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Organizing Team

Local allies

  • Chief of Department of the Stadistic and Computing Profesional School of UNAP.

About Puno

Puno is a city in southeastern Peru, located on the shore of Lake Titicaca. It is the capital city of the Puno Region and the Puno Province with a population of approximately 149,064 (2014 estimate). The city was established in 1668 by viceroy Pedro Antonio Fernández de Castro as capital of the province of Paucarcolla with the name San Juan Bautista de Puno. The name was later changed to San Carlos de Puno, in honor of king Charles II of Spain. Puno has several churches dating back from the colonial period; they were built to service the Spanish population and evangelize the natives.

  • Elevation: 3830 m
  • Temperature: 0° - 20° (for october)

Puno city.

More information at Wikipedia

Major Local Airports and Their Distance Lodging and Venue

International Airport Inca Manco Capac

Inca Manco Cápac International Airport known as Aeropuerto Internacional Inca Manco Cápac in Spanish, is an airport situated in the city of Juliaca, thirty minutes from the city of Puno at Titicaca Lake. Airport operation are run by Corporación Peruana de Aeropuertos y Aviación Comercial S.A. (CORPAC), the government entity that oversees management of Peruvian airports. Despite being classified as international, Inca Manco Cápac International Airport does not feature any scheduled international connections. The airport has one of the longest runways in Latin America.


Distance From Airport to Puno

The distance from International Airport Inca Manco Capac to Puno is 45Km, it's about 45 minutes by car.


Outline of Local Mass Transit

The city has public transport minibuses and taxis. The public transport (minibuses) will cost $ 0.25 per person and the taxi service has an average cost of U.S. $ 1 per race being the maximum of up to U.S. $ 2.5.

Detailed description of proposed venue and estimated costs including room capacity and configuration.

Proposed Places

  • Universidad Nacional del Altiplano (UNA)
  • Universidad Andina Nestor Caceres Velasquez (UANCV)
  • Colegio Santa Rosa (Pendient confirmation)

Universidad Nacional del Altiplano

Is an university located at the north east side of the city, this is the location Map:


Universidad Andina Nestor Caceres Velasquez

Is an university located at down town, this is the location Map:


Internet Access

Both Universities have Internet access, the UNA has more than 32Mbps but need some process for get this speed or more, for other side the UANCV has 15Mbps and the posibility of get 15Mbps more from La Inmaculada Concepción School located at the left side of the university.


Both Universities offers their installations freely.

Rooms capacity

UNA: Has an biggest auditorium, for 500 people about, and some rooms for 30 - 40 people about.

UANCV: Has an regular size auditorium for 250 people arround.

Description of proposed lodging and estimated costs along with a written agreement from lodging specifying rates

The proposed hotel is Monterrey Hotel ( and it's located 10 minutes from the venue and the main square. The room costs are detailed below:

Room Price per day
Simple room 22.00 USD
Double room 40.00 USD
Triple room 52.00 USD

All prices include the breakfast.

Estimated costs from main airports to the proposed site

They are considered as major airports, which are located in the capital cities of each country

City Air Line Price Scales
Lima LAN USD 401.01 1
Panama Avianca USD 646.95 2
Miami Avianca USD 838.89 2
Atlanta Air Canada USD 1,401.75 2
Houston American Airlines USD 1,194.49 3
Guatemala Avianca USD 927.89 2
San Salvador Avianca USD 490.13 1
San Jose Avianca USD 727.53 2
Quito Copa Airlines USD 1,070.84 2
Santiago de Chile Sky Airline USD 507.88 1
Buenos Aires LAN USD 715.97 2
Montevideo Aerolineas Argentinas USD 832.84 2
Asunción TAM USD 734.69 4
Bogota LAN USD 499.04 1
Caracas TAME USD 901.13 2
La Paz LAN USD 335.25 1
Sao Paulo TAM USD 993.13 1

Visas to enter Peru

Most tourists from Latin American countries do not need visa to enter Peru, unless any of them, please check your country on the following lists:

Central America and the Caribbean

Country Needs Visa?
Antigua Barbuda No
Bahamas No
Barbados No
Belice No
Costa Rica Yes
Cuba Yes
Dominica No
El Salvador Yes
Granada No
Guatemala Yes
Haití Yes
Honduras Yes
Jamaica No
Nicaragua Yes
Panamá No
Rep. Dominicana Yes
San Cristóbal y Nevis No
Santa Lucía No
San Vicente y Granadinas No
Trinidad y Tobago No

North America

Country Needs Visa?
Canadá No
Estados Unidos No
México No

South America

Country Needs Visa?
Argentina No
Bolivia No
Brasil No
Colombia No
Chile No
Ecuador No
Guyana No
Paraguay No
Suriname No
Uruguay No
Venezuela No

To find out the requirements and the process of obtaining a visa, contact the nearest Peruvian embassy location


The FUDPub will be at El Atajo Restaurant located at center of the city, it has a big room and offers a lot of drinks and foods.

El atajo.png

Tourist Tour

The tourist tour will be to Uros Floating Islands, it is a touristic zone in the Titicaca lake, these islands were maded with Totora.

Brief description of available resources and expertise with other events in the city.

Resources available

  • The Nestor Caceres Velasquez Andean University is Sponsor of the event and the venue, advertising material and others are free.
  • Groups of reception at the airport and the city guides (college students).
  • Free Cultural night by the cast of UNANCV.

Possible Resources

  • Free accommodation or reduced as negotiations with the sponsors and / or partners.
  • City Tour or tour to Machu Picchu, after management with the sponsors and / or partners

Events held

  • Various internaticional / national / regional students congress from different disciplines.

Internet access in the lodging and conference venue

Internet access is guaranteed in the auditoriums by Tonet Jallo and hotel managers (both are WIFI)

Restaurants near auditoriums.

There are many tourist restaurants near the university auditorium, to save you can go to the Central Market in the city which is 10 minutes from the university auditorium. The location of nearby restaurants to accommodation depend on it, most hotels of more than 2 stars usually offer breakfast as part of the service.

Proposed dates

From: 06/10/2016 To: 09/10/2016


For october Puno is a sunny city with the next temperature:

Min 0 °C - Max 20 °C

We have some rain but it is not frecuently.

Proposed program

  • 06 - Barcamp
  • 07 - Barcamp
  • 08 - FUDPub
  • 09 - Tourist Tour to The Uros Floating Islands


Confirmed sponsors

Sponsor Item Quantity
T-Shirts 70
Tags 80
Banners 7
Conference Hall 3
CD 400
Working Folders (includes booklets) 400
Pines 400
Advertising posters A2 size 1 millar
Certificates 400
Projection Equipment 6
Transport -
Laptop 3

Potential sponsors and allies

  • Puno Regional Goverment.
  • Nestor Caceres Velazques Andean University.
  • Provincial Municipality of Puno.


Omit things that give us sponsors.

Item Description Cost
1 Lodging (double rooms for 10 people for 4 days) USD 800.00
2 Air tickets for 10 people (average) USD 7 776.12
3 Airport transfers for 10 people to lodge USD 50.00
4 FUD-PUB USD 600.00
TOTAL USD 9226.12

Pros and cons of the proposed location.


  • Availability of a group of university teachers as a standing committee of organization
  • Availability of student groups for logistical support, reception and guided town.
  • Availability of resources of the Local Universities for free.
  • Experienced organizing team in various events and FUDCon Cusco 2013.
  • The city is near of Bolivia and other people from there (users and ambassadors) can come from there.


  • Hight cost of airfare from the outside to the city.
  • The airport is far from the city
  • Public transport messy.
  • The city is over 3800 meters above sea level