Conference Venue

The conference will take place in the city of Puerto de la Cruz, on the Island of Tenerife in Canary Islands (Spain).

The scientific sessions will take place in the conference hall of the Vallemar Hotel (, where all the participants will be catered. The hotel is located in front of the ocean and next to the famous pool complex known as "Lago Martiánez". This hotel has full facilities for conference users, including:

  • Free wireless access on the conference room and also in the hotel rooms (in some rooms the internet access will be a cable connection)
  • General wireless access from the lecture halls
  • Overheads and multimedia projectors and computer display facilities for your laptop
  • Morning and afternoon coffee breaks
  • Lunch and dinner buffets

See a Puerto de la Cruz map below or using the website: Google Map 


See Vallemar Hotel in a larger map


Hotel bookings

Participants are expected to arrive on Sunday, May 13 and to leave on Saturday morning, May 19.

Hotel bookings will be made through the LOC following the instructions below. We have negotiated a block booking of single and double rooms at Vallemar hotel, at special rates for reservations made before March 30.

 51.50 euros (standard double room for one person with breakfast)
 60.00 euros (double room with sea view for one person with breakfast)
 38.50 euros (standard double room for 2 people with breakfast)
 47.00 euros (double room with sea view for 2 people with breakfast)

All prices are in Euros per person and night, and include all taxes (drinks are not included). You will only need to make additional payment for room service at the hotel, extra meals, drinks, telephone calls, etc.

IMPORTANT NOTE: These rates are highly competitive and are given to us assuming that all participants stay at the hotel so we do not encourage you to stay somewhere else (e.g. if you have booked another hotel as part of a holiday package). Please read the cancellation policy below.

To get those room rates, the booking MUST be made through the LOC by submitting the Hotel Reservation Form (DOC, PDF) to the LOC before March 30. The hotel cannot guarantee these rates or room availability for reservations made after this deadline.

To make the reservation, please fill in the Hotel Reservation Form (DOC, PDF) and send it directly to the LOC by fax (+34 922 605 298) or email (oxygen2012(at)iac(dot)es).

In case you wish to share a room with another participant, please consult the list of participants on the conference website, and make direct arrangements with that person (you will be required to put her name on the booking form).

NOTE: We strongly recommend to make the reservations as soon as possible, and, in any case,                         

** before March 30 **

while the block reservation is still effective, as the hotel is very busy during the spring season.