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FHF Global Summit 2024  

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • What time zone does the event take place in?
    The event will be live in Baku, Azerbaijan, which is GMT+4.
  • What are the conference fees and how can I register?
    The FHF Global Summit aims to attract a diverse audience and therefore ensured registration rates were kept low. You can view the registration rates on the registration page; rates are located at the bottom of the page. Registration is open, and you can register for in-person or virtual attendance using the registration page. Simply fill in the contact and employer information and then select a “ticket” for either in-person or virtual registration. You will then be prompted to input your payment information to complete registration.
  • Are there 1-day passes available?
    We are not currently offering 1-day event passes, but if you are interested in one please email info@forecastinghealthyfutures.org and we will do our best to accommodate you.
  • Where is the venue located?
    Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers Flame Towers 1A Mehdi Huseyn Baku AZ1006, Azerbaijan
  • What does the FHF Global Summit registration fee include?
    The FHF Global Summit in-person registration includes: On-site participation in all three days of the conference Networking events and in-person collaboration opportunities with other attendees Lunch, morning, and afternoon snacks on June 18 – 19 Lunch and morning snacks on June 20 Access to the virtual event platform The FHF Global Summit virtual registration includes: Virtual participation on June 18 – 19 Access to the virtual event platform
  • Can I participate remotely?
    Yes! We have a virtual option to attend the Summit. Due to the interactive nature of the workshops/roundtables, only in-person attendees will be able to participate on Day 3. You can register to attend the first two days of the Global Summit by visiting the registration page and selecting “Virtual Participant” from the Ticketing Information section.
  • Who should attend?
    Climate and health policymakers Ministry staff in Health, Climate, Environment, and Finance Technical experts and health practitioners Leaders in business and civil society Researchers and innovators Donors and multilateral institution decision-makers Others working at the intersections of climate and health
  • Why Baku, Azerbaijan?
    The FHF Global Summit strives to work closely with each year’s incoming COP Presidency and therefore hosts the annual summit in the same location as that Presidency. This enables the COP Presidency planning teams to more easily attend the event and provides support in the leadup to that year’s COP event.
  • Who can apply for event and travel funding support?
    The FHF Global Summit invites anyone who would like to attend the Summit but needs funding to support their travel to apply for funding. All prospective attendees are welcome to apply but anyone who has received previous funding is ineligible to receive funding this year. You can apply for travel funding on the Travel Awards page. If you would like to attend virtually and need support, please email us at info@forecastinghealthyfutures.org.
  • What language does the FHF Global Summit take place in?
    The FHF Global Summit takes place in English. Please note that we are looking into options to provide translation services but as of this moment, the FHF Global Summit is unable to provide translation services.
  • Is there a Summit app?
    FHF Global Summit will have an app available for all attendees of the event. The app will enable participants to see the agenda, speaker bios, and interact with each other. Including this information in the app helps us reduce the amount of paper used throughout the Summit.
  • Can you provide information on the FHF Global Summit sponsorship benefits and levels?
    If you are interested in learning more about sponsoring the FHF Global Summit, please reach out to Sarah Kester at Sarah.Kester@forecastinghealthyfutures.org.
  • Are you taking photographs and video at the Summit?
    FHF Global Summit captures photographs, video, and audio to use in newsletters and other promotional materials, whether in print, electronic, or other media, including the FHF Global Summit website. Participating in these events grants FHF Global Summit the right to use your name and likeness for such purposes.
  • What are the visa and entry requirements for Azerbaijan?
    Visa requirements to Azerbaijan differ depending on which country you are coming from. Please visit the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan website for your country to learn more (for example, the website for citizens of the United States). Some countries are eligible to apply for an electronic visa. You can find more information about that here.
  • Can FHF Global Summit support my visa application?
    The FHF Global Summit can provide a Visa Support Letter. If you need one, please email info@forecastinghealthyfutures.org your full name as it appears on your passport, your passport number, and your nationality. FHF Global Summit is unable to provide any other support in obtaining a visa to enter Azerbaijan.
  • Can FHF Global Summit book my accommodation?
    Participants must book their accommodation directly with the hotel. Availability is limited so please book early. Hotel accommodations are not included in the registration fee. However, FHF Global Summit has negotiated a reduced rate room block with the Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers. Please check back for the link, which will be available soon. As the Summit takes place at the Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers this is the most convenient hotel to stay at. However, Baku has a variety of hotels and accommodations within a reasonable distance from the hotel at a variety of prices.
  • How is the Global Summit addressing COVID-19?
    Generally, Azerbaijan no longer requires COVID-19 vaccination proof to visit tourist sites. However, the health, safety, and well-being of all participants are extremely important to us, and we have put in place the following safety procedures and recommendations to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission: All attendees must wear their badge in all meeting spaces to confirm they are a participant Venue will be regularly cleaned in accordance with the venue’s own policies Masks are not required, but participants are more than welcome to wear masks as they see fit We recommend frequent handwashing and bringing hand sanitizer with you We encourage each participant to carefully assess their symptoms each morning before coming to the Summit. If you are sick and/or have symptoms of illness or COVID-19, we ask that you refrain from coming to the Summit. If you test COVID-19 positive while in Baku and require medical assistance, please contact a local healthcare provider or your insurance company After the Summit and upon your return home, we recommend you monitor your health in the coming days. If you develop symptoms of illness, including COVID-19, please contact your healthcare provider.
  • What should I do if I have a medical emergency?
    If you fall ill or are injured while in Baku, you can ask your hotel front desk for assistance or call the Azerbaijan emergency numbers, which are: 103, 113, and 1542.
  • What should I do if I have food restrictions?
    We will have a variety of meal options available that should accommodate the majority of food restrictions. Please send us an email at info@forecastinghealthyfutures.org when you register if you would like to confirm.
  • How can I get from Heydar Aliyev International Airport to the Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers?
    There are multiple options for transfers from the airport to your hotel. The Airport website provides information on the Aero Express bus, airport taxis, and car rentals – please find that information here. Official airport taxis should cost around 18 – 25 EUR, depending on your point of destination. You can also reach out to your hotel accommodations to inquire about scheduling airport transfers directly with your hotel.
  • How can I get around within Baku?
    Public transportation in Baku is generally considered safe, clean, efficient, and economical and is widely used by those living in Baku. The options include the metro, buses, and taxis. You can find more information online, with a summary of options available here: The Baku Metro connects the city center. You can purchase a smart card at metro stations or at one of the many kiosks throughout the city. Stations are generally clean and safe. There are public and private buses and marshrutkas (minibuses) within Baku, with public buses often the cheapest way to get around. Depending on the bus line tickets can be purchased directly from the bus driver or using a smart card. Taxis are widely available. In Baku, taxis are generally not metered so be sure to confirm that and negotiate your trip cost before getting in the taxi. Uber and Bolt are both available within Baku, however card payment may not be available and you may be required to pay in cash. If you plan to use these services please confirm with your hotel for the latest updates.
  • What can I do while in Baku?
    Baku has a variety of activities, both within the city and outside. If you extend your trip or explore in the evenings, offerings include: Visit the Old City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site The National Museum of History Yarat Contemporary Art Center National Museum of Azerbaijani Literature Birdwatching in Absheron National Park Tour the Yanardag State Historical, Cultural, and Natural Reserve Azerbaijan Carpet Museum Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape, a UNESCO World Heritage Site Please note, links to any sites or tour agencies should not be considered recommendations or references for the company, but are intended as informational.
  • What is the dress attire for the FHF Global Summit?
    There is no official dress code. However, business casual attire is appropriate for all participants.
  • What is the FHF Global Summit safety policy?
    All participants, speakers, partners, and staff at the FHF Global Summit and related events are expected to adhere with the following etiquette. Organizers will enforce this etiquette throughout the events to help ensure a safe environment for everybody. The FHF Global Summit strives to be a dynamic, inclusive space where policymakers, Ministry staff, technical experts and health practitioners, leaders in business and civil society, researchers and innovators, funders and multilateral institution decision-makers, and others involved in the climate and health field can come together for multidisciplinary conversations, learning and collaboration. The FHF Global Summit strives to provide a safe and harassment-free in-person experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, legal status, or religion (or lack thereof). We expect participants to follow these rules during the entire Summit and all its planned activities. We do not tolerate harassment from participants in any form. Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, legal status, religion, technology choices, sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, and unwelcome sexual attention. Sexual language and imagery are not appropriate for any of our sessions or breakouts, breaks or reception, or on Twitter and other online media as related to the FHF Global Summit and related events. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately. Participants engaging in harassing behavior, making others feel unsafe, or violating these rules may be warned, or asked to leave immediately, at the discretion of FHF Global Summit organizers. If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please inform the FHF Global Summit Organizing Team or email info@forecastinghealthyfutures.org.
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