1st Latin American Conference on Complex Networks,
25-29 September 2017, Puebla, Mexico.
From Mexico City International Airport (MEX) (https://www.aicm.com.mx/en/) to Puebla City there is a bus service by "Estrella Roja" (https://www.estrellaroja.com.mx/). Once at MEX follow the "Autobuses Foraneos" signs. The bus terminal in Terminal 1 is located near the fast food court. The bus terminal in Terminal 2 is located near gate D, between entrance 4 and the domestic arrivals exit point. You can buy bus tickets in kiosks located close to the bus departing place. They cost 290 pesos one way (15 USD or 14 EUR approx.). The ride takes bout 2.0 hours. Buses arrive to Puebla City at the bus station known as "Terminal 4 poniente". You can check schedules here (https://www.aicm.com.mx/en/passengers/transportation/buses) or here (https://www.estrellaroja.com.mx/). In "Terminal 4 poniente" there is a service of "authorized taxis". Taxi tickets are sold in a desk that can be easily located. Rates are fixed. From "Terminal 4 poniente" to the city center the ticket cost is less than 100 pesos (5 USD or 5 EUR approx.).
Puebla International Airport (PBC) (http://flyto.mx/en/flyto/Aeropuerto_Internacional_de_Puebla) is located 25km from Puebla City. It is a small airport with a few arrival/departing flights mainly from/to:
- Cancun (CUN), Guadalajara (GDL), Tijuana (TIJ); operated by Volaris. - Houston (IAH); operated by United Airlines. - Dallas (DFW); operated by American Airlines.
There are shuttle buses and authorized taxis (called "Transportes terrestres") to get to Puebla City. Both, bus and taxi fares are about 300 pesos, one way (15 USD or 14 EUR approx.). Buses arrive at "Terminal 4 poniente" station.
Puebla City offers a large selection of accommodation options. However, we recommend you to book a hotel at the city center. :
- Hotel Colonial (The main seat of LANET) (http://www.colonial.com.mx/default.htm) - Hotel Palacio San Leonardo (http://www.hotelsanleonardo.com.mx/) - Hotel Quinta Real Puebla (https://www.quintareal.com/Hotels/Details/QR/QRPUE) - NH Hotel. Puebla Centro Historio (https://www.nh-hotels.com/hotel/nh-puebla-centro-historico) - Hotel Gilfer (http://www.gilferhotel.com.mx/) (RECOMMENDED FOR STUDENTS)
Hotels are offering a preferential price that is not significantly better than the one you can find through standard search engines. Therefore, we did not sign any contract with them and recommend you to make your reservation through any of the following links:
which in addition offer flexible payment options. Therefore, we recommend you to use your favourite lodging search engine. To Mexican participants: Note that http://www.despegar.com issues valid fiscal receipts.
The Conference will take place at Complejo Cultural Universitario (CCU) BUAP (http://www.complejocultural.buap.mx/). Address: Reserva Territorial Atlixcáyotl (see the map below). We will offer bus transfers from/to Hotel Quinta Real Puebla and Hotel Palacio San Leonardo to/from CCU . Schedules will be announced shortly.
The LANET School on Fundamentals and Applications of Network Science will take place at Edificio Carolino BUAP (https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edificio_Carolino). Address: 4 Sur 104 (see the map below). It is at walking distance from any of the hotels above , just in front of Hotel Colonial.
Follow this link to a map with all locations of the conference. Additionally, tourist and cultural information can be found at: - Instituto Municipal de Arte y Cultura (http://www.imacp.gob.mx/) - Secretaria de Cultura y Turismo (http://turismo.puebla.gob.mx/)