Onsite information

General information

I2SM 2018 is being held in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico. Registration, posters, talks, exhibition and coffee breaks are in the Casa Mazariegos convention Centre. Oral sessions will take place in the Patio Solar and Salón Real. Plenary sessions will take place in the Patio Solar.

Coffee breaks and lunch buffets

Coffee breaks will be available for symposium delegates in the corridors on the ground level during the times allocated for poster presentations, from 10 to 11 am

Lunch buffets will be available for symposium delegates and accompanying persons in the corridors on the first floor from 13:20-14:40.

Wireless Internet Access

Please use WiFi sparingly and search for your sessions in the Program Volume, because bandwidth is finite and this will speed connection times for other delegates.

All delegates may access the wireless internet on all floors of the Convention Centre.

Registration & Help Desk Opening Times

Registration and Help Desk will be open from 15:30-19:00 on Tuesday and from 8:30-16:30 from Wednesday to the end of the symposium.

Name Badges

Please be sure to wear your name badge at all times. Admission to the Convention Centre and all sessions will require identification by your badge.

Lost & Found

All items found in the Convention Centre should be brought to the Help Desk.

Insurance & Responsibility

Liability insurance is the responsibility of each delegate. Delegates should have their own medical coverage. The organizing committee assumes no responsibility for accidents, losses, damage, delays, or any modifications to the program arising from unforeseeable circumstances. It accepts no responsibility for travel or accommodation arrangements. The participant acknowledges that he/she has no right to lodge damage claims against ASISM, the organizing committee or Casa Mazariegos convention should the symposium be hindered or prevented by unexpected political or economic events or generally by incidental cases, or should the non-appearance of speakers or other reasons necessitate program changes.

Smoking Policy

For the comfort of delegates, all rooms used by the conference have been designed as non-smoking areas, including the stairwells of the Casa Mazariegos Convention Centre.

Oral Presentation Times

Sessions with oral presentations will take place from Wednesday to Friday from 11:00 to 13:20 and from 14:40 to 16:40.

Uploading your Talk

Check the Programme to find out in which room you will be presenting. Come to your room between 10:00 and 11:00 on the day of your presentation to upload your talk directly on the laptop and check your presentation files. All delegates, for their own peace of mind, should bring an extra copy of their presentation.