AABS Connect Annual Conference 2020

  • Dakar, Senegal

  • 04/06/2020-05/06/2020

People, Profit, Planet: Africa on the pathway to success?

 

Join us in Dakar to discuss how African Business Schools can engage people through a responsible and inclusive growth for a sustainable and impactful outcome: What will be our legacy? Are we connected to the human beings we serve?

The 2020 Conference will take place June 4-5, 2020 . The members’ meeting will also be held  on June 6th.

For the first time, the conference will be hosted by four schools:

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Get an at-a-glance view of the sessions that will be offered at the AABS Connect Annual conference.

NB: Please note the program is subject to changes.

 

The conference fee is as follows:

(Please check the terms and conditions.)

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Dickel Yannice Talla: dickel@aabschools.com

Tracy Hauptfleisch: tracy@aabschools.com

Registration

  • All registrations are subject to confirmation by the Association of African Business Schools (AABS). 
  • Registration is only confirmed upon receipt of full payment of the registration fee.
  • The registration fee is accurate at the time of publication. AABS reserves the right to change the fee at any time as a result of currency fluctuations. 
  • Changes to the registration fee will not affect registrations already confirmed by AABS.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation in excess of 20 days prior to the event will result in a 80% refund; 20% will be deducted as an administration fee.
  • Cancellation 10 – 20 days prior to the event will result in a 50% refund.
  • Cancellation 1 – 10 days prior to the event and no shows will result in no refund of the registration fee.

All notifications of cancellation must be made in writing to the AABS Secretariat via email: info@aabschools.com.

The notification email has to include all relevant delegate and event information, including the bank account to which a possible refund may be deposited.

Visa Requirements

  • When needed, AABS will provide a Visa Invitation Letter for each delegate  in order for a visa to be issued for attendance of the AABS event in Senegal, the host country. 
  • Delegates must apply for a Senegalese visa as soon as possible. 
  • This letter does not guarantee that a Visa will be issued.
  • Delegates are to comply with the host country’s regulations and timeline for the issuing of a Visa. AABS will not be able to assist with short notice applications.
  • AABS will not be held liable for non-receipt of visas.

Accommodation (not included in the AABS Event registration fee)

  • Accommodation is not included in the AABS events registration and/or workshop fee.
  • Delegates are required to make their own accommodation arrangements.  Do not hesitate to contact the AABS secretariat should you need any hotel information.

Transport

  • Delegates are required to make their own transport arrangements from and to the airport and from accommodation.
  • Transport costs are for the delegates’ own account.

Modification/Postponement/Cancellation of the Event

AABS reserves the right at any time to:

  • Change the format, speakers, content, location and timing or any other aspect of the event.
  • Postpone the event or cancel the event.

If the event is cancelled or postponed due to:

  • Circumstances beyond the control of AABS, such as natural disasters, AABS may retain the fee and will not be required to make any refund to the delegate.
  • Any reason other than those mentioned above, AABS will refund the registration fee to the delegate minus any reasonable administration costs.

Delegate’s rights and obligations at the event

  • AABS reserves the right to refuse a delegate admission to the event for failure to comply with the terms and conditions or if in the opinion of AABS the delegate represents a security risk, nuisance or annoyance to the event.
  • The delegate agrees to comply with all reasonable instructions issued by AABS or the venue operators at the event.
  • The delegate acknowledges that he/she may be filmed, sound recorded and/or photographed at the event and gives AABS permission to use any such recording or photography.

Limitations and liability

  • AABS, its employees, partners and contractors will not be liable for personal injury or death, property damage, or any other loss, damage, cost or expense arising out of or in connection with the event.

The cost of the hotel room is not included in the registration fee. Every participant is responsible for making their own hotel reservation. Any guestroom changes or cancellations are the participant’s responsibility and must be made directly with the hotels.
To assist in your hotel reservation needs, please find our accommodation suggestions which are located a short distance away from the conference venues below:

Pullman Dakar
Reservations contact person: Mr Olivier Tendeng
Email: Dakar.reservation@accor.com

 

Novotel Dakar
Reservations contact person : Mr Olivier Tendeng
Email: Dakar.reservation@accor.com

 

Fleur de Lys

Reservations contact person : Ms Colette Diandy
Email: colette.diandy@hotelfleurdelysdakar.com

Please note transportations will be provided for guests staying at these designated hotels. Should you book in another hotel, we will not be able to ensure your transport from and to the conference venues. 

Should you choose to use alternate sites such as Expedia or Hotels.com, we cannot guarantee your reservation or assist with troubleshooting your booking.

 

VISA INVITATION LETTERS

To receive a visa invitation letter, AABS requires attendees to be registered. If you have an invitation letter request, please email communication@aabschools.com

Why become an AABS Sponsor?

Sponsoring AABS Connect is an effective way to raise the profile of your Institution/ organisation brand to a targeted audience and key industry players in the Higher Education field. You can build brand awareness and showcase your school, organization or company.

This year, we offer tailored sponsorship packages to guarantee your visibility! Get in touch with our team. Together, we will find the most convenient and efficient way to co-operate!

Click the image below to find out more:

 

People, Profit, Planet: Africa on the pathway to success?

 

Join us in Dakar to discuss how African Business Schools can engage people through a responsible and inclusive growth for a sustainable and impactful outcome: What will be our legacy? Are we connected to the human beings we serve?

The 2020 Conference will take place June 4-5, 2020 . The members’ meeting will also be held  on June 6th.

For the first time, the conference will be hosted by four schools:

 

Registration form

Evaluation Feedback Form

AABS and the USB would like to thank you for your participation in the Conference.

We would like to invite you to take a moment to complete the conference evaluation feedback. Your feedback will enable us to improve future conferences and better meet your needs.

This evaluation will take no more than 5 minutes of your time.

Thank you for your collaboration.

1Please rate your level of satisfaction:

Online registration process

Keynote address

Gala dinner

Quality of panel presentations and speakers

Breakout plenary sessions

Length of conference sessions

Conference venue and facilities

Meals

Overall conference experience

Organizational arrangements before and during the event

2What part of the conference was most valuable to you?

3What part of the conference was least valuable to you?

4Did the conference cover material/topics that will be useful in your work?

5Do you have any suggestions or any comments you would like to share with us?