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UIA2021RIO: Frequently Asked Questions

UIA2021RIO: Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a programme available for the  hybrid Congress?

The 27th World Congress of Architects – UIA2021RIO will be a hybrid event, with virtual sessions from March onwards. In-person activities run from July 18 to 22 in Rio de Janeiro, broadcast live over the Internet to delegates around the world.

The overall programme is currently available on this link

The first UIA2021RIO World Week of Architects offers digital content from March 22 to 25. Content will be public throughout the week, with subsequent access open to only Congress registrants. The theme chosen to open the UIA2021RIO in March is an issue of much concern that severely affects the world today: Social Weaknesses and Inequalities. The programme for week one is available on this link

 

What are the current government measures for international visitors travelling to Brazil?

Travel conditions as at 25 January 2021 are available on this link

 

When will registration be open for international delegates travelling to Brazil? 

According to the Congress organisers, participants who have already paid their registration fee will be able to participate in the Congress in Rio. New sales are not possible at the moment due to the uncertainty about the sanitary conditions. 

  

Will there still be a physical exhibition for national pavilions?

The Exhibition will take place at the Congress site and that there is still space remaining for national delegations. 

  

How will Member Sections’ presentations be delivered for those that cannot travel to Rio? 

Arrangements are underway to facilitate local printing for exhibitors that will not be able to travel to Rio. 

 

Will there be an alternative digital platform for the exhibition for national pavilions?

There are currently no plans for an online exhibition. 

 

What are the accommodation arrangements for Congress participants?

Congress participants can book their hotel accommodation on this website: https://www.eventos.blumar.com.br/uia2021 

 

More information is available on the UIA2021RIO Congress website: https://www.uia2021rio.archi/en/#

 

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Is there a programme available for the  hybrid Congress?

The 27th World Congress of Architects – UIA2021RIO will be a hybrid event, with virtual sessions from March onwards. In-person activities run from July 18 to 22 in Rio de Janeiro, broadcast live over the Internet to delegates around the world.

The overall programme is currently available on this link

The first UIA2021RIO World Week of Architects offers digital content from March 22 to 25. Content will be public throughout the week, with subsequent access open to only Congress registrants. The theme chosen to open the UIA2021RIO in March is an issue of much concern that severely affects the world today: Social Weaknesses and Inequalities. The programme for week one is available on this link

 

What are the current government measures for international visitors travelling to Brazil?

Travel conditions as at 25 January 2021 are available on this link

 

When will registration be open for international delegates travelling to Brazil? 

According to the Congress organisers, participants who have already paid their registration fee will be able to participate in the Congress in Rio. New sales are not possible at the moment due to the uncertainty about the sanitary conditions. 

  

Will there still be a physical exhibition for national pavilions?

The Exhibition will take place at the Congress site and that there is still space remaining for national delegations. 

  

How will Member Sections’ presentations be delivered for those that cannot travel to Rio? 

Arrangements are underway to facilitate local printing for exhibitors that will not be able to travel to Rio. 

 

Will there be an alternative digital platform for the exhibition for national pavilions?

There are currently no plans for an online exhibition. 

 

What are the accommodation arrangements for Congress participants?

Congress participants can book their hotel accommodation on this website: https://www.eventos.blumar.com.br/uia2021 

 

More information is available on the UIA2021RIO Congress website: https://www.uia2021rio.archi/en/#

 

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The General Secretariat assists architects and architecture students in getting into contact with professional colleagues throughout the world, from professional organisations and architectural schools to museums and media.

The General Secretariat helps architects to keep up to date with UIA activities, its partners and Member Sections.

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