Opening ceremony

The opening ceremony with Memorial Lecture and the welcome cocktail will occur at one of the most beautiful touristic place of Balneário Camboriú, the "Complexo Cristo Luz".

When? Sunday – September 22nd/ 7:30pm
Where? Rua Indonésia, 800 - Nações, Balneário Camboriú - SC

There will be shuttle between Sibara Hotel and "Complexo Cristo Luz" from 5:00pm on. Please, go in advance.

Conference party

The conference party will be at the Lounge of the Green Valley Club, for the 4th time in 12 year history, elected 'The Most Prestigious International Club' in 2013, 2015, 2018 & now 2019..

The band of the party will be the “Brothers”, see videos:

Important Dates

April 30th May 10th (new)

Submission of Abstracts

June 10th

Abstract status notification

June 24th

Submission of Revised Abstract

June 30th

Final Abstract Notification

July 14th

Submission for Student Award

The Brazilian Materials Research Society (B-MRS) and the Organizing Committee of the XVIII Brazilian MRS meeting invite the worldwide community of materials research to attend the 2019 Meeting, which will be held at the Balneário Camboriú-SC, in the period September 22nd-26th, 2019. This traditional forum will be dedicated to recent advances and perspectives in materials science and technology and will have the participation of several Latin American Materials Research Societies.

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Ivan Helmuth Bechtold

Department of Physics - UFSC, Florianópolis, Brazil


Hugo Gallardo

Department of Chemistry - UFSC, Florianópolis, Brazil

Program Committee

Iêda M. G. dos Santos


Mônica Alonso Cotta


Marta Elisa Rosso Dotto


José Antônio Eiras


Local Committee

Juliana Eccher


Maria Luisa Sartorelli


André Avelino Pasa


Carlos E. M. de Campos


Vanderlei G. Machado


Bernardo de Souza


Bruno Silveira de Souza


Josiel Barbosa Domingos


Daniela Z. Mezalira


Lizandra M. Zimmermann


Paulo A. P. Wendhausen


Carlos Renato Rambo


Rafael Gallina Delatorre


National Committee

Antonio E. Martinelli


Felipe Bohn


André Alexandre Vieira


Jérôme Depeyrot


Eduard Westphal


Ivo A. Hümmelgen


Aldo J. G. Zarbin


Lucimara Stolz Roman


Adley Forti Rubira


José Leonil Duarte


Aloir Merlo


Jairton Dupont


Daniel Eduardo Weibel


Lucio S. Dorneles


Carlos F. de O. Graeff


Julio Ricardo Sambrano


Lucas Fugikawa Santos


Roberto Mendonça Faria


Paulo Barbeitas Miranda


Paulo Sérgio Pizani


Marília Junqueira Caldas


Sylvio R. Accioly Canuto


Ana Flávia Nogueira


René Alfonso Nome Silva


Fernando Ely


Marco Cremona


Isabel C. dos S. Carvalho


Caio H. Lewenkopf


Marcos A. Pimenta


Ado Jório de Vasconcelos


Thiago Cazati


Welber Gianini Quirino



Memorial Lecture

Plenary Lectures

Prof. Maria-Pau Ginebra

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain

Bioinspired strategies for bone regeneration

Prof. Maurizio Prato

Università degli Studi di Trieste, Italy

Multifunctional Hybrid Carbon Interfaces

Prof. Stefano Baroni

Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Italy

Watching Flowers Through a Silicon Glass


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Until August 2nd After August 2nd
B-MRS member - annual fee already paid B-MRS member - annual fee will be paid with meeting registration Non-member B-MRS member - annual fee already paid B-MRS member - annual fee will be paid with meeting registration Non-member
Professional R$650,00 R$900,00 R$1.000,00 R$780,00 R$1.030,00 R$1.300,00
Graduate student R$350,00 R$500,00 R$550,00 R$420,00 R$570,00 R$650,00
Undergraduate student R$200,00 R$280,00 R$350,00 R$250,00 R$330,00 R$500,00
Accompanying person R$350,00 R$500,00
Until August 2nd After August 2nd
Professional USD 400.00 USD 500.00
Graduate student USD 150.00 USD 200.00
Undergraduate student USD 100.00 USD 150.00
Accompanying person USD 150.00
The amount will be converted to the Brazilian currency (Real) according to the USD exchange rate at the time of invoice generation at the end of registration.

Cancellation policy

Requests until August 15th, will receive 70% refund. The cancellation can be made directly in the conference website. Refunds will be paid until 60 days after the conference.

After August 15th, no refunds allowed. However, the registration fee may be transferred to another attendee. The no-show at the conference does not imply the automatic cancellation of the registration.

Data for payment via deposit or commitment note

(WARNING: will only be accepted deposits identified with CPF or CNPJ)

To: Sociedade Brasileira de Pesquisa em Materiais - SBPMAT
Address: Rua Marques de São Vicente, 225 - Parte - Gávea - Rio de Janeiro - RJ
CNPJ: 05.030.601/0001-60
State registration: Isento
Municipal registration: 350.353-4
Bank: Itaú S/A (341)
Agency: 1108
Current Account: 35.311-9
IBAN: BR80 6070 1190 0110 8000 0353 119C 1


Please note: The payment of the registration fee can be made at any time up to the event date, according to the rates specified in our website.

  • Abstracts must be written in English and submitted electronically. Each presenting author can submit only 2 abstracts. There is no limit for the number of abstracts in co-authorship.
  • Abstracts must contain only the text with the title, authors, affiliations, acknowledgments and references (maximum of 3) filled out directly on the site, using also resources of copy-paste. The abstract, acknowledgements and references will be submitted jointly and must contain a maximum of 2000 characters, including spaces. Do not leave blank lines between the abstract, acknowledgments and references. A template for the abstract is shown at the end of this page. After submission, please check if the pdf file created by the system follows the suggested format, otherwise your abstract may be invalidated.
  • All abstracts will be evaluated considering its technical-scientific characteristics, innovating aspects and the quality of the text. The abstracts will be either accepted for oral contribution, poster contribution or rejected. The preference of the author by the type of presentation (oral or poster) should be informed at the time of electronic submission of the abstract. However, the final decision will be made by the evaluation committee.
  • The accepted abstracts will be allocated in the XVIII B-MRS Program in their respective symposia or in poster sessions. Once the final program is available, the authors will have a deadline to report any changes in schedules of presentations. After this period and during the event, NO change in presentation schedule will be allowed.
  • If the author is a student and wants to apply for the Student Award for best contributed work, an extended abstract of up to 3 pages in A4 format MUST be submitted in addition to the conference abstract, and edited according to the instructions of the attached template. The extended abstract should include title, authors, affiliation and text containing: abstract, introduction, experimental procedure, results and discussion, conclusions, acknowledgments and references, figures and / or tables with captions. The upload of this extended abstract must be done in PDF format, upon receipt of the acceptance of work.

    • The award will be granted at the closing ceremony only to those students present in the room
    • Only those students who wish to apply for this award shall send the extended abstract
    • Deadline for sending extended abstract: July, 14th
    • Model - extended abstract for student award
  • The best works of each Symposium (1 oral and 1 poster), submitted by graduate and undergraduate students, will be awarded by the XVIII B-MRS committee. The Bernhard Gross Award was established by B-MRS in honor of the pioneer of Brazilian materials research Bernhard Gross. The quality of extended abstracts and presentation as well as the scientific contribution will be all considered as criteria for granting the award.
    Among the winners of the Bernhard Gross Award, the five best posters and the five best oral presentations will receive the “ACS Publications Best Poster Prize” and the “ACS Publications Best Oral Presentation Prize” respectively. The prizes will consist of US$ 500 for each winning work, in addition to the certificate.
  • Plenary lectures, invited lectures and oral contributions must be presented in English.
  • The posters must be presented in English (typical sizes of 90 x 120 cm).
  • The Proceedings of the XVIII B-MRS meeting containing all the contributions made during the event will be available only in digital form and can be obtained freely through download from the event page.
  • The Symposia organizers should be consulted about the possibility of submission and publication of the full text in indexed journals.

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Accommodation and Travel

Instructions for room reservation at the Sibara Hotel Flat & Conventions

  1. Choose the room according to the category at the website (, see prices below.
  2. Send email for reservation to:

IMPORTANT: For the reservation, the participant MUST clearly describe on the email that he/she will participate the XVIII Brazil MRS Meeting.

Single rooms:

  • Single (economic) = R$ 160,00/day + 2,5% Taxes
  • Single (superior) = R$ 220,00/day + 2,5% Taxes
  • Single (flat/family) = R$ 240,00/day + 2,5% Taxes

Other rooms (all categories) R$ 122,00 per person:

  • Double or two single beds = R$ 244,00/day + 2,5% Taxes
  • Triple = R$ 366,00/day + 2,5% Taxes
  • Quadruple = R$ 488,00/day + 2,5% Taxes
  • Quintuple = R$ 610,00/day + 2,5% Taxes

Jo Cintra Eventos is the official travel agency for XVIII Brazil MRS Meeting 2019 and has one of the best reputations in South Brazil and is known for its serious attitude and respect for customers, both here and overseas. Our company is able to guarantee comfort, safety and operational agility through its complete and wholly owned infrastructure. Added to this is the JCEvents factor – the extra-special care we put into the design and planning of ours tours!

  • ALL HOTEL RESERVATIONS COULD BE MADE THROUGH JO CINTRA EVENTOS. A Hotel deal has been accorded between the Organizing Committee, and the best hotels options at Balneário Camboriu City, involved such that the official price is the lowest that could be offered to the Meeting participants. To request the hotel booking it’s very easy, just request by our web site

  • FOR AIRLINE TICKETS, the participants are encouraged to use our services since a deal with air companies has been accorded.

  • ALL OTHER INFORMATION concerning transfer from the airport to the hotel, leisure trips, etc., can be obtained directly from our web site.

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