Bridging Conservation and Development in Latin America
and Africa: Changing Contexts, Changing Strategies

Tropical Conservation and Development (TCD) Program
59th Annual Center for Latin American Studies Conference
26th Annual Center for African Studies Gwendolen M. Carter Lectures
Mellon-LASA Seminar
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

                       January 28-30, 2010  l  University of Florida  l  Gainesville, Florida

Purpose

Who Should Attend

Conference Topics

Agenda
Poster Abstracts and Displays
Registration Information
Travel Information
Meeting Site & Accommodations
Conference Sponsors
For More Information

Bridging & Sharing Ideas
at the Conference

Deadline for Registration is Friday, January 15, 2010.

UF/IFAS: Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Meeting Site & Accommodations

The conference Site is located at the J. Wayne Reitz Union at the University of Florida on Museum Road. Participants will need to go to the second floor and check in at the conference registration table for nametags and conference materials. For directions and parking information for the Union, please click here.

Hotel accommodations:

The Reitz Union Hotel
 101 J. Wayne Reitz Union
 Gainesville, FL 32611
 Phone: (352) 392-2151
| Fax: (352) 846-2199 
 Webpage: www.union.ufl.edu/hotel

The Holiday Inn University Center
 
1250 W. University Avenue
 Gainesville, FL 32601
 Phone: (352) 376-1661 | Fax: (352)-336-8717
 Webpage: www.theuniversityhotel.com

The Reitz Union Hotel is located on the 5th and 6th floors of the J.Wayne Reitz Union, and lies at the hub of University of Florida’s campus and the “Bridging Conservation and Development in Africa and Latin America” Conference venue.

A block of guest rooms has been reserved at the Reitz Union Hotel for a special rate of $84 plus tax for the nights of arrival 1/26/2009 to departure 1/31/2009. In order to receive the reduced rate, reservations must be made prior to December 31, 2009. To obtain this special rate, please refer to the conference rate code “LAS/10” when making your reservation. Please be aware that traditionally the block of guest rooms fills before the deadline, therefore we encourage you to make your reservation at your earliest convenience. After December 31st, the discounted rate is not guaranteed. To make reservations contact the Reitz Union Hotel at (352) 392-2151 or via e-mail at ruhotel@union.ufl.edu

The Holiday Inn University Center is surrounded on all sides by the University of Florida, shops, boutiques, restaurants, and "the Heart of Gainesville." This 6 story "just off campus" landmark is a non-smoking hotel. The hotel is a short walking distance of the “Bridging Conservation and Development in Latin America and Africa” Conference held on the University of Florida campus in the J. Wayne Reitz Union.

A block of guest rooms has been reserved at The Holiday Inn University Center for a special rate of $89 plus 9.75% room tax the nights of arrival 1/26/2009 to departure 1/31/2009. In order to receive the reduced rate, reservations must be made prior to December 26, 2009. To obtain this special rate, please refer to the group rate code “LAS” when making your reservation. Please be aware that traditionally the block of guest rooms fills before the deadline, therefore we encourage you to make your reservation at your earliest convenience. After December 31st, the discounted rate is not guaranteed. For reservations call 1-800 Holiday or 352-376-1661, or reserve online at www.Holidayinn.com.
 

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