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Fecha: 15 de Mayo de 2013
Hora: 08:00 - 17:00
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I. Registration for the Conference

You can register for the Conference at the following link: http://eventos.uniandes.edu.co/7thISSDP

Registration fees are: $200 USD for ISSDP Members and $250 USD for non-members.

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To become a member of the ISSDP, visit: http://www.issdp.org/membership.php

II. Accommodation:

We recommend three hotels in Bogota that are offering a special rate for ISSDP Conference participants. Transportation to and from the conference from these hotels will be provided by the Conference organization. Conference participants who choose to stay in a different hotel will have to arrange their own transportation to and from the conference.

To make your reservations and get the special rate, you just need to contact the email provided below for your selected hotel. When you make your reservation, please make sure to specify that you are participating in the ISSDP 2013 CONFERENCE.

Please note that rates may change if you decide to stay extra days (either before or after the conference).

When yo contact the hotel, you need to give them the following information:

  • Annual Conference ISSDP
  • Complete name
  • Passport # and nationality
  • Check in and check out dates
  • Credit card #, name as it appears in the card and expiration date

Should you have any question or problem with your hotel reservation, please contact us at: issdp2013@uniandes.edu.co, and we will try to help you.

The three recommended hotels are:







No 1

Hotel Embassy Suites

- Buffet breakfast per person
- Two hours or Alcoholic Soft Drinks in the bar of the Hotel from 5:30 pm-7: 30pm
- Complimentary Internet access
- Local newspaper in Suite
- Emergency Medical Service Emermédica through the hotel reception
- Use of the SPA
- Use of the Business Center Hilton Honors loyalty program

Sunday to Thursday US$192

Friday and Saturday US$143

Marcela Tobon:


No 2


- Buffet breakfast per person
- Free WiFi
- Coffee bar
- Exercise Room with Sauna
- Dinner service until 10 pm


Maria Claudia Gonzalez:


No 3

Hotel IBIS Museo

- Free WiFi
- EAT & DRINK restaurant available 24 hours.
- Choice of breakfast from 4:30 A.M. until noon (Not included,$USD 7)
- Business Center 24 hours.

( Sunday to Thursday) US$ 89

(Friday and Saturday) US$ 66

Lorena Alvarez:


*Prices are based on an Exchange Rate $ 1.825 pesos / USD

** Foreign nationals are exempt from VAT in the hotel. Colombian citizens must pay VAT (IVA) of 16%.



III.Information about Bogotá and Universidad de los Andes

Bogotá: Capital of Colombia and of the Department of Cundinamarca. It is the largest and more populous city in the country with more than 8,000,000 inhabitants. Bogotá is located in the geographic center of the country, 2,640 meters above sea level. For further information visit http://www.bogotaturismo.gov.co/en

Los Andes University: Founded on 1948, Universidad de los Andes is a private autonomous, independent and innovative institution. It is the only Colombian University within the top 450 universities of the world and it is the sixth best university of the continent. It holds 587 full time professors, 12.500 undergraduate students and around 3.000 post graduate including doctoral students. It’s beautiful campus is located in downtown Bogotá, right besides the famous Cathedral of Monserrate standing at 3,152 meters overseeing the city.

For further information visit http://www.uniandes.edu.co/

Climate: The weather is cold. The temperature during the day ranges from 7 to 19 degrees Celsius, the average annual temperature is 14 degrees Celsius. We suggest you bring warm clothing.

Currency: 1 U.S. dollar is equivalent to about 1,850 Colombian pesos.

Airport reception and transfers: When you exit immigration at the Bogotá airport, take an authorized taxi from the airport to your hotel. Authorized taxis are clearly marked. For this you only need the hotel address.

Transportation: The organization will offer transportation from and to the three recommended hotels in the morning and in the afternoon (night). We will inform you about the schedules and places were the transportation will be available. We strongly recommend avoiding taking taxis on the street; you can order authorized taxis by phone at authorized taxi centrals through the hotel or the organizers.