Bolivia | Latin America | November 11, 2018

15th FIAT-IFTA International Convention and ALPAR at the IV World Summit of the Funeral Industry

Bolivia, Santa Cruz de la Sierra - 26 September - 30 September 2018

The purest sky, in the middle of South America, will welcome the IV World Summit of the Funeral Industry, in an authentic destination, with extraordinary natural and cultural heritage, rich in biodiversity, live tradition and where the warmth and strength of people captivate the visitor in an unforgettable experience.

The ALPAR World Summit has been hosted by several countries in Latin America, from Mexico (2009), Colombia (2011), Panama (2014) and now, in 2018, Bolivia. The economic and industrial capital, will welcome the most renowned leaders of the Industry to share experiences, acquire knowledge and exchange culture.

This event will be the framework for two important activities: The commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the foundation of ALPAR and the 15th International Convention of FIAT IFTA, where its International Council of Direction will meet and the new International President shall assume office for the 2018-2020 period.


  • Celebration of ALPAR 30 Years and Meeting of the ALPAR Membership Conferences
  • Visit to Expocruz, the most important multisectorial fair in Bolivia, one of the biggest exhibitions in South America, which for ten days will bring together exhibitors and visitors, to know products and services with the best national and international quality, generating opportunities among entrepreneurs.
  • 49th FIAT-IFTA I.C.D. Meeting of National Members
  • 15th FIAT-IFTA International Convention
  • Change of Insignia
  • Inauguration Address of the FIAT-IFTA President Hiroshi KITAJIMA and presentation of the new Board
  • Air transfer Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Cochabamba - Santa Cruz de la Sierra to technical visits to Parque de las Memorias and surprise visit to the salt Bolivia: Salar de Uyuni.

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