Congresses, events and competitions 

Capitalise the names of congresses, conferences, symposiums, meetings, seminars, forums, festivals, competitions, etc.

Exemple correcte the Third Symposium of Sports Medicine

Exemple correcte Science Week

Exemple correcte the Seventh Competition in Creative Writing


If the generic term is not part of the name of the activity, use lowercase.

Exemple correcte the conference Euroanaesthesia 2015


Any specific title that is placed after the general title should also be capitalised.

Exemple correcte The Second MAUMIS Research Symposium: “Conflict, Discrimination and Religious Plurality”
Darrera actualització: 26-10-2017
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Recommended citation:
«Congresses, events and competitions» [en línia]. A: Llibre d’estil de la Universitat de Barcelona. Barcelona: Universitat de Barcelona. Serveis Lingüístics. <http://www.ub.edu/cub/criteri.php?id=3003> [consulta: 7 juliol 2022].