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SOCIAL AGENDA

WELCOME COCKTAIL


TUESDAY 8th SEPTEMBER – 7pm to 9pm.
Activity included in the Full Conference Registration

Convention Center, Catholic University of Argentina Av. Alicia M. de Justo 1600, C1107AAZ, Buenos Aires

Prepare yourself to enjoy a warm welcome from the local organizers of The Smart Rivers 2015, and share with your colleagues a moment of camaraderie, suitable for networking and generating business contacts.

The event will be held in the Main Hall of the Convention Center at UCA, located in one of the most modern, attractive and comfortable neighborhoods of the City of Buenos Aires: Puerto Madero.

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YOUNG PROFESSIONAL RECEPTION (INVITE-ONLY)


TUESDAY 8th SEPTEMBER – 9pm to 11pm
Activity included in the Full Young Professional Conference Registration

Convention Center, Catholic University of Argentina Av. Alicia M. de Justo 1600, C1107AAZ, Buenos Aires

Young Professionals (YPs) attending the conference are invited to attend this reception to meet other YPs and to mingle with PIANC and international industry leaders.

It will be held at the Conference Hall which is located in the newest neighbourhood in Buenos Aires and nearby most vibrant areas in the city.

This reception will provide a relaxed social environment for networking so bring your business cards you don’t want to miss it!




LATIN AMERICAN EVENT / LATIN AMERICAN INITIATIVE


WEDNESDAY 9th SEPTEMBER – 6 pm to 9pm
Activity included in the Full Conference Registration

Convention Center, Catholic University of Argentina Av. Alicia M. de Justo 1600, C1107AAZ, Buenos Aires

A short symposium is planned during the 2015 SMART Rivers Conference in Buenos Aires. The aim of this session is to continue the initiative started by CoCom last year during the PIANC Congress in San Francisco. However, this time the event will be held in the heart of South America which will allow to bring together several local and regional professionals with members from other National Sections to discuss the needs of the Spanish & Portuguese speaking countries related to waterborne transport infrastructure.

The Latin American meeting will take place at the close of the first day of the PIANC SMART Rivers Conference. There will be a two hours workshop to exchange ideas and move forward with the identification of critical needs for the navigation sector in America, while brainstorming opportunities available through PIANC to help address these needs.

So if you are from the American continent and you want to share the needs of your country and learn more about PIANC international community, you can not miss this opportunity! Join us in a lively and exciting discussion in Spanish and Portuguese with worldwide leaders in PIANC.

YOUNG PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING EVENT (INVITATION ONLY)

Wednesday, September 9, 8:00 pm -- 10:00 pm

Included in full registration for Young Professionals

YPs attending the conference are also invited to attend a "YP Only" networking event on Wednesday evening. We are preparing an exciting event where local culture and gastronomy will specially meet the young professionals joining the conference, because “Las callecitas de Buenos Aires tienen ese, que se yo, ¿viste?”
So prepare your senses and get ready! A relaxed evening is awaiting to meet withcolleagues after the long day of technical sessions! We look forward to seeing you at either or both of these networking events!



DINNER & SHOW AT “TANGO PORTEÑO”


THURSDAY 10th SEPTEMBER– 8pm to 11pm.
Activity included in the Full Conference Registration

570 Cerrito St., Buenos Aires

Surprise yourself with a unique tango show while enjoying a traditional Argentine dinner in one of the best restaurants in Buenos Aires.

"Tango Porteño” magically recreates the most important and significant period in the history of tango, framed within a luxurious building of those days that used to be a movie theater owned by the Metro Goldwyng Meyer.

The old and beloved Metro, just a few steps from the Obelisco, today becomes “Tango Porteño”, a place that combines a highly refined design and rescues the pure style deco from the golden age complemented by a group of artists, unbeatable productions and a high quality gastronomic display that lives up to the time it represents.

Buses will depart from the hotels recommended by the organization. Check list of hotels here >>.


TOAST TO CELEBRATE THE “130 YEARS OF PIANC”


FRIDAY 11th SEPTEMBER – 2pm to 3pm
Activity included in the Full Conference Registration

Convention Center, Catholic University of Argentina Av. Alicia M. de Justo 1600, C1107AAZ, Buenos Aires

Join us at an emotional ceremony to celebrate the 130 years of this century-old international organization, moment for which we have prepared institutional and academic recognition, but also an attractive proposition that will be a lively closing for the conference, and will pleasantly surprise you.

EVENT VENUE

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Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina Av. Alicia M. de Justo 1600 - Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Main Conference room: Juan Pablo II see location

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