Summit Dates, Registration and FAQs

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Register here.

2020 SUMMIT DATES:

  • Tuesday, June 2 (MDP Summit Opens; 8am to 6pm)
  • Wednesday, June 3 (MDP Summit Continues; 8am to 6pm)
  • Thursday, June 4 (MDP Summit closes at 5pm.)
  • Friday, June 5 to Sunday, June 6 (Highly recommended Field Visit

MDP SUMMIT REGISTRATION:

Register today, here.  Registration includes,

  • MDP Summit Venue
  • Breakfast and lunch for three days (June 2-4)
  • Summit breaks (with water, coffee, tea and snacks)
  • One special dinner organized by U of Ibadan, Nigeria
  • Hard copies of the MDP Summit agenda
  • Welcome bag from U of Ibadan, Nigeria
  • RT transportation from Lagos Airport to Ibadan.

FIELD VISIT:

The Field Trip is for one night and two days (June 5-6) and will include,

  • RT Transportation from Ibadan to Lagos Airport
  • Meals on both days
  • Water bottles fro the entire trip
  • Lodging for one night

Register today, here.

SUMMIT  AND FIELD TRIP COST:

  • MDP Summit (June 2-4),  US$350 + taxes and fees
  • MDP Summit Field Trip (June 5-6), US$150+ taxes and fees

Register today, here.

SUMMIT LODGING:

Davies Hotel, Old Bodija, Ibadan, Nigeria
Email: davieshotel@yahoo.com
Tel: +2348023387433
The hotel is the official hotel that University of Ibadan uses for its guests.  Each room should cost ~US$50 a night.  Please email them to reserve a room.   Pay upon arrival in cash.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • Where will the 2020 MDP Summit take place?
  • This year we will meet at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria
  • Centre for Sustainable Development (CESDEV) will co-host the 2020 MDP Summit
  • The MDP Summit venue will be at CESDEV,  University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
  • Who is invited to the 2020 MDP Summit?
  • MDP Faculty Directors
  • MDP high level administrators (e.g., Deans, Provosts, Rectors)
  • Guest faculty members (MDP or non-MDP such as SDSN members)
  • MDP Students and Alumni
  • Actual or Potential Employers of MDP students
  • When should I arrive?
  • Monday, June 1.
  • The official start of the 2020 MDP Summit is Tuesday, June 2nd at 8:00AM.
  • Which airport in Nigeria should I fly to?
  • Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, Nigeria.
  • Please note that RT transportation (from Lagos to the conference venue in Ibadan)  will be available only for those who fly to Lagos.
  • How should I get from Lagos to Ibadan, Nigeria?
  • Transportation will be provided by the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
  • Those who fly to any airport other than Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, must arrange their own RT transportation to the University of Ibadan, Nigeria
  • It is about a 3 hours drive between Lagos and Ibadan.
  • Where will I stay in Ibadan?
  • TBD
  • What if I can only attend part of the 2020 MDP Summit?
  • We highly encourage you to attend the full MDP Summit.
  • The registration fee does not cover the full cost of each person’s attendance.  Therefore the registration fee will not be pro-rated.
  • What is the Field Site Visit?
  • TBD
  • What are the Visa/Passport/Vaccination requirements I should complete before travelling to Nigeria, Africa?
  • Visa/Passport/Vaccination requirements to enter Nigeria vary for every country.  Please contact your embassy with ample time to make sure you have completed the requirements before your departure.
  • Visit http://www.worldtravelguide.net/  for a general overview of these requirements
  • It is highly recommended to apply for a visa as soon as possible.  The University of Ibadan and the MDP Secretariat will help facilitate invitation letters are your request.  Please contact Lucia Rodriguez (lucia.rodriguez@unsdsn.org), if you would need an invitation letter.
  • What should I wear to the MDP Summit?
  • Business casual is the attire of the MDP Summit.  More formal summer wear for the MDP Summit dinner sponsored by the University of Ibadan.

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