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GS8 Venue & Practical Info

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The Gender Summit 8 North & Latin America will be held on April 28-29, 2016 in Mexico City, Mexico at:GS8 registration button

St. Regis Mexico City Hotel
Paseo de la Reforma 439, Colonia Cuauhtemoc, Mexico City, Federal District 06500, Mexico

All presentations will be held either in English or Spanish. Simultaneous translation services will be available.

Accommodation Options

Poster guidelines

  • Structures to place posters are 1 meter wide and 2.5 meters high.
  • Posters will be placed on the afternoon on 27th April (St. Regis Hotel / 2nd floor).
  • Staff will be at the hotel in order to help all the participants to place their posters.
  • Participants can send their posters in advance to:


  • Each participant must cover the cost of shipping


About Reforma Avenue
Reforma avenue is one of the most beautiful and emblematic avenues of Mexico City. It is filled with tourist attractions, restaurants and hotels.

Reforma is home to many historic monuments such as the Angel of Independence, the Diana the Huntress fountain (just in front of the St. Regis Hotel) and the Chapultepec Park and Castle, among many others. 

Reforma is also a cultural avenue, friendly to walk, in which you can find different art expositions (photography, sculpture, etc).

Embassies at Reforma Avenue

  • United States, Reforma 305
  • Colombia, Reforma 379
  • Japan, Reforma 395
  • European Union, Reforma 1675
  • Peru, Reforma 2601

Other great places to visit at Reforma Avenue

  • National Museum of Anthropology
  • Modern Art Museum
  • Tamayo Contemporary Art Museum
  • Chapultepec Zoo
  • National History Museum

Touristic tours available
Turibus is a bus that offers a variety of tourist routes. One of them goes from the Chapultepec Park (Reforma Avenue) to the Historic Downtown

How to get to St. Regis Reforma Hotel

From Mexico´s City International Airport  

By airport authorized taxi / Uber
Take Viaducto West to Nuevo Leon Avenue.  Proceed straight ahead until Sonora Street. Take left in Sonora Street and turn right over Reforma Avenue.
Distance from Hotel: 10 km 
Drive Time: from 20 to 40 minutes, depending on traffic. 
Typical minimum charge: 20 USD

By subway public transport (Metro) Metro Map
Take the yellow line at the airport station (Terminal Aerea) to Pantitlan Station. From Pantitlan Station take the pink line to Observatorio Station.
Get off on Sevilla station. Look for Sevilla´s street and walk towards Reforma Avenue.
The St. Regis Hotel will be in front “Diana the Huntress” fountain.

Mexico City's International Airport

Mexico City International Airport, also called Benito Juarez International Airport is a commercial airport that serves Mexico City, the capital of Mexico. The Airport is divided into two sections: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Most international travelers are handled by Terminal 1.

Airport code
FlightStats code: MEX
IATA code: MEX

Time Zone

6:00 hours from UTC/GMT

Weather Conditions

Mexico City has a mild temperate climate. The warm season lasts from March 23 to June 11 with an average daily high temperature above 78°F.


Visa requirements vary depending on country of origin. Please consult your local travel guidance. Download a list of countries that do not require a Visa for Mexico for stays less than 180 days.

Holders of a valid United States multiple-entry visa do not require a Mexican visa to travel to Mexico for a period of entry not exceeding 180 days and for non-gainful activities.  The Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) is NOT considered a valid US visa for the purpose of travelling to Mexico under the exemption of the Mexican visa.


The currency used in Mexico is the Mexican peso. To check the foreign exchange rate please enter: Yahoo! Currency rate calculator

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