The CPR LATAM conference will bring together academic experts, and public and private sector leaders from across Latin America and the Caribbean in Varadero, Cuba on June 14-15, 2018,  to discuss key issues facing the development of the digital ecosystems in the region.

CPR LATAM invites researchers working on the economic and social impacts of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Latin America to participate in the upcoming conference and apply to present their findings on the following topics:

Competition Policy in the Digital Age
Digital Rights and Privacy
Economic Development and Competitiveness
Future of Connectivity
Future of ICT regulation
Internet Governance
ICT for Development (ICT4D)
Innovation Policy
Internet of Things


To apply, please submit an abstract for review on the CPR LATAM conftool website by creating a user or logging in to your existing account and clicking "Submit Contribution."

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Abstract submissions must be received by February 15, 2018.

Abstracts must be no more than 2,000 words and clearly state the purpose, methodology, findings and practical implications of the research. Please include a summary of your CV (no more than 2 pages) in the same document. Papers will be accepted in English, Spanish or Portuguese.

CPR Latam will award a limited number of scholarships to attend the conference (including travel and lodging) to the top-rated submissions. To be considered for a scholarship, your final paper must be completed and submitted by April 15, 2018.


December 20, 2017 | Call for abstracts open

February 1, 2018 | Abstract submissions deadline

March 15, 2018 | Event Registration opens to presenters and general public

March 19, 2018 | Decisions announced

  Select participants invited to submit paper

April 15, 2018 | Early Deadline for final papers for scholarship consideration

May 15, 2018 | Deadline for final papers submission**

June 11-15, 2018 | 6th annual Latin American Telecommunications Congress (CLT)

June 14-15, 2018 | CPR LATAM 2018 Conference, Varadero Cuba

*Please note: Participants who have not submitted their final papers by the May 15th deadline will not present their research at the conference.