Travel & Lodging

The Hyatt Regency Miami Hotel (Conference Hotel)
Stay in the middle of the action at Hyatt Regency Miami. Indulge in the spirit of the “American Riviera” at our hotel located just 15 minutes from South Beach and two miles from the Port of Miami. Our downtown hotel is conveniently situated adjacent to the Miami Convention Center and easily accessible to everywhere you want to be.


Book room(s) by April 5th at discounted conference rate (see below).

Hotel address:
400 South East Second Avenue,

Miami, Florida, USA 33131-2197
Tel: +1 305 358 1234    Fax: +1 305 358 0529

Hyatt Regency Reservation Info:
29th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference (01-May-2013 to 08-May-2013)
Click on this link to Reserve Now (starting Dec 18, 2012)
Book room(s) by April 5th at discounted conference rate.

Other Nearby Hotels:
River Park Hotel & Suites:

100 SE 4th St, Miami, FL, 33131 Tel:1-866-599-6674
Distance from Conference: 0.11mi

Courtyard by Marriott Miami Downtown:
200 Se 2nd Ave, Miami, FL, 33131 Tel:1-855-809-3511
Distance from Conference: 0.13mi

InterContinental Miami:
100 Chopin Plz, Miami, FL, 33131 Tel:1-866-599-6674
Distance from Conference: 0.28mi

From Miami International Airport (MIA):

From Ft. Lauderdale International Airport (FLL):

Lonely Planet’s Miami City Guide

Miami is a multicultural city with South American and Caribbean influence. Restaurants line up the beach offering some of the best seafood dishes the country has to offer. The year-round tropical weather coupled with some of the most beautiful beaches puts Miami on the top of the destination list for travelers.

Things to do

Miami Tourist Attractions
Visitors of all ages will find a wealth of fun tourist attractions to fill their days. With family attractions, outdoor activities, shopping, spots, dining and more, Miami, Florida offers an endless array of tourist attractions for visitors to enjoy.

    Visit this unique Miami tourist attraction where the colors of the jungle come alive. With its world-famous parrot shows, waterfront Serpentarium, ape and monkey exhibits, and open aviaries, Parrot Jungle Island offers endless things to see and do. Guest will tour the lush tropical landscaping and elegant gardens while encountering beautiful birds of over 1,100 species, baby apes, alligators, giant tortoises and other exotic animal life. Want to get really wild in Miami? Visit the spectacular new Parrot Jungle Island, in the heart of Miami between Downtown and South Beach.
    Take a Pirate Boat tour of Miami. Located at Bayside Market Place (behind Hard Rock Cafe) in downtown Miami, this sightseeing tour will reward you with breathtaking views of the Famous Celebrities’ Mansions in Miami’s gorgeous Waterways. Come aboard “El Loro” ship and make your dream of living a Pirate Adventure come true! For more information go to or call 305-358-1234 or 800-233-1234 for Reservations.
    Come out to Miami Seaquarium for a wonderful day of family fun. See some exciting shows, great exhibits and enjoyable, educational presentations in the beautifully landscaped park overlooking Biscayne Bay. Swim with the dolphins or just enjoy a relaxing day roaming the park. All the entertainment is included in the price of your admission at this Miami tourist attraction.
    The adventures you can have in the 1.5 million acre, Everglades National Park are endless! Imagine a morning photographing birds, an afternoon spent hiking and observing alligators sunbathe under the sunny south Florida skies, joining a ranger guided tour, or just enjoying the evening by your campfire. With so many adventures to select from, it could be difficult to decide on one activity and a multi-day stay will be the goal.

Downtown Miami Attractions
Miami, Florida is home to a wide range of exciting tourist attractions. From historic landmarks and white sand beaches to upscale shopping and fun family things to do, Miami is a fabulous tourist destination for visitors of all ages. Explore fun attractions like live entertainment, professional sports, romantic dinner cruises, fishing charters, world-class golf and so many more interesting attractions and things to do in Miami.

  • Mary Brickell Village
    Located within walking distance of the Hyatt in the heart of Miami’s financial district, Mary Brickell Village offers an eclectic mix of upscale dining, shopping and entertainment options for the sophisticated shopper.
  • Bayside Marketplace
    Located on Biscayne Bay, Bayside Marketplace offers some of the best food, fun, and shopping Miami has to offer. From a vibrant marketplace to exotic restaurants, daily live entertainment and national brand name stores, Bayside’s wealth of activity offers something for everyone.
  • Island Queen Cruises
    See Miami’s spectacular coastal sites including the beautiful downtown Miami skyline, the Port of Miami, Fisher Island, Miami Beach and “Millionaire’s Row,” on this bilingual narrated sightseeing tour through scenic Biscayne Bay.
  • Adrienne Arsht Center
    The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County opened in 2006 and serves as a showcase for the finest in established and developing cultural programs. Broadway shows, dance productions and concerts are on the schedule at this beautiful facility located less than two miles from the Hyatt Regency Miami.
  • Pier 5 Fishing Charters
    Pier 5 Fishing Charters is Miami’s premier fishing charter company creating customized trips and itineraries. With over 30 years of experience, the captains and crew at Pier 5 have fought and caught some of the Gulf Stream’s most prized fish, including sailfish, kingfish, marlin and many more.
  • American Airlines Arena
    Home of the Miami Heat, this downtown facility is also a popular concert venue for the biggest names in music.

International Attendees:

Letter of Invitation:
Individuals requiring letters of invitation to obtain travel visas must be listed on a paper or in the program to receive an invitation letter. If you are listed in the conference program, and are in need of an Official Invitation Letter from the conference organizers for visa application purposes, please fill out and email the Invitation Letter Request Form

  • Please fill out a separate form for each person requesting a letter.
  • Your name must be listed exactly as it appears on your passport. Any differences between the name on your passport and the name on your invitation letter or other documentation could lead to a delay and/or denial of your visa. 
  • Send electronically to email address on form.
  • All letters of invitation will be sent by mail and by email (as a PDF attachment) unless a courier account number or credit card number with expiration date is provided with the original request.
  • Please allow up to 15 business days to process your request.
  • The conference organizers are unable to contact U.S. Embassies in support of an individual attempting to gain entry to attend the meeting.