Discover Colombia 2019

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Discover Colombia 2019

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In June 2019, was proud to host Ireland’s first-ever Discover Colombia Conference!

This event was aimed at Irish people who are interested in living in Latin America. We had speakers from Colombia and Ireland, who focused on the life-long benefits of learning Spanish & Portuguese and of living in another continent.

Event Agenda

  • 6.00pm: Reception
  • 6.15pm-6.35pm: Welcoming Remarks
    • Adam Fulham,
      • Ireland & Colombia: Differences and things in common
      • Irish experiences in Latin America
      • The benefits of living in Latin America
    • Andrés Echeverri, Consul of Colombia in Ireland
      • How can I travel to Colombia?
      • Do I need a visa?
      • Do I need to speak Spanish?
      • What would I encounter?
  • 6.35pm: Why Colombia?
  • 7.00pm: Networking Session
Why live in Latin America?
  • A New Language: Spanish is spoken by 400 million people in over twenty different countries, while Portuguese is spoken by 260 million people in ten different countries.
  • A New Continent: “The world is a book and Ireland is only one page”
  • Professional Opportunities: Irish-Latin American Trade has grown by six times in only ten years.

For thousands of Irish people, living abroad in countries like Australia and Canada has been the best experience of their life. So, why not take the road less travelled by, and experience Latin America?