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We invite you to join us in the most unique location that AIS has ever held a conference. AMCIS 2010 will be in Lima, Peru. This extraordinary opportunity combines the strengths of networking with experienced world leaders in IS/IT with the venue of Lima and its surrounding attractions. Sessions will be presented in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Bring your families to take advantage of this exciting occasion to become acquainted with some of the world's oldest cultures found in Cusco and Machu Picchu; this would also be a very special opportunity to come and enjoy Peru's wonderful tourism sites such as the Ecological Reserve of Manu and the Amazon Jungle, the Colca Canyon, among others.

Peru is waiting for you!

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Important dates

January 4, 2010Paper, panel, workshop, tutorial submissions open.
March 1st, 2010Deadline for paper, panel, workshop, and tutorial submissions.
April 12, 2010Notification of acceptance of papers, panels, workshops, and tutorials.
April 26, 2010Final copy due.

FAQ�s About coming to Peru
Do I need a visa to travel to Peru? 
Traveling to Peru only requires a valid passport for citizens of the Americas (except Cuba), European Union, South-East Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and Australia. Citizens from other countries should request a tourist visa in the Consulate of Peru in their respective country. To determine if you need a visa go to:

How do I get to and from the airport ? 
AIS has selected a Destination Manager company who will provide different options for attendees to get from the airport to the hotels including private cabs, shuttles and private vans at very convenient rates. One way fare starts at $15.00 per person.

Is Peru dangerous (conference area, Lima, countryside)? 
Lima, the capital city of Peru, is as safe as any large metropolitan city worldwide with more than 9 million inhabitants. The conference area is within the residential district of San Isidro, which has been specially selected for its safety. This does not mean that travelers should not take basic precautions such as not neglecting their belongings in public places or avoiding deserted sites at night.

What tours are available? How do I book tours? 
Complete information about pre- and post-conference tours, as well as tours for guests is available at the conference website: http// These tours will be offered by the selected Destination Manager company for AMCIS 2010 at very competitive rates.

Are hotel room rates similar to those in the US? 
Room rates for Amcis 2010 attendees are very convenient as breakfast and internet access are included in the price. Different hotel options are available in the section HOTEL INFORMATION. Prices range between $ 110 and $ 229 per night.

A SUGGESTION: Book your flight as early as possible and enjoy airfare rates similar to those when traveling in the US from coast to coast.

    • During the 2009 World Travel Awards Gala held in London on November 8th some Peruvian institutions have been awarded as the best in South America. These are:
    • - Lima Jorge Chavez International Airport South America's Leading Airport
      - Ramada Costa Del Sol Lima Airport, Peru South America's Leading Airport Hotel
      - South America's Leading Tourist Board PromPeru - Peruvian Tourism Board

    • According to the last "Country Brand Index", carried out by the international consultancy Future Brand, Peru is the third main tourist destination in the world in the categories of Authenticity and History. This study is based on surveys to 2,700 travelers from several countries. Peru is also in seventh place in the category Art and Culture and ninth in Natural Beauty.

PERU through the most popular US diaries

Whether by its archaeology, tasty cuisine or its living culture, Peru is on the loop. Take a look to the articles about Peru in various newspapers and renowned tourist magazines:

Peru's drink from the desert Washington Post � September 9, 2009.

A Peruvian cocktail Washington Post � September 6, 2009.

Marinated in the morning, grilled at night Washington Post � April 1, 2009

New life in ancient Peru The New York Times � September 13, 2009

48 HOURS Lima destination guide National Geographic Traveler � September 2009

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