Thursday, September 16, 2010

1st Symposium on Cyanobacteria, cyanotoxins, water and health

1st Symposium on Cyanobacteria, cyanotoxins, water and health


Universidad Rafael Landívar
Vista Hermosa III
Campus Central Zona 16
Guatemala City
Tel (+502) 2426-2626 (Extension: 2960 for Auditorium)
(Edificio H, Auditurium)


The 3-day event will be held in the auditorium of:
University Landivar
Building H, Vista Hermosa III, Central Campus, Zone 16.
 
Parking can be done at No. 5 / costs Q5.00 per day.

Date: 27th, 28th and 29th of September 2010

Registration for the event can be done at AGISA
0 Calle 15-46 Zone 15, Colonia El Maestro
tel. 23693703 (from 08:00 to 13:00 hours), or by depositing you contribution in to account 49-0017051-1, BAM, on behalf of Agisa. 

The contribution value is:
° Before September 20, professional Q300.00 or Q150.00 for recent university  students that can show their inscription card. 
Foreigners: U.S. $ 50.00.
• After September 20, the fee will be, respectively, Q400, Q200 and $ 60.00.
• On the day of the event the fee is: Q500, Q250 and $ 75.00.
This includes lunch, coffee breaks, information book and a certificate of participation.

Symposium
The activity is aimed at decision makers in various sectors and:
* Water users (industry, agriculture, livestock, fisheries, aquaculture, and biodiversity)
* Authorities MARN, MSPAS, MAGA, INFOM, Municipalities and Congress
* Responsible for quality of private water companies and municipal water
* Health and Environment ‘Laboratories’
* Sanitary engineers, environmental, chemists and biologists, agronomists, veterinarians and animal scientists and other related professions.
* Professors, students and researchers in environmental careers, water resources and public health.
* NGOs working in Integrated Water Resource Management

If the weather permits, on Thursday, September 30th, organizers plan to come to Panajachel with some of the international experts and will be at the Porta Hotel del Lago that afternoon to give an overview of the activities held in Guatemala city, and answer questions people may have on cyanobacteria, cyanotoxins, water and health.

The Symposium will be in Spanish.

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3 comments:

catherine todd said...

Where is University Landivar? What town? Wish I could be there... please post more info from what comes out of the symposium. Thank you!

Marco said...

Universidad Rafael Landívar
Vista Hermosa III
Campus Central Zona 16
Guatemala City

(Edificio H, Auditurium)

Tel (+502) 2426-2626 (Extension: 2960 for Auditorium)

catherine todd said...

Gracias... I would go if I can be there in time.

Panajachel, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Panajachel, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
View of Lake Atitlan and volcano from my apartment balcony in Panajachel. Taken by Catherine Todd June 2008.