Contact info

If required, please use the following information to designate a local contact person.

Dr. Esezah K. Kakudidi
Chair, Local Organizing Committee
Makerere University
P.O. Box 7062 Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256 (0)712 929254
      +256 (0)776 846216


You may want to plan and bring along travellers cheques. Local cash transactions are in Uganda Shillings (UGX) so you should change currency for your immediate needs at the airport.

The hotels listed on the travel page have foreign exchange (forex) facilities on site.

There are also forex sections at the 4 banks on the Makerere University campus to cater to your money-changing, and other banking (inculding ATM) needs.

On-line/​internet access

All congress participants will have access to campus-wide wi-fi hotspots at the congress venue.

The hotels housing congress participants also offer wi-fi access to their guests.

Additionally, there are internet cafés in the immediate congress-venue vicinity you can use.


The forecast for congress week in Kampala calls for daytime temperatures between 27 – 29°C ( low 80s in Fahrenheit ) with nightime lows around 14°C ( mid 50s in F ).

Most days will be sunny, with cloudiness predicted for Friday and the weekend.

Sunrise is around 6:50 AM, and sunset about 7:00 PM