Cultural Events and Tour

We are pleased to announce that the Ministry of Culture and Tourism in Ethiopia will be sponsoring the Conference Dinner (including cultural events) during the Globelics Conference 2014 in Addis Ababa.
The Conference Dinner will take place on Thursday 30th October at Akaki Campus (part of Addis Ababa University). Busses will be leaving for the Akaki Campus from Gate 1 at African Union Commission Conference Center at 1:30 pm. The Conference Dinner will be preceded by a brief lecture on 'Ethiopia as a Craddle of Human Kind' held by Dr. Zeresenay Alemseged and by the Freeman Lecture held by Professor Martin Bell.
On the 31st October from 3:30 pm to approximately 5:30 pm it is possible to join a City tour at the price of 17 USD. Busses will be leaving from the African Union Commission Conference Center, Gate 1, at 3:30 pm. After the city tour, busses will return participants to their hotels. To sign up for the city tour, please contact the Local Conference Secretariat (Aklilu Dessalegn at
If you wish to take the opportunity to explore Addis Ababa and Ethiopia on your own after the conference has ended, you may want to contact some of the tour operators listed here: