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The following hotels located close to the Conference venue are offering special conference rates. In order to receive the Conference rates, bookings must be made directly with the hotel and not through a tertiary agent or online booking service. Participants are responsible for making their own arrangements and should identify themselves as an SCL Conference participant at the time of booking.Payment must be made at check in.


Hotel Bougainvillea

Hotel Bougainvillea

Approx 6.2 km from Conference venue

Conference Rate: Standard Room USD128 per night

Address: Santo Domingo, Heredia, Costa Rica. Website: https://www.hb.co.cr/the-hotel/
Tel: +506 2244-1414 | Email: info@hb.co.cr



Cibeles resort

Hotel Boutique Cibeles

Approx 2.0 km from Conference venue

Conference Rates: Single room USD48 | Double USD50 | Triple USD60 | Four guests USD87 | Five guests USD95 | Six guests USD108. Rooms have kitchen facilities. Breakfast available at USD6

Address: UNA Heredia, 1 km north highway to San Rafael de Heredia. Website: http://www.hotelcibelesresort.com/
Tel: +506 2260 3176 | Fax: +506 2260 3176 | Email: hotelcibeles@ice.co.cr


Valladolid Hotel

Valladolid Hotel

Approx 800 m from Conference venue

Conference Rates: Single USD58 | Double USD70 | Triple USD80
Breakfast included

Address: Avenue 7, Heredia Province, Heredia, 1973-3000. Website: http://hotelvalladolid.net/en/
Telephone: +506 2260 2905 | Fax: +506 2260 2912 | Email: info@hotelvalladolid.net


Apart Hotel

Apart-hotel Roma

Approx 1 km from Conference venue

Conference Rates:
Double Suite (two independent rooms) - USD26/night per person
Triple Suite (one double & one single room) - USD25 per night per person
Four-Five people Suite (two double rooms) - USD20 per night per person
Villa - Six guests (one triple room + one quad room) - USD24.90 per night per person

Kitchen facilities

Address: Heredia. Website: https://www.apart-hotelroma.com
Telephonel: +506 2260 0127or +506 2260 6339 | Fax: +506 2262 1143 | Email: info@apart-hotelroma.com



Guest Speaker

Guest Speaker

J. Diego Quesada
Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica



Host University
The Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica (UNA) is one of five public universities in Costa Rica, with the main campus located in the city of Heredia. Learn more»

Heredia, Heredia Province
One of Costa Rica's most historical cities, founded in 1705 and nicknamed "City of Flowers". Located in central Costa Rica amidst vast coffee plantations and lush greenery. Learn more»

important dates

Important Dates

Early Bird Abstracts:
30 October 2017

Early Notification of acceptance:
20 December 2017

Deadline for Abstracts:
15 February 2018

Notification of acceptance:
15 April 2018

Submission of full papers:
12 August 2018

useful info

Social Programme

Conference Dinner
Field Trip
Cultural Event


social programme

Useful Information

Before you go:
- Airlines flying to Costa Rica
- Airport > Juan Santamaría International (SJO), San José
- Entry Requirements
- Visas by Nationality
- Yellow Fever Vaccination

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