presenters (whether oral or poster) pay the full registration fee of $525 US Dollars (early bird) and $625 US Dollars (after March 1).
Do students receive a discounted conference rate?
Yes. To register for this ticket, you MUST be a full-time student and have signed documentation sent to Jenny Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org. The fee is $325 US Dollars (early bird) and $425 US Dollars (after March 1).
What does the full conference registration include?
Ticket price includes the full conference (Practitioners' Day and scientific portion, including breaks), welcome reception, BBQ dinner, Polo match and transportation to social events. Lunch is on your own each day.
My institution does not allow credit card transactions. Is there an alternate form of payment?
We can accept wire transfer/bank transfer. However, the attendee is responsible for the wire transfer/bank transfer fees above the registration fee. Please contact Jenny Evans at email@example.com for the wire transfer/bank transfer information.
How many accompanying persons can I bring?
There is no limit as long as the accompanying person tickets are purchased for the Opening Reception (April 4), Argentinean Barbeque (April 7) and Polo Match transportation (April 8). Tickets can be purchased at http://eidc2016.eventbrite.com.
What is the official language of the conference?
The official language is English. Simultaneous translation to Spanish will only be provided during the Practitioners’ Day sessions on April 4 and 5.
What information do oral and poster presenters need to know prior to arriving?
Click here for the Presenting Guidelines section.
What day will I present my oral and/or poster presentation?
Click here for the Conference Program section for the most up-to-date schedule.
Where can sponsors find information about the event?
Click here for the Sponsorship Opportunities section.
Where can I obtain a copy of the proceedings?
Abstracts will be published in an online supplementation of the Journal of Equine Veterinary Science prior to the conference in April 2016. Click here for a link to the proceedings.
HOTEL AND TRAVEL
What is the official hotel of the conference?
The Panamericano is the official hotel of the conference and where the scientific conference will be held. The hotel offers a discounted rate for conference attendees. Click here for more information on the hotel including a link to discounted registration.
How do I get to the conference?
Taxis are available from Ministro Pistarini International Airport, which is 31.7 km (35 to 45 minute drive).
A regular bus transfer from and to the international airport is available. Click here for the bus schedule.
The local organizing committee will not be responsible for shuttling attendees to and from the airport.
Do I need a passport or special visa?
Visitors entering Argentina must present valid passports or other internationally recognized travel documents. For U.S., Canada and Australia citizens visiting Argentina, you must obtain a "Visitor Receipt" at http://cnyor.mrecic.gov.ar/content/turistas-estadounidenses-canadienses-australianos. Contact the nearest Argentine embassy for requirements for visas and custom regulations if you have additional questions.
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA
I am concerned about the Zika Virus threat. Where can I find additional information?
For the latest information, visit the CDC at http://www.cdc.gov/zika/.
What is the currency and exchange rate?
The National Monetary Unit of Argentina is the Peso. Exchange facilities are available at the airport, banks, major hotels and exchange agencies. Credit cards (VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS, DINERS) and American dollars, are accepted at most hotels, restaurants and shopping malls. Tips at restaurants are usually between 10% and 15%. To know the exchange rate, visit http://www.bna.com.ar/. Exchange rate 2/12/16 is 1 U$S: 14.300,00 Pesos but varies on a daily bases.
What is the weather like in April?
The weather in Buenos Aires in April is fairly warm at midday and in the early afternoon, with pleasant mornings and evenings. The temperature ranges between 15°C and 25°C (58°F and 71°F). Visit http://www.smn.gov.ar/ for the most accurate weather information prior to the conference.
What type of electricity/power adapter do I need?
The electricity is 220 volts (Type 1 plugs and outlets). Click here for a photo.
Are you planning to stay longer in Argentina?
If you are planning to stay longer in Argentina, visit http://www.argentina.travel/en for tourism opportunities. The local organizing committee is not responsible for optional activities. However, there are tourism agents that can assist you:
Obelisco de Buenos Aires is a national historic monument and icon of Buenos Aires. Located in the Plaza de la República, in the intersection of avenues Corrientes and 9 de Julio, it was built to commemorate the fourth centenary of the first foundation of the city.
Below is a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) to help answer general questions about the conference. Have a question not listed here? If so, contact Jenny Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I register for the meeting?
All registrations must be completed in advance of the meeting at http://eidc2016.eventbrite.com.
I am an oral or poster presenter. Do I receive any discounted conference rate?
No. Only practitioners' day speakers and special session speakers receive complimentary registration. Abstract