The conference will be held at the “Salón de Actos” of “Edificio Anexo” of “Facultad de Ciencias Económicas” (School of Economics) of the University of Buenos Aires. The address is Pres. José Evaristo Uriburu 781. It is located in the city center, in front of the subway station “Facultad de Medicina” along Line D.
List of buses with stop close to the venue: 12, 24, 26, 29, 39, 41, 60, 61, 68, 75, 95, 99, 101, 106, 109, 111, 115, 118, 124, 132, 140, 146, 152, 155, 194.
July is a winter month in Buenos Aires, with daily temperatures ranging from 7°C (45°F) to 15°C (59°F) in average. High levels of humidity, due to the influence of the river, often make it feel colder.
Electric power supply in Argentina is alternating current at 220 volts, 50 hertz. More on Tripadvisor.
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Although our official recommendation is to follow guidelines provided by the Argentinian consulates and embassies, we have compiled visa information for your convenience.
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.
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 410 pesos. Another good option is Taxi Ezeiza, they charge around 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 110 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 40 pesos.
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 140 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 45 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 40 pesos.
In case you have not booked yet, we have negotiated special rates with a few selected hotels.
To get around while in the city, a good reference is wikitravel.org. The subway network reaches the conference venue and 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$25.
Restaurants: It is customary to leave a tip equivalent to 10% of the bill.
Taxis: 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.