This year, the conference venue will be at Universidad Autónoma de Occidente (UAO).
UOA is a private university. Founded in 1970 in the city of Cali. In 2019, UAO took first place at the regional level in the GreenMetric World University Rankings UI, in which the environmental sustainability of higher education institutions worldwide is evaluated. Ranking in which it is ranked 42nd worldwide.
In its five faculties, it offers 20 Undergraduate Programs, 15 Specializations, 6 Masters and 2 Doctorates. At present, the Autónoma de Occidente offers 6 technology programs in its Higher Education Centers that operate in the municipalities of Cali, El Cerrito, Candelaria, and Tuluá; strategic places that allow you to strengthen your presence at the regional level
The University stands out for its high technological and academic investment, reflected in thirteen programs accredited by high academic quality, 1 internationally accredited program and 2 with international certification. In research, it has 75 Laboratories and 75% of its teaching staff with a Ph.D. and Master’s degree; 27 Research Groups, all registered in Colciencias.