About the venue




Visitors to Brazil must obtain a visa from a Brazilian Consulate (in some cases, Embassy) unless they come from a visa-exempt country – check the list of countries for a visa required at the following links: 1) English (see the “caption” on the first page and column “Vivis – Visit Visa” in the table for the corresponded visa information); 2) Português version.  

In case of questions, it is strongly recommended you check with your local Brazilian diplomatic mission if you need to apply for a tourist visa beforehand, Consular Offices of Brazil

Information on this topic can be found at Brazilian Consulate portal: Brazilian Consulate portal.  

Important: bear in mind you must apply for a visa in advance, at least 2 months before the intended travel to have enough time to get it. 

VISA Invitation Letter 

The Local Committee (eventos@cnpem.br) can provide a letter of invitation if you need to present it for a visa. The requirements may differ from country to country. Please, check what applies in your case and send us the information such as your passport number, your date of birth and date of arrival. 

The invitation letter is available only for registered participants and the DHL fee is not included in the conference fee if you need the original letter. 

Note the Invitation Letter does not guarantee a Brazilian visa. 


The passport must be valid for at least six months beyond your planned date of departure from Brazil. 






COVID Vaccination Policy 

The complete proof of vaccination or the first dose plus a negative test for Covid-19 should be proven at the conference venue according to the test type: 

PCR – 48 hours before entering the establishment 

Antigen – 24 hours before entering the establishment 

Current local regulatory norms in Campinas city. 

Face Cover Requirements

Indoor masks are voluntary for all people regardless of their COVID vaccination status (vaccinated and unvaccinated).  

Masks are still required on public transportation and in Health Care settings, including Lab Health Services.  

Note: In-person activities at CNPEM campus in Campinas-SP are planned following the sanitary recommendations on the COVID-19 pandemic and are subject to change, which may lead to cancellation, postponement or migration to online realization only.

Additional tips


REAL (R$) is the currency used in Brazil. It is possible to find some options for exchanging money at the airports or in the city of Campinas.



In Brazil, the voltage is 110 or 220 V, depending on the city. In Campinas, the voltage is 110 V and 60HZ. Electrical outlet plugs and sockets in Brazil follow type N. Visitors should bring plug adapters and voltage transformers to their electric/electronic devices if necessary.





The climate is tropical but mitigated by elevation. Winters are generally dry and mild, while summers are rainy with warm temperatures.

Travelling to Campinas | CNPEM campus

Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM)

This is the Sirius laboratory main entrance.

Address: Rua Giuseppe Máximo Scolfaro, 10.000,

Polo II de Alta Tecnologia de Campinas,

Campinas – SP, 13083-100, Brazil.

Viracopos International Airport (VCP)

Viracopos International Airport (VCP, also known as “Campinas Airport”) is located near the city of Campinas. Some international flights are available to/from this airport, most of them with connections in Orlando, Lisbon and Buenos Aires.

Shuttle Buses run between VCP Airport and Campinas Bus Terminal (called “Terminal Multimodal Ramos de Azevedo”).  Tickets are available from the “Lirabus” company booth located in front of the Domestic Arrivals. Tickets to Campinas cost around BRL 14 each*. The bus timetable is available at the company website (select “Viracopos”). The bus trip from VCP Airport to Campinas Bus Terminal (20 km) takes around 40 minutes.

Guarulhos Airport (GRU)

Governador André Franco Montoro Airport, also known as “Cumbica Airport” or “GRU Airport“, is the airport through which most foreign participants will arrive.

It is located in the city of Guarulhos, less than 60 minutes from downtown Sao Paulo, and around two hours from Campinas either by bus or car.

Shuttle Buses run between GRU Airport and Campinas Bus Terminal (called “Terminal Multimodal Ramos de Azevedo”).  Tickets are available from the “Lirabus” company booth located on Terminal 2, next to the main parking lot. Tickets to Campinas cost around BRL 35 each*. The bus timetable is available at the company website (select “Cumbica (Guarulhos)”). The bus trip from GRU Airport to Campinas Bus Terminal (120 km) takes around 2 hours and thirty minutes.

Inland Transport

  • The bus company LIRABUS does the trajectory from both airports (GRU and VCP) to Campinas. Daily schedule and ticket prices can be checked on the Lirabus Website.
  • Busses from the Airports and from other cities will arrive at the Campinas Bus Terminal called “Terminal Multimodal Ramos de Azevedo”.
  • Taxis and ride-booking apps are also available in the city.

*Locations and costs are subject to change. The airport information desk will provide up-to-date directions.

Code of Conduct Policy

All attendees, speakers, and sponsors at the São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Nanotechnology, Agriculture & Environment (SPSAS NanoAgri&Enviro) are required to agree with the following code of conduct. Organizers will enforce this code throughout the event. Creating a supportive environment to enable scientific discourse at SPSAS NanoAgri&Enviro is the responsibility of all participants.

Our meeting provides a harassment-free conference experience for everyone. Participants must agree to be professional and courteous regardless of gender, age, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, race, ethnicity, appearance, political affiliation, or religion.

It is strictly prohibited any of the following actions during the conference:

  • Recording, copying, or capturing any conference material presented;
  • Sharing content with nonregistered users;
  • The use of hostile or profane language;
  • Offering or soliciting products or services in the event areas, in or outside of the virtual app, or exhibitor areas and from any attendee not designated as company representatives.

Violations of this code of conduct policy should be reported directly to eventos@cnpem.br or to any staff or organizing committee member. Sanctions may range from a verbal warning to ejection from the meeting without refund or to notifying appropriate authorities. Your co-operation will help ensure an enjoyable and safe experience for everybody.

Organizing Committee

Accommodation suggestions and information will be provided after the selection process

CNPEM campus

The São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Nanotechnology, Agriculture & Environment (SPSAS-NanoAgri&Enviro) will be held at the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM) campus, at Campinas-SP.

Address: Rua Giuseppe Máximo Scolfaro, 10.000,

Polo II de Alta Tecnologia de Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil.

Postal Code 13083-100