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  INVITATION FROM THE PRESIDENT

Dear colleagues and friends:

It is of a great relevance to have our country, Peru, nominated by the International Avocado Society as organizers of the VIII World Avocado Congress that will be held in Lima from the 13th to the 18th September 2015.

Given the importance of this International event, it is my wish, on behalf of the Organizing Committee to welcome you to visit our Congress web www.wacperu2015.com, where you will find extensive and updated information on the activities related to the Congress and further information on Lima and, in a general way of Peru.

The Scientific Programme of the VIII World Avocado Congress will be inclusive of updated information regarding agricultural management and production and commercialization. In the Congress Programme new themes, such as Health and Human Nutrition, and research presentations which will influence the future of our industry, have been included. Also included in all sessions discussant tables on scientific, marketing and commercial subjects coming from all parts of the world.

We feel sure that on attending the Avocado meeting, not only will you participate in one of the most important Avocado’ events, but you will also be able to enjoy our fascinating millenarian culture and our culinary wealth.

PERU AWAITS YOU WITH OPEN ARMS SO THAT YOU CAN ENJOY A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE!

Warm Regards,

FIRMA_2

James Bosworth Crovetto

 GENERAL INFORMATION

VENUE & HEADQUARTER HOTEL

THE WESTIN

Las Begonias 450, Lima ▪ San Isidro, Lima ▪ Peru 

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES

The official languages of the Congress will be Spanish and English, and presentations will be made in the preferred language of the speaker, either Spanish or English. Simultaneous translation into English or Spanish will be provided for oral presentations.

VISA

Some participants may require a visa to travel to Peru. Participants are requested to check with the Peruvian consulate or diplomatic mission in their home country. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a Visa with no commitment from the organizers to provide any financial support. We suggest you review the list of countries requiring visas to enter Peru. Please note that the average time for obtaining a visa can be from two to six weeks from the date of application. The cost of visas varies depending on the intended length of stay, etc.

ABSTRACTS

Abstract submission for oral and poster presentations are available on this Congress website. Abstracts can be submitted for any of the main topics listed in this flyer. Clic here.

SPONSORSHIP & EXHIBITION

The Congress offers an opportunity for sponsorship and participation in a commercial exhibition. Previous year sponsors included such luminaries as AgFeed, Hard Drive Recovery Group, Fundacion 3m and this organization. All requests for bookings are allocated on a first come, first served basis. In order to reserve your sponsorship/exhibition booth, please contact us.

The Congress offers an opportunity for sponsorship and participation in a commercial exhibition. Previous year sponsors included such luminaries as AgFeed, Hard Drive Recovery Group, Fundacion 3m and this organization. All requests for bookings are allocated on a first come, first served basis. In order to reserve your sponsorship/exhibition booth, please contact us.

AIRPORT INFORMATION

Jorge Chavez International Airport is the main point of entry. Lima is connected by air with all the cities of Peru and major cities worldwide. The counters are located care in international arrivals and domestic, before leaving the terminal. For your own safety, reliable shipping services. Ask for them at the service modules inside the airport (located in International Arrivals, first level, and also in domestic arrivals, first level).