Consortium for International Management, Policy & Development
2022 Conference Registration
Twelfth International Conference on Public Management, Policy, and Development
“Technology and Innovation for Sustainable International Development and Policy”
Malawi University of Science and Technology

PROGRAM / DATES

Thyolo, Malawi, Africa
July 17-20, 2022

PLEASE NOTE: In person attendees are responsible for their own air travel to and from Malawi. Airport transfers in Malawi are included in the ground transportation cost.

This conference runs from Saturday, July 16, 2022 – Thursday, July 21, 2022

Saturday, July 16:

  • Depart US

Sunday, July 17:

  • Arrive Blantyre – Hotel transfers; Reception

Monday, July 18:

  • Transfer to MUST

  • General Conference Opening

  • Plenary Sessions

  • Paper/Panel Presentations

Day 4 – Tuesday, July 19:

  • General Conference Plenary Sessions

  • Paper/Panel Presentations Breakfast

  • Tea breaks and lunch included

  • Evening Conference Dinner

Day 5 – Wednesday, July 20:

  • General Conference Plenary Sessions

  • Paper/Panel Presentations

  • Breakfast and tea breaks included

  • Airport transfers

Day 6 – Thursday, July 21:

  • Arrive in US

Optional Malawi Safari

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4 Night Super Malawi Safari
July 20th -24th, 2022

Estimated Cost $900

This is one of most popular tours in the Southern part of Malawi. You will engage in a variety of daily activities either on land, on the river and on Lake Malawi. The tour starts at Chileka Airport taking you to the Majete Wildlife Reserve for the experience of a lifetime. Accommodations and Meals included.

Day 1 (July 20th) : Depart the Hotel

Take part in a meet and greet with a Flame Adventure representative. You will then travel to Majete Wildlife Reserve through the scenic escarpments where you will have a great view of Shire Valley.

You will have dinner and overnight stay at Thawale Lodge.

  • Main destination: Majete Wildlife Reserve
  • Accommodation: Thawale Lodge Mid-range lodge located inside Majete WR
  • Meals & drinks: Lunch (Breakfast & dinner not included)Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2: (July 21st) Majete Wildlife Reserve and Mulanje Hike

You will wake early and take off for an exciting morning game drive or boat safari on Shire River where you are likely to see elephant, antelope, warthog, buffalo, a variety of bird species, crocodile, and hippo. Afterwards, you will have breakfast and then depart for Mulanje Mountain, driving through the evergreen tea plantations of Thyolo and Mulanje. In Mulanje you will visit the local village. Later in the evening you will enjoy your dinner and overnight stay at Hapuwani Lodge.

  • Main destination: Majete Wildlife Reserve
  • Accommodation: Hapuwani LodgeMid-range lodge located inside Majete WR
  • Meals & drinks: All meals includedDrinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3: July 22nd ) Mulanje – Lake Malawi

After breakfast you will depart Mulanje for the southern lakeshore of fresh water Lake Malawi in Mangochi District. To reach Mangochi you will pass through Blantyre and Zomba City, which is the Old Capital City of Malawi. Upon arrival at the lake you will enjoy a day at leisure, with lunch and dinner provided before settling in for your overnight stay in one of the standard rooms at Sunbird Nkopola Lodge.

  • Main destination: Lake Malawi
  • Accommodation: Sunbird Nkopola Lodge Mid-range lodge located in or near Lake Malawi
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4: (July 23rd) Lake Malawi – Lilongwe

After breakfast you will have a variety of optional activities to choose from at the biggest freshwater lake in Malawi. The activities include, but are not limited to kayaking, a boat ride to Bird Island, snorkeling, and swimming. In the afternoon you will travel to Lilongwe where you will enjoy dinner and your overnight stay at Korean Garden Lodge.

  • Main destination: Lilongwe
  • Accommodation: Korean Garden Lodge Mid-range lodge located in or near Lilongwe
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5: (July 24th ) Depart for Lilongwe TO Blantyre

After breakfast you will leave for your journey back to the Blantyre International Airport to board your homeward flight. This is where your safari will end.

  • Main destination: Lilongwe International Airport
  • Accommodation: End of tour (no accommodation)
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

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Packages /Groups & Explanation of Conference Costs

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Requirements

 

  • A non-refundable deposit of $175 for in- person or
  • $50 for virtual is due by May 20,2022.
  • Full payment is due by June 17, 2022.
  • Credit Card payments are accepted.
  • Inclusive costs include Hotel, breakfast, tea breaks,conference dinner and associated groundtransportation.
  • Full refund (except deposit) will be made if requestedby July 1, 2022.

Special Conference Amenities Included

 

  • Services of English-Speaking tour guides
  • Air-conditioned motor-coach ground transportation
  • *** Travel Insurance is highly recommended ***
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GROUP 1

SINGLE ROOM - General Conference Only

$1,010

  • Single Room
  • Protea Hotel Blantyre (4 nights) ($140 Single) $560
  • Ground transportation (in-country) $100
  • Hotel & Ground Transportation Total $660
  • Conference Registration $350
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GROUP 2

ROOM SHARING - General Conference Only

$790 Each

  • Room Sharing (Requires 2 people sharing a room) $790 ea.
  • rotea Hotel Blantyre (4 nights) ($170 Double-$85 each) $340
  • Ground transportation (in-country) $100
  • Hotel & Ground Transportation Total
  • Conference Registration $350
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GROUP 3

ZOOM - General Conference Virtual Attendance

$100

  • Via Zoom
  • Zoom registration link will be sent out
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GROUP 4

SINGLE ROOM - General Conference & EDUCATIONAL TOUR

$1,910

  • Educational Tour $900
  • Protea Hotel Blantyre (4 nights) ($140 Single) $560
  • Ground transportation (in-country) $100
  • Hotel & Ground Transportation Total $660
  • Conference Registration $350
Online Registration

GROUP 5

ROOM SHARING - General Conference & EDUCATIONAL TOUR

$790 Each + $900

  • Educational Tour $900
  • Protea Hotel Blantyre (4 nights) ($170 Double-$85 each) $340
  • Ground transportation (in-country) $100
  • Hotel & Ground Transportation Total $440
  • Conference Registration $350
Online Registration

GROUP 6A

African Participant (In Person)

$100

  • Conference Registration $100
  • A non-refundable deposit of $25 is due by June 10, 2022.
  • Full Payment is due by June 17, 2022.
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GROUP 6B

African Participant (VIRTUAL)

$50

  • Conference Registration $50
  • A non-refundable deposit of $25 is due by June 10, 2022.
  • Full Payment is due by June 17, 2022.
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