XV Symposium
CELAM - UNIAPAC
Latin America

Bishops and Entrepreneurs Together Facing the Challenges of Latin America.

Brasília - DF, Brazil 21 Convention Center.
NOVEMBER 9th, 10th, 11th, 2023.

Theme: Bishops and Entrepreneurs Together Facing the Challenges of Latin America.

The Building of Peace and Development as the Result of Work and Unity.

The CELAM (the Latin American Episcopal Council) – UNIAPAC Latin American Symposium brings together Bishops and Entrepreneurs from Latin America. In its 15th edition in 2023, it proposes dialogue and joint action with the theme: “Bishops and Entrepreneurs Together Facing the Challenges of Latin America,” aiming to build peace and development as the result of work and unity.

In a Scenario of uncertainty and facing the situation of social breakdown Bishops and Entrepreneurs of Latin America are called to be promoters of peace and hope, and together, to act as proactive agents in achieving the justice that all yearn for and deserve.

As important agents of transformation in society, Bishops bring moral and spiritual life experiences, while Entrepreneurs bring economic life experiences in management and innovation. They recognize the relevance of uniting efforts in pursuit of the common good and the construction of a more just, prosperous, and harmonious society.

GET TO KNOW OUR SCHEDULE

Day 1 - November 9th, Thursday

10 AM - Uniapac International General Assembly*
2:30 PM - UNIAPAC Latam Meeting*
3 PM - Registration
5 PM - Opening Ceremony of the Symposium
7 PM - Cocktail Reception

Day 2 - November 10th, Friday

8 AM - Mass
9:30 AM - Panel I and Workgroup Sessions
12:30 PM - Lunch
2:30 PM - Panel II and Workgroup Sessions
8 PM - Dinner (Optional)

Day 3 - November 11th, Saturday

8 AM - Mass
9 AM - Plenary Session, presentation of the Letter of Brasília and Closing Ceremony
12:30 PM - Lunch: Free Schedule. Lunch not included
2 PM - Brasília City Tour (Optional)

*Uniapac International General Assembly meeting at 10:00 am and Uniapac Latam meeting at 2:30 pm on Thursday (11/09) are reserved for Presidents and Executive Directors only.

Event Organization

In this innovative initiative, the Latin American Episcopal Council (CELAM) and the International Christian Union of Business Leaders in Latin America (UNIAPAC) join efforts, with the support of the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (CNBB) and the Christian Association of Business Executives of Brazil (ADCE). Ecclesiastical and business leaders come together to propose paths that promote ethics, social responsibility, and peace in the development of Latin America.

HOW THE SYMPOSIUM WILL WORK

The XV CELAM – Uniapac Latin American Symposium will be a dynamic and enriching event, designed to promote extensive interaction among participants in an atmosphere of fraternity and cooperation.

The opening session on the afternoon of November 9th will include leaders from various sectors relevant to and impacting the spiritual, economic, and social life, as well as the peaceful and sustainable development of Latin America.

On November 10th, there will be two panels, one in the morning and another in the afternoon, featuring presentations by a clergy representative and a business leader. The time will be dedicated to workgroup sessions for dialogue on the presented theme, allowing ecclesiastical and business leaders the opportunity to exchange ideas, share experiences, and propose joint solutions to overcome the challenges of Latin America.

In the closing session on the morning of November 11th, conclusions and the official document with the actions and commitments made between Bishops and Entrepreneurs, the “Letter of Brasília” will be presented.

 

Strategically located in the heart of the capital of the Republic, the Brasil 21 Complex is formed by a large Events Center, 2 commercial towers, and 3 excellent hotels (officials of the Symposium): Meliá Brasil 21, Meliá Brasil 21 Suítes, and Meliá Brasil 21 Convention.

Conclusion​

The XV Symposium CELAM – Uniapac Latinoamericana will therefore be a unique opportunity where, in an environment of fraternity and collaboration, it will be possible to disseminate good practices, build solid ties and promote transformative initiatives for peace and sustainable development in Latin America.

Strategically located in the heart of the capital of the Republic, the Brasil 21 Complex is formed by a large Events Center, 2 commercial towers, and 3 excellent hotels (officials of the Symposium): Meliá Brasil 21, Meliá Brasil 21 Suítes, and Meliá Brasil 21 Convention.

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MELIÁ BRASIL 21

Official Hotel of the Symposium​

5-Star Category.

Location: At the Symposium venue.

Triple room: Additional R$ 120.00(US$ 25,00) per day, on top of the double room rate, for the use of a sofa bed or extra bed.

Breakfast is included in the daily rate and served at the restaurant.

Early check-in and late check-out subject to hotel availability.

The values in dollars are for reference only, as the rates will be charged in Brazilian Reais.

Currency conversion based on August 3rd, 2023.

RESERVATIONS: vitor.moraes@melia.com

Inform discount coupon: UNIAPAC/ADCE
RATES VALID UNTIL September 30, 2023.

November 8th:

Individual:

R$: 609.00  – US$ 124.00

Double:

R$: 679.00  – US$ 139.00

November 9th – 11th:

Individual:

R$: 549.00 – US$ 112.00

Double:

R$: 609.00  – US$ 124.00

November 12th – 13th:

Individual:

R$: 429.00 – US$ 87.00

Double:

R$: 489.00 – US$ 100.00

*All prices correspond to a single daily rate. And the hotels in this network have an additional 5%.

MELIÁ BRASIL 21 SUITES

Official Hotel of the Symposium​

4-Star Category.

Location: At the Symposium venue.

Triple room: Additional R$ 120.00(US$ 25,00) per day, on top of the double room rate, for the use of a sofa bed or extra bed.

Breakfast is included in the daily rate and served at the restaurant.

Early check-in and late check-out subject to hotel availability.

The values in dollars are for reference only, as the rates will be charged in Brazilian Reais.

Currency conversion based on August 3rd, 2023.

RESERVATIONS:

vitor.moraes@melia.com

Inform discount coupon: UNIAPAC/ADCE
RATES VALID UNTIL September 30, 2023.

November 9th – 11th:

Individual:

R$: 459.00  – US$ 94.00

Double:

R$: 509.00  – US$ 104.00

November 12th – 13th:

Individual:

R$: 309.00  – US$ 63.00

Double:

R$: 369.00  – US$ 75.00

*All prices correspond to a single daily rate. And the hotels in this network have an additional 5%.

MELIÁ BRASIL 21 CONVENTION

Official Hotel of the Symposium​

4-Star Category.

Location: At the Symposium venue.

Triple room: Additional R$ 120.00(US$ 25,00) per day, on top of the double room rate, for the use of a sofa bed or extra bed.

Breakfast is included in the daily rate and served at the restaurant.

Early check-in and late check-out subject to hotel availability.

The values in dollars are for reference only, as the rates will be charged in Brazilian Reais.

Currency conversion based on August 3rd, 2023.

RESERVATIONS: vitor.moraes@melia.com

Inform discount coupon: UNIAPAC/ADCE
RATES VALID UNTIL September 30, 2023.

November 9th – 11th:

Individual:

R$: 459.00  – US$ 94.00

Double:

R$: 509.00  – US$ 104.00

November 12th – 13th:

Individual:

R$: 309.00  – US$ 63.00

Double:

R$: 369.00  – US$ 75.00

*All prices correspond to a single daily rate. And the hotels in this network have an additional 5%.

RAMADA BRASÍLIA ALVORADA

4-Star Category.

Location: 500m from Symposium venue.

Breakfast is included in the daily rate and served at the restaurant.

Early check-in and late check-out subject to hotel availability.

The values in dollars are for reference only, as the rates will be charged in Brazilian Reais.

Currency conversion based on August 3rd, 2023.

RESERVATIONS: reservas@ramadabrasilia.com.br ou reservas2@ramadabrasilia.com.br

Inform discount coupon: UNIAPAC/ADCE
RATES VALID UNTIL September 30, 2023.

November 9th – 11th:

Individual:

R$: 390.00  – US$ 80.00

Double:

R$: 428.00  – US$ 87.00

November 12th – 13th:

Individual:

R$: 368.00  – US$ 75.00

Double:

R$: 405.00  – US$ 82.00

*All prices correspond to a single daily rate. And the hotels in this network have an additional 3%.

TRYP BRASÍLIA NAÇÕES

4-Star Category.

Location: 300m from Symposium venue.

Breakfast is included in the daily rate and served at the restaurant.

Early check-in and late check-out subject to hotel availability.

The values in dollars are for reference only, as the rates will be charged in Brazilian Reais.

Currency conversion based on August 3rd, 2023.

RESERVATIONS: reservas@trypbrasilia.com.br

Inform discount coupon: UNIAPAC/ADCE
RATES VALID UNTIL September 30, 2023.

November 9th:

Individual:

R$: 429.00  – US$ 87.00

Double:

R$: 471.00  – US$ 96.00

November 12th – 13th:

Individual:

R$: 404.00  – US$ 82.00

Double:

R$: 445.00  – US$ 90.00

*All prices correspond to a single daily rate. And the hotels in this network have an additional 3%.

PLANALTO BITTAR

3/4- Star Category.

Location: 1000m from Symposium venue.

Breakfast is included in the daily rate and served at the restaurant.

Early check-in and late check-out subject to hotel availability.

The values in dollars are for reference only, as the rates will be charged in Brazilian Reais.

Currency conversion based on August 3rd, 2023.

15% Discount

RESERVATIONS:

www.planaltobittarhotel.com.br

Inform discount coupon: UNIAPACeADCE
RATES VALID UNTIL September 30, 2023.

November 9th – 13th:

Individual:

R$: 290.00  – US$ 59.00

Double:

R$: 350.00  – US$ 71.00

Triple:

R$: 450.00  – US$ 92.00

*All prices correspond to a single daily rate. And the hotels in this network have an additional 10%.

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