Venue

AmeriGEO Week 2019

August 19 - 23, San Miguel, Lima, Peru
Registration Now Open

AmeriGEO Week 2019

August 19 - 23, San Miguel, Lima, Peru
Registration Now Open

AmeriGEO Week 2019

August 19 - 23, San Miguel, Lima, Peru
Registration Now Open

The AmeriGEO Week 2019 will take place from 19 to 23 August, 2019 at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, Lima, Peru.

Address

Main Campus
Av. Universitaria 1801, San Miguel
Lima 32, Peru
Phone: +511 6262000 ext. 3063

Point of Contact: Sofia Castro
Email: castro.sa@pucp.pe

About San Miguel Lima, Peru [English]

Lima

Lima, Peru's capital is located in the central coast, along the Pacific Ocean. It has more than 8 million people, made up of different races of the world.

Nowadays is regarded as the political, cultural, financial and commercial capital of the country. Internationally, the city ranks fifth among the largest cities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

It was founded on January 18th, 1535, by the conquistador Francisco Pizarro, under the name of the City of Kings, was the capital of the Viceroyalty of Peru and the largest and most important city in South America during the Spanish regime.

The historic center was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Lima is a city with great cultural diversity that is why there are a large number of museums. Another relevant topic is its cooking that managed to be recognized worldwide through the years. Lima offers a wide range of restaurants and bars, where you can taste delicious Peruvian dishes and drinks.

Host Institution

Space Agency of Peru

The National Commission of Aerospace Research and Development, CONIDA, is the governing body of Space activities in Peru and Headquarters of the Space Agency of Peru. Each year the institution renews its commitment to the country to devote all its capabilities to the development of aerospace technologies for the benefit of National Development.

Weather

Lima’s climate is dry and warm in the areas near the coast. There is high humidity and a lack of rain throughout the year. In areas more than 2,500 metres above sea level, the temperature drops and the climate is cold and wet.