Thanks to the evolution of science and technology, the fascinating universe is now within your reach. Through technology and communications you can study what you like, participate in global discussions, or simply understand things, that just for curiosity, you always wanted to. SGAC is here to support you in this endeavor and to connect you with others like you! Our regional and hemispheric situation gives us a privileged position for the sustainable development of our profession. Our work encompasses all facets of science. We need your help to make this small geographic region, a promising scientific centre. We have the means, education, technology, public and private institutions, but there is still need for another crucial element. This element is your participation. At SGAC, we have high hopes for growth in areas like ours because we believe that only globally we can act for the benefit of all humankind.