Country Information


Chile’s official language is Spanish, but there are communities in the country that speak indigenous languages.


Summer is between January and March and winter is between July and September.


You will find various climates ranging from the desert climate in the north to the tundra and polar climate in the south. Santiago has a cool semi-arid climate with Mediterranean patterns: warm dry summers (October to March) with temperatures reaching up to 35 °C (95 °F) on the hottest days; winters (April to September) are cool and humid, with cool to cold mornings; typical daily maximum temperatures of 14 °C (57 °F), and low temperatures near 0 °C (32 °F).


Within Santiago, you can use public transportation such as Transantiago (buses) and Metro (subway) to move around the city. The city has an extensive underground network consisting of seven lines. Metro Manquehue (L1) is the closest metro station to the venue (200 meters). The Metro operates as follows: Monday to Friday: from 06:00 to 23:00 / Saturday: from 06:30 to 23:00 / Sunday and Holidays: from 08:00 to 23:00.

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The Metro Map is available for download here.

Time zone

Please note that the time zone of the Meeting will be Chile Standard Time GMT-3.


The Chilean peso (CLP) is the currency of Chile.

Nearby cities

Santiago is 120 kilometers from Valparaíso/Viña del Mar.