SmartTech-IC:2024 conference will be held at Universidad Politécnica Salesiana (UPS) - Campus Girón in Quito, Ecuador. The Universidad Politécnica Salesiana is an institution of higher education, which is located at Av. Isabel La Catolica N 23-52 y Madrid Street. The Universidad Politécnica Salesiana is an autonomous institution and co-financed by the Ecuadorian State. It is a legal entity of private law with social purposes and nonprofit. Currently, the UPS is conformed by three main campuses located at the most important cities of Ecuador, such as: Quito, Guayaquil and Cuenca, respectively.

Conference Venue and Recommended Hotels

Universidad Politecnica Salesiana, Sede Quito, is conformed by two campuses, which are localated at the North (Campus Giron) and South (Campus Sur) of City. The Campus Girón will be the conference venue. Its address is Av. Isabel La Católica N 23-52 y Madrid Street (S/N). However, a vary of comfortable and selected hotels are localated at the North of City. The SmartTech-IC committee organizing reccomend the Hotels listed below.

Name Address Refential Price Website
Swissotel Av. 12 de Octubre 1820 y Luis Cordero $ 85.00 tax-excluded.
Hotel Embassy Wilson E8-22 y Av. 6 de diciembre $ 69.00 tax-excluded
JW Marriott Av. Orellana 1172 y Av. Amazonas $ 110.00 taxes-excluded
Holiday INN Av. Orellana E6-54 y Reina Victoria $ 90.00 taxes-excluded
Hotel Mercure Av. E4-122 y Amazonas $ 85.00 taxes-included
Hotel Ibis Av. Diego de Almagro E8-19 y Bello Horizonte $ 65.00 taxes-included
Hotel Reina Isabel Av. Amazonas N23-44 y Veintimilla $ 80.00 taxes-included
Hotel Best Western Av. 6 de diciembre N26-112 y San Ignacio $ 60.00 taxes-excluded
Wyndham Garden Alemania E5-103 y Av. República $ 80.00 taxes-excluded
Hotel Tambo Real Av. 12 de Octubre y Queseras del Medio $ 61.00 taxes-included


About Quito

Quito (formally, San Francisco de Quito) is the capital and the largest city of Ecuador, and at an elevation of 2,850 metres (9,350 ft) above sea level, it is the second-highest official capital city in the world, after La Paz, and the one which is closest to the equator. It is located in the Guayllabamba river basin, on the eastern slopes of Pichincha, an active stratovolcano in the Andes Mountains. The historic center of Quito has one of the largest, least-altered and best-preserved historic centers in the Americas. Quito and Kraków, Poland, were among the first World Cultural Heritage Sites declared by UNESCO, in 1978. The central square of Quito is located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of the equator; the city itself extends to within about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) of zero latitude. A monument and museum marking the general location of the equator is known locally as "La mitad del mundo" (the middle of the world), to avoid confusion, as the word ecuador is Spanish for equator.

Quito has a subtropical highland climate (Cfb). Because of its elevation and proximity to the equator, Quito has a fairly constant cool climate. The average afternoon high temperature is 21.4 °C (70.5 °F) with an average night-time low of 9.8 °C (49.6 °F). The annual average temperature is 15.6 °C (60.1 °F). The city has only two seasons: dry and wet. The dry season, June through September (4 months), is referred to as summer; the wet season, October through May (8 months), is referred to as winter. Annual precipitation, depending on location, is about 1,000 mm (39 in). Because of its elevation, Quito receives some of the greatest solar radiation in the world, sometimes reaching a UV Index of 24 by solar noon.
The Mariscal Sucre International Airport serves as the city's principal airport for passenger travel and freight. The airport is located 18 kilometres (11 mi) east of the city's center in the Tababela parish.
Quito has also the MetrobusQ network, also known as "Red Integrada de Transporte Público", is the bus rapid transit system, and it goes through the city from south to north. It's divided into three sections—the green line (the central trolleybus, known as El Trole), the red line (the north-east Ecovía), and the blue line (the north-west Corridor Central). In addition to the bus rapid transit system, there are many buses running in the city. The buses have both a name and a number, and they have a fixed route. Taxi cabs are all yellow, and they have meters that show the fare.
The Universidad Politecnica Salesiana, Campus Giron, will be the conference venue. Its address is Av. Isabel La Católica N 22-53 y Madrid Street.
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