Conference Venue

The Opening Ceremony will take place in Sesc Palladium, located at Rua Rio de Janeiro, 1046 – Centro, Belo Horizonte (you can see here a Google Maps location), on 26 September, at 7:00 PM.

All conference sessions will be held at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), located at CAD 3 – UFMG – Rua Reitor Pires Albuquerque – Pampulha, Belo Horizonte – Minas Gerais (a Google Maps location is provided below).

UFMG is one of Brazil’s largest and highest-ranked universities, being also the largest federal university in the country. It was established in 1927, although the true history of the university dates back to the 19th century. It currently offers 79 undergraduate education programs and 90 postgraduate education programs, including 92 master’s degrees and 72 doctoral degrees. The main campus is located in the Pampulha district of Belo Horizonte, although there are smaller campi located in other districts of the same city and also in other nearby cities. Internally, the university is split into 9 Schools, 8 Faculties, and 4 Institutes.

The conference will use 3 auditoriums in the same zone for all Keynote Lectures, High-Level Panels, Roundtable Sessions, Paper Sessions, Workshops, the Doctoral Colloquium, and the Closing Ceremony. All rooms are named for Brazilian cities:

  • Room Brasília
  • Room São Paulo
  • Room Amazonas