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2019 UPORFA Congress

 Export to Your Calendar 10/16/2019 to 10/19/2019
When: 16-19 October 2019
Where: Paipa, Colombia
United States
Contact: MG Bob Smith, Chief of Delegation
(248) 851-1937


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The 2019 UPORFA Congress will be held 16-19 October 2019 in Paipa, Colombia.

This year's theme is "Human Rights - Military Operations"

Travel Schedule

Tuesday, 15 October 2019
   Fly into Bogota, Colombia
   Stay for one night at Club Militar-Bogota

Wednesday, 16 October 2019
   Ride bus to Paipa (included in registration fee)
   Stay 3-4 nights at Club Militar-Sochagota

Saturday, 19 October 2019 or Sunday, 20 October 2019
   Ride bus to Bogota, Colombia (included in registration fee)
   Fly home

Schedule

The final agenda is still being worked and will be provided at a later date. For travel purposes, you can plan on the gala dinner being held Friday, 18 October, and final activities and closing ceremony being held on Saturday, 19 October.

Registration

Attendees must register through ROA no later than midnight, 31 August 2019.

Participating officers: $ 425.00
Includes: Transportation to/from Bogota International Airport, bus transportation from Bogota to Paipa and Paipa to Bogota, welcome cocktail, gala dinner, coffee breaks, and breakfast, lunch, dinner at the Military Club Sochagota from 16 to 19 October 2019, and an official conference photo.

Spouses/Guests: $325.00
Includes: Transportation to/from Bogota International Airport, bus transportation from Bogota to Paipa and Paipa to Bogota, welcome cocktail, gala dinner, touristic tours on Thursday, 17 October and Saturday, 19 October, and breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the Military Club-Sochagota from 16 to 19 October 2019.

Lodging

The Colombians will reserve your rooms. Attendees are responsible for paying lodging fees onsite.

Club Militar-Bogota$50.00 per night (Approximately)
   Attendees will stay here for one night – 15 October 2019
   This is a twin room with two beds. A maximum of two people allowed per room.

Club Militar-Sochagota $40.00 per night (Approximately)
   Attendees will stay here for 3-4 nights nights, 16 October thru 19 or 20 October.
   This is a twin room with two beds. A maximum of two people allowed per room.
   Meals are included.

Knights Templar

A Knights Templar event (separate fee) is being planned for Thursday, 17 October with possibly two from the US delegation who have indicated interest. 

Security

Security is being handled by the Colombians, however US UPORFA officials are encouraged to monitor US Embassy advisories to alleviate any concerns.

Participants

The following countries have confirmed participation: Argentina, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru and US plus SOUTHCOM. Awaiting South Africa, Uruguay and Guatemala confirmation.

 

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