LPAR 2004 - Local Information

14-18 March, 2005
Montevideo, Uruguay 


new LPAR Secretary

The secretary will be open at NH Columbia on sunday 13, from 17:30 to 20:00.

new Musical Tips

Here is a list of some music shows that will take place during the week of LPAR.

Conference Venue

LPAR 2004 will be held at NH Columbia Hotel (NH international Spanish chain),
Rambla Gran Bretaña, 473
11000 Montevideo
Tel: + 598 2 9160001 / 10
Fax: + 598 2 9160192
E-mail: nhcolumbia@nh-hotels.com
The hotel is located at the old town of Montevideo, in front of the river, "Río de la Plata", about 30 minutes from Carrasco International Airport and a few minutes from Montevideo's Port. The venue is within walking distance from downtown and some of the historical sites of interest for visitors.

Hotel Accomodation

NH Columbia offers a special rate for LPAR participants. Breakfast is included.

Single room USD 50
Double roomUSD 50
Extra bedUSD 10

Chech-in time 10:00, Check-out time 12:00.

We recommend early booking.

Cheaper Hotels

We recommend the following hotels as cheaper alternatives. In all cases breakfast is included.

How to book

Reservations can be made by filling out the information listed below and sending it to lparsecretary@multitel.com.uy. Confirmation will be send after booking.
Name, Institution, Hotel, Check in date, Check out date, Single/Double room, Room mate (yes/no), Room mate's name.
All changes and possible cancellations should be made to the e-mail above.

Accommodation must be paid directly to the hotel at check out time.

Transport from International Airport to NH Columbia

Currency Information

The local currency is called "Uruguayan peso" (U$).

On January 20th
1 USD (US dollar) U$ 25.30
1 Euro U$ 32.70
1 Argentinian peso U$ 8.20
1 Real U$ 8.60

Bureau's de change as well as cashpoints can be found both at Carrasco International Airport and at Tres Cruces Bus Terminal. In Montevideo there are many cashpoints accepting all major systems. Bureau's de change can be found in the center (on 18 de Julio Avenue) and inside (or nearby) Shopping Centers.

Visa

Please, remember to check whether you need a visa to enter to Uruguay. This list (in spanish), maintained by the Uruguayan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, contains those countries that do not need a visa.

Weather

LPAR will take place at the end of summer. In March medium temperature is usually 20 (Celsius).

You can have a look at CNN weather forecast.

More information about our climate may be read here, or directly from Dirección Nacional de Meteorología (in spanish).

Information about Montevideo and Uruguay

Montevideo is the capital of Uruguay, a small country situated between Argentina and Brazil with something more than 3 millons inhabitants. The following links contain information about Montevideo and Uruguay:

Local Organization

Alberto Pardo
Luis Sierra
Carlos Luna

Formal Methods Group
Instituto de Computación
Facultad de Ingieniería
Universidad de la República
Montevideo - Uruguay


Last update January 20th, 2005.