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Wednesday 11th April Visits on route and return to Montevideo - accommodation in Montevideo - Sheraton Hotel or others in the vicinity. Pre-Conference Saturday 7th April Departure from Montevideo official hotels (Sheraton – Aloft – Regency). 10.30 - Sheep concentration in Durazno Rural Association (studs and commercial mobs) 12.30 - Lunch 14.00 - Visit Trinidad Wool Mill (Flores). - Stud info Overnight in Altos del Arapey Thermal Resort, Salto - (Dinner and breakfast included) Sunday 8th April 07.30 - Departure to route 31. Visit “La Magdalena” farm by Los Tordos SenC (Route 31 km 53) - Stud info   10.00 - Farm presentation Show of commercial mobs Lunch Visit “La Magdalena” farm (continued…) 17.00 - Return to Altos del Arapey (dinner and breakfast included) Monday 9th April 8:30 - Show, jury and sales in Altos del Arapey Thermal Resort grounds  Fleece Contest 12:30 – 14:30 Lunch at Altos del Arapey Resort Young judges’ Contest. 20.30 – Dinner and Price Awards at Altos del Arapey (tickets available)             Overnight at Altos del Arapey Resort (breakfast included) Tuesday 10th April 07.30 - Departure from Altos del Arapey Resort Visit to “San Ramón SG” farm - Stud info Lunch Visit to “Talitas Soc. Agraria” farm Overnight at Altos del Arapey Resort (dinner and breakfast included) Wednesday 11 th April Breakfast and check out Altos del Arapey Resort  Visit to “Pingo Viejo” farm:  show of criollo horses, Hereford and Angus cattle – commercial sheep mob - Stud info Departure by Route 3 to Paysandú – Lunch  14.30 - Paysandú Rural Association: Presentation of the CRILU Fine Merino Project phases I y II. CRILU: National Consortium for Innovation in Ultrafine wool is a public-private nonprofit partnership whose main goal is to coordinate and complement capacities of farmers, wool and textile industry representatives and scientific and technological organisations in order to advance the sustainable development of production, industrialisation and commercialisation of ultrafine wools in Uruguay. Sheep concentration in Paysandú Rural Association (studs and commercial mobs)          16.30 - Departure to Montevideo. Overnight at hotels in Montevideo according to bookings (Sheraton – Aloft – Regency official hotels)   Program Thursday 12th April Conferences at the Sheraton Hotel in Montevideo Morning and afternoon coffee breaks and lunch included Opening Ceremony 19:00 Welcome cocktail at Sheraton hotel Overnight at Montevideo hotels - breakfast included in all hotels Friday 13th April Conferences at Sheraton Hotel in Montevideo Morning and afternoon coffee breaks and lunch included Closing Ceremony WFMB Delegates Assembly (25th Floor) 20:30 - Closing dinner at Golf Club (with ticket) Post-Conference Saturday 14th April Punta del Este full day tour (optional) Montevideo half day city tour with lunch.(optional) Sunday 15th April: Morning visit to “Santa Catalina” farm. - Stud info     Lunch Afternoon:  city tour of Colonia del Sacramento - UNESCO World Heritage Site –  founded by the Portuguese in 1680. End of 10WMC Uruguay 2018. In the evening return to Hotels in Montevideo, or accommodation at booked hotel in Colonia for departure by ferry Monday 16th in the morning to Buenos Aires for Post Tour Argentina package.   NOTE: The Organizing Committee reserves the right to make any necessary amendments or changes in the tour itinerary or general program and conference schedule due to logistics, climatic or force majeure reasons. For information:  info@merinouruguay2018.org   Ph. (598) 916.0900 
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7 - 15 april 2018. Montevideo, Uruguay 
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