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Travel, Accommodation, and Meeting Logistics
Note to Registered Participants:
Confirmed participants: If you have not already done so, please fill out the meeting participant form, and return it as soon as possible, but no later than April 30, to Ms. Doris Quiel. Email:
Travel to Panama City:
  • The nearest international airport is Tocumen International Airport (PTY)
    Distance: 20.44 MI/32.9 KM EAST to Holiday Inn Panama Canal
    Taxi Charge (one way):$42.00 USD
    Time by Taxi: 45 min
    Left exit from the Tocumen International Airport, Reach Corredor Sur entrance to Balboa Avenue, crossing Plaza 5 de Mayo over the bridge to Omar Torrijos Herrera Avenue. The Hotel is located at Clayton though main entrance to City Of Knowledge.  


A block of rooms has been reserved from October 4 – October 8 at Holiday Inn Panama Canal. Participants are responsible for arranging and paying for their own accommodations (approximately $75 per night breakfast included for Congress participants, not including a 10% sales tax).  
In order to book a room, please complete this hotel booking form and send it by fax to the Reservations Department of HOTEL HOLIDAY INN CIUDAD DEL SABER to (507) 214-1002 or by email to / If you have any question please contact at (507) 340-9858 / fax (507) 340-9858.  
Hotel Holiday Inn
Ciudad del Saber
Clayton, Panama City
Phone: (507) 340-9858
Web address:
Map View  (The hotel is within walking distance to the meeting venue)    
PLEASE NOTE: Participants must make reservations no later than Saturday, September 3rd, 2016.  After September 3, the number of available rooms will be very limited. Upon arrival, guests must either have a valid credit card or pay for their stay in advance.
National Secretariat for Science, Technology and Innovation
Building 205, City of Knowledge, Clayton
Panama City, Panama
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