MAY 06-10 | MELIA MARINA VARADERO MATANZAS CUBA
III Seminario Internacional de Sanidad Agropecuaria
XX Congreso Latinoamericano de Fitopatología
DEAR COLLEAGUES AND FRIENDS:
The National Center for Animal and Plant Health (CENSA) and the Latin American Phytopathological Association (ALF) are pleased to invite you to participate in the3rd International Seminar on Animal and Plant Health (SISA 2019) and the 20th Congress of the Latin American Phytopathological Association, to be held in Varadero, Cuba, May 6-10, 2019, with the major theme “The Agricultural Sciences for One Health”.
This third edition will be specially dedicated to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of CENSA´s foundation.
Within the frame of the Event, researchers, professors, specialists, students, decision-makers, entrepreneurs, and producers from different sectors and countries will debate the strategies and results of the intersect-oral and multidisciplinary collaboration work in confronting those problems that affect health of plants, animals, people, and the ecosystem from the communities to scales of greater intervention.
We invite you to reserve a space in your agendas and participate in the SISA 2019 and the 20th Congress of the Latin American Phytopathological Association. It will be very pleasant to have you in our Event.
WITH WARM REGARDS,
official EVENT WEBSITE
all prices are in US dolars
with TECHNICAL VISIT
with no TECHNICAL VISIT
$ 514.00 USD
$ 487.00 USD
SISA2019 NON DELEGATES
$ 74.00 USD
Participants requiring a formal letter of invitation to enable them to make their arrangements to participate in the Event should send a request for an official invitation letter to
INVICTA Group Services
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)
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.
SISA 2019 and the 20th Congress of the Latin American Phytopathological Association will be a great opportunity for academic, scientific and technical exchange through presentations and discussions of the latest information on:
•Diagnosis and surveillance of diseases and pests in the agricultural sector
•Pest management / disease prevention and control in plant and animal health
•Food safety and innocuity with a productive food chain approach
•Disaster risk reduction and management in the agricultural sector
Diagnosis and epidemiology
Transboundary, emerging and re-emerging pests and diseases
Agricultural simulation modeling
Intersectoral collaboration for prevention and control of zoonoses
Immunity and vaccines
Development and application of bio-pesticides
Management of ecosystems
Characterization of multitrophic interactions
Functional foods, probiotics, and prebiotics
Microorganisms and food quality
Food safety and innocuity
The dairy sector and the sustainability challenges
Hazard, vulnerability and disaster risk
Resilience to disasters
Impact and mitigation of climate change
Quality Management Systems and Biosafety
Plant and animal health, economy, and social development
Internationalization. Knowledge negotiation. Technological innovation
Continuing professional education and technical training
GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS
In order for your summary to be quickly accepted and processed, we would appreciate your attention to the following instructions:
The abstracts will consist of a maximum of 300 words (including title), typed at a single space, in Times New Roman font, size 10, in Microsoft Word or another compatible with it. Everything justified. Title of the paper: in bold capitals, in Spanish or English, as appropriate (its translation in parenthesis,
standard letter, case sensitive. Provide the full names of the authors and their email addresses. If two surnames, merge them with a hyphen. Underline the name of the author who will attend the Event.
The Abstract must be informative, containing: Objectives, Materials and Methods, Results and Conclusions. No subtitles (eg. INTRODUCTION, etc.), or References.
Each poster display will be 120 cm tall x 90 cm wide mounted vertically. All abstracts must be sent to the Organizing Committee through the web site www.sanidadagropecuaria.com or to the email email@example.com, before February 15, 2019. They will be evaluated by a Scientific Committee of experts for final approval.
The languages for presenting papers will be Spanish and English. Simultaneous language interpretation will be available in the plenary sessions.
During the Event, meetings, workshops, symposia, magister lectures, round tables, technical visits, and other encounters will be simultaneously held:
59th Annual Meeting of the American Phytopathological Society - Caribbean Division (APS-CD)
14th CaribVet Steering Committee Meeting
Meeting of Heads of Veterinary Services of CARICOM
4th Workshop One Health
3rd Workshop “The agricultural sector in the coping of disasters and climate change”
Symposium “Therapy with Pulmonary Surfactant: Surfacen, 25 years saving lives”
There will be an ExpoFair associates wiht the event where the technological advances related to the topics will be exposed.
For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
SISA2019 ORGANIZING & SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE
Dr. C. José Ramón Saborido Loidi, Minister of Higher Education
PhD. Luis Velázquez Pérez, President of the Academy of Science of Cuba
Dr. Cs. Ondina León Díaz, Director of Science and Technique, Ministry of Higher Education
PhD. Nivian Montes de Oca Martínez, General Director, CENSA
PhD. Evelyn Lobo Rivero, Deputy Director of Science, Innovation and Postgraduate, CENSA
PhD. Carmen Laura Perera González, CENSA
PhD. Oriela Pino Pérez, CENSA
Local Committee of ALF
PhD. Ronald D. French-Monar, AgriLife Extension Service-Texas A&M System
Dr. Cs. Yamila Martínez Zubiaur, CENSA
Professional Event Organizer
Ing. Caridad Sagó Rivera, Havanatur T&T Sucursal Habana
MSc. Silvia Hernández Delgado, CENSA
PhD. Belkis Peteira Delgado-Oramas, Director of Plant Health
PhD. Yanet Rodríguez Perdomo, Director Animal Health
PhD. Odalys Uffo Reinosa, Director of Internationalization and Business Management
PhD Aleika Iglesia Lozano, Head of Department of Postgraduate Education, Science, Technology and Innovation
MSc. Tania Rivas Quintero
MSc. Bárbara Yamily Mansito Reyes
Commission Sponsorships and Fairs
MSc. Mónica Vichot Llano
Public Relations Commission
PhD. Rafael Ramírez Mirabal
Lic. Osmary Fernandez Mompié
Lic. Isis María Villa Estévez
Lic. Jessica Álvarez Gordillo
Ing. Guillermo Hughes Pereira
Members of the National Scientific Committee
Dr. Ana M Acevedo Beiras
Dr. Arsenio Betancourt Bravo
Dr. Cs. Benedicto Martínez Coca
Dr. Dulce M. Soler Roger
Dr. Elaine Díaz Casaña
Dr. Heyker L Baños
Dr. Ileana Miranda Cabrera
Dr. Ivette Espinosa Castaño
Dr. Jersys Arevalo Ortega
Dr. José A. Agüero Fernández
Dr. Madelaine Quiñones Pantoja
Dr. Margarita Ceballos Vásquez
Dr. María del Carmen Travieso Novelles
Dr. María Teresa Frías Lepoureau
Dr. Mayra G. Rodríguez Hernández
Dr. María I. Percedo Abreu
Dr. Moraima Suris Campos
Dr. Odalys Blanco Hidalgo
Dr. Pastor Alfonso Zamora
Members of the International Scientific Committee
Dr. C. Ronald D. French-Monar, AgriLife Extension Service-Texas A&M System
Jennifer Pradel, Coordinadora CaribVET
INVICTA Group Services
MELIA MARINA VARADERO VARADERO MATANZAS CUBA
The Hotel Meliá Marina Varadero is the ideal place for business trips at the spa in Varadero. The hotel offers its guests an overall conference area of 1,310 m2 and 760 m2 of meeting space, equipped with the technical resources required and suitable for staging any kind of event, conventions, conferences, seminars, gala dinners and receptions. The hotel provides group incentive facilities with varying capacities.
US citizens are not allowed to register at the Hotel Melia Marina Varadero, the official venue of the 3rd International Seminar on Animal and Plant Health SISA2019 and the 20th Congress of the Latin American Phytopathological Association, to be held in Varadero, Cuba, May 6-10, 2019. Since this hotel is part of the a restricted list by OFAC; the official SISA2019 | Congress Committee has chosen to replace the hotel for all the US citizens.
The HOTEL MELIA VARADERO, will host the accommodation for all US citizens for the same price and with complimentary daily transfer from one hotel to the other. The transfer distance is a short 10 minute drive.
SISA2019 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.
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.
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.
You can also use credit cards as VISA, MASTERCARD and CABAL, as long as they are not drawn from a U.S. bank.
Cuba is a very safe nation.
Cuba has a moderate sub-tropical weather. Havana and the western provinces have a chillier and nicer weather than in the Eastern region.
It is advisable to wear cotton-made clothes.
The electric current generally works to 110 V/60 Hz.
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