General Information

  • Visa Requirement

    Please check with the Brazilian Consulate in your country about the visa requirements.
    Please contact us ( in case you need a letter of invitation.

    Poster Template

    • The maximum poster board dimensions are 90 cm width and 120 cm height.
    • Posters with pole and rope are strongly recommended for fixing to the stands. However, push pins and tapes will also be provided.
    • We recommend the following poster template for the VIII SBGEA & VIII SimFAST Joint Symposium: CLICK HERE

    Business Meeting Room (Sala Santander)

    A 42-person business meeting room will be available at the venue to all attendees. Participants can reserve the meeting room for times when there are no scientific sessions. A photo of the meeting room is available HERE.

    Electrical Outlet and Voltage

    The standard voltage/frequency in São José dos Campos is 220V/60Hz. The power plugs in the venue are mostly of type N or B. Information about the outlet plugs are available HERE.

    Cash Machine (ATM)

    The only bank at the venue is the Santander Bank. However, the operations of the bank are limited. The closest ATM that serve majority of the banks is located around 900 m from the UNIVAP campus at Máximo Supermarket. In the Lottery Agency named Classi Urbanova, located 1 km from UNIVAP campus, clients of Banco do Brasil and Caixa Econômica Federal can withdraw money.


    At UNIVAP the parking lot will be available free of charge from 07:00 am to 11:00 pm.

    Car Rental

    In the Jardim das Colinas and Jardim Apolo neighborhood, located ~7 km far from UNIVAP campus, the participants can find the following car rental places:

    Lozaliza Hertz: Av. Rodrigo Reis Tuy, 750 – Jardim Serimbura, São José dos Campos/SP, 12.242-014. Phone: +55 12 3519-3640. Open from 08:00 am to 08:00 pm.

    Movida Rent a Car: Av. São João, 1970 – Jardim Esplanada, São José dos Campos/SP, 12.242-840. Phone: 0800 606-8686. Open from 07:00 am to 08:00 pm.

    Weather Forecast

    The average temperature in São José dos Campos during May is between 15°-25° (°C). In general the weather is dry with confortable temperatures and low precipitation. The weather forecast for the coming days can be viewed HERE.