Abordajes inclusivos en salud mental.
November 5 to 8, 2019 | Panamericano Hotel & Resort, Buenos Aires City

General Information

Date of congress

5 to 8 november 2019

 

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

English / Spanish
It is planned that some activities have simultaneous translation English-Spanish / English-Spanish.

 

Scientific Sessions

Scientific activities begin at 9 am of the 5th november 219 at the halls of the Hotel Panamericano Hotel Colon.

 

Abstracts submission

Abstracts may be sent for Poster, Oral Communication, Workshops, Symposiums, Conference (only by invitation), Artistic activities (only by invitation) and book presentations.
The abstract should be 100 words and must be submitted through the online form. (View here).

 

Registration Counters

The registration desk will open from November 5 at 7:30 am.

 

Projections

Projection of Power Point will be available in all the Salons. Speakers must present a CD-ROM or a flash drive with their presentation at least 3 hours before the start of the session (If the session starts at 9.00 am they must do so at 6.00 pm the previous day). Speakers will not be able to use their own computer during the presentation.

 

Posters

The posters must be placed between 9:00 and 10:00 am on the day the presentation is scheduled, and must be removed on the same day between 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm. The presenting author should stay close to his poster during the presentation.

 

Clima

The weather in Buenos Aires during November is generally warm, with bright days and mild nights.
From the thermal point of view, the month of November is characterized by an average temperature of 20.9 ° C, an average maximum equal to 26.1 ° C and a minimum average of 16 ° C.

 

Official dinner

Enjoy the Dinner-show with Tango with participants from around the world and the authorities of the World Federation of Mental Health (WFMH) and the Association of Mental Health Argentina (AASM). More information here.
Date: to be determined

 

Gaucha Party

Participate with colleagues from around the world for an unforgettable picnic while eating barbecue and sharing a show of Argentine folk music with the Argentine gauchos.
Place: To be determined.
Date: November 9, all day
. More information here.

 

Visa regime

Citizens of several countries need a visa to enter Argentina. Please click here to see the list of these countries.

 

Letter of Invitation

People who need an invitation letter in order to attend the Congress can request it at congress@wfmh2019.com. This procedure is intended to help 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.

 

Language

The official language of the Argentine Republic is Spanish. In Buenos Aires adopts lunfardo forms, slang of Buenos Aires.

 

Religion

The official religion is the Roman Catholic Apostolic, although there is total freedom of worship. Protestantism, Judaism, Islam, Greek Orthodox, Russian Orthodox and others are also practiced.

 

Currency

The official Argentine currency is the peso ($). There are bills of 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1,000 pesos, and coins of 1 peso, 2 pesos and 50 cents.

 

Exchange

Approximately:

  • 1 U$D = $ 60.-
  • 1 Euro = $ 65.-

 

Some references

  • Cup of coffee: AR$ 60.- = U$D 1,00
  • Coca Cola (in a restaurant): AR$ 60,00 = U$D 1,00
  • Restaurant Dinner (per person): AR$ 450= U$D 7,50
  • Bus (one-way ticket): AR$ 19,00 = U$D 0,30
  • Subway-Metro (one-way ticket): AR$ 21,00 = U$D 0,32
  • Taxi (a 10-minute drive, 4 km. aprox.): AR$ 150 = U$D 2,50.-
  • BigMac: AR$ 190 = U$D 3,30
  • Cinema ticket: AR$ 200 = U$D 3,30.- (Wednesday 50% off: USD 1,65)

Credit cards American Express, Master Card, VISA, Diners and others are accepted.
Bank hours are from Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. at 3 p.m.