SSR 2015 On-Site Information

SSR provides this information as a courtesy to meeting attendees. SSR does not represent that this information is complete, and does not guarantee rates, terms, or service.

Child Care

Attendees with children may contact the following services for daytime child care during the meeting, or refer to Manta's Child Care Services in Puerto Rico. It is advisable to make arrangements well in advance. This information is provided as a courtesy to meeting attendees; SSR makes no claim regarding the performance or suitability of these services, nor assumes any liability.

Mommy's Little Day Care Inc.
Calle Verona #4
Villa Capri
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00926
Phone: (787) 946-0514

YMCA San Juan (Spanish language site)
800 Blvd. Sagrado Corazon Esq. Los Angeles Suite 2
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00909
Phone: (787) 728-7200

Adventure Club
1412 Avenue Jesus T. Pinero
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00921
Phone: (787) 774-8099

Climate

In June, San Juan's average high temperature is 89°F (32°C) and the average low temperature is 76°F (24°C). For up-to-date weather information for San Juan, visit The Weather Underground.

Copies and Faxing

Business offices are provided on-site at the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel, Caribe Hilton, and Puerto Rico Convention Center. Additional printing, photocopying, and faxing services include:

OfficeMax
Plaza Las Americas
525 Calle Juan Kalaf
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918
Phone: (787) 294-0300
Hours: M–F 8:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m., Sat 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m., Sun 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

San Juan Printing (Spanish language site) 
401 Calle Constitución
Puerto Nuevo, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00920
Phone: (787) 725-0204
E-mail: sanjuanprinting@gmail.com
Hours: M–F 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Dining and Entertainment

For ideas of where to eat and what to do, this map of the Annual Meeting neighborhood provides some possibilities. Visit these sites for more San Juan dining and entertainment recommendations:

Insurance

Personal liability insurance is the responsibility of each individual meeting participant, and each participant should have his/her own medical coverage.

Internet

Free wireless internet is available in the guest rooms for all SSR participants staying at the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel or the Caribe Hilton, and will be available on-site at the Convention Center.

Medical Services

An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) will be on hand at the Puerto Rico Convention Center throughout the Annual Meeting. For medical emergencies, dial 911.

Ashford Presbyterian Community Hospital
1451 Avenida Ashford
San Juan, PR 00902-0032
Phone: (787) 721-2160

Messages

A Message Board will be available near the SSR Registration Office for attendees to post messages.

Press Relations and News Coverage

The Society encourages news coverage of the meeting and will assist participants and the media in reporting current research discoveries in the reproductive sciences. Prior to the meeting, questions should be addressed to the SSR Business Office (ssr-am@ssr.org; 608-256-2777).

Journalists must check-in at the SSR Registration Office and present their credentials to receive a press pass.

Sales Taxes

The Puerto Rico sales tax is 5.5% on goods and services; municipalities may impose an additional tax up to 1.5%.

Smoking Regulations

Smoking is prohibited in the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel, Caribe Hilton, and Puerto Rico Convention Center.

Special Needs

SSR is pleased to accommodate any attendee who needs assistance to ensure that all attendees are able to participate in the meeting.

Please contact the SSR Business Office (ssr-am@ssr.org; 608-256-2777) prior to the meeting if you require special dietary or physical accommodations at the meeting, or if you require assistance getting to or from sessions/events.

Transportation

See Getting Around San Juan.

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