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World Library and Information Congress:
70th IFLA General Conference and Council

"Libraries: Tools for Education and Development"
August 22th - 27th 2004, Buenos Aires, Argentina


INDEX

TRAVEL AND LOCAL INFORMATION

EXCURSIONS

ACCOMPANYING PERSONS PROGRAMME

CONTACTS


IN THIS DOCUMENT:

General Registration Information

Hotel Information

Map of Hotels

Map of Buenos Aires
Map 
of Buenos Aires


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Registration and Hotels

We regret that the IFLA 2004 Registration Office is now closed.

General Registration Information

All registrations must now be made on site at the Registration Area, from 14.00 - 19.00 on Saturday 21 August, on Sunday 22 August from 10.00 - 19.00 and from 8.30 - 18.00 daily thereafter until Friday 27 August.

The registration desk is located in the Lobby of Hilton Hotel.

Please ensure that you bring your letter of confirmation to the registration desk. If you have not received a letter of confirmation, please check with your employer that payment has been made - and provide full details.

Good News! There are 1764 early bird registered delegates for the IFLA 2004 Conference from the following countries:

Aghanistan, Germany, Algeria, Dutch Antilles, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Congo, Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of Korea, Ivory Coast, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, United States, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, The Philippines, Finland, France, Gabon, Great Britain, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Hungary, India, Iran, Ireland, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lesotho, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Morocco, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, New Caledonia, Oman, Palestinian State, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Czech Republic, Romania, Russia,The Netherlands, Senegal, Serbia and Montenegro, Singapur, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Taiwan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Uganda, Uruguay, Vatican City (Holy See), Venezuela, Vietnam, Zimbabwe.

Almost all IFLA member countries as well as non-member ones will attend 2004 Conference. The Conference Organizers are pleased to receive them all!

Currently the most numerous delegations are: from: Argentina: 119; Brazil: 60; Canada: 53; Chile: 52; Colombia: 44; Denmark: 78; France: 55; Germany: 46; Great Britain: 62; Korea: 65; Norway: 46; Russian Federation: 88; Spain: 46; Sweden: 72; United States: 30

There are over 567 Newcomer registrations (first time participants in an IFLA Conference). The Newcomers Session will be held on Tuesday, August 24 and is being sponsored by Thomson Gale and K.G. Saur Verlag. There many more new members joining the IFLA family.

The Poster Session counts on 80 participants (available at IFLA Website, please see IFLA 2004 Programme) and is being sponsored by Ovid Technologies.

If you still have not registered, then we urge you not to miss IFLA 2004 Buenos Aires Conference!! THERE ARE STILL MORE GOOD NEWS!! At the moment, we count on 567 Newcomer registrations!! (first time participants in an IFLA Conference). The Newcomers Session will be held on Tuesday, August 24 and is being sponsored by Thomson Gale and K.G. Saur Verlag. There many more new members joining the IFLA family!!! The Poster Session counts on 80 participants (available at IFLA Website, please see IFLA 2004 Programme) and is being sponsored by Ovid Technologies. Do not miss IFLA 2004 Buenos Aires Conference!!!

Registration Form:     Download in word format     Download in Adobe PDF format
To register for the Congress you must download the Registration Form.

Please send this registration form by Fax
+54-11-4375-0268
+54-11-4371-5269
+54-11-4374-3288 extension 5
or mail to the
General Secretariat - Fundación El Libro,
Hipólito Yrigoyen 1628, 5 C1089AAF, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Registration Fees
All prices mentioned below are quoted in U.S. dollars. The Organiser will not accept any bank charges related to money transfers or drafts.

All IFLA members, regardless of their membership category, will be entitled to register paying the IFLA Member rates. If you are not a Personal Affiliate or a representative of an Institutional Member, but are instead a member of a National Librarian Association with membership in IFLA, please contact your association or IFLA Headquarters to ask for the correct IFLA membership code. This code needs to be included on the Registration Form. You can also find this membership code in the IFLA Directory or the On-Line IFLA Membership Directory: http://archive.ifla.org/database/directy.htm

Receipt of registration form and payment

Until May 15, 2004
EXTENDED
until May 22!

From May 23 to August 5, 2004

On-site

IFLA Member

USD 350

USD 435

USD 495

Non-Member

USD 405

USD 490

USD 550

Accompanying Person

USD 240

USD 325

USD 385

Flying visitor (valid for a 30 hour period)

USD 125

USD 125

USD 125

Day visitor

USD 75

USD 75

USD 75

No registrations will be accepted between August 6 and 20, 2004

These rates do not include Value Added Tax, which will not be invoiced, as the Conference Organiser is a tax-free entity.

REGISTRATION FEE FOR CONGRESS ATTENDEES INCLUDES:

For delegates:
Red dot Name badge Red dot Admission to Opening and Closing Sessions Red dot Admission to all Conference Sessions (except those specified as closed sessions) Red dot Admission to the Exhibition Red dot Bag with all available Conference papers Red dot Invitation to attend the Exhibition Opening Party Red dot Invitation to attend the Conference Opening Party Red dot Invitation to the Cultural Evening Red dot Visits to city libraries Red dot Arrival transfer from the Airport to the Hotel (Saturday 21 and Sunday 22) Red dot Pass for free use of subway (underground) services, from Sunday 22 to Friday 27

For accompanying persons:
Red dot Name Badge Red dot Admission to Opening and Closing Sessions Red dot Admission to the Exhibition Red dot Bag including promotional material Red dot Invitation to attend the Exhibition Opening Party Red dot Invitation to attend the Conference Opening Party Red dot Invitation to the Cultural Evening Red dot Arrival transfer from the Airport to the Hotel (Saturday 21 and Sunday 22) Red dot Pass for free use of subway (underground) services, from Sunday 22 to Friday 27 Red dot One half-day tour Red dot One full-day tour

Conference application
Only complete and signed registration forms can be accepted. If your registration form and payment are received after May 15, 2004, the late fee will be charged automatically. The last day for advance registration is: August 5, 2004. After that date only on-site registrations will be accepted.
All conference documents will be handed out at the registration desk.

Confirmation
The Organiser will confirm your registration within six weeks after receipt of your payment. The confirmation letter must be presented at the pre-registration desk upon arrival to authorize admission to the Conference.

Modifications, Cancellations and Refunds
Please notify the General Secretariat in writing of any cancellations or alterations. The General Secretariat must also confirm receipt in writing.
The Organiser will charge USD 50 for cancellations received before May 1, 2004.
For cancellations received before July 10, 2004 a refund of 50% will be made. No refunds are possible for cancellations received after July 10, 2004.
Refunds will be made after the conference. Replacement participants with the same membership category will be accepted without any additional charges provided advice of this replacement is received before August 5, 2004.

Official Invitation
Those who require an official invitation can request it by addressing Mrs. Rosa Monfasani.
E-mail: rosa@fvet.uba.ar or ifla2004@abgra.org.ar

Hotel Information

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION
Buenos Aires offers a wide selection of accommodation in different categories, from luxury to budget.

MapMap of Hotels

The following rates are net values per room per night and inclusive of breakfast and VAT (21%).

V.A.T. is a compulsory Government levy of, currently 21%. It is subject to change and will be charged at the rate current on the day payment is completed".
Check In / Check Out policy for all hotels: Check In at 2.00 pm /Check Out at 12.00 pm.
Reservations will be processed on a "first come, first served basis".

You must download the Hotel and Excursions Booking at: http://archive.ifla.org/IV/ifla69/hotel-e.pdf.
Please complete this form and return it by fax or mail to the General Secretariat to confirm reservations.

  HOTEL
5 STARS HOTELS
SINGLE ROOM DOUBLE ROOM / TWIN ROOM
1 HOTEL CLARIDGE
Address: Tucumán 535
Telephone: (54-11) 4314-2020
Fax: (54-11) 4314-8022
Web Site: www.claridge.com.ar
Number of rooms: 165 - Built 55 years ago - Distance to Hilton Hotel: 1 km
Buffet breakfast. Description: Classic hotel, located in the heart of the city.

USD 145

USD 145

2 HOTEL CROWNE PLAZA
Address: Carlos Pellegrini 551
Telephone: (54-11) 4348-5000
Fax: (54-11) 4348-5250
Web Site: www.buenosaires.crowneplaza.com
Number of rooms: 390 - Built 20 years ago - Distance to Hilton Hotel: 1.6 km
Indoor Swimming Pool. Buffet breakfast. Description: Modern structure housing classic-style bedrooms. Located downtown, opposite the Colon Opera House.

USD 130

USD 130

3 HOTEL EMPERADOR
Address: Avda. del Libertador 420
Telephone:(54-11) 4131-4000
Fax: (54-11) 4131-3900
Web Site: www.hotel-emperador.com.ar
Number of rooms: 271 - Built 1 year ago - Distance to Hilton Hotel: 2 km
Indoor swimming pool. Buffet breakfast. Description: Modern hotel situated in the Retiro district and very close to restaurants and shopping arcades.

USD 150

USD 150

4 HOTEL HILTON
(Conference Venue)
Address: Avda. Macacha Güemes 351, Puerto Madero
Telephone: (54-11) 4891-0000
Fax: (54-11) 4891-0001
Web Site: www.hilton.com
Number of rooms: 418 ñ Built 2 years ago. Indoor swimming pool. Breakfast is not included. Description: Modern hotel situated in the Puerto Madero district.

Rooms at the rate informed above have been completey booked. At the moment, there are only a few Executive Rooms available at a rate of USD 242 (VAT included. Breakfast not included)

USD 181,50

USD 181,50

5 HOTEL INTER-CONTINENTAL
Address: Moreno 809
Telephone: (54-11) 4340-7100
Fax: (54-11) 4340-7119
Web Site: www.buenos-aires.intercontinental.com
Number of rooms: 314 - Built 6 years ago - Distance to Hilton Hotel: 1.5 km
Indoor swimming pool. Buffet breakfast. Description: Modern hotel, located in the old part of town, a few steps away from the hub of the financial district.

USD 148

USD 148

6 NH CITY HOTEL
Address: Bolívar 160
Telephone: (54-11) 4121-6464
Fax: (54-11) 4121-6775
Web Site: www.nh-hoteles.com
Number of rooms: 303 - Refurbished one year ago - Distance to Hilton Hotel: 1 km Indoor Swimming Pool. Buffet breakfast. Description: Traditional hotel fully renovated this year. Located a few meters away from Plaza de Mayo where Government House and the historic "Cabildo" or former Town Hall are situated

USD 121

USD 121

7 HOTEL SHERATON LIBERTADOR
Address: Avda. Córdoba 680
Telephone: (54-11) 4322-0032
Fax: (54-11) 4322-3626
Web Site: www.sheraton.com
Number of rooms: 200 - Built 23 years ago - Distance to Hilton Hotel: 1.5 km
Indoor swimming pool. Buffet breakfast. Description: Traditional hotel located in the city centre, a block away from Galerias Pacifico, an elegant shopping arcade (special shopping).

USD 130

USD 130

8 HOTEL SHERATON RETIRO
(Many Conference activities will also take place in this Hotel)
Address: San Martin 1225
Telephone: (54-11) 4318-9381/9382
Fax: (54-11) 4318-9389
Web Site: www.sheraton.com
Number of rooms: 742 - Distance to Hilton Hotel: 1 Km
Outdoor and Indoor swimming pool. Breakfast. Description: Modern hotel, located in Retiro district, with beautiful views of Buenos Aires and the Río de la Plata. Gymnasium, sauna, steam bath, massage parlors, tennis courts, business center, shopping arcade, bank, beauty parlor, restaurants

USD 157

USD 157

  4 STARS HOTELS    
9 HOTEL ARGENTA TOWER
Address: Juncal 868
Telephone: (54-11) 4325-4100
Fax: (54-11) 4326-7090
Web Site: www.argenta-tower.com.ar
Number of rooms: 97 - Built 3 years ago - Distance to Hilton Hotel: 2.2 km
Buffet breakfast. Description: Modern hotel. Well known for its good service. Situated in an elegant district in the city centre, next to shopping arcades and restaurants. Every room is equipped with a kitchenette

USD 80

USD 80

10 HOTEL BROADWAY SUITES
Address: Avda. Corrientes 1173
Telephone: (54-11) 4378-9300
Fax: (54-11) 4378-9300
Web Site: www.broadway-suites.com.ar
Number of rooms: 66 - Built 3 years ago - Distance to Hilton Hotel: 1.6 km
Buffet breakfast. Description: Modern Art Deco style hotel situated on Corrientes Avenue, surrounded by theatres, cinemas and restaurants. Every room has a microwave oven and a refrigerator

USD 63

USD 63

11 HOTEL COLON
Address: Carlos Pellegrini 507
Telephone: (54-11) 4320-3500
Fax: (54-11) 4320-3507
Web Site: www.colon-hotel.com.ar
Number of rooms: 173 - Built 20 years ago - Distance to Hilton Hotel: 1.6 km
Buffet breakfast. Description: Situated in the heart of the city centre, a few steps away from the Colon Opera House and the Obelisk, one of the city landmarks.

USD 73

USD 73

12 HOTEL ELEVAGE
Address: Maipú 960
Telephone: (54-11) 4891-8000
Fax: (54-11) 4891-8099
Web Site: www.elevage.com.ar
Number of rooms: 103 - Refurbished 3 years ago - Distance to Hilton Hotel: 1.8 km. Buffet breakfast. Description: Elegant hotel, renovated 3 years ago. Very close to Plaza San Martin and its art galleries, shops and restaurants.

USD 70

USD 70

13 HOTEL HOWARD JOHNSON PLAZA
Address: Florida 944
Telephone: (54-11) 4891-9200
Fax: (54-11) 4891-9208
Web Site: www.hjflorida.com.ar
Number of rooms: 77 - Built 2 years ago - Distance to Hilton Hotel: 1.7 km. Buffet breakfast. Description: Modern hotel situated on Florida, a pedestrian street, next to beautiful Plaza San Martin and surrounded by art galleries, shops and restaurants.

USD 70

USD 70

14 HOTEL MURANO
(Suggested hotel for exhibitors)
Address: Carlos Pellegrini 877
Telephone: (54-11) 5239-1000
Fax: (54-11) 5239-1000
Web Site: www.muranohotel.com
Number of rooms: 133 - Built 1 year ago - Distance to Hilton Hotel: 1.8 km
Indoor swimming pool. Buffet breakfast. Description: Modern hotel situated in the heart of the city centre, overlooking 9 de Julio Avenue.

USD 73

USD 73

15 PARK CENTRAL KEMPINSKY
Address: Diagonal Roque Sáenz Peña 1174
Telephone: (54-11) 6777-0300
Fax: (54-11) 6777-0300
Web Site: www.parkplazahotels.com
Rooms: 70 - Built 5 years ago ñ Distance to Hilton: 1,8 km
Buffet breakfast. Description: Small hotel known by its service, located a walk distance from many theatres and from the most traditional monument in Buenos Aires: the Obelisco.

USD 70

USD 70

16 PARK CHATEAU KEMPINSKY
Address: Talcahuano 1253
Telephone: (54-11) 6777-0400
Fax: (54-11) 6777-0400
Web Site: www.parkplazahotels.com
Rooms: 60 ñ Built 3 years ago ñ Distance to Hilton: 2,9 km
Buffet breakfast. Description: Elegant hotel located half way between downtown and Recoleta district, walk distance from Santa Fe Avenue.

USD 70

USD 70

17 PARK ELEGANCE KEMPINSKY
Address: Avda. Pueyrredón 1940
Telephone: (54-11) 6777-0500
Fax: (54-11) 6777-0500
Web Site: www.parkplazahotels.com
Rooms: 45 - Built 4 years ago - Distance to Hilton: 3,5 km. Buffet breakfast. Description: Very elegant small hotel located in Recoleta district, walk distance from main museums and the National Library.

USD 70

USD 70

18 HOTEL PLAZA SAN MARTIN
Address: Suipacha 1092
Telephone: (54-11) 4328-4740
Fax: (54-11) 4328-9385
Web Site: www.plazasanmartin.com.ar
Number of rooms: 59 - Built 14 years ago - Distance to Hilton Hotel: 2 km
Buffet breakfast. Description: Modern hotel, situated a few steps away from elegant Santa Fe Avenue and two blocks from Plaza San Martin. Every room is equipped with akitchenette

USD 73

USD 73

19 HOTEL POSTA CARRETAS
Address: Esmeralda 726
Telephone: (54-11) 4394-8372
Fax: (54-11) 4322-8606
Web Site: www.postacarretas.com.ar
Rooms: 70 ñ Built 17 years ago ñ Distance to Hilton: 2 km
Indoor swimming pool - Buffet breakfast. Description: Located in the heart of the city centre, a few steps away from the cultural, commercial and financial district.

USD 64

USD 64

26 HOTEL NH FLORIDA
Address: San Martin 839
Telephone: (54-11) 4321-9850
Fax: (54-11) 4321-9875
Web Site: www.nh-hotels.com Number of rooms: 148 - Built 3 years ago - Distance to Hilton Hotel: 1 km
Buffet breakfast.
Description: Modern hotel. Located near the venue and just a few steps away from the Sheraton Retiro Hotel. Next to Florida Ave. and Plaza San Martin pedestrian malls, its ideal location allows fast access to Puerto Madero entertainment complex as well as Galerias Pacifico and Harrods Shopping Centers.

USD 70

USD 70

27 HOTEL NH JOUSTEN
Address: Corrientes Ave. 240
Telephone: (54-11) 4321-6750
Fax: (54-11) 4321-6775
Web Site: www.nh-hotels.com Number of rooms: 85 - Refurbished 3 years ago - Distance to Hilton Hotel: 0.5 km
Buffet breakfast.
Description: The NH Jousten Hotel is an emblematic building, built at the beginning of the last century. The mix between the charm of the old structure and the functional and modern elements, makes the guest feel at home. Located nearby the venue and and just a few steps away from the Sheraton Retiro Hotel .Situated next to the main points of interest, such as the traditional Florida St., Galerias Pacifico shopping center, Puerto Madero Docks, as well as the business, financial, historical and entertainment sites in town.

USD 85

USD 85

28 HOTEL MELIA BUENOS AIRES BOUTIQUE
Address: Reconquista 945
Telephone: (54-11) 4891-3800
Fax: (54-11) 4891-3853
Web Site: www.solmelia.com
Number of rooms: 125 - Built 4 years ago - Distance to Hilton Hotel: 0,8 km
Buffet breakfast- All standard rooms of 40 square meters. Description: Modern and elegant hotel situated in the Retiro District. Few steps away from Florida Street, San Martin Square, Galerias PacÌfico Shopping Center and Puerto Madero District.

USD 75

USD 75

  3 STARS HOTELS    
20 HOTEL CASTELAR
Address: Avda. de Mayo 1152
Telephone: (54-11) 4383-5001
Fax: (54-11) 4383-8388
Web Site: www.castelarhotel.com.ar
Number of rooms: 160 - Built 72 years ago - Distance to Hilton Hotel: 2 km
Buffet breakfast. Description: Historic hotel where Federico Garcia Lorca lived for 6 months. Situated on the traditional "Avenida de Mayo" which is reminiscent of Madrid

USD 40

USD 40

21 GRAN HOTEL ORLY
Address: Paraguay 474
Telephone: (54-11) 4312-5344
Fax: (54-11) 4312-5344
Web Site: www.orly.com.ar
Rooms: 170 ñ Built 35 years ago ñ Distance to Hilton: 1,7 km.
Description: located a few meters from San Martín square and a few minutes from Puerto Madero district.

USD 40

USD 40

22 HOTEL IBIS BUENOS AIRES
Address: Hipólito Yrigoyen 1592
Telephone: (54-11) 5300-5555
Fax: (54-11) 5300-5566
Web Site: www.ibishotel.com
Number of rooms: 147 - Built 2 years ago - Distance to Hilton Hotel: 2.5 km
Buffet breakfast. Description: Modern hotel recently inaugurated. All rooms meet international standards set by the Accor chain. Situated close to Parliament in the Congreso district

USD 45

USD 45

23 HOTEL LANCASTER
Address: Avda. Córdoba 405
Telephone: (54-11) 4311-3021
Fax: (54-11) 4311-3021
Web Site: www.lancasterhotel-page.com
Number of rooms: 90 - Built 50 years ago - Distance to Hilton Hotel: 1.6 km
Buffet breakfast. Description: Traditional hotel situated on the corner of Cordoba Avenue and Reconquista, in the heart of the city centre.

USD 40

USD 40

24 HOTEL REGIS ORHO
Address: Lavalle 813
Telephone: (54-11) 4327-2605
Fax: (54-11) 4327-2608
Web Site: www.orho-hoteles.com.ar
Number of rooms: 85 - Built 50 years ago - Distance to Hilton Hotel: 1.2 km
Continental breakfast. Description: Hotel was refurbished 3 years ago and is situated on lively Lavalle pedestrian street

USD 35

USD 35

25 HOTEL WALDORF
Address: Paraguay 450
Telephone: (54-11) 4312-2071
Fax: (54-11) 4312-2079
Web Site: www.waldorf-hotel.com.ar
Number of rooms: 120 - Built 40 years ago - Distance to Hilton Hotel: 1.4 km
Continental breakfast. Description: Hotel situated in the city centre.

USD 40

USD 40

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