1.-WELCOME RECEPTION (on Sunday evening, September 14th): The Organizing committee of the Symposium is organizing an informal welcome reception at a local restaurant close to the auditorium in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz island. The Symposium participants are welcome to come and share a good time making friends and meeting old ones. This event is free of charge (included in the registration fee), but you must to reserve your participation and your companions if applicable. ("Light food will be provided.")
2.- SOCIAL DINNER (on Thursday, September 18th): Social event of the Symposium to be held at the elegant Royal Palm Hotel restaurant. The price is 45 USD per person. If you are interest in taking part of this event, please make your reservation below. Dinner tickets can be purchased during the conference. The conference dinner has a capacity of 150 people. Companions of participants are welcome and will be accommodated in order of the reservation received.
I WISH TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SOCIAL DINNER
3.- GROUP EXCURSION (on Wednesday, September 17th, 14:00-20:00): This event organized by the LOC in kind contribution to the Symposium participants (companions are welcome), is now provided free of charge.
Participants who decided to take part of this social event can select only one of the three different choices that we offer below, in order to visit the attractions of Santa Cruz islands; its flora and fauna and landscapes.
Guided tours : These are guided tours with availability limited to 45 people each. If the limit for any of the options is reached, those who reserved early will be given preference.
Beach is perfectly preserved and there are wild animals such as iguanas, crabs beach. You are only allowed to swim in the swamp that is separated from the beach.
Visit Lava tunnels in
Royal Palm Hotel
Walk to Garrapatero Bay (beaches).
4. TRANSPORTATION, TRANSFER IN/OUT: The Organization of the meeting will provide transportation for the participants who require this assistance, helping to reach their hotels, from Baltra airport to Puerto Ayora town (arrival) and from the hotels in Puerto ayora to the airport in Baltra (departure). This service is included in the registration fee. If you require this assistance, please provide below the necessary information.
If the limit is reached, the participants will be assigned to one of the other options available.
5. VISA AND INVITATION LETTER: Most of the nationalities do not require a visa to visit Ecuador and the Galapagos islands.
Only Citizens of the People's Republic of China, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan and Somalia require visas, but please verify potential updates to your home country regulations. The LOC will work with such participants to provide a necessary letter of invitation.
If you require an invitation letter, please check below and provide the information required.
Please, insert your e-mail address to send confirmation of receipt of your application:
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