The conference will be a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of The Open University; an appreciation of the achievements of the University on the continent in the last 50 years, in partnership with leading institutions like Makerere University; and an opportunity to co-create a strategic vision for the next 50 years.
Please note that clicking on the button will redirect you to our secure, external Eventbrite payment site.
The deadline for submission of papers has now closed. The full programme will be published in due course.
It is the responsibility of individual participants to obtain any visa or transit papers needed to participate in the Open Impact conference. All fees incurred in obtaining a visa are the responsibility of the delegate.
Delegates should plan their travel well in advance. Passports must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of Open Impact (13 – 14 December 2019) to enable entry to Uganda.
If you require a visa, we advise you to obtain and submit an official Letter of Invitation from the conference organisers to help facilitate the visa process. Additional personal information will be required.
Please note that Letters of Invitation are only issued to registered and paid/approved delegates and can be requested during the Open Impact registration process. The letter will be produced approximately 3 working days from receipt of request.
Note that all fees include catering, materials and other services for the conference over one and a half days, but do not include accommodation. The conference organisers will however negotiate a discount at the hosting hotel (Hotel Africana, Kampala).
Early bird registration and payment (by 22 November 2019)
Late registration and payment (from 23 November 2019 to event date)
Hotels and Travel
Please click here for a list of hotels and their proximity to the conference location: Hotel Africana; we hope you will find this useful.
Please note we have no affiliation with these hotels and bear no responsibility for any bookings made with them. It is suggested that for transfers between hotels that Uber Taxis are used.
Alternatively you can contact the hotel directly who may be able to arrange airport transfers - email Sarah Namubiru.
To register or for any further information on this conference, please contact the Event Organisers.