Radisson Plaza Hotel La Paz
Av Arce 2177, La Paz Bolivia
Telephone: (591-2) 244 111
Fax: (591-2) 2440402
The official congress language is Spanish. No simultaneous translation available.
We recommend that all participants take out personal travel and health insurance for their trip.
La Paz Offers multiple micro-climates according to each zone's altitude. While the center of town is at 3,650 meters above sea level, the zone of Aranjuez is at 3,300 m. El Alto (where the international airport is located) is at 4,082 m. The average temperature in winter is 15C (59F) and 22C (72F) in summer. In the summer, rain falls on most afternoons. In the winter, days are cooler but the sky is mostly clear and sunny.
Dress code is informal for all occasions.
Some countries do not require visas. For all other countries should consult the nearest Bolivian Consulate.
Dialing codes & important telephone numbers
The International dialing code for Bolivia is +519
The La Paz area code is 2
Emergency numbers are as follows:
Police - 110; Fire Brigade - 119; Ambulance – 118
Participants requiring a formal letter of invitation to enable them to make their arrangements to participate in the congress may receive a letter via the website. Please note that this letter cannot be regarded as a commitment regarding scheduling or financial support from the organizers.
The international airport of La Paz is serving the Bolivian capital and one of the largest in the country. Much of the international and domestic flights in the country are concentrated. About 1 million passengers traveled in 2008. It operates with all major destinations in South America, Miami, Madrid, and others.
Express buses, minibuses and taxis connect the airport with the city and the metropolitan area. Taxi ranks are located next to the terminal, on the outside. Estimated duration of the trip to downtown: 20 minutes.
Sunday, March 4, 2012 11:00-18:00
Monday, March 5, 2012 08:00-21:00
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 08:00-17:30
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 08:00-18:00
Thursday, March 8, 2012 08:30-18:00
On registering you will receive your congress kit and name badge. You are kindly requested to wear your badge during all congress sessions and events.
Food & Beverage
From Monday, March 5 coffee/tea will be offered to all registeredparticipants as per the breaks indicated in the timetable. Catering areas are located in the Exhibition Area.
The congress abstracts are available on-line on the congress website. If you would like to print any of the abstracts while at the congress, please look for the printing stations in the exhibition area.
Exhibition and Poster area
Monday, March 5, 2012 10:00-21:00
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 10:00-16:30
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 10:00-16:30
Thursday, March 8, 2012 10:00-16:30
Please do not hesitate to contact the Organizers if you require any additional information or assistance. Please address all correspondence to:
XIII Congreso Panamericano de Neurología
C / o Kenes Latin America - Global Congress Organizers and Related Management Services
Avenida Los Conquistadores 1700, Oficina 303
Santiago - Chile