1. Meeting location The 2nd Vice Presidents for Research Meeting will be held at:

Escuela de Gobierno y Transformación Pública del Tecnológico de Monterrey.
Between Eugenio Garza Lagüera Avenue and Rufino Tamayo Avenue
Valle Oriente, 64100
San Pedro Garza García, Nuevo León.
MEXICO.

2. Airport transfer Transfer from General Mariano Escobedo International Airport (MTY).

AIRPORT TAXIS
Authorized taxis or van services are available for transportation to the city and surrounding areas. Rates are based on a zone system. Passengers can purchase their tickets at the taxi kiosk outside the arrivals area in all Terminals A, B and C.

Estimated time from airport to the hotel Quinta Real in San Pedro Garza García is 40 - 50 minutes.

Fare (one way) Zone 5 is approximately $360 Mexican Pesos per person.

Authorized services:
ACCEPTED FORMS OF PAYMENT:
CASH, CREDIT CARD


Atte

Casco****

Golden

Suburban***

Totsa****

TPA

NOTE: we suggest using the (****) taxis companies.

3. ACCOMMODATION Recommended hotel details:

Venue Information:
Hotel Quinta Real Monterrey
Ave. Diego Rivera 500, Valle Oriente,
66260, San Pedro Garza García N.L.
MEXICO PH. + 52 (81) 83 68 10 00
http://www.quintareal.com/monterrey-en



With mountains and a deep blue sky as background, Quinta Real Monterrey is a haven of elegance and tranquility in one of the most dynamic cities of Mexico. It is conveniently located only 45 minutes away from the airport and 20 minutes away from downtown, where excellent museums are located.

Master Suite

$ 2,030.00 MXP

Grand Class Suite

$ 2,230.00 MXP

Executive Tower Suite

$ 2,430.00 MXP


Special rate specifications:
APRU members will benefit from the special rates. Available only from the 7th thru 13th of November 2016.

Use promo code 113069 at time of reservation.

Please book your reservations before October 14th to ensure APRU rate availabilty.



  • Rates are quoted in Mexican Currency (Mexican Pesos).
  • Rates are per suite, per night for single or double occupancy (valid for a maximum of 2 adults persuite).
  • Includes 1 breakfast buffet per suite, per day.
  • In case of double occupancy, a rate of $200.00 MXP will be charged for breakfast buffet per day.
  • Cancellation policies and changes acceptable 48 hours before arrival.
  • Fares subject to 16% VAT and 2% state lodging tax.
  • Internet included.

Check in time: 3:00 pm
Check out time: 1:00 pm


Early check-in (before 3:00 PM): can always be assigned if and when available, if available will be free of charge, otherwise the guest will have to wait at the time of check-in. Booking a night before at the agreed rate is also available.




For additional information about Hotel Quinta Real, please contact:
Sandra Cruz
scruz@quintareal.com
Hotel Group Manager for APRU delegates.
Schedule: Monday to Friday from 10:00 am thru 6:00pm
(CST Monterrey, México Time)
From USA:
1 888 300 7192.
From Other Countries:
+ 52 (81) 83 68 10 00, ext. 7670.

4. Daily Transportation Please consider this schedule for complimentary transportation.

Wednesday,
November 9th.

8:15 a.m.
Shuttle pick up at hotel Quinta Real to Escuela de Gobierno.
4:45 p.m.
Shuttle pick-up back to hotel Quinta Real.

Dinner at
H36 Helicon Tower

6:30 p.m.
Shuttle pick up at hotel Quinta Real to H36.
9:00 p.m.
Shuttle pick up back to the hotel Quinta Real.

Thursday,
November 10th.

8:15 a.m.
Shuttle pick up at hotel Quinta Real to Escuela de Gobierno.
2:25 p.m.
Shuttle pick up back to hotel Quinta Real.

Optional
campus visit:

For those confirmed guests taking the Campus Tour.

2:30 p.m.
Shuttle pick up at Escuela de Gobierno to Campus Monterrey.
4:30 p.m.
Shuttle back to hotel.


If you miss the daily transportation:


Inform the concierge and the taxi driver to take you to the following address:

Escuela de Gobierno y Transformación Pública del Tecnológico de Monterrey.
Between Eugenio Garza Lagüera Avenue and Rufino Tamayo Avenue,
Valle Oriente, 64100
San Pedro Garza García, Nuevo León.
MEXICO.


From hotel to the university takes about 10 minutes by car.

The complex is divided into two different buildings, one is EGADE Business School and the other is Escuela de Gobierno.

The meeting will take place in the Escuela de Gobierno Auditorium located on floor (-1).

Taxis can be arranged for delegates that need to transfer from Tec de Monterrey to the airport on Thursday 10 November. Please email patricioritte@itesm.mx to pre-order a taxi or ask our staff for help in advance.


5. General Information

Dress Code

Business formal


INTERNET ACCESS

Open Wi-Fi access on Campus.

In Escuela de Gobierno at Tecnologico de Monterrey attendees will be able to access the university´s WI-FI “itesm”. The access is open to any visitors, no log in necessary.

Wi-Fi at Hotel Quinta Real
Attendees staying at Hotel Quinta Real will benefit from complementary in room internet service.


CURRENCY

Mexican currency operates on pesos and cents. The peso is subdivided into 100 cents, represented by "¢". Bills are in different colors and value from $1000, $500, $200, $100, $50 and $20 pesos. Coins come in denomination of $10 pesos, $5pesos, $2 pesos, $1peso and 50¢, 20¢ and 10¢.

The current approximate exchange rate: Banxico

Foreign currency can easily be exchanged at airports.


ELECTRICAL OULETS

In Mexico the standard voltage is 110-120 V. The standard frequency is 60 Hz. The power sockets that are used are of type A / B.

SOURCE: http://www.worldstandards.eu/

TIPPING

Tipping is not mandatory in Mexico; in restaurants 10% of the total bill can be left as tip.


WEATHER

November is the last month of Fall in Mexico and Monterrey has cool evenings and warm sunny days, with occasional precipitation.


TIME ZONES

Mexico uses four time zones. Monterrey City is under (CST) or Central Standard Time zone.


6. Visa Policy If you need a letter of invitation for visa request, you will be able to ask for this during registration process.

For more information, please contact your local Mexican Embassy.

Visa required for entry to Mexico:

Countries with visa-free access to Mexico
Electronic Visa Authorization
Visa required for entry to Mexico
Mexico

Visa requiered: http://www.inm.gob.mx/index.php/page/Paises_Visa

Visa free access: http://www.inm.gob.mx/index.php/page/Paises_No_Visa

7. Key Contacts

Tecnológico de Monterrey

Arturo Molina
Vice-president of Research, Postgraduate Studies and Executive Education
Tecnologico de Monterrey, Campus Santa Fe.
+52 (55) 91 77 80 00 ext 8281
amolina@itesm.mx


Rodolfo Duran
Student Experience Executive Director
Office of the Vice-president of Research, Postgraduate Studies and Executive Education
+52 (81) 83 58 14 00 ext. 6500
rduran@itesm.mx


8. EMERGENCIES

For on campus emergencies dial +52 (81) 86 25 62 99
Or contact Staff Members.