Hotel details

Accommodation can be booked during registration. Scam accommodation bureaux are operating and we would urge you not to give credit card details to anyone offering to book a hotel via email or telephone.

Hotel Safari Court

Adjacent to Congress Centre

This world class 4* hotel is the main headquarters hotel of AFRICA 2019, adjacent to the conference centre. Bedrooms overlook either the garden and pool, or the city. Free WiFi is available. The restaurant offers a buffet with local specialities as well as local cuisine, and there is an outside terrace and nearby snack bar. Amenities also include a fitness centre and spa.

Single occupancy: US$ 120

Twin/double occupancy (per person): US$ 80

Hotel Safari

Adjacent to Congress Centre

Hotel Safari offers 3* accommodation, and the convenience of being adjacent to the Safari Court hotel and Congress Centre. The rooms are of standard category. Delegates can share the amenities of the Safari Court hotel, and be a few minutes walk from the Congress Centre.

Business room:

Single occupancy: US$ 102

Twin/double occupancy (per person): US$ 60

Standard room:

Single occupancy: US$ 90

Twin/double occupancy (per person): US$ 55

Windhoek Country Club

Windhoek City

This 4* luxury resort hotel is set in a landscaped garden within the city, and a short shuttle bus ride to the Safari Court. There are business facilities, a health club and outdoor pool, and all rooms have a balcony or terrace. There are three restaurants, serving local specialities and international cuisine, and 24 hour room service is available.

Single occupancy: US$ 160

Twin/double occupancy (per person): US$ 98


City Centre

The Hilton Windhoek is a stylish and comfortable world class hotel, with five restaurants offering a wide range of local and international cuisine, bars and lounges, including a rooftop bar with a panoramic view of the Windhoek skyline. There are full business facilities, as well as a fitness centre, spa and rooftop pool. A shuttle service will be available to the Safari Court Congress Centre.

Executive room:

Single occupancy: US$ 225

Twin/double occupancy (per person): US$ 125

Standard room:

Single occupancy: US$ 165

Twin/double occupancy (per person): US$ 98

Avani Hotel

Windhoek City Centre

Avani is a business hotel in the centre of the city, with bedrooms overlooking either the city or the mountains. The hotel has a restaurant offering an international buffet with live cooking stations, or a deli-style café for snacks. There is a rooftop pool. A shuttle service will be available to transfer delegates to the Safari Court Congress Centre.

Single occupancy: US$ 182

Double occupancy: US$ 105


Windhoek City Centre

Protea is a recently refurbished 3* hotel, and is part of the Marriot group. This modern hotel is located in the business district of Windhoek. The restaurant has a terrace and a bar, and room service is available from 06.30 hrs until 22.30 hrs. The hotel has business facilities. A shuttle service will be available to transfer delegates to the Safari Court Congress Centre.

Furstenhof room:

Single occupancy: US$ 132

Twin/double occupancy: US$ 76

Thuringehof room:

Single occupancy: US$ 108

Twin/double occupancy: US$ 65

Conference Programme

AFRICA 2019 will be the third international conference focusing on water storage and renewable energy development in Africa, co-hosted by Aqua~Media International and the International Commission on Large Dams.

The two main utilities, NamWater and NamPower, welcome international experts to come and exchange experience on key topics relating to water storage and renewable energy. Namibia has experienced a period of exceptional growth and economic stability (IMF Annual Report 2017), making it a prime destination for investments in the hydro sector.


Monday 1 April

Pre-conference workshops and Chairpersons’ & Speakers meetings and reception.


Tuesday 2 April

Opening ceremony, technical sessions begin and evening Welcome reception.


Wednesday 3 April

Technical sessions continue and extended opening of the Exhibition.


Thursday 4 April

Technical sessions continue, closing ceremony and Farewell Dinner.

Industry co-sponsors


  • 2 - 4 April 2019
  • Windhoek - Namibia