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**We have now reached capacity and are not accepting new registrations (as of 13 July 2018). This is to ensure that everyone enjoys the same quality of experience at IsoEcol 2018**.

Those delegates who have registered, but not paid are asked to do ASAP via the website for the meeting


ISOECOL 2018 - Important dates

  • 15 January 2018 — 15 March 2018: Abstract submission
  • 15 January 2018: Online registration opens
  • 7 May 2018: Abstract decisions released
  • 31 May 2018: End of early-bird registration
  • 30 July — 3 August 2018: IsoEcol meeting

Registration Costs (Chilean pesos)

  • Early Bird (before 31 May 2018) regular rate: $225 000
  • Late (after 1 June 2018) regular rate: $300 000
  • Early bird (before 31 May 2018) lower rate : $125 000
  • Late (after 1 June 2018) lower rate: $160 000

Registration was open from 15 January 2018 to 13 July 2017. Fees are payable (in Chilean pesos CLP) online with credit card or PayPal via our partner company See for approx. costs in your local currency.

We have provided financial support/fellowship for 25 students* to attend the meeting (to cover registration, the conference dinner and/or help with travel and accommodation).


Lower rate registration fee extends to student*, low-income economy** and unwaged*** delegates.

*Students enrolled on full/part-time degree course (undergraduate, postgraduate) – will need to provide evidence of enrollment on course. Please upload as part of the registration process in PDF format

**Delegates from low- or lower-middle income countries (as defined by the World Bank: see list here).

***Proof of unwaged status required. Please upload in PDF format as part of the registration process.

Refund policy

For those delegates who have paid for registration and/or the conference dinner and who cannot attend IsoEcol 2018, we will refund payments at the following rates until 20 July 2018:

  • Before 30 June 2018, 90 % of payment made.
  • Before (and including) 20 July 2018, 50 % of payment made.
  • NB: after 20 July, no refunds will be given.


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We are extremely lucky to have received sponsorship from a range of different sources. Their generous contributions mean that we have been able to minimise registration costs (especially for students), provide student fellowships and invite plenary speakers.






University of Tokyo

Universidad de Antofagasta

CNRS-Observatoire Oceanologique de Banyuls sur Mer

Universidad de Concepción

Universidad de Playa Ancha

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago

Universidad de Valparaíso



IsoEcol 2018 will be held at the Viña del Mar campus of Universidad Andrés Bello. This modern building has first class lecture facilities, is located ca. 1 km from the Pacific Ocean and within walking distance of hotels, restaurants and bars.


We have four exceptional plenary speakers, all of whom are leading mid-career scientists using stable isotopes in different ways to improve our understanding of ecology.

  • Andrew Jackson (Trinity College Dublin)

  • Diane O'Brien (University of Alaska)

  • Pablo Sabat (Universidad de Chile)

  • Tamsin O'Connell (Cambridge University)


    Viña del Mar is located ca. 120 km to the west of Santiago, Chile's capital city. There are regular flights to Santiago Airport (code SCL) from all round the world.

    The trip to Viña del Mar from the airport takes approx. 1.5 hours. Info here on travel to and in the city.

    Viña has a great variety of accommodation available including hostels, b&bs, hotels and AirBnb. See here for climate information.


    IsoEcol 2018 will be the first IsoEcol held in Latin America. Delegates can be assured of a fun time, with plenty of entertainment including a welcome ice-breaker, poster sessions, pub-quiz, a range of organised tours and activities for the Wednesday and a conference dinner/fiesta to remember.