ATBC 2012 (Bonito, MS).
23 June: Arrival
of participants, and registration.
24 June: Opening
ceremony, presentations, afternoon tour, and evening reception.
Presentations, poster section, and evening cultural event.
Presentations, poster section. Afternoon visit to University (lab and
27 June: Visit
to Cerrado park (Brazilian savanna). Closing ceremony and symposium
Post-symposium excursion: Coastal Atlantic Forest, Ubatuba city. Walk
around for figs. Dinner and discussions.
29 June: Visit
to Atlantic Forest, and afternoon visit to a historic city (Parati).
Departure to Sao Paulo (arrival at 11:30 am) airport and Ribeirao Preto
April 1st: Pre-registration.
April 15th: Abstract submission.
Dead line for pre-registration: April 1st
Please, check with the Brazilian embassy in
your country for visa requirements.
Registration by e-mail to:
The message should include:
name and affiliation.
(yes/no) in joining the post-symposium excursion. This
extremely important for the trip organization.
c) Type of room
at hotel (see below).
about any special needs (e.g. Letter of invitation required by Visa
e) Number of
accompanying persons (see below).
(including symposium participation, meals, local excursions and cultural
events). This low fee for all has been made possible through generous
co-funding by University of Sao Paulo, and Brazilian agencies of
Research support. For foreign participants the registration fee and the
elective post-symposium excursion will be payed in cash (BRL, EUR or
USD) on the first day. As the Fig Symposium is a small meeting, we are
not able to receive payment by credit card or bank transfer.
excursion to Coast Atlantic Forest
USD 250.00. Fee
includes meals, accommodation (in chalets for 4 persons – 2 double
rooms), and transport (bus).
activities will take place at the Santa Rita Hotel, near the University
of Sao Paulo
(homepage in Portuguese). The hotel has
single, double and triple rooms. Payment for accommodation is done by
major credit cards (e.g. Visa, Mastercard, Diners and American Express)
or in cash at hotel desk upon check in.
||Price in BRL
Super Luxo Single
Super Luxo Double
Super Luxo Triple
Suite Master Single
Suite Master Double
Deadline for abstract submission: April
There is no restriction on the number of
abstracts submitted per registered participant. However, the number of
oral presentations allowed will be limited according to time
availability. Abstracts not accepted for oral presentations will be
referred to poster presentations. Acceptance of presentations will be
decided upon by a scientific committee.
Abstracts must be written in English, with
a limit of 300 words.
Abstracts should include a statement of the
purpose of your study, the Research methods used, the results observed,
and conclusions drawn from your study.
Please use the following guidelines while
preparing your abstract:
a) Use Times New
Roman, 12 point font
b) Provide the
names and affiliations of all authors
name of presenting author
type of presentation: oral or poster
e) Reference to
financial support if applicable
If you bring
accompanying persons, please contact
for estimates of costs.