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Posted by on Mar 22, 2011 in Argentina, South America

Argentina, Chile, y Uruguay allá voy!

Argentina, Chile, y Uruguay allá voy!

You are looking at the new Member Committee Vice President of Incoming Exchange for AIESEC Southern Cone (Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay)! Yay me!

May 10th – I am officially moving to Argentina! Buenos Aires to be Precise! (Or Santiago, Chile – I’ll spend 6 months Buenos Aires, 6 Months Santiago – most likely) (But I am flying to Buenos Aires!)

So – Tengo que aprender a hablar español! I must learn to speak Spanish!


Flight Details:

Tue 10-May 2011
AC467 Ottawa, Ottawa Int’l (YOW) – Toronto, Pearson Int’l (YYZ)
20:00 – 20:59

AC092 Toronto, Pearson Int’l (YYZ)- Buenos Aires, Ministro Pistarini (EZE)
22:55-13:35 (Wed 11-May 2011)

Argentina Info:
Official Name: Argentine Republic; Spanish “Republica Argentina”
Capital: Buenos Aires (Capital Federal)
Neighbouring countries: Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay Uruguay, and Chile.
Language: Spanish
Population: 40 Million
Religion: Roman Catholic
Time Zone: UTC -3
Currency: Peso ($) (3ARS = 1CDN)

Weather:

Random Facts:
•The name Argentina derives from argentum, the Latin word for silver, which is what early Spanish explorers sought when they first reached the region in the sixteenth century.
•Argentina is the second-largest country in South America, and the eighth-largest in the world.
•The highest and the lowest points of South America are also located in Argentina: At 6,960m, Cerro Aconcagua is the tallest mountain in the Americas while Salinas Chicas, at 40m below sea level, is the lowest point in South America.
•Argentina and Uruguay are the top 2 countries in meat per capita consumption in the world. And Argentina is the 3rd biggest producer of beef in the world.
•Argentina is one of the leading producers of wines ever since the 16th century and has approximately 1800 wineries currently.
•The Iguazu Falls of Argentina are even higher than the world-famous Niagara Falls.
•The popular dance form ‘Tango’ belongs to Argentina

Job Facts:
MISSION
MCVP ICX is final responsible for ensuring an increasing amount and quality of incoming exchanges in the region.

FUCNTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
ICX
-Creation and communication of the ICX Regional Plan
-Exchange data provider: tracking and pool analysis at regional and local level
-Quality Measurement System
-Pool Equilibrium
-Exchange Pipeline Management
-International Co operations

Sales
-Regional Market Research & Segmentation
-Product Development and Product Strategy based
-Development of Regional Sales Strategy for TN Takers

General
-Education and coaching to LCVPs
-LCVPs Operations Tracking
-Budget tracking together with MCVP F&L and MCVP ER

Argentina Here I Come!