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Ecofest Nigeria 2011

Added by on 2011-04-28

Conference Dates:

Start Date Start Date: 2011-11-14
Last Date Last Day: 2011-11-18
Deadline for abstracts/proposals Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 2011-08-26

Conference Contact Info:

Contact Person Contact Person: Arthur Anijah-Obi
Email Email: arthur@arthurmackenzieltd.com
Address Address: Eko Hotels, Lagos, Nigeria

Conference Description:

A five day festival designed to captivate, entertain and educate the public about the serious environmental challenges we face as a nation and globally.

The highlights of ECOFEST NIGERIA 2011 include:

1. CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION
The CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE will attract renowned global experts and environmental advocacy groups to discuss the prevalent environmental issues of the time with the aim of evolving strategies for the effective implementation of environmental policies in Nigeria and West Africa. It is hoped that the conference would contribute significantly towards recharging and repositioning our environment to support wealth creation, employment generation, poverty reduction, growth and sustainable development.

3. ECO-FASHION SHOW
Each year, ECOFEST NIGERIA will feature the ESOTO (Energy Sources Other Than Oil) Alternative Fuels Display which will demonstrate a wide variety of alternative-energy vehicles ranging from prototypes of solar cars to electric, natural-gas, hybrid, fuel cell and ethanol vehicles already in use in other parts of the world. In addition to the ESOTO Display, ECOFEST NIGERIA regular features will include the ECOFASHION SHOW on the solar powered Stage. The ECOFASHION show will present collections made of 100% organic and recycled materials. Top local and international designers are expected to showcase their designs at the fashion show.

4. ECO-CONCERT
ECOFEST NIGERIA 2011 will also feature The ECO-CONCERT where top Nigerian and International Musicians, Comedians and Celebrities with take to the stage in a fantastic concert aimed at drawing attention to environmental issues of our times.
Through dynamic exhibits, stimulating entertainment and celebrity performers and speakers. ECOFEST NIGERIA will foster public awareness about opportunities for environmental change. It aims to spur people to take the initiative in making their homes, businesses and communities more ecologically advanced and environmentally sound, while encouraging activism, membership and volunteering.

5. ECOFEST AWARDS NIGHT
Lifetime achievement awards will be presented to deserving individuals for their dedication to the preservation of the environment.
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