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CMC Forum Latin America 2019: Venue and Travel Information
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VENUE INFORMATION

Auditorio da Anvisa
Setor de Industria e Abastecimento (SIA)
Trecho 5 Area especial 57
Brasilia - DF 

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HOTEL INFORMATION

B Hotel Brasília 
SHN Q. 5 Bl. J Lote L - Asa Norte
Brasília, DF, 70705-100
Phone: 55-61-3247-0916
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Melia 21 Torre D
SHS Q. 6 - Bl. B, D e F- Asa Sul
Brasilia, DF, 70316-000
Phone: 55-61-3218-4700
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Culliman HPlus Premium Hotel
SHN Q. 4 Bl. E - Asa Norte
Brasília, DF, 70704-050
Phone: 55-61-3426-5000
Website: click here

Note: CASSS does not have a reserved block at any of the properties listed above. CASSS does not guarantee special pricing or availability at any of these properties. Reservations should be made on an individual basis.


TRAVEL INFORMATION

Brasil, the largest country of South America, is situated in the eastern part of the continent, facing the Atlantic Ocean and bordering all South American countries but Chile and Ecuador. The capital city is Brasilia, a modern city designed and built in the 1960´s, when President Juscelino Kubitschek decided to move the capital from Rio de Janeiro to a place situated in the central part of Brasil (the central-west region).

Passport
A passport, valid for at least six months, is required to enter Brasil. Citizens of Mercosul countries can also use their national ID for immigration purposes.

Visa
With regards to visa requirements, Brazil adopts the principle of reciprocity: if a country demands a visa for Brazilian tourists, the citizens of that country will need tourist visas to enter Brazil.

List of countries for which a visa is not required for stays of up to 90 days:
Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong-Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Morocco, Monaco, Namibia, New Zealand, Netherlands/Holland, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Guyana, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Suriname, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uruguay, United Kingdom, Venezuela and Vatican.

All the other countries’ citizens must have a visa issued by a Brazilian Consulate or Embassy. In order to have more specific and up-to-date information, please refer to the nearest Brazilian consulate or embassy or check the website –www.usvisatobrazil.com/brazilembassy_consulatelocations.htm

Vaccination
At the present moment, Brazil does not require any kind of vaccination to enter the country. Please refer to the WHO website or to the Brazilian consulate or embassy for more information..

Brazil is listed by the World Health Organization (WHO) as endemic for yellow fever. Some airlines may require passengers to present a valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate before being allowed to board flights out of the country. If in doubt, check with your airline.

If you have recently visited a country which is known to suffer from outbreaks of Yellow Fever, you will need to show that you have been vaccinated against the disease.

Currency: Brazilian Real
The Brazilian Real (pl. reais) is subdivided into 100 centavos (cents). There are bills of 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 “reais” and metal coins of 5, 10, 25 and 50 “centavos” and of 1 Real. Most of the large hotels, stores and restaurants accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express cards. Banks are plentiful and easy to find throughout the city. They are open weekdays from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Most banks offer currency exchange services. Exchange offices can also be found in large hotels, at the airport, and major shopping centers.

Language
The language spoken in Brazil is Portuguese. English is the predominant foreign language taught in schools, and Spanish, if spoken slowly, is well understood by a good percentage of the population.

Climate
Daily high temperatures in the month of August range from 76°F to 86°F. Daily low temperatures range from 60°F to 67°F.

Time
Brasilia is situated in Brasilia Time Zone (GMT–3).



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