The Association of Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean

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General Information

Plenary Speakers

We are delighted to announce the following scientists as our plenary speakers. Details are available here.
  • Mr. Jake Kheel — VP of Grupo Puntacana Foundation, DR
  • Dr. Nicolas Pascal — UNDP Blue Finance
  • Dr. Charles Sheppard — University of Warwick, UK
  • Dr. Stephen Monismith — Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, USA
  • Mr. Frank Rainieri Marranzini — President & CEO of Grupo Puntacana, DR
  • Dr. Francisco Dominguez Brito — Former Attorney General of the Dominican Republic &
         Former Minister of the Environment and Natural Resources, DR
  • Dr. Anastazia Teresa Banaszak — Unidad Académica de Sistemas Arrecifales,
          Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México

Airport and Airlines

Punta Cana International Airport (airport code PUJ) is located approximately 3.5 km northwest of the conference venue. Taxis from the airport to the conference venue cost approximately US $25. Airlines with service to PUJ include American, Copa, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, and United.

Conference Venue and Hotel Information

The AMLC meeting will be held at the Westin Puntacana Resort & Club. There are 2 official hotels for the meeting that offer special rates for AMLC attendees: Westin Puntacana Resort & Club and the Four Points by Sheraton Puntacana Village.

Booking Instructions

  • Reservations MUST be made by phone
  • Indicate that you are attending the AMLC meeting in May and would like the conference rate
  • English & Spanish-speaking agents are available for both conference hotels
Westin Puntacana Resort & Club Four Points by Sheraton Puntacana Village
Room Type Rate
Traditional Single or Double* US $159
Premium King US $209
Junior Suite US $259
  • Net rates are subject to 18% government tax and 10% service fee.
  • Reservations: +1-809-959-2714 or +1-809-959-2222
  • Does not offer airport shuttles.
  • Contact hotel or visit its website for more details.
Room Type Rate
Double Guest Room* US $99



  • Net rates are subject to 18% government tax and 10% service fee.
  • Reservations: +1-809-959-2714 or +1-809-959-4444
  • Free airport shuttles. MUST be booked in advance.
  • Contact hotel or visit its website for more details.
* Indicates special AMLC meeting rate.
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