John M. Bennett participated in the Encuentro Internacional de Poesia Experimental “Amanda Berenguer”, in Montevideo, Uruguay, August 28-31, 2008. He gave 2 presentations: “Poesia y Poesia Visual de John M. Bennett”, and “La Poesia Visual Internacional en la Coleccion Avant de la Universidad Estatal de Ohio, USA, Poesia Visual”. The four days of meetings, curated by the reknowed Uruguayan poet Clemente Padin, were attended by numerous writers, performers, and scholars from Uruguay, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, and Chile. Bennett and his wife, C. Mehrl Bennett, were the only invitees from the US.