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June 2: FERC Welcome Reception
June 3: Conference | Meet Editors | Awards Dinner
June 4: Conference | Career Academy
Fundação Dom Cabral, Aloysio Faria Campus
Nova Lima (MG) – Brazil

Additional information

Poster Session Information and Guidelines

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Breakfast: Breakfast is will be provided at the hotel.
Dinner: Dinners will be on participants responsibility.

If you have any special dietary requirements or allergies, please inform the program manager (Ana Luiza Rodrigues – ana.rodrigues@fdc.org.br)

Dress Code

Classroom sessions will be conducted in business casual attire. Tie is not needed.

Classroom Temperature

Following the guidelines established by ABNT (Brazilian Association of Technical Norms) NBR 16401-2 for thermal comfort, the temperature during classroom sessions shall vary between 21ºC and 24ºC. Feel free to bring a light jacket if it is of your preference.


Portuguese is the spoken language in Brazil. Because Spanish is similar to Portuguese, most Brazilians can understand it to a certain degree but find some difficulty communicating verbally. In touristic cities many Brazilians have knowledge of the English language though not enough to speak fluently.


Brazilian currency is the REAL. Currently it is quoted around R$ 3,80 per dollar. Exchange facilities will be available at the airports as well as at banks and foreign exchange brokerage house in the city.


Location of Fundação Dom Cabral, Aloysio Faria Campus. Nova Lima is a town in the state of Minas Gerais, located in the metropolitan region of Belo Horizonte. Several mines are in the city. Minerals are extracted in the county, including gold. A study released by Itabira city hall on April 29, 2010, revealed that Nova Lima is the first city in Minas Gerais in quality of life.


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Event cost

$ 525.00