2010 Sao Paulo Conference: Suggestions - Venue
Thread poster: Paul Dixon

Paul Dixon  Identity Verified
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Nov 7, 2009

A thread to collect suggestions as to where the II ProZ National Conference in Brazil could be held. Answer in English or Portuguese.

Um thread para obter sugestões quanto à sede da II Conferência Nacional do ProZ no Brasil. Responder em inglês ou português.



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Paul Dixon  Identity Verified
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Curitiba Nov 7, 2009

At our PowWow of today, several possible venues were mentioned: apart from the Big Smoke of São Paulo, other suggestions included Rio de Janeiro, Campinas, São José do Rio Preto, Porto Alegre and Curitiba. This last city is my favourite, as it is a pleasant tourist attraction and has a significant immigrant population, people who could become translators. One added attraction of Curitiba is the spectacular train ride down to Morretes, which could be a socialising event either during or after the conference. As for food, the highlight is the "rodízio de massas" in the Santa Felicidade district.

 

Christina Paiva  Identity Verified
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Hello to all! Nov 7, 2009

I'm so sorry I couldn't make it today... I'm sure you had lots of funicon_smile.gif

Paul, I like the idea of Curitiba. I would also be happy to attend the conference in Campinas or Porto Alegre...

However, right now, I'm totally Lost in Translationicon_redface.gif


Have a great Sunday, everyone!
Chris


 

Gillian Searl  Identity Verified
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I would come Nov 8, 2009

so it's a long way from the UK but I have friends in Curitiba. Did you set a date? Even a month?

 

Paul Dixon  Identity Verified
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Not yet Nov 8, 2009

Although organisation is still in its early stages, July was mentioned at the PowWow, as was August (the same month as our successful conference this year).

 


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