FAQs

IEEE stands for Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

The Conference will take place at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria

Yes, All participants who need a Visa Confirmation Letter are requested to send an email providing the information below to the visa@ieeenigercon.org with the subject "NIGERCON2017 - Confirmation letter for VISA application". Please note, that visa application letters will be sent only after your registration is completed: Full Name, Company, Date of Birth, Passport No., Date of Expiry (Passport), and Date of Issue (Passport), Place of Issue (Passport).

Any body can participate at the Conference.

Send an email to support@ieeenigercon.org or call +234-810 0495399 for any support enquiry.

The accommodation is located inside the Federal University of Technology, Owerri Campus, which is a few minutes drive from the Sam Mbagwe Airport.

Yes the accommodation is shared by 2 persons

Yes you can share with a friend you know and you both attending the Conference. Send an email to support@ieeenigercon.org with Subject “Share room with friend” Include both IEEE membership number in the request.

Yes, you will tour the city. A tour package is already included in the Conference Programme.

Yes, the City is well secured with security personnel from the Police, Military and Nigeria Civil defence

Yes, the University has a Mosque to observe prayers.

Kindly visit: https://portal.immigration.gov.ng/pages/visaguidelines for Visa requirements and application.

Lagos is situated in the South West of Nigeria while Owerri is situated in the South East of Nigeria. You will have to Travel approx 10 h 33 min (760.7 km) from Lagos to Owerri by road or travel 1hr by Air.

Yes, Halal meal is served in almost all the restaurants in Nigeria.

You will have to notify the organizers on the allergies by sending an email to support@ieeenigercon.org

Send an email to visa@ieeenigercon.org

You can get information on the current forex exchange rate from https://abokifx.com/

There are Taxi from the Airport to the University at fee less than 3500 Naira.

No. Pets are not allowed.

You can register by completing the form under “Register”

You can pay for the Conference by Transfer to the account provided or make payment using your Credit card.

Yes, you can download the Owerri Map online or you install the google map app on your mobile

Yes, other than the Nigerian Naira (NGN), you can pay in in US Dollars (USD) to the domiciliary account provided after the 1st part of the registration process.

Federal University of Technology Owerri
PMB,Owerri, 1526, Ihiagwa
Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria
P: +234-810 0495399
E: info@ieeenigercon.org
 
 

The Venue

NIGERCON 2017 is going to be held in Owerri in one of the prestigious university in the country the Federal University of Technology, Owerri in November, 2017. The Conference will last for 4 days from the 7th to the 10th of November, 2017. The University is situated 30 minutes from Sam Mbagwe Airport which will ease logistic of participant from other part of Africa. The city of Owerri is very peaceful with a lot of attraction that will be of interest to visiting delegates.

IEEE Nigercon 2017 Hotels

SELECTED HOTELS (Very close to FUTO) with Manger's contacts

  • FUTO Guest House, Federal University of Technology Owerri
    Phone: 0803 4211 864
  • LOBIC MERIDAN HOTEL , Port-Harcourt Rd, New Owerri, Owerri, Imo State
    Phone: 07036493163 , 0703 128 2868
    Price: N8,000 Per Night.
  • G.TOWER HOTEL, Address: Plot SH/2, Commercial District 'G' Owerri, Port Hartcourt Road, New Owerri, Owerri, By City global hotel, Owerri.
    Phone: 08038752924
    Price: N8,000 Per Night.
  • CITY GLOBAL HOTEL, Port-Harcourt Road, Owerri, Imo State
    Price: N8,000 Per Night.
    Phone: 08144437102
  • De Legend Hotel
    Address: Achike Udenwa Ave, New Owerri, Owerri
    Phone: 0703 107 8121
    Price: N8, 000

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