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Local Congress Secretariat
Argentinian Association for Mental Health (AASM)
Guardia Vieja 3732, 1ºA
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tel./ Fax: +54 11 2000-6824 | 4978-7601
1 PM - 5 PM
congreso@aasm.org.ar

  General information

Date of congress
26, 27 and 28 August, 2016

2nd World Federation for Mental Health Regional Congress
Within the framework of the IX Argentine Congress of Mental Health, the 2nd Regional Congress of the WFMH will take place.

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

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
Spanish / Português

Scientific Sessions
Scientific activities begin at 9 am of August 26, 2016 in the halls of the Hotel Panamericano Hotel Colon.

Deadline for abstract
Abstracts may be sent for Posters, Free papers, Workshops and Roundtables.
The abstract should be 100 words and must be submitted on the online form.

Registration Counters
The registration counters will be open on august 26 from 7.30 A.M.

Projections
Power Point projection will be available in all meeting rooms. 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
To be confirmed.

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.