africa Summit 2016 is an exclusive platform promoting best practice approaches and latest innovations in aid delivery and development strategy for East Africa, gathering 250+ senior representatives and advisors from regional governments, UN agencies, international and regional NGOs, CBOs, investors and donors, research institutes and the private sector to discuss current initiatives and latest trends around humanitarian logistics, community health, WASH, security of aid workers and communities, camp management, mobile for development, financing, communication with communities and among aid agencies.
How to register
Only registered participants will be allowed to attend the summit. To reserve your place please register here and select correct category according to your profession and organisation. Please make sure you do not make any travel arrangements until your registrations has been approved.
How to pay
Payments can be made through PayPal via our secure registration page or contact Katie Giorgadze on firstname.lastname@example.org to pay via credit card or bank transfer and we will issue manual invoice for you.
What is included in the conference fee?
The ticket covers the whole day/days of the Summit and includes participating at all conference sessions, workshops, networking sessions, lunch and refreshments.
Is travel and accommodation included in the ticket price?
Please note: the summit fee does not include travel and accommodation. Please refer to our website for travel indications and partner hotels.
Is travel and accommodation included in the ticket price?
The summit fee does not include travel and accommodation. Please refer to our website for travel indications and partner hotels. Please make sure you do not make any travel arrangements until your registration has been approved.
What is the maximum number of delegates per organisation?
In order to ensure maximum networking opportunities and a well-balanced audience a maximum of 3 delegates from each participating organisation is allowed.
Visa invitation letter
It is the delegate’s responsibility to investigate the visa requirements for Ethiopia and apply for an appropriate visa, if necessary. Delegates should ensure that they apply for their visa, if required, in good time before travelling to Ethiopia. Full information regarding visa requirements is available here. Only registered attendees / speakers / partners will be eligible to obtain the invitation letter for a visa application from AIDF. Please contact Katie Giorgadze at email@example.com to request it.
Booking Terms & Conditions
Cancellation by delegate (you):
Should you be unable to attend you may nominate a substitute to attend in your place. You must contact us in advance of the conference to substitute as on-the-day changes will not be accepted. If you do not wish to nominate a substitute we will give you a refund less a 20% handling charge for all cancellations received in writing 30 days before the conference date. After this date we will give no refunds. Delegate places are for the named delegate only and cannot be transferred on the day of the conference. Please refer to our conference entry terms and conditions. All cancellations must be received in writing (fax, email or post) and will be replied to. We do not accept verbal cancellations. If you do not receive a reply to your cancellation request please contact us immediately on +44 (0)20 7871 0188.
Cancellation by us:
If we are obliged to cancel a conference for any reason then we will give you a full refund of all delegate fees already paid. If we are obliged to postpone a conference we will offer you the opportunity to rebook for the new conference date at the same rate or to cancel with no penalty. We are not liable for any travel or accommodation expenses incurred by you or your company if a conference is cancelled or postponed. Your travel insurance may cover cancellation costs.
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Filming and Photography:
All unauthorised photography and the recording of transmitting of audio or visual material, data or information are expressly prohibited. You consent to filming and sound recording and photography of the summit as a delegate and you consent to the use by AIDF to any such recording or photography anywhere in the world for promotional, marketing and other purposes.
Who should I contact if I have additional questions about registration?
Please contact Katie Giorgadze, Communications and Relations Manager, on +44 (0)20 7871 0188 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The AIDF Africa Summit 2016 will be held in the United Nations Conference Center (UNCC), Addis Ababa, ECA compound, PO Box 3001, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. UNCC is located in the heart of the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, also known as the capital city of Africa, the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC-AA) combines architectural elegance with the very latest technology and sheer practicality to offer the ideal venue for all your meetings and conferences.
Paid parking is available in the UNCC area.
Getting to the United Nations Conference Center (UNCC)
The closest airport is ADD International Airport. 15 minutes’ drive to the UNCC.
Blue and white line mini busses "blue donkey" are the main form of public transport in the Ethopian capital, Addis Ababa and yellow taxis ‘Adika Taxi’ principally for tourists and so well acquainted with the locations of hotels and restaurants. Adika Taxi number: Short Line 8210. Phones: +251 1 1557 2545 or +251 1 1557 2999.
SPEAKING & SPONSORING
FOR SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES or to recommend a speaker please contact Sonja Ruetzel, Event Director, at email@example.com
FOR SPONSOORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES around the Summit please contact Patrick Graeme-Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 (0)20 7871 0188
FOR MEDIA PARTNERSHIP enquiries please contact Agnes Gradzewicz at email@example.com
HISTORY AND BACKGROUND of AIDF
With a history spanning over a decade of delivering of successful summits and exhibitions in Geneva, Nairobi, Washington DC, Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok, the Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) is the world leading forum uniting policymakers, NGOs, UN agencies, research institutes, intergovernmental and private organisations to meet, share knowledge and experiences on Disaster Resilience & Relief, Food Security and Water Security. The AIDF events highlight a need for ongoing networking, targeted dialogue and an exploration of strategic alliances on a more intimate level and are organised to attract the world’s attention through forming an exclusive platform of global expertise and cross-sector engagement. AIDF events are for individuals aspiring to make a difference by joining and influencing the debate and ensuring sustainability and poverty alleviation goals will be met.
What makes AIDF Africa Summit 2016?
The Aid & International Development Forum’s Africa Summit 2016 is exclusive gathering for international experts from humanitarian sector.
By attending AIDF Africa Summit 2016 you’ll hear the latest trends in humanitarian aid and field operations, discover the latest technological innovations and practical solutions, compare your approaches and benefit from first-hand insight from your peers and partners. This summit brings together regional government, health, rural development, science & technology and environment senior representatives, international and regional aid agencies, UN agencies, NGOs, donors, civil society, research institutes and private sector experts to discuss best practices for improve aid delivery and development strategy in East Africa.
In particular, the AIDF Disaster Relief Summit will feature:
- Overview of current health treats in East Africa
- Ensuring access to safe drinking water
- Innovations and trends in shelter assistance: disaster resilience settlements
- Discussing the impact of mobile devices on development work
- New financing and electronic payment models
- Humanitarian logistics and supply chain challenges
- Safety of aid works
- Communication with communities and aid agencies