On October 26, 2017, the Library of the National Congress, which is the headquarters of the IFLA Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, was the transmission node of the 8th Open Access Virtual Conference CAICYT-CONICET.

 This event was organized by the Regional Office, the Library of the National Congress of Argentine and the Association of Graduate Librarians of The Argentine Republic. It was aimed at researchers, teachers, postgraduate and university students, librarians and authorities.