Uganda to host world aeronautical summit
KAMPALA, UGANDA – Uganda will become the first African country to host the Global Aeronautical Management Conference. The conference is dubbed Global AIM Kampala 2017 and will tee off from 23rd to 25th May and the Kampala Serena Hotel. “Uganda’s confirmation as hosts was made in 2016 at an event that was held in Rio de Janeiro Brazil. Hanoi, Vietnam hosted the 2015 aeronautical conference. United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Portugal and Argentina are the countries that have hosted previous events,” said a press statement issued by the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority Public Affairs Department. The technical conference will attract over 200 delegates and will bring together industry lead players and exhibitors in the latest trends in aviation technology. “Hosting states usually take the opportunity to showcase their tourism potential to the world and Uganda will be no exception in this regard,” said the statement. According to Fernando Lopes, the president of the International Federation of Aeronautical Information Management Association (IFAIMA) of which Uganda is a member, the Kampala meet will see election of new office bearers where member associations can vote in new office bearers. IFAIMA brings together Aeronautical Information Management professionals and associations world over.
The conference is dubbed Global AIM Kampala 2017 and will tee off from 23rd to 25th May and the Kampala Serena Hotel