7-12 octobre 2018
Puebla, Mexico
Fuseau horaire America/Mexico_City

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


 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


If you are going to participate only in the CLF, you do not have to pay anything. If you want to participate also in the activities of the CNF, you must pay the CNF registration at your arrival. If, on the other hand, you want to join the SMF, you can also do it at your arrival or by following the instructions that appear on the SMF web page https://cnf.smf.mx/cuotas/


Congress participants should check the visa requirements well in advance. The official source for Mexican visa information is in https://mexico.visahq.com/. Note that there is a big list of ‘exempt’ countries that do not require a visa, please see the information above.

In case a letter of invitation to process a visa is needed, please address the request to mgarcia@mctp.mx (with subject: VISA 5th Latin American Congress of Physics) with a copy to zepeda@fis.cinvestav.mx


Participants are expected to make their own arrangements http://cnf.smf.mx/hoteles/

How to reach Puebla

From the AICM (Benito Juarez International Airport MEX): there are frequent bus services between Mexico City and Puebla throughout the day and night. The cost is 300 Mexicanpesos ~15 USD to the terminal Estrella Roja 4 Poniente. From there one can get a taxi service (service is called: taxi driver) inside the terminal.

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.

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