Impact Assessment for Social and Economic Development
Enjoy Hotel and Casino | Viña del Mar | Chile
8-11 April 2014

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Important Dates

June 2013
Session proposal submission opens

September 2013
10 Deadline for session proposals
20 Session reviews completed; session chairs notified of acceptance status
15 Deadline for training course proposals

October 2013
15 Paper and poster abstract submission opens

December 2013
6 Deadline for paper and poster abstract submissions
9 Conference registration opens

January 2014
17 Abstract reviews completed: authors notified of acceptance status
31 Registration deadline for session chairs and all presenters and speakers
31 Early Bird Registration Closes

February 2014
14 Draft papers (optional) due
15 Technical visit and training course registrations deadline

March 2014
7 All presenters provided final information and instructions
19 Pre-registration closes
22 Final program posted online

June 2014
15 Final papers (optional) due

Planning Your Stay

About Viña del Mar

Conference Hotel Accommodations

Visa Requirements – Helpful Information

Foreign visitors must have a valid passport. When entering Chile, the visitor receives a valid tourist for 90 days. A valid passport is required for those from countries that do not maintain diplomatic relations with Chile will be required valid passport. In this case you must also obtain registration of your passport or consular granted by the Chilean authority abroad or International Police to verify your arrival.

Countries that need Chilean visa: New Zealand, Haiti, India, Lebanon, Egypt and Russia.
Tourists from Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay may submit the following documents: valid passport unstamped, National Identity Card or Book civic engaged.

Applications for visas can be performed on the following platforms. The person should enter the platform, record all the information required (even with attachments) and send the form to the appropriate consulate.

https://tramites.minrel.gov.cl (in Spanish)
https://sac.minrel.gov.cl/ciudadanos/ (in English)

Other helpful sites
Cuadro Visas (PDF)

Reciprocity Fee
Citizens of some countries are required to pay a reciprocity fee when entering Chile at SCL. This fee is paid before going through Immigrations and Customs. The fee may be paid by credit card or cash. You will receive a stamp and proof of payment receipt in your passport. Once the Entry Reciprocity Fee receipt is attached to your passport, you proceed to immigration control.
Those entering Chile from a land/water crossing, are in airside-only international transit at SCL, or are entering Chile at an airport other than SCL are not required to pay the fee.

Nationalities which currently pay a reciprocal fee:
USA US$ 160
Australia US$ 95
Canada US$ 132
Mexico US$ 23
This information is subject to change without notice. Be sure to check on requirements for your own country of residence, and/or arrive prepared to pay a fee.
For more information

Departure Fee
There is a $30 departure tax to leave Chile. It is often included in the price of the ticket, but it is best to confirm before purchase.

Tax Waiver
When entering Chile (by cruise, vehicle or plane), at customs, travelers will need to fill out a tourist card that allows them to stay for up to 90 days. Travelers will have to present the tourist card to Customs officials when leaving the country. Be aware that hotels waive Chile's 19% room tax when the guest shows this card and pays with U.S. dollars.

Carbon Offsets

Transportation from Santiago to Viña del Mar

Reservation Form

Submit Your Transportation Reservation Form
E-mail: reservastv@transvip.cl
Fax: +56 2 677 30 20

Our Chilean hosts have arranged a shuttle service with a company called Transvip to transport delegates from the Santiago airport to Viña del Mar and back to Santiago. Transvip has a desk at the airport where transport can be arranged upon your arrival. However, reservations are highly recommended.

Submit Your Transportation Reservation Form
E-mail: reservastv@transvip.cl
Fax: +56 2 677 30 20

General Information