U21 Annual Network Meeting & Presidential Symposium
All Presidents and Vice Chancellors of U21 member universities, along with U21 Managers, are invited to attend this annual opportunity to meet with peers to discuss matters of importance to the network and to shape the forthcoming year's agenda.
An outline programme can be downloaded via the link at the end of the page and below is a provisional outline of the three days.
Wednesday 6 May
Meetings 1 & 2 - U21 Equity
Meeting 3 - Executive Committee (closed meeting - committee members only, no proxies)
Thursday 7 May
Meeting 4 - Presidents' Breakfast Meeting (Presidents only, no proxies)
Meeting 5 - U21 Managers' Meeting
Presentation to Presidents and Managers by participants at the Student Summit
Meeting 6 - U21 Symposium
Gilbert Medal & U21 Award presentation ceremony
Formal conference dinner
Friday 8 May
Meeting 7 - Annual Network Meeting
Meeting 8 - U21 LBG AGM
Followed by a traditional 'Adado Chileno'
Papers will be sent out by email to all registered delegates prior to the start of the meetings. Unless you state on your registration form that you want to have a hard copy provided for you, you will be expected to bring your own papers (hard copy or electronic) with you. There will not be any spare copies available in Santiago, in the interests of sustainability.
Some delegates may require a visa to enter Chile. If you require a letter of invitation from the university, please contact Fernando Alvarado
Transport from Santiago airport
Official taxis are generally fine to use in Santiago, although there are often a lot of unofficial taxi drivers at the airport. The hotel offers a car service for arrivals in Santiago, which delegates might want to take advantage of. There is also an 'official transport' service offered at the airport - click here for details.
Registration for the meetings is online via the 'Register here' button below.
As at last year's meeting, a delegate list with photos and brief role descriptions will be included in the delegate packs. Delegates are therefore asked to include a short (50 word) description of their role when registering for the meetings.
Registration for the Student Summit, which is taking place in parallel to these meetings, is done separately - the Student Summit page can be accessed here.
Colleagues at PUC have negotiated some very favourable rates at the Hotel Ritz Carlton and have a block booking for the group. Delegates need to book directly with the hotel using the booking form which can be downloaded below.
The hotel booking deadline is Wednesday 1 April, after which the rates and availability cannot be guaranteed.
Please note that after 6 February there is a cancellation charge for all hotel rooms - details are given on the booking form.
The hotel's address is: