Social Activities 

There will be a Welcome Dinner for the participants scheduled on the evening of the first day of the Conference, October 4, 2017.  You are advised to wear semi-formal attire.  The information on this activity will be provided to the participants upon registration.



Hotel Accommodation

Some of the nearest hotels from the conference venue are the following:
Published Rate (as of June)
Telephone Number
The Peninsula Manila P7,300 (Superior Room) +632-8872888
Makati Shangri-La
P8,800 (deluxe room) +632-8138888
Fairmont P7,600/night (Fairmont king) +632-7951888
BSA P3,770/night (Executive Online Rate) +632-8087989
P5,600/night (Executive Studio) +632-4118837
Prince Plaza II P2,600/night (Studio Deluxe) +632-8403215
Asian Mansion Condotel P2,077/night (Studio Prime) +632-6321010





October in Manila is wet or monsoonal, with temperatures ranging from 84° to 87° Fahrenheit or 28.8° to 30.5° Celsius. The conference room where the meeting is to be held is air-conditioned with temperature maintained in the range of 21-26 Co (70-78 oF).



The transportation of foreign currency or monetary instruments is legal. However, the carrying of foreign currency in excess of US$10,000.00 or its equivalent in other foreign currencies must be declared in the Customs Declaration Form upon arrival at the airport. 
Currency Exchange facilities are available at the airport, hotels, and malls near the venue (Shangri-la Makati, SM Makati and Rustan’s), normally between 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Mondays thru Sundays. Most banks are open between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mondays thru Fridays except for selected Banco de Oro (Herrera St., Alfaro St., Makati Ave.,  branch which is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Mondays thru Sundays.