Where is the conference held?
The conference is held at the University of Hertfordshire in the New Capital. The New Capital is about 40 minutes from Downtown Cairo. You can find more information on the venue by visiting this link.
Is there free Wifi at the venue?
Yes. There is free Wifi at the venue.
Is this conference only for African teachers?
While we organize our conference with a focus on highlighting the work of African ELT professionals, we also welcome presenters and attendees from outside Africa. We have international members and regular conference participants from around the globe.
Do I have to be nominated by my Africa ELTA affiliate to attend the conference?
No, you can submit a proposal and attend the conference without being nominated by your local teacher association since this conference is open to all ELT professionals in Africa and beyond. There are no conditions for attendance.
How much should I pay to attend the conference in Egypt?
Do I need to pay to attend the Pre-conference Event (PCE)?
No, Africa ELTA offers the PCE for free. However, you will have to pay the registration fees to attend the Main Conference.
How can I apply for my visa to come to Egypt?
You will need to check the information at the local Egyptian consular office in your country to know how to issue a visa to come to Egypt. You can check visa information on this link https://www.egyptembassy.org/travel/visa-requirements/
Will the conference organizers help me to get my visa to Egypt?
Conference organizers can only issue conference presenters a conference letter to take to your local consular office to apply for your visa. We do not offer any other visa assistance nor issue the visa for you. It is your sole responsibility to check the information on the visa and apply yourself.
Is there any information on accommodation in Cairo during the conference?
We will post some hotel recommendations. You will need to select your hotel and make the booking yourself. Africa ELTA will not make any accommodation bookings for conference delegates.
Is there catering during the conference?
There will be no catering during the conference. There are restaurants at the venue where you can dine in or take a short coffee break for a fee. Make sure you have some Egyptian Pounds in cash to buy food or drinks at the venue as needed.
What does conference registration include?
Your conference registration includes access to all the conference sessions, the exhibition, and a conference bag.