Hotel & Visa Information

The 15th International Symposium on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC-XV) will be held at The Diplomat Beach Resort. ECS has arranged a room block at The Diplomat Beach Resort to ensure you receive the most competitive rates, at the most convenient location for meeting attendees.

We strongly encourage you to reserve your room as early as possible as the block is sure to sell out. Reservations can be made online with special discounted rates starting at $199/night. The deadline for reservations is June 30, 2017, or until the block sells out. Reservations attempted after June 16 will be accepted on a space and rate availability basis.

Book your reservation at the Diplomat here
Discounted hotel rooms still available!

A grand re-imagining of a legendary Florida resort, The Diplomat Beach Resort brings iconic hospitality back, wrapped in a spirited escape-to-sunny-shores feeling. Rising above the Atlantic surf and beyond the expected, our vibrant Hollywood destination extends its stylish flair from coast to Intracoastal – a Florida playground rendered to contemporary perfection. We do lively well here – and have endless ways to connect, recharge, and recreate. Slip out to the shore, into the lagoon pool, away to a private cabana – havens all – and enjoy your chaise, the sun, and the sparkling personality of our blissful beachside treasure. Creative culinary and entertainment star in multiple dimensions, and matchless ways, restating The Diplomat’s status as a glamorous Gold Coast host with an with an exuberant social side.

Location: 3555 S Ocean Dr, Hollywood, FL 33019

Cancellation Policy

A first night’s deposit is required at time of booking, and refundable up to 3 days prior to arrival, to avoid a cancellation penalty

Reserve Hotel Accommodations Early!

Visa Information

If you require a U.S. Visa, please begin the application process at least three months in advance of the meeting. Visit U.S. Visa Information for Foreign Travelers for further information.

Request an ECS Letter of Invitation to receive a letter of invitation on ECS letterhead via email.

Upon receipt of your letter of invitation, you must take it to your nearest consulate or embassy to begin the visa application process. The ECS Letter of Invitation does not constitute an application for a Visa and we cannot guarantee that it will enable you to obtain a Visa.

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