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Open Science conference on
"Africa and Carbon Cycle: the CarboAfrica project"
Accra (Ghana) 25-27 November 2008

Logistic Details and VISA Information

Meeting Location
The conference will be held at the Hotel Ramada Resort Accra, formerly New Coco Beach Hotel. A special rate for the meeting has been agreed: 90$ per day. All the rooms have been pre-booked for participants in the conference until 20 October 2008. Afterwards, you can book rooms only if still available. Alternative hotels are listed in the Logistic Note. Please make your hotel reservation by yourself.
General conditions
To be included in the participant list, you should complete your online registration before 24/10/2008.

Conference fees are 120 per participant, and are needed just to partially cover the conference expenses. The payment will be made directly at the conference, at the registration desk. Conference participation is free of charge for people studying/working in African institutions (except for CarboAfrica members).

Relevant registrants details (complete name, affiliation and e-mail) will be circulated during the conference.

Visa requirements  
All foreigners entering Ghana require Entry Visas, except for citizens of countries belonging to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Visas must be obtained prior to arrival in Ghana and may be obtained from a Ghana Embassy or Consulate abroad. Where Ghana has no Consular or Diplomatic representation, an application for Entry Visa may be made to the nearest Diplomatic Mission or Consulate authorised by the Government of Ghana to act on its behalf.

Participants are responsible for there own Visa (if required) and travel documents (e.g. passport). Please make sure you have all the documentation you require to travel to Ghana. Please check with the Ghana Embassy if a Health Certificate, confirming yellow fever and other vaccinations, needs to be presented.

Individuals requiring an official letter of invitation in order to obtain a visa and authorization to attend the meeting should contact the CarboAfrica Secretariat (see below).

If you wish to register, please go to the Online Registration Form page.

For any questions regarding registration or VISA, please contact CarboAfrica, Paola Cardenas, or Antonio Bombelli.
Last updated : 17-10-2008 8:14:19 AM