7-11 October 2018
Puebla, Mexico
America/Mexico_City timezone

About the event

The Fifth Latin American Congress of Physics (CLF) will take place in Puebla, Mexico, from Sunday, October 7 to Friday, October 12, 2018, hosted by the Mesoamerican Centre for Theoretical Physics, the Mexican Physical Society and the University of Puebla. It will be held in conjunction with the National Congress of the Mexican Physical Society (CNF). Both congresses will consist of plenary talks and parallel sessions (including a poster session).

CLF will cover the Latin American development in Physics during the last half century and the latest experimental and theoretical results, in the areas covered by the CNF, http://cnf.smf.mx/. The time limit for presentations in the CNF area sessions has expired. However, post deadline proposals can be received until July 30, and, if accepted, will be presented in specific CLF sessions. 

In addition three CLF sessions will be devoted to

  • Science Policy and its Relation with Physics Development  in Latin America and the Caribbean, with talks of policymakers, as well as a roundtable discussion. 
  • Latin American participation in large international experiments.
  • Future of the « Oscar Saavedra » Latin American School of Cosmic Rays

Live video streaming

Live video streaming sessions will be available here:


No password is needed to connect. If you don't have VidyoConnect installed, please follow the instructions to download and then upload the auto-join url for the meeting.


The CLF and the CNF will be held at the Complejo Cultural Universitario, http://www.complejocultural.buap.mx/


Download https://goo.gl/AGvfBq

How to reach Puebla

At the Mexico City Airport (AICM, Benito Juarez International Airport) there are two terminals. At each of them, inside, there is a bus terminal and several lines sell tickets to go to other nearby cities. To go to Puebla there two bus lines: Estrella Roja and ADO.  Th cost of the ticket is 300 pesos. The ride takes between two hours and two hours and 30 minutes. You can pay with credit card. 

Estrella Roja has three different terminals in Puebla. The closest to the Complejo Cultural Universitario is terminal 4 Poniente. ADO goes only to 4 Poniente terminal.

If you wish to obtain Mexican pesos, you can find Exhange offices at each airport terminal, they are always open. 

At you arrival at terminal 4 Poniente you may buy a taxi ticket. There is a taxi stand inside the terminal and they accept credit cards.

From the Puebla International Airport (Hermanos Serdán International Airport PBC), which has direct flights from Houston (United), Dallas (American), Panama City (Copa), and several cities within Mexico including Cancun International Airport (CUN), there are taxi services and Uber services.

What's in Puebla?

More information here: https://cnf.smf.mx/que-hay-en-puebla/

For instructions about how to reach CCU by public transportation put in Google:
¿Cómo llegar en Autobús al Complejo Cultural Universitario en Puebla de Zaragoza?

You get


Better is to share a taxi or an Uber


 Link to register  https://goo.gl/TXTbCV

The deadline for registration, request of financial support, request of an invitation letter, and for submission of a contribution (title, list of authors, and abstract) is July 30.

Contributions should be submitted to rblopez@fis.cinvestav.mx
with a copy to zepeda@fis.cinvestav.mx

Puebla, Mexico
Complejo Cultural Universitario BUAP
Via Atlixcayotl 2299, Angelópolis, Corredor Comercial Desarrollo Atlixcayotl, 72810 Puebla, Pue.