The aim of LANET is to provide a forum to join all scientists who are somehow related to the research on Network Science in Latin America. The rapid growth of the field of Network Science in the last two decades has manifested in the form of schools, workshops, and conferences in Latin America. However, the creation of LANET as a stable and periodic forum devoted to Network Science will further spur the formation of research groups interested in the field and help to establish it as a discipline across Latin American Universities and Research Institutions.
The sea breeze and the sunsets that transform the colors of the facades of houses of more than 400 years are some of the things that fascinate visitors in Cartagena de Indias. This city, a Heritage World Site by UNESCO, was founded in 1533 by Pedro de Heredia and is known for its colonial architecture and for having the biggest ensemble of forts in South America.