Bridging Conservation and Development in Latin America
and Africa: Changing Contexts, Changing Strategies

Tropical Conservation and Development (TCD) Program
59th Annual Center for Latin American Studies Conference
26th Annual Center for African Studies Gwendolen M. Carter Lectures
Mellon-LASA Seminar
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

                       January 28-30, 2010  l  University of Florida  l  Gainesville, Florida


Who Should Attend

Conference Topics

Poster Abstracts and Displays
Registration Information
Travel Information
Meeting Site & Accommodations
Conference Sponsors
For More Information

Bridging & Sharing Ideas
at the Conference

Deadline for Registration is Friday, January 15, 2010.

UF/IFAS: Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Travel Information

Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV) is located just a few miles north of the University of Florida. The Holiday Inn University Center provides complimentary area shuttle service to and from the airport and other locations within a 4 mile radius of the hotel. To secure airport shuttle transportation please contact the Holiday Inn University Center at (352) 376-1661 to make a reservation. Taxi services are also available at the Gainesville airport.

Additional airports are located in Jacksonville (JAX), Orlando (MCO) and the Tampa (TPA) areas, all within a 2-3 hour drive from the University of Florida. For travel to Gainesville from these regional airports, you may consider renting a car or a shuttle service.

Following are shuttle companies that service Gainesville:

Express Shuttle: Services round trips between Jacksonville and Gainesville for $120 for up to three passengers. You can find their booth directly outside of baggage claim B at the Jacksonville airport.

Runways Shuttle Service: Runways also services round trips between Jacksonville and Gainesville and Orlando and Gainesville. You can get travel times and rates at

Executive Limo: Executive Limo services roundtrip from between Orlando and Gainesville. A towncar (up to 4 people) can be rented for the cost of $155.00 between the hours of 7am and 7pm. For larger groups, there are 10 passenger limos available for the cost of $390. Prior arrangements must be made and can be arranged by calling 1-800-588-9693.

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