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Venue

The congress will be held at the Cultural Center General San Martín, located in the city center of Buenos Aires near the major thoroughfare Corrientes Avenue. The cultural center, which is named after the leader of the Argentine War of Independence, was built between 1962 and 1970 and hosts diverse cultural and artistic events.

The center hosted the National Commission on the Disappeared in 1984, as well as the first session of the Buenos Aires City Legislature following the devolution of autonomy to the city in 1996, and an extensive renovation began in 2007. Its annual theatre audiences of nearly 350,000 make it the largest public cultural center nationally.

The 30,000-square-metre building is spread over 12 floors and has different rooms for workshops and courses, including the Buenos Aires Audiovisual Nucleus with over 7,000 documentary works.

The congress will take place in Room C and Room D, which can accommodate up to a total of 150 people each one.

The Cultural Center General San Martín address is Sarmiento 1551, Ciudad de Buenos Aires.
(see map at: elculturalsanmartin.org/como-llegar)


Welcome Reception

The Welcome Reception will take place at the RH Luxor Hotel (890 RoqueSáenz Peña Ave., Buenos Aires City) located at 600m from the Cultural Center General San Martín.
Registration board will be opened from 6:00 PM in the RH Luxor Hotel.


Location

Buenos Aires is the capital and largest city of Argentina, and the second-largest metropolitan area in South America. It is located on the western shore of the Río de la Plata, on the continent's southeastern coast. The city of Buenos Aires is an autonomous district.

Buenos Aires is a top tourist destination, and is known for its European-style architecture and rich cultural life, with the highest concentration of theatres in the world. Visitors have many options such as going to a tango show or enjoying the traditional asado.

There are many landmarks in Buenos Aires, such as the Casa Rosada, the official seat of the executive branch of the government; the Cabildo, seat of government house during colonial times; Caminito, renowned for Benito Quinquela Martín's pastel hues and wall reliefs; and the Obelisk, one of the city's iconic landmarks and a venue for various cultural activities and other events.

Buenos Aires is also the site of the Teatro Colón, an internationally rated opera house. The city has numerous museums related to history, fine arts, modern arts, decorative arts, theatre and popular music. Buenos Aires is also the tango music's birthplace, which began in the working-class port neighborhoods of the city.

Buenos Aires has a humid subtropical climate, with very humid summers and mild winters. The month of October is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs ranging from 19°C to 22°C and daily low temperatures from 13°C to 16°C. Throughout October, the average probability of precipitations (thunderstorms, moderate rain, light rain and drizzle) is 34% with relative humidity ranging from 53% to 87%.