DISCO 2011, Dynamics of Complex Systems
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The workshop will take place at the Instituto de Sistemas Complejos de Valparaí­so (ISCV), located next to the Museo Naval, on the Cerro Artillería (Artillery Hill).

Instituto de Sistemas Complejos de Valparaíso
Subida Artillería # 470 Cerro Artillería
Phone: 56-32-233 9217

There are buses every 10 minutes from Santiago to either Valparaíso or Viña del Mar. They can be taken at the metro station "Pajaritos". Metro tickets are sold on every station.

Transportation. A taxi trip from Viña to Valparaí­so can cost about 10.000 Chilean pesos (USD 20). There is an efficient metropolitan railway, the "Merval" (Metro de Valparaí­so), a card must be bought and charged in order to use it.

Money. It can be obtained in cash dispensers in banks, pharmacies and supermarkets.

Weather. November is Spring in the Southern hemisphere. Temperatures in Valparaíso range from 15 to 25 Celsius degrees, and the rain is rare in this season. Sun protector is highly recommended due to the thinning of the ozone layer in Southern latitudes.

Restauration. Some restaurants near the conference site are:

  • La cachás grandes, Blanco 318 (Vegetarian)
  • Segafredo, Plaza Sotomayor 280 (International)
  • Pau San, Av. Independencia 1760 (Chinese)
  • Del Mónico, Calle Prat 669 (Selfservice-salads)
  • Tutto Benne, Esmeralda 1099 (Italian)
Valparaíso and Viña del Mar are important tourist destinations so we recommend early booking.

Hotels in Viña del Mar

  • Hotel San Martín (link), reduced conference prices are available. You need to fill and send a booking request (download the .pdf or .doc file) directly to the hotel administration.
  • Hotel Marina del Rey (link)

Hotels in Vaparaíso

  • Hotel Patrimonial (link)
  • Hotel Somerscales (link)
  • Cirilo Armstrong (link)

Hostels in Vaparaíso

  • Allegretto, Lautaro Rosas 540, 2968839 (link)
  • Caracol, Héctor Calvo 371, 2395817 (link)
  • Pilcomayo, Pilcomayo 491, 2251075 (link)
  • Color, Urriola 664, 2220977 (link)

More information can be found in: Sernatur, Welcome Chile and Booking. com.

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Centro de Investigación en Ingeniería Matemática (CI²MA) - Departamento de Ingeniería Matemática

Universidad de Concepción