The SCC 2012 will be held at International Centre for
Mathematical meetings (CIEM), Castro Urdiales, Spain.
CIEM is a join initiative of the University of Cantabria and the City Council of Castro Urdiales.
The University of Cantabria (UC) is a public and modern
institution, whose principal aim is to contribute to the social
progress across its commitment with educational and scientific
excellence. The UC is considered to be one of the ten best universities
of the country by its quality and scientific productivity. You can find
more information on the university website.
Castro Urdiales is a seaport of northern Spain, in the
autonomous community of Cantabria. Castro Urdiales is a modern town,
although its castle and the Gothic-style parish church of Santa María
de la Asunción, date from the Middle Ages. Its chief industries are
tourism, fishing, and the preservation of fish, especially sardines and
anchovies, in oil. Tourism has greatly increased in Castro Urdiales in
the last decades. Although the number of people registered in the town
is around 32,000, the summer population can double or even triple this
figure.The town is popular because of its beaches and scenic harbor.
Information about how to get to Castro Urdiales can be found in this link.
The Conference Secretariat has negotiated special rates for the SCC
2012 at three hotels located some minutes by foot from CIEM.
As there are limited rooms
available at each of the three hotels, attendees are strongly
encouraged to make room reservations early and before the cut-off date
indicated to avoid disappointment. To take advantage of these special
rates, please make your reservation as soon as possible using the registration/housing link.
made after July 5 will be charged for one night. In case of no show,
there will also be a charge of one night. All cancellations or changes
should be made in writing and sent to the Technical Secretariat AFID
CONGRESOS S.L. (firstname.lastname@example.org).