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Hemispheric Integrations: 2023 VASTA Annual Conference


Hemispheric Integrations:

Theoretical frameworks for the future of vocal practice and pedagogy.

July 10th - 14th, 2023

VASTA Annual Conference

VASTA's 2023 Conference will take place in charming La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico, in collaboration with CEUVOZ and the Instituto Sudcaliforniano de Cultura. The conference will be VASTA's 2023 Annual Conference and CEUVOZ's 2nd International Voice Conference. CEUVOZ will invite participants from across Mexico, as well as from every country in Iberoamérica.

VASTA's keynote speakers are Christine Hamel and Ann Cahill, authors of the incredible "Sounding Bodies: Identity, Injustice and the Voice." The goal of this year's conference is to engage in deep conversations with colleagues from across the Americas and beyond about a future of voice pedagogy that integrates innovative theory and practice.

Most of the conference activities will take place at the Teatro de la Ciudad, which is part of the Unidad Cultural Jesús Castro Agúndez. Some activities will take place at Hotel Araiza Palmira, where VASTA will have some single and shared rooms available. There are several other hotels around the city as well, with a variety of rates. Given the collaboration with CEUVOZ and ISC, this year's conference will not be a fully hybrid gathering. Instead, we plan to livestream a few main events and then record all other sessions, which will then be made available asynchronously for a reduced fee. This will include any pre-recorded, asynchronous VASTA member presentations.

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Registration Breakdown

REGISTER BEFORE MARCH 1 FOR STANDARD PRICING!

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In-Person: Full Conference Package
All-inclusive package for the 2023 conference: VASTA has a limited number of single and shared rooms at Hotel Araiza Palmira available on a first-come, first-served basis.  Rooms can be shared with another conference participant (you can request a specific person or VASTA will assign you one). You may also share a room with a non-conference participant guest, who will then pay a reduced additional fee (see the companion rate below). Hotel rooms include pool & gym access, laundry, high-speed wifi, air conditioner, and more. 
Included in the price is a four night stay (July 10, 11, 12, 13), three meals a day (July 11, 12, 13), breakfast on July 14, welcome dinner on July 10, and transportation around La Paz (to/from hotel, conference locations, etc.), as well as access to the entire conference in La Paz. 

This package offers our best deal for the conference! Learn details about accommodations here.

Single Room
Standard Rate: $750
Late-Registration Rate: $850 

Shared Room
Standard Rate: $600
Late-Registration Rate: $700


In-Person: Full Conference Pass (No Housing)

This conference pass includes lunch & dinner on July 11, 12, 13, the welcome dinner on July 10, and access to the entire conference in La Paz. 

Standard Rate: $400
Late-Registration Rate: $500

Online: Professional Pass
Access the online-only portions of the conference, including pre-recorded presentations and onsite recorded sessions after the conference. 

Standard Rate: $100


Online: Student Pass
Access the online-only portions of the conference at the student rate.

Standard Rate: $50

In-Person: Companion Package
Interested in bringing a partner or companion to La Paz? The Companion Package allows you to share a hotel room with your companion. Breakfast included. No conference pass or additional benefits.

Standard Rate: $200
Late-Registration Rate: $300

If you are struggling to attend the conference, we would like to help! A 30-70% discount is available to members in lower-income countries for the conference registration. See World Bank income level information here and email conference.director@vasta.org to receive a discount code. 
 


When:
Monday, July 10, 2023, 6:00 PM until Friday, July 14, 2023, 12:00 PM
Where:
La Paz, Baja California Sur
BC  

Mexico
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
VASTA Conference Director
 
Kimberley Cohan, Director of Operations
 
Antonio Ocampo-Guzman
Category:
Annual Conference
Registration is required
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