Presentation on theme: "Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya 16 th UPDEA Congress June 24 – 26 th, 2008."— Presentation transcript:
Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya 16 th UPDEA Congress June 24 – 26 th, 2008
Kenya was picked to host the 2008 congress at the Union of Producers, Transporters and Distributors of Electric Power in Africa (UPDEA) Congress in Abidjan in 2005. Preparations are currently underway The Safari Park Hotel has been booked and confirmed as the most appropriate venue for this conference The Congress is expected to attract up to 500 delegates & exhibitors Background Information
Safari Park Hotel 2008 Congress Venue Set in 64 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, the Safari Park Hotel is 10 kilometres from the city centre. Well-equipped conferences and meeting rooms. An international conference centre that caters for 1,000 delegates, with the widest variety of meeting rooms in town. State of the art lighting and communications (including simultaneous translation of up to 5 different languages), experienced staff, reliable equipment and conducive surroundings.
Congress Preparation Update Overall Programme has to be finalised as soon as all material is received from UPDEA headquarters. Technical papers have been submitted and received at the Secretariat. Review of received papers to be done by KenGen and Secretariat in Ouagadougou.
Hilton Hotel, Nairobi Premium Hotels Single Double Hotel Intercontinental Hotel Intercontinental $187 $219 Safari Park Hotel Safari Park Hotel $140 $160 Medium Hotels Single Double The Hilton Hotel The Hilton Hotel $140 $160 La Mada Hotel La Mada Hotel $120 $160 Budget Hotels Single Double Utalii Hotel Utalii Hotel $100 $130 Six Eighty Hotel Six Eighty Hotel $60 $80 Hotels & Preferential Tariffs Hotel La Mada Hotel InterContinental Utalii Hotel Hotel reservations have been made at the rates given above
Work done so far 1.Call for papers brochure - Completed and distributed before December 2007 2.Exhibitors Brochure - To be distributed in the next one week - Contains information on sponsorship opportunities 3.Exhibitors Booking already done for service provider
Technical & Site Visits Olkaria Geothermal Power project A Rural Electrification project Game Drives (private arrangement) Coast Holiday (private arrangement) Nairobi National Park - Lions Olkaria Geothermal Project Mtwapa - Kilifi