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THE FORUM opportunity to experience a unique and enriching cultural Results Information exchange with students from all around the world. Every contestant will be informed in the first days of June The South American Business Forum (SABF) is an event 2010 about the decision of the Jury. that takes place annually in Buenos Aires for 3 days in the month of August. Each year the forum receives 100 REQUIREMENTS outstanding university students from around the world, CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ESSAY together with 40 leaders of business, political and academic The SABF 2010 postulant must belong to one of these areas. The event will explore topics of global relevance and categories: Main Theme of the Essay particularly applicable to the reality of South America. We You are expected to expose your constructive ideas about expect that, through dialogue and the interaction between the University students in their first undergraduate the South American problematic, in relation with the main current leaders and the future leaders, a contribution to the career, born from January 1st, 1980 and afterwards. topic “Boosting our actions for the new decade”. The Essay development of the region can be made. Post-graduate university students of 2009 and 2010, must be an innovative creative text; it is not required to have born from January 1st, 1980 and afterwards. the traditional structure for an essay, you may include graphics, images and statistics in your essay. USEFUL INFORMATION APPLICATION Length Between 1200 and 1600 words Below you will find a summary of the most important Beginning information about the forum. January 20th 2010 Language English or Spanish Hosting University Closure ITBA, Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires May 9th 2010 Supported types of files .odt, .doc, .pdf, .rtf Location Application Process Buenos Aires, Argentina In order to finish your application process, you must Interested students, however, can download the previous complete every step at the online application form essays from http://www.sabf.org.ar/forum/essays-from-past- Event date (http://apply.sabf.org.ar), editions.html August 6-8th 2010 Official Languages English or Spanish Main Topic "Boosting Our Actions in the New Decade" Invited Students profile The 100 best student talents in Argentina, South-America and the rest of the World from any career and university in the world, selected by the presentation of an essay based on the main topic. An independent jury, composed by professors, business leaders and journalists is the one that is in charge of the essays’ correction. After that, 100 essays are selected taking into account the level of each essay as also the postulant’s profile. and upload your essay about the main topic (Boosting Our Benefits Actions for the New Decade). You will be able to modify your COVERED EXPENSES Workshops and trainings. Networking with the best form until the closure of the application period. (This last talents and executives from the main companies. The point includes the essay) For every participant: Food expenses during August the 6th, 7th and 8th. Night events. who become committed to the country’s global development and competitive at the international level. For participants from other countries and other cities of The mission also comprises research and university Argentina (other cities apart of Buenos Aires): extension activities, as well as project advice to industrial Accommodation in a hotel to be confirmed, during companies and social institutions. August the 6th, 7th and 8th. ITBA´s vision includes to be acknowledged as a leading Movements between the different places where the university for the teaching of engineering, related disciplines, activities will take place. and sea sciences within the Argentine academic system, at the same level of the best technological institutes in the world. Important: Travel expenses from or to Buenos Aires are not After forty-eight years of activity, ITBA has constructed a covered. university reduced in its general dimensions but very important at the academic performance and influence in the Argentinean society. To its classes attend 1.400 ABOUT THE SABF undergraduates students, graduating approximately 200 engineers by year, which represents the 10% of the total The SABF team is entirely integrated by ITBA students engineers graduated in the country annually. Instituto eager to put together a Business Forum of excellence. Tecnológico de Buenos Aires: www.itba.edu.ar The idea of creating a Business Forum came up in 2004, when a group of ITBA students had the opportunity to attend Buenos Aires, Argentina, is one of the eight largest cities other student-run forums in Europe and the United States. in the world, a megalopolis that has a population of over Seeing that there was no other event of similar magnitude in eleven and a half million people, counting its suburbs. Being South America, they decided to found an organization which one of the most elegant and active cities in South America, it annually held one where the exchange of opinions was is chosen as their destination by millions of tourists every focused on issues pertained to the sustainable development of year. Maintaining its old traditions en many aspects, and the region where Argentina is immersed. following a modern tendence in others, it offers a large variety At present, with no founders within the organizing team, of places to visit and activities to enjoy at any time of the year. the greatest challenge lays upon transmitting the importance of Famous by its night life, its commercial opportunities, the SABF in the sustainable development of the region to the kind people and exquisite food, it is the headquarters of the next generation, to reach long term continuity of the forum. South American Business Forum. Official Tourism Site of the Government of Buenos Aires: www.bue.gov.ar VENUE Credit Information: http://www.sabf.org.ar Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA) was http://blog.sabf.org.ar/english/ created forty-eight years ago, on November 20th, 1959, with http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/sabf.org.ar the teaching of Engineering in all the specialties, and sea science as the final objective. The purpose of this specialization was to reach, in time, a high quality grade in teaching, which would turn the university into an excellence centre. To be acknowledged as a leading university for the teaching of engineering, related disciplines, and sea sciences For further information, don’t hesitate to contact the within the Argentine academic system, at the same level of the Student Affairs, PSU Phuket Campus: best technological institutes in the world. Pyc – Office: 076-276061, Mobile: 08-9441-8718, ITBA’s mission is to educate professionals in the E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org engineering area including disciplines related to economy, and also directly contact the SABF team.
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