The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) and the Sociedad Matemática Mexicana (SMM) are pleased to announce their first joint meeting. This meeting will be hosted by the Centro de Investigación en Matemáticas (CIMAT, www.cimat.mx), and will take place in Guanajuato, Mexico, from September 21 to 23, 2006.
Callejoneada, Friday, 20:30-22:00
A callejoneada is a stroll (at a very slow pace) through the alleys in downtown Guanajuato accompanied by a group of musicians (a "estudiantina") and where all participants are given a flask of wine to sip while they are explained the stories of the alleys and listen to traditional songs. It usually lasts 75 minutes.
Mexican Fiesta, Saturday, 20:00 - Midnight
This event will take place in the Jardin San Francisco at the Ex-Hacienda San Gabriel de Barrera.
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Rooms have been reserved in the following three hotels.
When making your reservation be sure to mention you're coming to the Joint CMS/SMM Meeting held at CIMAT.
|Type of room||Price in pesos
|Single / Double||450|
To make a reservation please send an email to:
subject: Joint Meeting CMS-SMM
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The international airport, Leon/Guanajuato (BJX), is located 40 km from Guanajuato City and there are convenient flights from Dallas Fort Worth, Houston, Los Angeles, and Mexico City.
Transportation from the airport to Guanajuato City: As you clear customs, once you've passed the sliding doors, to your left you'll find a booth of authorized taxi cabs. You'll have to pay at the booth, indicating that you wish to go to Guanajuato and giving them the name of your hotel. That should be enough information. The cost should be around $300 pesos (~ 30 Canadian Dollars).
Location of Guanajuato City and CIMAT
Guanajuato is a state located at the center of Mexico, about 400 km from Mexico City and 800 km from the US border. The capital of this state is Guanajuato City, a colonial city founded in the XVI century and because of its beauty, its historical importance and its monuments, Guanajuato was declared "World Heritage Site" by UNESCO in 1988.
The following four maps are available as a single PDF file (4.7 MB).
Castillo Santa Cecilia Hotel and CIMAT are located in San Javier and Valenciana districts respectively and you can locate them at the left upper corner in the map of Guanajuato city.
La Abadia Hotel, Castillo Santa Cecilia Hotel, and Guanajuato Hotel are located very close to CIMAT, only 10 min by car.
The above four maps are available as a single PDF file (4.7 MB).
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