The SSS_8 begins at Tuesday 3rd with a workshop session that will be held at the Technical University Federico Santa María (UTFSM), in Valparaiso. The bus to get there will depart at 7:40 AM from Campus Lo Contador and the return is planned at 16:30.
The Opening of the Symposium will be that same day at the Campus Casa Central (main campus of the Universidad Catolica) in the Aula Magna of the Centro de Extensión, which is located in Av. Libertador Bernardo O’Higgins 390 (also called Alameda). The Opening will start at 19:00.
To arrive there you can take the Metro (Line 1, Universidad Católica station) and walk 100 metres to the entrance of the Centro de Extension of the Universidad Católica (big neoclassic building unmissable). If not, take a taxi, it is not far away and it will cost you approx 4.000 CLP (aprox. 8 USD) or less.
The rest of the Symposium (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday) will be held at the Campus Lo Contador, that is in El Comendador 1916. An old hacienda house, mud brick building. This is in Providencia, not far away.
The general programme is described in this link. Note that the schedule of the Papers Sessions is subject to last minutes modifications due to author's non-attendance.