VENUE

Recoleta is a neighborhood located in the northeast of downtown Buenos Aires, between the most emblematic streets and avenues of the city, and includes various historical sites. Its architecture is characterized by important residences and huge French-style buildings built in the mid-nineteenth century with European materials, and surrounded by stunning gardens and parks.

Among the most attractive places of the neighborhood is the cemetery with homonymous name, which was declared as a National Historic Landmark and that is considered an outdoor art gallery for its various architectural styles and sculptures. Nearby is the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, which possesses the largest country´s artistic heritage and is one of the most important in Latin America. Plaza Mayor Alvear (popularly known as Plaza Francia) offers beautiful walks, with a wide variety of handcraft fairs selling souvenirs, leather goods and paintings. The neighborhood also has a great cuisine, bars, theaters and an exhibition center known as Centro Cultural Recoleta, prepared to present art displays, concerts, theatrical performances, workshops and festivals.

The conference will take place at “Auditorio Buenos Aires”, located at 2501 Pueyrredón Avenue, within the Buenos Aires Design Mall complex.

 

Tourist information can be found on the following web pages:

http://www.turismo.buenosaires.gob.ar/en

http://www.puertomadero.com/index.php?idioma=2