The conference will be held at Pestana Hotel Bahia and Federal University of Bahia (UFBA).
Pestana Bahia Hotel
Address: Rua Fonte do Boi, 216
District/Neighborhood: Rio Vermelho
Zip code: 41940-360
Phone: +55 71 4062-0609
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Federal University of Bahia (UFBA - Universidade Federal da Bahia)
Institute of Mathematics (Instituto de Matemática)
Av. Adhemar de Barros, s/n - Campus Ondina
Zip code: 40170-110 - Salvador/BA
Phone: +55 71 3283 6142 / 3283 6143
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Information on Salvador International Airport (SSA)http://www.aeroportosalvador.net/en/salvador-international-airport-ssa
Also, take a look at INFRAERO website for more information on airports, flights etc.
Alternatively, you cand find information on http://www.bahia.com.br/en/comochegar
(choose Salvador as destination).
How to reach the conference venue from the Salvador International Airport :
- Airport Bus Service - http://www.aeroportosalvador.net/en/salvador-airport-bus-service
Taxi Companies - http://www.aeroportosalvador.net/en/taxi-companies-salvador-airport
- Taxis are usually available just outside of the airport arrival terminal. A trip to the Rio Vermelho neighborhood (through the Av. Luis Viana Filho - a.k.a "Av. Paralela") on an authorized taxi (white cars with red and blue stripes and taximeter) will cost approximately 80,00 BRL (Brazilian Real).
You can take regular taxis just outside the arrival terminal, in the second runway/lane toward the parking places (near "Acarajé da Zazá" stand/kiosk).
- Alternatively, you can choose the Coometas taxi service (white cars with "Coometas" logo). More information on - http://www.coometas.com.br/index.html
- Note that at the lobby of arrival terminal, some people may offer taxi service. This service is illegal and more expensive than the regular taxi service (white cars with blue and red stripes and taximeter) or Coometas taxis.
ClimatePlease visit the Wikipedia page on Salvador - Bahia.
More information available at http://www.bahia.com.br/en/node/700.
The first five hotels are in the conference venue neighborhood (walk distance to Pestana).
The last one (Sol Victoria Marina) is around 6 to 8 km from Pestana, but has a special fee for conference attendees.
If you are interested in booking a room in one of these hotels please make sure to book it in advance.
- Pestana Bahia Hotel (conference venue)
The hotel fee is R$ 179,00 (Brazilian Reais) + 15% of taxes (services + ISS) for Superior Room (Single or Double).
There is also an optional fee of R$ 4,30 per day per room for "Tourism Contribution".
In order to book, send email to email@example.com with explicit reference to this code: "UFBA and DISC 2012 event".
You can call the number: +55 71 4062-0609. Requirement: credit card (just for booking).
Note: breakfast included (served at the restaurant).
- Mercure Salvador Rio Vermelho
- Ibis Salvador Rio Vermelho
- Golden Tulip Rio Vermelho
- Hotel Catharina Paraguaçu
- Sol Victoria Marina
The hotel fee is R$ 170,00 (Brazilian Reais), including ISS tax, for Single or Double rooms. There is also a fee of R$ 3,30 per day per room for "Tourism Contribution" (room tax).
In order to book, send an email to Ms. Líndice Matos (reservation manager) at firstname.lastname@example.org (mention the DISC 2012/UFBA event) or call the numbers: +(55) 71 3418-2170 / 71 3418-2171.