Attending the conference

All visitors entering Morocco must present a valid passport which is valid for at least 6 months from your planned date of departure, and has at least two blank pages.

The passport holders from the following African countries do NOT require a visa prior to travel to Morocco: Algeria, Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Tunisia. Visa to Morocco should be obtained in advance of arrival. To check if you need a visa prior to travel please contact your local embassy.

If you require an invitation letter in order to apply for your visa, please advise us using the registration form.

Visitors must also have outgoing travel documents and sufficient funds to finance their stay.

Please be advised that visa requirements are subject to change and that visa procurement is the responsibility of the traveller.


Marrakech Ménara Airport is approximately 4km from both the Four Seasons Resort where the Symposium will be held and the Mövenpick Mansour Eddahbi Marrakech Hotel.

Please liaise directly with your hotel to arrange a shuttle service to and from the airport when you make your reservation.

Transportation from Casablanca to Marrakech

By Air:

A flight from Casablanca to Marrakech takes fifty minutes. There are at least four flights per day.

By Rail:

It takes approximately three hours to get to Marrakech from Casablanca. Please note, it takes approximately an hour to arrive to Casa Voyageurs Train Station from Casablanca airport.

By Road:

A drive from Casablanca to Marrakech takes approximately two and a half hours.

The dress code for the Symposium and the dinners will be business casual or traditional wear.