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“Modernizing the Region`s Roads for Future Generations”

The Caribbean region is at a critical point in its development trajectory and will need more and better connectivity infrastructure to fully reap the benefits of economic growth. In addressing the infrastructure deficit, governments across the region have made road development a priority area, undertaking much-needed maintenance work, and safety investments.

Join decision makers from Guyana and the wider region on May 8-10, 2019 to design road strategies that will prepare the Caribbean for 21st century infrastructure & mobility challenges.

Congress Topics 

  • Road sector leadership – investing in talent, innovation & education
  • Sustainable pavements design & management
  • Weather-resilient infrastructure
  • Diagnosing road safety risk
  • Mainstreaming road safety into road design & management
  • Innovative road procurement & Public Private Partnerships

Participants

The Congress will be attended by senior representatives of Guyana’s Ministry of Public Infrastructure and their counterparts from the Caribbean region. Municipal leaders from Guyana and the region will also be associated to the Congress.

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Arthur Chung Conference Center

Address:Railway Embankment Road Georgetown, Guyana
Phone:+592 222 7503

Hon. David Patterson

Minister | Public Infrastructure Guyana

Hon. Robert Montague

Minister | Transport & Mining Jamaica

Hon. Peter Phillips

Minister within the Ministry of Transport, Works & Maintenance Barbados

Hon. Annette Ferguson

Minister within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure Guyana

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question not addressed below? Contact Brendan Halleman at bhalleman@IRF.global or +1 703 535 1001

What is the event language

English is the official language of the Congress.

Where is the Congress being held?

The venue for the event is the Arthur Chung Convention Centre (ACCC), Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara, Greater Georgetown

Is there a recommended airline?

Caribbean Airlines, American Airlines, COPA, LIAT, Aruba Airlines and Suriname Airways.

What are the closest airport?

Cheddi Jagan International Airport (GEO) – approximately 40 kms from Georgetown
Eugene F Correia International Airport (OGL) – approximately 10 kms from Georgetown

Ground Transportation

Ground transportation will be provided for participants from a few hotels to the ACCC - The Georgetown Marriott, Herdmanston Lodge and the Princess Ramada. The buses will leave on schedule.
For your safety, only use official airport taxi service when travelling from the CJIA to Georgetown.
Taxi is available from all hotels on a 24-hour basis.

Local Currency and Foreign Exchage Rates

Guyana dollar is the currency in use in Guyana. You can find the most current exchange rate here. Note that these are official rates only. Rates offered by hotels can vary from official rates.

Banks

Major credit cards (VISA, MASTER CARD) and travellers’ cheques are accepted by most hotels, restaurants, supermarkets, car rental agencies and tour operators. Credit cards with CIRRUS and/or PLUS mark can be used at any Scotia Bank Automated Telling Machines (ATM) in Guyana.

Health Services

Medical services are of high standards and most international prescription drugs are readily available through retail pharmacies. It is suggested that participants take out personal medical insurance for the duration of the trip. Malaria prophylactics are especially advised.

What type of electrical outlets and voltages does Guyana use?

The electricity is 110 Volts using the type G adapter (rectangular three-pin plug).

Airport Departure Tax

Airport taxes are normally included in the cost of air tickets.

What You Need to Know Before You Travel

All visitors to Guyana are required to have a valid passport to enter and depart Guyana. Also, all visitors to Guyana should ensure that their passports have at least six months of remaining validity. Those arriving by air require an onward plane ticket.

Visa Exempt Nationals

All visitors to Guyana require a Visa except nationals of these countries
The maximum duration of stay any visitor will be granted by Guyana Immigration, will not exceed 6 months.

Non-Exempt Nationals

The process period is one (1) week however this varies depending upon the nature of the case. The Visa Application Fee costs US$25.00 for visitors, and is payable upon arrival in Guyana at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport or the Eugene F. Correia International Airport. The fee is payable in cash only.

Apply for a visa in three easy steps
1. Download Visa application form and complete same
2. Upload completed form (PDF) along with a scanned copy of your passport’s Biodata page and a passport size picture
3. Uplift Visa upon arrival in Guyana at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport at Timehri, or the Eugene F. Correia International Airport.

RAMADA GEORGETOWN PRINCESS HOTEL
Providence, East Bank Demerara
+1-592-265-7030
www.ramadageorgetown.com

Standard Single- US$160
Standard Double- US$180
Executive Single- US$225
Executive Double- US$240
Corner Suite (Single or Double)- US$265
Presidential Suite- US$530
All rates are subject to 14% VAT
Breakfast included.

GUYANA MARRIOTT HOTEL
Block Alpha, Kingston, Georgetown
+592-231-9480
www.marriott.com

CARA LODGE
294 Quamina Street, South Cummingsburg, Georgetown
+592-225-5301
www.carhotels.com
Rooms are available from US$126 + 14 % VAT.
Breakfast included.

GRAND COASTAL INN INC.
1 & 2 Area M Le Resouvenir, ECD
+592-220-1091

KING’S RESIDENCE (FORMERLY HALITO HOTEL)
176 Middle Street, Georgetown.
+592-226-1612
Standard Room- US$137
Family Suite (2 bedrooms)- US$223
Penthouse Suite - US$314
All rates are subject to 14% VAT.
Breakfast Included.

EL DORADO INN
295 Thomas and Quamina Street, Georgetown.
+592-225-3966
+592-225-3967
Superior Single/Double- US$85
Deluxe-US$102
All prices are subject to 14% VAT.

BRANDSVILLE
88-90 Pike Street, Campbellville, Georgetown
+592-227-0989
Standard Room- US$99
Executive Room- US$122
All prices are subject to 14% VAT
Breakfast Included.

HERDMANSTON LODGE
65 Peter Rose and Anira Streets, Queenstown.
+592-225-0808
+592-225-0811
www.herdmanstonlodge.com
Economy Single- US$95; Double US$110
Standard Queen (Single)- US$105; Double US$120
Executive Queen (Single)- US$115; Double US$130
Executive Queen Balcony (Single)- US$125; Double US$140
Executive King (Single)- US$135
Standard King (Single)- US$115
Executive Queen Suite (Double)- US$145
Junior Queen Suite (Double)- US$135
All rates are subject to 14% VAT

SLEEPIN INTERNATIONAL
24 Brickdam, Stabroek, Georgetown
+592-227-3452
www.sleepininternational.com
Single Rooms- US$68
Double Rooms -US$86
All rates are subject to 14% VAT
Breakfast included.

SLEEPIN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL & CASINO INC.
288-289 Church Street, Queenstown, Georgetown
+1-592-223-4612
www.sleepinhotelandcasino.com
Single Rooms- US$75
Double Rooms- US$90
All rates are subject to 14% VAT
Breakfast included.

THE OPUS HOTEL
48 Croal Street, Georgetown
+1-592-223-0301
+1-592-223-0264
Executive Suites- US$119
Deluxe Queen Double- US$136
Executive Rooms - US$85
All rates are subject to 14% VAT
Breakfast included.

RORAIMA RESIDENCE INN
R 8 Eping Avenue, Bel Air Park, Georgetown
+592-225-9648
www.roraimaairways.com

STATUS INTERNATIONAL HOTEL
Croal Street, Georgetown
+592-227-7606
+592-227-7603
www.statushotelgy.com
Single Room- US$65
Double Room- US$75
Deluxe Room- US$75
All rates are subject to 14% VAT
Breakfast included

Details

Start:
May 8
End:
May 11
Venue:
Arthur Chung Conference Centre
Address:
Railway Embankment Road
Georgetown, Guyana

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Cost:
CONGRESS
US $475 - IRF Members
US $630 - Non Members

WORKSHOP
US $210
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Organizer:
Esteban Salinas CRC
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