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Energy Informatics.Academy Conference and summer school 2023
4 - 8 December 2023, Unicamp, CampinasBrazil 

Conference Location

The EI.A conference will be organized at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Campinas (UNICAMP - FEEC)

Location

Banquet Location

The banquet will be hosted at the restaurant of Estância Grill Churrascaria
•    The address is: Av. Albino José Barbosa de Oliveira, 271, Jardim Santa Genebra II - Campinas     
•    Weblink: https://www.estanciacampinas.com.br/ 

Recommended Hotels

Two hotels are recommended:

Casa do Professor Visitante Unicamp (CASA DO PROFESSOR VISITANTE – CPV)

Address: Avenida Érico Veríssimo 1251, Barão Geraldo, Campinas, CEP 13083-970, Brazil

Webpage: https://www.funcamp.unicamp.br/cpv/GaleriaFotos/Acomodacoes

Description:

  • On campus but a little isolated from the small city of barão Geraldo

  • 5-minute drive to the conference location

Matiz Barao Geraldo Express Hotel

Address: Av Albino José Barbosa De Oliveira, 1700, Campinas, CEP 01414-001, Brazil

Webpage: https://www.hotelariabrasil.com.br/hotel/matiz-barao-geraldo-express-hotel

Description:

  • Located just outside the campus, this place is easily accessible via Uber to the conference location at a low cost.

  • This hotel is closer to bars and restaurants.

Hotels

Travel tips

Did you plan the transportation? 

 

Most foreigners visiting UNICAMP prefer to use Uber. Uber Services tend to be cheaper and easier to use than taxis. Get a price estimate - Sao Paulo via the link.  From GRU (Guarulhos Airport) to UNICAMP: 300 reais (12:59 27/nov/2023) 


In case you decide to rent a car at the airport, notice the following, please: "Brazil's 'Dry Law' stipulates that drivers must have a blood-alcohol content of zero. It empowers police to administer breathalyzer tests if drivers behave erratically." (click the link for the details) 


It's a bit complicated to use public transportation in Brazil. 

Travel tips
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Brazil Security Tips
Latin America is quite different from Europe in terms of security, as you know. Just in case: 
"If you want to carry a smartphone, do not put it in a tight pocket where it is visible. Never pull the phone out on the street, no matter how busy it is. If you want to call someone, look something up on Google, or check your email, do it indoors. Go into a restaurant, go into a shop, go into a mall." (click the link for the details).

 

   

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Visa information

Please check out whether you need a visa to enter Brazil. If you need an invitation letter from the EI.A conference, please contact us after your registration via email: contact@energyinformatics.academy.

 

The email title should be "Invitation letter request for conference participation". 

Please email a copy of your registration receipt, your paper ID and title. 

Check out whether you need a visa

  • Check here for more details

  • If you need a visa, for attending EI.A conference and summer school, you can apply for a visitor visa (check here for details about visitor visas).


Visitor visa application procedure

  1. Check the required documents (check here for detailed information of requirements for different types of visitor visas). 

    • It is recommended that you apply for the Tourism visa, in which case an invitation letter is NOT required, but only your itinerary documents.

    • If you are planning to apply for a Visitor Visa (VIVIS) – Non-corporate events (conferences, seminars, congresses, etc.), according to the requirement:

      • Only proof of registration is needed if you attend the EI.A conference without a presentation or summer school

      • If you are going to present your paper, please contact us for the invitation letter after your paper is accepted and the registration is completed

  2. Fill out the visa application form (check here for details)

  3. Schedule an appointment with the Brazil embassy or consulate where you will submit your application (check here for the details)

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