Networking events


Connect face-to-face and develop relationships with industry professionals from around the world.

Welcome Reception*

Tuesday, October 8
18:00–20:00

After the Opening Plenary Session, connect with colleagues and visit with exhibitors at the Welcome Reception. The reception will include an hors d’oeuvres selection that highlights the local Brazilian cuisine — enjoy must-have dishes and drinks!

* Guest tickets available for purchase

Refreshment Breaks

Wednesday, October 9
Thursday, October 10
Friday, October 11

With five scheduled refreshment breaks, there will be plenty of time to grab coffee, chat with your peers, visit with poster authors and see what the exhibitors can do for you!

Congress Luncheons and Dessert Breaks

Wednesday, October 9
Thursday, October 10

Connect with colleagues while enjoying a lunch buffet each day. Enjoy desserts and beverages along with more social time with your peers and the exhibitors.

Congress Banquet*

Thursday, October 10
19:00–21:30

The evening begins with a social reception on the beautiful outdoor pool patio, overlooking the native forest area. Socialize with colleagues and enjoy international cocktails, a selection of award-winning national cachaças and the best Bourbon blend as you are serenaded by live local musicians. Then move inside for a buffet dinner featuring the best of Brazilian and international cuisine — including vegetables harvested from the Resort’s organic plantation — and enjoy the festive live entertainment. This will be an experience you will not want to miss!

*Optional Event: Registration is required.
 Guest tickets available for purchase

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