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MAY 27-31 | HAVANA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTER

2nd Pan-American Congress of Physiological Sciences

MAY 27-31 | HAVANA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTER

2nd Pan-American Congress of Physiological Sciences

INVITATION

The local Organizing Committee of the Second Pan American Congress of Physiological Sciences invites you to participate in this  scientific event. This Congress will stimulate a creative exchange of ideas and the collaborative work among our societies from the entire occidental hemisphere.

Havana celebrate in 2019 its 500 Anniversary of its foundation and as the capital of all the Cubans have been preparing Old Havana to show an ancient and at the same time a young city considered Cultural Heritage of the Humankind since 1982  and one of the marvelous cities of the world since 2016.

All the participants societies of the II Pan Am-2014 start to work on this project almost 5 years ago when we celebrate a first meeting during  the first version of this continental congress in Iguazú Falls in August 2014.

We organize different meetings during the Experimental Biology meeting in San Diego California in 2016, Rio de Janeiro 2017 during the 38th Congress IUPS  and again in San Diego in April 2018 in order to organize a world-class congress.

 

Alberto Juan Dorta Contreras MSc PhD

President LOC-PanAm 2019

who to CONTACT

 

 

email for EVENT ABSTRACTS

 

official EVENT WEBSITE

registration fees

MEMBERS

AND NON MEMBERS

all prices are in US dolars

CUBAN SOCIETY OF PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES 

Alberto Juan Dorta Contreras, PhD.

E-mail: adorta@infomed.sld.cu

HAVANA NTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTER CUBA 

Zósima López Ruiz, Spec., BA.

Phone: 53-7-208 51 99 / 53-7-202 6011 to 19, extension 1510

E-mail: zosima@palco.cu

MEMBER REGISTRATION

** Postdoctoral trainees: Trainees have obtained their doctoral degree within the last five years and are currently enrolled in a postdoctoral trainee program

 registration fee

PAYMENT EXEMPTIONS

members registration fee

PLENARY SPEAKERS        Congress Registration is FREE

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS        Congress Registration is FREE

SYMPOSIUM SPEAKERS   Congress Registration is $270 USD anytime 

  • Credential

  • All activities as listed in the OFFICIAL PROGRAM of the event 

  • Material sets of the Congress (portfolio, pen, desk pad, scientific program book, and CD with ISBN)

  • Participation and/or author certificate

  • Participation in opening and closing ceremonies

  • Participation in all scientific sessions

  • Welcoming cocktail

  • Farewell lunch

 

INCLUDES

registration fees

ACCOMPANYING PERSON

ACCOMPANYING PERSON REGISTRATION

$200 USD 

accompanying person registration fee

  • Credential

  • Participation in opening and closing ceremonies

  • Welcoming cocktail

  • Farewell lunch

  • City Tour with lunch included

  • Visit to The Terrazas with lunch included and round trip transportation

 

Las Terrazas - an ecological project located in the Sierra del Rosario, a Biosphere Reserve declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. This tour begins with a welcome cocktail at the Curujey Ranch with musical entertainment, visits to the partially built ruins of the coffee plantation, good view and a coffee at the house of one of the peasants of the Zone and a peasant lunch in one of the restaurants in the area.

 

INCLUDES

hotel cost

 EVENTO HAVANATUR SA

5 stars

4 stars

3 stars

lower hotel fares

NEW RESERVATIONS ONLY

effective January 22 2019

accommodation cost

 INCLUDES

casa particular cost

INVICTA Group Services

per night per person with breakfast included

per night per room with breakfast not included   

 

airport | hotel | airport

to and from the congress hall

all transfers for all the official activities of the congress

 

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

per person per night in CUC

 

HOTELS

 

SINGLE

 

DOUBLE

 

HOTEL NACIONAL DE CUBA

HOTEL IBEROSTAR PARQUE CENTRAL

HOTEL MELIA HABANA

HOTEL MELIA COHIBA

HOTEL FOURPOINT SHERATON 

HOTEL PACKARD IBEROSTAR

HOTEL PALCO

HOTEL RIVIERA

HOTEL INGLATERRA

HOTEL VEDADO | SAINT JOHN

 

$  203.00

$  382.00

$  174.00

$  174.00

$  231.00

$  289.00

$    99.00

$  260.00

$  189.00

$    77.00

        

       

$  160.00

$  210.00

$  117.00

$  117.00

$  160.00

$  189.00

$    82.00

$  196.00

$  146.00

$   56.00

       

       

Hotel Accommodations                        

or Casa Particular Accommodations      

Airport Transfer                                   

Daily Transfer                                      

Transportation                                       

 

CASA PARTICULAR ACCOMMODATIONS

per room per night ( MAX Double Occupancy )      $45.00* - $65.00* -  $75.00*      

 

* breakfast can be purchase at each Casa Particular 

  per day | per person at a low cost of $5CUC - $8CUC

 

HOTEL NACIONAL DE CUBA

Single Room  Occupancy     $189.00 CUC  per person per night

Double Room Occupancy     $132.00 CUC per person per night

Single Room  Occupancy     $213.00 CUC  per person per night

Double Room Occupancy     $149.00 CUC per person per night

HOTEL PARQUE CENTRAL 

provided by

INVICTA Group Services

all travelers

TRAVEL CATEGORY

DOCUMENTATION

To satisfy regulations in both Cuba and the United States, you will need to carry the following documentation. These documents will be given to you by INVICTA GROUP SERVICES:

  • CUBAN VISA (TOURIST CARD)

  • TRAVEL AFFIDAVIT

  • LETTER OF AUTHORIZATION from INVICTA GROUP SERVICES stating that you are traveling under one of the approved categories

 

CUBA TRAVEL AFFIDAVIT - GENERAL/SPECIFIC LICENSES

5. PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS OR CONFERENCES 515.564 (b)

I am a full-time professional whose travel transactions are directly related to attending a professional meeting or conference in Cuba, which directly relates to my profession, professional background or area of expertise, including are of graduate level full-time study; for which the purpose of the meeting or conference is not to promote tourism in Cuba and whose schedule of activities does not include free time or recreation in excess of that consistent with a full time schedule of attendance at professional meetings or conferences.

 

all payments via

INVICTA Group Services

ALL US PAYMENTS

All the fees here are presented in the Cuban Peso Convertible (CUC), the official currency in Cuba, which exchange rate correspond to approximately to 1.00 CUC for US $ 1.00 if payment is made in the US, via  INVICTA Group Services. All hotel fees must be paid in advance before congress. 

 

Those people interested in paying all registration fees in Cuba, must make it at the right moment of the registration at the Havana International Conference Center, by using the official circulating currency in Cuba 1.00 CUC for US$ 0, 8685.

 

PANAM2019   INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

                                     Alicia Mattiazzi - aliciamattiazzi@gmail.com

 

CUBAN PHYSIOLOGICAL SOCIETY

                                     Alberto Juan Dorta Contreras – adorta@infomed.sld.cu

                                     Jairo Lumpuy Castillo – jlumpuy@gmail.com

                                     William Castillo González – williamcg@nauta.cu

                                     Alina Alerm González- alina.alerm@infomed.sld.cu

 

AMERICAN PHYSIOLOGICAL SOCIETY

                                     Gary C. Sieck – sieck.gary@mayo.edu

ARGENTINE PHYSIOLOGICAL SOCIETY

                                     Alejandro Aiello – aaiello@med.unlp.edu.ar

                                     Alberto Crottigini – acrottogini@favaloro.edu.ar

BRAZILIAN PHYSIOLOGICAL SOCIETY

                                     Maria Jose Campagnole – Santos - mjcampagnole.ufmg@gmail.com

 

CANADIAN PHYSIOLOGICAL SOCIETY

                                     Catherine B. Chan – cbchan@ualberta.ca

 

COLOMBIAN PHYSIOLOGICAL SOCIETY

                                     Hilda González Olaya – hgonzalez4@unab.edu.co

     

CHILEAN PHYSIOLOGICAL SOCIETY

                                     Bredford Kerr – bkerr@cecs.cl

MEXICAN PHYSIOLOGICAL SOCIETY

                                     Benjamín Floran Garduño – bfloran@fisio.cinvestav.mx

PANAM2019   INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE 

Gary Sieck, President International Scientific Committee (ISPC)  – sieck.gary@mayo.edu

 

Alberto Juan Dorta Contreras, Cuban Physiological Society – adorta@infomed.sld.cu

Nibaldo Hernández, Cuban Neuroscience Society – nibaldo@infomed.sld.cu

Alina González-Quevedo, Cuban Physiological Society – aglez@infomed.sld.cu

 

Patricia Molina, American Physiological Society - pmolin@lsuhsc.edu

Alejandro Aiello, Argentine Physiological Society - aaiello@med.unlp.edu.ar

 

Alberto Crottigini, Argentine Physiological Society - acrottogini@favaloro.edu.ar

Martin Vila-Petroff, Argentine Physiological Society – mvila@med.edu.ar

Maria Jose Campagnole – Santos, Brazilian Physiological Society - mjcampagnole.ufmg@gmail.com

 

Eduardo  Colombari, Brazilian Physiological Society  - eduardo.colombari@foar.unesp.br

Graham Collingridge, Canadian Physiological Society - g.collingridge@utoronto.ca

 

Hilda González Olaya, Colombian Physiological Society - hgonzalez4@unab.edu.co

Benjamín Floran Garduño, Mexican Physiological Society - bfloran@fisio.cinvestav.mx

 

Daniel Ortuño Sahagún, Mexican Physiological Society - daniel.ortuno.sahagun@gmail.com

 

INVICTA Group Services

HAVANA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTER   HAVANA CUBA

Founded in 1979, the Havana International Conference Center is an institution of indisputable prestige in Cuba, specialized in events and congresses organization. It is located in one of the most beautiful residential neighborhoods of the city and covers an area of 60 000 square meters. The Center organizes, promotes and carries out conventions, congresses, symposia, conferences, national and international meetings, fairs and exhibitions.

 

Moreover, it encourages and commercializes the activities scheduled for each of the international events and fairs held in HICC, through a wide network of official agencies in Latin America, North America and Europe, without exclusive character and in common agreement with associations and companies interested in these services.

PANAM2019             IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PARTICIPANTS

CUBA´S CUSTOMS RULES

In order to enter into and departure from Cuba, an individual will be needed a six-month validity Passport, tourist card or visa and a round-trip ticket. Upon arriving in Cuba, José Martí´s airport immigration officials will request passport, round-trip ticket and tourist card or visa.

 

TOURIST CARD OR VISA

It is mandatory to hold a tourist card or visa to enter into Cuba. Upon buying your round-trip ticket, you must request the travel agency or the Cuban diplomatic representation based in your country the tourist card or visa in order to enter into Cuba. Visa for Cuba is valid for 30 days. Whether your stay in the Caribbean Island exceeded the respective 30 days, you should renew your tourist card or visa. This legal procedure must be carried out at the available immigration offices of Cuban provinces´ capitals and must meet the following: a prior CUC tax payment in stamps which are available to buy at Metropolitan Bank branches.

 

MEDICAL INSURANCE

The Cuban government demands a Medical Travel Insurance covered by Medical Expenditures and valid for the whole stay period. All those paeople who are interested in travelling to Cuba are obliged to provide a Medical Insurance covering all medical expenditures in case of either a disease or accident.

 

OFFICIAL CURRENCY

The Cuban Convertible Pesos (CUC) is the official circulating currency in Cuba. It can be obtained upon arriving the country, at the airport, hotels, Banks and currency exchange offices (Cadecas). The exchangeable international currencies are: Euro, US and Canadian dollar, Sterling Pound, Swiss Francs, Mexican Pesos and Japanese Yen, in accordance with the current exchange rate.

 

CREDIT CARDS 

You can also use credit cards as VISA, MASTERCARD and CABAL, as long as they are not drawn from a U.S. bank.

 

SAFETY 

Cuba is a very safe nation.

 

WEATHER          

Cuba has a moderate sub-tropical weather. Havana and the western provinces have a chillier and nicer weather than in the Eastern region.

 

DRESSING CODE

It is advisable to wear cotton-made clothes.

 

ELECTRIC POWER

The electric current generally works to 110 V/60 Hz.

MOBILE PHONES AND INTERNET USE

  • ROAMING                                                                   

http://www.etecsa.cu/telefonia_movil/roaming/

  • SERVICE CONTRACT WITH CUBACELL                          

http://www.etecsa.cu/telefonia_movil/contratacion_y_activacion/

 

  • Countries and operators with SMS HUB contracts:

http://www.etecsa.cu/telefonia_movil/sms_hub/

 

  • INTERNET SERVICE CONNECTION

http://www.etecsa.cu/internet_conectividad/

 

  • WEB NAVATION ROOMS

http://www.etecsa.cu/internet_conectividad/salas_de_navegacion/

PANAM2019                                                 PARTNER SOCIETIES