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Local Congress Secretariat
Argentinian Association for Mental Health (AASM)
Ayacucho 234
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tel./ Fax: +54 11 4952-1923
1 PM - 5 PM
info@wmhc2013.com

  General information

Date of congress
25, 26 and 27 and August 28, 2013

Organizing institution
Argentina Association of Mental Health (AASM), voting member of the Word Federation for Mental Health (WFMH).

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Congress Venue
Panamericano Hotel & Resort - Av. Carlos Pellegrini 551 Ciudad de Buenos Aires
The hotel is perfectly situated near the historic Obelisk and the Teatro Colón Opera House, right in the middle of the financial and commercial districts where you'll also find upscale shops, restaurants, theatres, galleries and museums. Buenos Aires is known for its intellectual flare, European style architecture and distinguished culture and charm.

Sub-Venue
Hotel Colón - Av. Carlos Pellegrini 507 Ciudad de Buenos Aires
The Hotel Colon is located in a strategic part of Buenos Aires, facing the Obelisk and the 9 de Julio Avenue. On Carlos Pellegrini at the corner of Lavalle Street, the hotel has the best location for those who arrive at Buenos Aires for pleasure or business. Only a few meters from The Colon Theatre and surrounded by the most important cultural, commercial and financial centers.

Official language
English / Spanish / Português
It is expected that some activities have simultaneous translation english-spanish / english-spanish-portuguese.

Scientific sessions
The Scientific activities will begin at 9 a.m. on August 25th, 2013 in the rooms of the Panamericano Hotel.

Abstract Submission
Abstracts for Posters, Oral Communication, Workshops and Round Tables can be sent.
The abstract must be 100 words in length and be submitted by the Online form.

Registration Counters
The registration counters will be open on august 25 from 7.30 A.M.

Projections
Power Point projection will be available in all meeting rooms. Speakers are requested to bring a CD-ROM or pendrive with their presentation at least three hours before the beginning of their session (or, if their session starts at 9.00, by 18.00 on the previous day). Speakers will not be allowed to use their own computer during the session for their presentation.

Posters
Posters should be placed between 9.00 and 10.00 on the day in which the presentation is scheduled, and removed on the same day between 18.00 and 19.00. The presenting author should be available near the poster for the entire poster session.

Weather
The weather in Buenos Aires during august-September is warm and the evenings are lightly cool. The average daily temperature is 15°C.

Official dinner
Enjoy the tango dinner-show in San Telmo along with attendants from all over the world and the authorities of the WMHF and AASM. More information here.
Date: August 27th, 2013

Gaucho Party
Take part of an unforgettable day, together with colleagues from all over the world, enjoying a delightful barbecue and an Argentinean folk music show along with Argentinean gauchos.
Taking place in: Estancia Santa Susana
August 29th (all day long). More information here.

Requirements for entrying and leaving the country
Citizens of several countries need a visa to enter Argentina. Please click here to see the list of these countries.

Letter of invitation
Persons requiring an invitation letter in order to attend the Congress may write to the Congress Secretariat. This procedure aims to assist participants who need to obtain a visa or permission to attend the Congress and should not be considered as an official invitation covering fees or other expenses.

Electric power
Electric current in Argentina is 220 / 240 AC / 50 Hz.

Air transport
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Special discount plane tickets.