Practical Informations

The Inria Chile 2023 Scientific Days are an itinerant event that will take place in person in Chile.
We kindly ask you to carefully review the practical information provided on this page to make the most of this event.
If you have any questions, please contact the Organizing Committee:

🚩Where will the Inria Chile 2023 Scientific Days take place?

The 2023 Scientific Days will be held at four different locations:

  • 🗓️ Monday, December 4th: Francisco Rosende Auditorium, Faculty of Economics and Administration, San Joaquín Campus, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Av. Vicuña Mackenna 4860, Macul, Metropolitan Region. View in Google maps.

    🧭 How to get there

    Mapa PUC

  • 🗓️ Tuesday, December 5th: D'Etigny Auditorium, Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, University of Chile, Beauchef 851, Santiago, Metropolitan Region. View in Google maps.

    🧭 How to get there

    Mapa UdeChile

  • 🗓️ Wednesday, December 6th: Salón de actos, Building T, Main Campus (Casa Central), Federico Santa María Technical University, Av. España 1680, Valparaíso, Valparaíso Region. View in Google maps.

    🧭 How to get there

    Mapa UTFSM

  • 🗓️ Thursday, December 7th: Auditorium of the Vice-Rectorate for Research and Development, EmpreUdeC Building, University District s/n, Concepción, Biobío Region. View in Google maps.

    🧭 How to get there

    Mapa UdeC

🚨 Important 🚨

Travel outside of Santiago:
  • 🚍 The city of Valparaíso is located 130 km from Santiago, and the Organization will provide transportation to and from this city for international researchers.
  • 🚍 The city of Concepción is located over 500 km from Santiago. In case you travel by plane, it is necessary to plan for a hotel stay in Concepción on December 6th (see hotel recommendations).
    • 🛫 Outbound flight: We recommend booking the SKY flight from Santiago to Concepción at 20:20 hours on December 6th.
    • 🛬 Return flight: We recommend booking the LATAM flight from Concepción to Santiago at 19:11 hours on December 7th.
    • 🚌 Bus option: For Bus tickets, we recommend the EME Bus line, you can purchase tickets at ; we recommend the suite bed 180° mode, bus departing at 23:45 hrs. There are other options in bed lounge from 23:45 hrs from Santiago. There are other options in a sleeper lounge from 23:00 hrs. The bus trip takes approximately 6 and a half hours.

🏨 Accommodation in Chile:

🏨 Recommended hotel in Santiago (near Inria Chile):

🏨 Recommended hotel in Concepción:

Entry into the country:

  • 📑 Required documents for entry:
    • Valid passport
  • 🇨🇱 Entry to the country:
    • Upon your entry to Chile, international police at the airport will review your travel documentation. Each passenger must also complete a tourist card. A copy of this card should be kept by the tourist throughout their stay in the country and must be presented to the international police when leaving Chile. It is essential to retain this card until your return journey.
    • Agricultural and Livestock Service: every passenger entering Chile must complete a Sworn Declaration for the Agricultural and Livestock Service (SAG) and indicate whether they are carrying plant and/or animal products. This is done to prevent the entry of pests and diseases that could harm Chile's agriculture. SAG has made available a Digital Sworn Declaration for passengers at, or you can use a QR code available at the airport. If you have any doubts about a product you are carrying, we advise declaring "Yes" on the questionnaire to avoid inconveniences and fines.

Safety Recommendations:

The website of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs of France regularly updates safety recommendations for Chile. The organization recommends carefully reviewing them before your trip and following the precautionary advice provided during your stay.

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