Location & Venue


The workshop will be held on the campus of the University of Buenos Aires (Ciudad Universitaria) located in the neighborhood of Nuñez, Intendente Güiraldes 2160, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Immigration procedures

Although our official recommendation is to follow guidelines provided by the Argentinian consulates and embassies, we have compiled visa information for your convenience. As of September 2015, you can enter Argentina as a tourist for up to 90 days without visa if your passport is valid for the whole period of stay, and has been issued by: Australia4, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canadá4, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Grenada1 , Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Holy See, Honduras, Hong Kong2 , Hong Kong S.A.R., Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica1 , Japan, Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malasia1 , Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, The Netherlands, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Ucrania, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America4, Uruguay, Venezuela3.
  1 For Grenada, Jamaica, and Malasia, the maximum stay is 30 days only
  2 For Hong Kong the maximum stay is 30 days only and you need British Passport BNO
  3 For Venezuela the maximum stay is 60 days only
  4 For Australia, Canada, and USA, you need to pay a Reciprocity Fee prior to departure.

If the country who issued your passport is not listed above, please contact us immediately. You will need to apply for a visa.

Airport transfer

Buenos Aires is served by two airports. The main international airport is Ministro Pistarini Airport, also known as Ezeiza, located about 30 km from Buenos Aires. Many flights to and from neighboring countries use the smaller Aeroparque Jorge Newbery airport, a short distance from downtown.

From Ezeiza
By taxi: as you exit customs you will find several booths offering taxi services, where you can prepay your trip.
Manuel Tienda León is a well established company also providing coach services. A trip downtown costs AR$$595 price checked on September 2015. Another good option is Taxi Ezeiza, they charge around AR$350 pesos. You will find their desk further out, in the main arrival area of the airport. Hailing a curbside taxi is not recommended.
By coach: Manuel Tienda León offers bus trips to their Av. Eduardo Madero 1299 for AR$145. The coaches leave every half hour, less frequently during evenings. A smaller, shared van will deliver you to any downtown address for an additional AR$40 pesos.
From Aeroparque
By taxi: You can prepay your trip at the desk of one of the taxi agencies at the arrival area of the airport, such as Remis Transfer Express, Remis Trans Air or Manuel Tienda León the trip will cost you around AR$210 pesos.
Taking a taxi at the line just outside the airport exit is not recommended.
By coach: Manuel Tienda León offers bus trips to their at Av. Eduardo Madero 1299 for AR$60 pesos. The coaches leave every half hour, less frequently during evenings. A smaller, shared van will deliver you to any downtown address for an additional AR$55 pesos.


In case you have not booked yet, we have negotiated special rates with the Dazzler Hotel, Recoleta. www.dazzlerrecoleta.com;   Transportation towards the conference venue will be organized from and to this hotel. It is a new hotel in a a very nice traditional residential location.
Rate per night US$105+tax. Contact: reservas@dazzlerrecoleta.com. Mentioning BD&E.
FAX: 54 11 521 17 57 01   Tel: 0054 11 20 58 5566

Other less expensive options are:

Alternatively, slightly more expensive, it is to find accommodation for these sites:


To get around while in the city, a good reference is wikitravel.org. The subway network reaches most touristic attractions, and several bus lines go all over the city. You can plan your route here. Bus and subway rides cost less than AR$5. To use buses and metro, you need to buy an electronic ticketing card called SUBE and add some credit to it. See the map of selling locations. The card costs less than AR$30.

Buses to reach Campus UBA -Ciudad Universitaria-

List of buses going to the campus: 33,28,42,45,107,37,160. Warning: The destination sign on the bus should indicate "Ciudad Universitaria"

Buses interactive map: omnilineas

CABA interactive map: How to get...

Reference Points on campus



November is a spring month in Buenos Aires, with daily temperatures ranging from 12°C (53.6°F) to 25°C (77°F) in average. High levels of humidity, due to the influence of the river, often make it feel hotter.

Useful CABA Travel Information, Oficial Site: turismo.buenosaires.gob.ar

Useful Argentina Turist Information, Oficial Site: turismo.gov.ar


Electric power supply in Argentina is alternating current at 220 volts, 50 hertz.


To find the current rate, as well as other relevant information, please refer to Diario Ambito Financiero


It is customary to leave a tip equivalent to 10% of the bill.
No tip expected, but it is standard to round up to the nearest peso.


To find updated lists of attractions in Buenos Aires, please visit TimeOut Buenos Aires. If you are planning to spend a weekend in town, it might be worth visiting the delta of the Paraná river, an area known as Tigre. More on official website.


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