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May 6, 2014 - Once again, Santa Fe city proved to be one of the most important venues of Argentina on what comes to carrying out courses, lectures and development of all kind of Argentine and Regional Volleyball activities at all levels. May 2th - 4th were the dated were the International Volleyball Symposium 2014 took place at the capital province city, with over 500 coaches from several South American countries and an important quantity of local ones.

On Friday afternoon, in a packed Stella Maris Hall at UPCN Country Club, the official opening ceremony took place, with local and national authorities present, among which were the Santa Fe Province Sport Director Gustavo Voos; FeVA President, Juan Antonio Gutierrez; FIVB-FeVA Argentine Volleyball Regional Development Centre (CDRV) Director, Gabriel Salvia; and Santa Fe Volleyball Federation President, Fabian Bochatay.

Afterwards, the Argentine Seniors' Women National Team Head Coach Guillermo Orduna opened a long and important list of lecturers. The main caracter of Day 1 was the well-known coach Julio Velasco, recently named Argentine Seniors' Men Team Coach. He explained in full detail all of his goals and his Project for this New Olympic Cycle for the national team.

On the weekend, the activities were divided in two branches: another round of conferences and some practical sessions on the court. International coach Raul Lozano, another important coach from Argentina, was one of the lectures, alongside with local coaches as Eduardo Allona, Juan Manuel Serramalera and Diego Soler specialized in statistics, Dr. Arnoldo Albero talked about medical matters and Italian Carmelo Pittera about the first steps of volleyball at young ages.

Santa Fe lived three days only devoted to volleyball because besides the Symposium, FeVA Board of Administration and Executive Committee meetings also were held in the city, as well as a National Technical Secretariat meeting.