Travel and Venue


Conference will be held at Hotel Destino Sur, El Chaltén, Argentina. More about El Chaltén here

Full capacity is restricted to 75 attendants. Different lodging options are offered but they are subject to availability. Conference Secretary will contact each one of the participants to arrange best’s options.


The nearest airport to El Chaltén is located at El Calafate.

There is one daily flight from Buenos Aires international airport (EZE) to El Calafate (FTE), its departure time of 10:00 AM  is  convenient to complete a connection from most international flights.

More options are available from Buenos Aires national airport (AEP). Travel time from (to) EZE to (from) AEP may vary between 45 minutes and 1.5 hours depending on traffic conditions.

If you plan to stay (at least) one night in Buenos Aires, and fly to El Calafate from Buenos Aires national aiport (AEP), we recommend to fly in one of the following flights (subject to be changed by the airline):

Tuesday April 7th, 2015

AR    1876      AEP–FTE 1100 1420
AR    1872      AEP–FTE 1400 1720

For the return, the following are the recommended flights:

Monday April 13th, 2015
AR    1877      FTE–AEP 1510 1806
AR    1871      FTE–EZE 1805 2101  (Ezeiza International Aiport)

In this case, the flight to the international airport (EZE) is convenient for several international flights like e.g. American Airlines to Miami and NYC departing at 23:50, Aerolineas Argentinas to NYZ departing 23:00, Iberia to Madrid and european connections departing at 22:35.

Transportation from and to El Calafate airport will be organized for the above mentioned recommended flights and included in the registration fee. Travel time is about 2.5 hours.

Once you send your registration form, our secretary Silvina Ceriani will contact you. She will assist you with the registration procedure as well as with any other issue related to your trip, including any help you may need with your flight connections.