General Information

Getting to the Eden Roc Renaissance and Holiday Inn Miami Beach

The nearest airport is Miami International Airport, which is 11 miles away from the hotels. Fort Lauderdale International Airport is 25 miles from the hotels.

There is no airport shuttle service from either Miami or Fort Lauderdale airports. Cab fare costs about $32 from Miami Airport and $80 from Fort Lauderdale Airport.

Alternate transportation: Super Shuttle; Reservations Required when departing from hotel only; fee: $21 USD (one way)

Parking at Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach

The Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach offers parking to its hotel guests. No hourly parking available.

Valet only:
Dayrate: $17 USD plus tax daily
Overnight rate: $35 USD plus tax daily
Oversize vehicile rate: $40 USD plus tax daily

Parking at Holiday Inn Miami Beach

The Holiday Inn Miami Beach offers parking to its hotel guests. No hourly parking available.

Self Parking: $20 USD plus tax daily
Valet parking: $25 USD plus tax daily


Semi-casual business wear is recommended for the TOXINS 2012 conference. We suggest you dress comfortably and have a jacket or sweater available in case you find the meeting rooms too cold.

Internet Access at TOXINS 2012 Headquarters

Wireless internet access will be complimentary in the conference session rooms.

Letter of Invitation to Obtain Visa

The INA cannot intervene with either the US Embassy abroad or with the State Department on behalf of any participant. However, if you need a personal letter of invitation to attend the meeting, contact Customer Service at A request for a letter must be sent in writing on official letterhead and include your name, hospital/institution, complete mailing address, telephone and fax numbers, and any other specific information required for your country. If you are presenting a paper or speaking, please include the date/time, title, and the session that will be presented. If you are exhibiting or attending the conference, please indicate that in your request. Attendees from China should include their passport number, date of birth, and gender.

New rules from the Department of Homeland Security for entering the United States have gone into effect regarding e-Passports and visas. For information on obtaining a temporary US Visa in order to attend the TOXINS 2012 Conference, please refer to and make an appointment with the US Embassy or Consulate. TOXINS 2012 conference attendees need to apply for their visas no later than three (3) months in advance, due to increasing delays in securing visas to the United States. For up-to-date information, access the U. S. Department of State website, an official source of information about U. S. policy and procedures.

Medical Equipment Requests

Attendees and guests who require special medical equipment during the course of the Annual Assembly are encouraged to order such equipment in advance. Scooter and wheelchair rentals are available by contacting Scootaround Inc. at their toll-free hotline: (888) 441-7575. You can also submit a rental inquiry online at

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