Congratulations on being accepted to participate at the American University in Cairo School of Global Affairs and Public Policy Site Competition on February 24, 2018.

Please continue to check this page for updates.

Your Site Leader:
Ghada Barsoum, Associate Professor at American University in Cairo (AUC)

Your Technical Leader:
Artan Karini,  Assistant Professor and MPA Program Director at AUC, 

Please find below pertinent information about the student networking session on February 23 and travel and lodging. Students please remember to bring your own laptop computers to the competition. Tablets are NOT compatible with the simulation. 

February 23 Welcome Reception:
AUC will host a Welcome Reception for students and judges at the Dusit Thani hotel near AUC at 7:00 PM.

TENTATIVE: Competition Day Details (NASPAA-Batten will provide students/site leaders with final schedule in late Jan):
Competitors should plan on being at the AUC Campus (exact location TBD) no later than 8:00 AM for check-in on Saturday, February 24, 2018. Breakfast and coffee will be available beginning at 8:00 AM.  Welcoming remarks, instructions, and the start of the competition will begin promptly at 9:00 AM. Lunch will be provided during the competition.Following the competition, AUC will host a post-competition event at a restaurant near campus starting at 7:30 PM. Exact details will be provided ASAP.

Hotel Accommodations:
AUC will book single and double apartments for students at the AUC Faculty Housing at no cost to students. The Faculty Housing is located across AUC, Gate 4.

Ground Transportation:
AUC will provide competition attendees with transportation to and from the Cairo International Airport. Transportation will be provided to and from campus as well. Students, please provide us with your itineraries ASAP, so we can determine the pickup and drop off times. 

The entire AUC community looks forward to you joining us in Cairo.