October 21-25, 2019 | Mexico City - UNAM

Artificial Intelligence for Science, Industry and Society (AISIS2019)

 Second bulletin

- June 2019 -

The main Auditorium for the event will be in the Facultad de Ciencias.

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• News 

This bulletin updates the previous one with the following, new information:


• Overview

Dear colleagues, it is our pleasure to announce the Symposium: Artificial Intelligence for Science, Industry and Society (AISIS2019) which will take place in Mexico City, Mexico, from October 21 to 25, 2019. The symposium is organised jointly by CERN Openlab [1] and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM, [2]), and it includes a session organised by the OECD (Paris, [3]) about policy and social issues linked to AI. The conference website can be found at http://aisis2019.nucleares.unam.mx

[1] http://openlab.cern             [2] https://www.unam.mx              [3] http://www.oecd.org


• Venue

The symposium will take place at the main campus of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.


• Contact details

In case of any questions, please contact the organizers at:



• Scope

We organize an international symposium that will address the following topics:

The symposium will devote special attention to the following ethical and societal issues:

The Symposium will be comprised of five plenary sessions of invited talks, one plenary session organized by the OECD, two parallel tracks for contributed talks spread over a total of four sessions, and a dedicated poster session. Prizes for the best poster will be awarded, and the best posters will be offered the chance to give a brief summary talk.


• Keynote speakers

We are very happy to announce the distinguished speakers who have accepted our invitation to give a keynote presentation:


• Registration fee and registration process

The registration fee for the symposium is 500 USD. A reduced fee of 450 USD applies if paid before August 31, 2019. The full fee for accompanying persons is 80 USD. The fee includes a welcome drink, lunches, coffee breaks, and the conference banquet. Payments can be made by bank transfer as detailed below. The registration status on the INDICO website will be changed to “complete” by our administrative staff after your payment is received. Regular invoices will be distributed at the registration desk upon arrival in Mexico.

Registration is open until October 15, 2019 at https://indico.cern.ch/e/aisis2019


• Support for students and young researchers

Thanks to the conference sponsors, funds have been set aside to support the participation of young researchers at AISIS2019 by waiving the registration fee. Students and participants who have received their PhDs within the past three years are encouraged to apply for support according to the guidelines posted on the website. The deadline for student support application is July 28, 2019. Support decision notifications will be sent by August 19, 2019. 


• Payment options

Once you have made your payment, please send a copy of the payment form (available on the website) and your payment confirmation to the organizers at: ai-symposium-2019@correo.nucleares.unam.mx

From abroad / in a foreign currency

International bank transfers can be sent to:




00101693118 DLLS









SAN ANTONIO, TX 78265-9754


In Mexico / in Mexican Pesos

You need a deposit slip with a unique reference number, which you have to request from the organizers (ai-symposium-2019@correo.nucleares.unam.mx). This slip contains the account information needed for the transfer. It is important that the information you supply to the bank is correct, as we have no way to recover incorrect transfers and you will have to pay again. Once you have paid, please send the proof of payment to the organizers. If you need a factura, please provide the required information when you send your proof of payment.


• Call for abstracts

Abstract submission is currently open and will continue until August 4, 2019. Notifications about selected contributions will be delivered by August 19, 2019.


• Proceedings

Conference proceedings will be published in electronic form on an open access journal.


• Hotel information

Participants are kindly requested to directly book their rooms in Mexico. We provide a list of hotels which have agreed to special prices for the Symposium. The recommended hotels are within easy reach of the University. We suggest not to book hotels in the center to avoid long transportation.

The approximate exchange rate at the time of writing is around 19 Mexican Pesos for 1 USD, and around 21 Mexican Pesos for 1 €.

Note: There will be a Formula 1 racing event in Mexico City October 25-27. We suggest to book hotels well in advance before they become full.

Recommended Hotels

Hotel El Diplomático

Located on the metrobus line to the UNAM

Contacts: Jessica Eslava or Mirosalva Villalobos,
            +52 55 5563.60.66

Event code: “Evento Inteligencia Artificial“

Web: https://www.eldiplomatico.com.mx/


Holiday Inn Ciudad de México Trade Center

Located near Metro “San Antonio”, one change to get to the UNAM.


Web: www.hinntradecenter.com


Hotel City Express

Located on the metrobus line to the UNAM

Breakfast included

Contacts: ceins.ventas@cityexpress.com.mx,


Web: https://www.cityexpress.com/en/plus/hotels-mexico/ciudad-de-mexico/benito-juarez/insurgentes-sur


Alternative accommodation options

The standard booking sites for hotels also list hotels around the UNAM and with easy access by public transport. There are also apartments and rooms in the vicinity of the UNAM available on airbnb.


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