Summit Dates, Registration and FAQs


Register here.


  • 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


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.


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.


  • 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.


Davies Hotel, Old Bodija, Ibadan, Nigeria
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.


  • 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  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 (, 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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