Conference Registration


In order to participate in the conference of SPEC 2017, at least one author of each paper must register for the conference.  Each Full registration may register one paper. An additional paper incurs in a new registration.  The page limit is 6 pages. Each additional page incurs a fee of 150 USD per page.

Author registration payment must be made by 22nd October 2017; otherwise your paper will not be included in the proceedings.

Authors who make their payment by 8th October 2017 will benefit from the Early Bird Registration rate.

IEEE members will receive a discount on the SPEC 2017 registration fee. Members are required to indicate their IEEE membership number on the registration form and to bring along their current IEEE membership card for verification at the conference.

Participants are eligible for student rate if he/she is a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate student. Students must fax in their ‘student identification card to or email the scanned copy to and to bring along their card to the conference for verification. Under this rate is not allowed any full paper registration.

Authors can register On-line now. After registration, you can proceed to make payment On-line (Credit Card) or Off-line (Bank Draft or Bank Transfer).
Please note that after payment, the on-line registration system cannot be used to make any changes or new additions. Please contact us at if any changes are required or for any clarifications or queries.

Bank Draft/Cheque should be made payable to  and mail it together with the Registration Form (available ONLY after Online Registration) to:

In order to centralize attendee’s information to SPEC2017’s data, and to be able to formalize your registration, we kindly ask you officially register by logging into the following web site:

In order to register, please login to system with existing username and password or create Account in registration system by filling your personal details for new users. Once you login to the system, you have to select the paper(s) that you wish to link to your registration and fill the particulars carefully.

During registration, for those who have submitted a Paper, the system will ask you your paper ID, this ID corresponds to the one the review commission has generated for you, for example:

ID 175: Carlos Sotomayor

For offline payment, please take print out of filled registration form and make payment by either demand draft or wire transfer at your bank.

Once the demand draft or wire transfer payment is made, you are required to scan the proof of Bank Draft or Wire Transfer Receipt and upload the details online using the same username and password you had created earlier. Upon completion of the wire-transfer, please login to the online registration system and complete submitting the payment proof.
Please transfer to the following account:

Bank Account in Pesos
Nombre    Universidad de Talca
RUT    70.885.500-6
Giro    Educación
Cuenta    0-074-0007103-3
Banco    Santander

Bank Name    Santander Chile
Account N°    5070-352738-7

Nombre Banco    Santander Chile
Account N°     51-0003336-6


All payments are to be made in Chilean Pesos CLP or United States Dollars USD by Visa/Master Card, Bank Draft or Telegraphic Transfer.

Registration OCTOBER 9th, 2017
IEEE & PELS Member- Full registration 500 USD
IEEE Member 500 USD
Non IEEE member 600 USD
IEEE Student Member with Members of the PELS Society 300 USD
Non IEEE student Member 375 USD
Life member full registration 300 USD
Registration fee of second paper 500 USD
Additional fee per page (up to 2 pages maximum) 150 USD / per page
Additional Banquet ticket 120 USD
Additional copy of proceedings 50 USD
Tutorials 75 USD
Additional Welcome reception ticket 75 USD


IEEE & PELS Member- Full registration 400 USD
IEEE Member 400 USD
Non IEEE member 500 USD
IEEE Student Member with Members of the PELS Society 200 USD
Non IEEE student Member 275 USD
Life member full registration 200 USD
Registration fee of second paper 400 USD
Additional fee per page (up to 2 pages maximum) 150 USD / per page
Additional Banquet ticket 100 USD
Additional copy of proceedings 40 USD
Tutorials 75 USD
Additional Welcome reception ticket 75 USD


Comparative of Registration
Type of registration Full Registration Student Registration
Welcome reception
Conference package
Conference Lunches
Conference Te and coffee break
Rap Sesions / Forums / Tutorials with beverages (Tutorials Registration)
Gala Dinner X
Second Paper X X


Conference registration fee includes a copy of the conference proceedings (USB); admission to all technical sessions, eight tea/coffee breaks, four lunches and a Gala dinner. Student Registration will not be entitled to the Gala Dinner.


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Citizens from Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay can travel to Chile with their national identity card, but citizens from other countries need a valid passport.

A visa is NOT required to enter Chile for a stay of 30-90 days for the following passport holders:
Albania, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Granada, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and Grenadines, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela.

Some nationals must pay a fee on arrival: Australia – US$117, Mexico – US$23, Suriname – US$25, USA – US$160.

All other nationalities must contact the Chilean consulate to obtain a visa.

Cancellation Policy

Request for Cancellation will be subjected to the following condition:

• Request on or before 29th October 2017- 25% of paid amount will be charged
• No refund after 29th October 2017 will be allowed.
• Payment for refund will be settled ONLY after the conference.


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Organizing Committee
  • General Chair:
    Prof. Marco Rivera
  • Committee:
    Doctor José Riveros
    Doctora Yamisleydi Salgueiro
  • Honorary Chair:
    Prof. José Rodríguez
  • Mrs. Paola Poblete
  • Prof. Javier Muñoz
  • Prof. José Espinoza
  • Prof. Braham Ferreira
  • Prof. Patrick Wheeler
  • Conference Revenue: $94.701,53
  • Conference Expenses: $94.710,53

Klener 349, Puerto Varas, X Región, Chile