General Information

Letter of Invitation

All participants requiring letters of invitation should inform the General Secretary at the earliest possible date.

Such invitations are only for the purpose of assisting participants to raise travel funds or obtain visas. No financial commitment on the part of the organizers is implied. Please address your request to the General Secretary (Send e-mail: ebeq@ufscar.br)

Visas and Currency

Participants should check with their local travel agents whether they will require a visa for traveling to Brazil. It is recommended to apply well in advance of the conference.


The Brazilian currency is the Real. Major credit cards are widely accepted in Brazil. In Vitoria there are exchange houses of the main foreign currencies.