XVIII B-MRS Meeting
(Balneário Camboriú, SC, Brazil, September 22 – 26, 2019)
Program. The program of the event “at a glance” is online, with its technical and social activities. See here.
Awards for students. To apply for awards for undergraduate and graduate students (Bernhard Gross Award and ACS Publications Prizes), authors are required to submit an extended abstract by July 14. Learn more, here.
Registration is now open. More information, here.
Posters printing service. The poster file can be sent by email and later pick up the impression at the event location. Know more, here.
Venue. The meeting will be held in the delightful Balneário Camboriú at the Hotel Sibara Flat & Conventions, located in the center of the city, close to many hotels, restaurants and shops, and only 100 meters from the sea. More information, here.
Opening ceremony venue. The opening ceremony, the memorial lecture and the welcome cocktail will be held on September 22 (Sunday) at the Cristo Luz complex, one of the main tourist attractions in the city. There will be transportation to the venue, leaving the Hotel Sibara from 17:00 on. Know more about this place, here.
Memorial Lecture. The traditional Memorial Lecture Joaquim da Costa Ribeiro will be given by Professor Yvonne Primerano Mascarenhas (IFSC – USP). Know more about the speaker, here.
Event party. The party will be held in the lounge of the Green Valley, a prominent nightclub. Learn more about Green Valley, here. The party will feature the striking Brothers band. Watch the Brothers, here.
Host city. Balneário Camboriú (SC) is an important tourist destination that offers urban and wild beaches, ecotourism and adventure sports, boat trips, bicycles and cable cars – all within a unique landscape that combines mountains, sea and skyscrapers. The visitor has access to many options of gastronomy, lodging and shopping, as well as the bustling nightlife that stands out in the Brazilian scenario.
Lodging, tickets, transfers etc. Check the hotel options and the official travel agency of the event, here.
Plenary lectures. Leading scientists from institutions in Germany, Italy, Spain and the United States will deliver plenary talks on cutting-edge issues at the event. There will also be a plenary session by the Brazilian scientist Antônio José Roque da Silva, director of CNPEM and the Sirius project (new Synchrotron Light Lab). Learn more about the plenary sessions, here.
Symposia. 23 symposia proposed by the international scientific community compose this edition of the event. See the symposia list, here.
Organization. The chair of the event is Professor Ivan Helmuth Bechtold (Physics Department of UFSC) and the co-chair is Professor Hugo Gallardo (Department of Chemistry of UFSC). The program committee is formed by professors Iêda dos Santos (UFPB), José Antônio Eiras (UFSCar), Marta Rosso Dotto (UFSC) and Mônica Cotta (Unicamp). Get to know all the organizers, here.
Exhibitors and sponsors. 40 companies have already confirmed their participation in the event. Those interested in sponsoring/support can contact Alexandre at the e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.