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The school will be held at the auditorium of the Instituto de Ciencias Físicas (ICF-UNAM). The ICF is part of UNAM campus Morelos. This is whithin the campus Chamilpa of the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos (UAEM).

Instituto de Ciencias Físicas, UNAM, Av. Universidad s/n, Col. Chamilpa, Cuernavaca, Morelos, 62210, México. Tel: +(52) (777) 329-1745 www.fis.unam.mx

HOW TO ARRIVE AT ICF.

If driving, instructions to arrive at the ICF and a map are available here

pullmanIf you travel by bus from Mexico City, the easiest is to board a Pullman de Morelos bus from Terminal de Autobuses del Sur (Taxqueña) to Cuernavaca Centro or Cuernavaca Casino de la Selva. Request to stop at the Paloma de la Paz roundabout. Taxis usually queue behind the bus and may board one easily. Ask the driver to take you to “IBT”; the Instituto de Biotecnología UNAM, which is located just opposite the ICF. It is important to note, if you are bringing luggage, that you should buy a bus ticket with seat numbers 1 to 4 at the ticket office. You are allowed to bring a small bags (no more than a 15 kg bag) only in those seats! Otherwise you will have to store your bags in the luggage compartment, and only retreive them at the terminal stop at the centre of Cuernavaca.

Hotel information

The hotel of the event is the Hotel GS Cuernavaca: http://www.gshoteles.com.mx/gs-cuernavaca.html , where all sponsored participants are booked to stay from Monday 1st of August through Thursday 4th. All those who confirmed their participation at the IV Taller de Gravitación y Cosmología are booked to extend their stay until Saturday 6th of August.

HOW TO ARRIVE AT HOTEL GS

Instructions on how to arrive by car can be found from the google map here

If you are travelling by bus from Mexico City, board a Pullman de Morelos bus from Terminal de Autobuses del Sur (Taxqueña) to Cuernavaca Centro or Cuernavaca Casino de la Selva. Ask the driver to stop at the Paloma de la Paz roundabout (That is the first stop in Cuernavaca). You can walk (10 minutes) or take a taxi straight to the hotel. It is important to note that if you bring luggage, you should buy a bus ticket with seat numbers 1 to 4 at the ticket office. You are allowed to bring a small bags (a small 15 kg bag) only in those seats! Otherwise you will have to store your bags in the luggage compartment, and only retrieve them at the terminal stop at the centre of Cuernavaca.

HOW TO COMMUTE BETWEEN HOTEL GS AND ICF.

From the front desk of Hotel GS you may order a taxi ($40 pesos) which you could share with other participants.

If you prefer local transport you can walk to the Gas station and take a bus “ruta” number 1 or 13. Both go to the University (UAEM) and stop at the IBT, just opposite the ICF.

UBER operates in Cuernavaca and you can order a car from the app.

Organising committee

  • Jorge L. Cervantes-Cota (ININ, Mexico)
  • Josué De Santiago (UNAM, Mexico)
  • Juan Carlos Degollado (UNAM, Mexico)
  • Juan Carlos Hidalgo (UNAM, Mexico)
  • José Manuel Torres (UNAM, Mexico)

Sponsors

We thank support from CONACYT, Instituto Avanzado de Cosmología (IAC), Instituto de Ciencias Físicas-UNAM, and PAPIIT grant IA-103616.

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