Medellin, known as the “city of eternal spring”, is located at the geographic center of the Aburrá Valley; its average temperature is 24° C. It is the second most populous and most important city in Colombia, and it is known as the industrial, commercial, technological, and sports capital in the country. Its geostrategic location and efficient infrastructure enable it to host world-class events. It has two airports with several aerial routes: the José María Córdova International Airport, located in Río Negro (45 minutes from Medellin) and the Olaya Herrera Airport located in the city, exclusive for domestic flights. It has modern mass transportation systems, first class hotels and a wide range of local and international gastronomy; this adds up to more than 8% of the national GDP. It is these characteristics that make Medellin the ideal host for the III International Biofuels Conference.