The CPR LATAM conference brings together academics, civil society, and public and private sector leaders from across Latin America and the Caribbean to discuss the key issues facing the development of digital infrastructure and information ecosystems in the region. The 13th CPR LATAM conference will be held July 1-2, 2019 in the city of Córdoba, Argentina.

CPR LATAM invites paper and panel proposals that address the economic and social impacts of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Latin America and the Caribbean. The following topics are of particular interest:

Artificial Intelligence and Algorithms
Automation and the Future of Work
Competition Policy in the Digital Age
Cybersecurity and Encryption
Data Protection and Privacy
Digital Innovation and Trade
Digital Rights
Digital Platforms
Economic Development and Competitiveness
Education and ICT Skills
Financial Inclusion and Digital Services
Future of ICT regulation
ICT for Development (ICT4D)
Internet Governance
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."

Abstract submissions must be received by February 15, 2019.

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. All abstracts will be reviewed by the organizing committee and be evaluated based on content, relevance, significance, originality and presentation.

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, 2019.


December 20, 2018 | Call for abstracts open

February 15, 2019 | Abstract submissions deadline

April 5, 2019 | Event Registration opens to presenters and general public

Decisions announced

Select participants invited to submit paper

May 3, 2019 | Early Deadline for final papers for scholarship consideration

June 1, 2019 | Deadline for final papers submission**

July 1-5, 2019 | 7th annual Latin American Telecommunications Congress (CLT)

July 1-2, 2019 | CPR LATAM 2018 Conference

*Please note: Participants who have not submitted their final papers by the June 1st deadline will not present their research at the conference.