The Women’s Studies Institute of the University of Texas at San Antonio will be providing a live stream of both the opening and closing ceremonies for the El Mundo Zurdo 2013 Conference.
Welcome and Opening Plenary: 8:30-10am Friday, November 15th
Closing Plenary and Ceremony: 12-1:30pm Saturday, November 16th
The conference will be held at the University of Texas at San Antonio Downtown Campus. The address is 501 César E. Chávez Boulevard*, San Antonio, TX, 78207. The downtown area is located approximately 15 minutes from the San Antonio International airport (SAT). The airport’s shuttle service is $18 and a taxi will cost between $25 and $30.
Below are directions to the hotel and conference location at UTSA Downtown (hotel is across the street from UTSA Downtown):
From Austin or Dallas, TX: Take IH-35 South into downtown, exit Cesar E. Chavez Blvd/Frio. Hotel is on the right.
From Houston, TX: Take IH-10 West, To 35 North. Take lower level. Exit South Alamo, turn left. South Alamo becomes Frio Street. Hotel is on the corner of Frio & Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.
From Airport: Take HWY 281 South. Exit Cesar E. Chavez Blvd (formerly Durango Blvd) turn right. Hotel is (1) mile down on your left.
From El Paso, TX: IH-10 East merges into IH-35. Stay on IH-35 South, Exit Cesar E. Chavez/Frio. Hotel is on your right.
*Cesar E. Chavez Blvd. formerly Durango Blvd., was officially changed by the City of San Antonio August 1, 2011. Please note that some GPS systems will still locate the hotel by the street name Durango Blvd.
You can reserve a room by calling the Doubletree Hotel Downtown, 210-388-0306. Be sure to mention the Group code “GAC,” and you can also make hotel reservations can be made by visiting the web page: http://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/S/SATDWDT-GAC-20131111/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG