XVIº Congreso Mundial de Cardiología BUENOS AIRES ARGENTINA 18- 21 MAYO DE 2008
National Launching 2005 Argentine Society of Cardiology (SAC, in Spanish) and Argentine Federation of Cardiology (FAC), as organizers, officially launched nationally and regionally the XVIº World Congress of Cardiology.The event took place on Tuesday 28th June 2005 at the Sheraton Hotel Buenos Aires, in front of representatives of the Health Ministry, City Council, directors of many pharmaceutical industries, Cardiology-related companies, prestigious cardiologists and journalists.
WHF General Assembly - Barcelona, 2006 The XVIº World Congress of Cardiology was officially launched, internationally at the WCC 2006 during the General Assembly of the WHF. The WCC 2008 planning was presented to the delegates of the Societies and Foundations members of the WHF. Promotional Activities were done jointly with the WHF at a stand on the Exhibition Area of the WCC 2006.
Important Dates • DEADLINES: • Abstract submission: September 27, 2007 • Registration early fee: October 31, 2007 • Registration late fee: April 15, 2008 • Hotel Accommodation: February 29, 2008 • Tours and sightseeing tours: April 1, 2008
Registration: Demographic Distribution • Argentine Delegate 6,300 • Argentine T/N/T 1,700 • Argentine Free of Charge 200 8,200 • Latin American Del. 2,800 • Latin American T/N/T 400 • Latin American Free of Ch. 200 3,400 • Standard 2,800 • Standard TNT 400 • Standard FC H 200 3,400 • Total 15,000
Key Rates • 180 Minutes Symposium1 US$ 72,600.00 • 90 Minutes Symposium1 US$ 36,300.00 • 45 Minutes Workshop2 US$ 14,520.00 • 60 Min. non-commercial Symposium US$ 10,000.00 • 45 Minutes Closed Industry Meeting3US$ 3,872.00 To hold an “Intra-Congress Activities” the following minimum requirements must be complied with: 1) booth of a minimum 42 sq.m. 2) booth of a minimum 15 sq.m. 3) a booth space is required • All rates are VAT included
Registration Contracts with the Argentine Pharmaceutical Industry • COMPANY AMOUNT • Roemmers 1,000 • Bagó 175 • Elea 350 • Gador 200
Contracts already signed • Professional Congress Organizer (PCO) • Venue • Travel Agency • Legal Advisors • Booking of hotel rooms
Meetings with the Industry in BARCELONA • The times were: • Sunday 3rd September from 09.00 to 10.00 hs. • Wednesday 5th from 10.30 to 11.30 hs. • The Companies were: • Bayer • Sanofi aventis • GSK • Unilever • Pfizer • Novartis • Medtronic • Almond Board of California • Raiso Benecol • Colgate • Palmolive
Meetings with the Industry in CHICAGO • The times were: • Tuesday 14th Novemberfrom 8.30 to 9.30 am • Thursday 15th November from 8.30 to 9.30 am • The Companies were: • AstraZeneca R&D MöIndal • Bayer HealthCare • Medtronic Europe Sàrl • Novartis Pharma AG • Pfizer Inc. • Porter Novelli • ResMed Corp • Schiller America
Software- Call for Sessions The letters have been already sent to the Societies and Foundations members of the WHF and other societies related to Cardiology as well as well-known individual cardiologists. They have been sent on February 16th and the proposals will be received until March 31st, 2007
Promotional Activities First Announcement
WCC 2008 Promotion • 2006 – Rosario, Argentina- FAC Congress - Barcelona- XV World Congress of Cardiology - Buenos Aires, Argentina- SAC Congress - Recife, Brazil- Brazilian Society of Cardiolgy - México DF- Chávez Institute of Cardiology - Chicago, EEUU- AHA Congress - Mérida, México- ANCAM - Montevideo, Uruguay- SUC Congress -Santiago, Chile- Chilean Society of Cardiology XVI th World Congress of Cardiology Buenos Aires, Argentina – 18-21 de Mayo, 2008
WCC 2008 Promotion • 2007 - New Orleans,USA- ACC Congress in March - Viena, Austria- ESC in September - Veracruz,México- MSC in November - Taipei, Taiwan- Asian Pacific in December - Argentina- FAC in May, SOLACI in July and SAC in August and all local medical congresses - Lima, Perú- IASC Congress in April - Brazil- Sao Paulo, April and November - Orlando, USA- AHA Congress in November - Chile, Colombia, Venezuela, Uruguay, Paraguay
La Rural Meeting Rooms Meeting Room WHF Offices Exhibition Registration Underground
Exhibition Floor Plan Total: 6500 sq. m. Meeting Rooms Posters Area
Hotels La Rural Hotel Area
Underground La Rural Hotel Area
Tours • Bariloche: Skiing resort • North West: South America Touches the sky • North East: The Great Waters Rain Forest“The Iguazú Falls” • Cuyo Region: Argentine Wineyards • South West: Patagonian Andesand Glaciers • Many others.....
XVIth World Congress of Cardiology Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA 18-21 May, 2008 We are waiting for you!