Air Pollution Conference Brazil and 4th CMAS South America 2019

Location and Venue

Belo horizonte, Minas Gerais | Brazil

Conference Venue

Air Pollution Conference Brazil and 4th CMAS South America – 2019 will be held at Federal University of Minas Gerais – UFMG. It is located in the Pampulha of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Venue Name: Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Address:- Avenida Antônio Carlos, 6627 – Pampulha, Belo Horizonte – MG, 31270-901, Brasil
Phone:+55 31 3409-1880

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About Federal University of Minas Gerais

Placed in the southeast of Brazil, the most industrialized region of the country, UFMG, a free-of-charge public educational institution, is the oldest university in the state of Minas Gerais. It was founded in September 7th 1927 by the name of University of Minas Gerais (UMG). Nearly one hundred years later the institution is the national leader when it comes to education, university extension, culture, scientific research and patent generation in several fields of knowledge.

Its community gathers around seventy-two thousand people in the cities of Belo Horizonte, Montes Claros, Diamantina and Tiradentes, distributed in seventy-seven undergraduate courses, 80 post-graduation programs and more than 900 research centers. In 2016, UFMG reached 1056 patent registrations granting it a leading position among the country’s higher education institutions.

The university also offers distance education, structured in graduate, specialization, improvement and updating levels. These courses are present in twenty-four cities, all over the state.

Since the creation of UFMG, its students have exerted major influence in the cultural, political and economic spectrums of society, acting as trainers of the intelligentsia, of the arts and science, as well as having a seat in the management of different companies and various entities from the state and the country.

Getting Here

Airport – Confins International Airport / Tancredo Neves

Travel Distance: Located about 40 km OU 24,9 mile from Belo Horizonte, the Confins International Airport / Tancredo Neves has several companies that offer bus transportation, taxi and shuttle.

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About Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte is the sixth-largest city in Brazil, the thirteenth-largest in South America and the eighteenth-largest in the Americas. The metropolis is anchor to the Belo Horizonte metropolitan area, ranked as the third most populous metropolitan area in Brazil and the seventeenth most populous in the Americas. Belo Horizonte is the capital of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil’s second most populous state. It is the first planned modern city in Brazil.

The region was first settled in the early 18th century, but the city as it is known today was planned and constructed in the 1890s, to replace Ouro Preto as the capital of Minas Gerais. The city features a mixture of contemporary and classical buildings, and is home to several modern Brazilian architectural icons, most notably the Pampulha Complex. In planning the city, Aarão Reis and Francisco Bicalho sought inspiration in the urban planning of Washington, D.C. The city has employed notable programs in urban revitalization and food security, for which it has been awarded international accolades.

The city is built on several hills and is completely surrounded by mountains. There are several large parks in the immediate surroundings of Belo Horizonte. The Mangabeiras Park (Parque das Mangabeiras), 6 km (4 mi) southeast of the city centre in the hills of Curral Ridge (Serra do Curral), has a broad view of the city. It has an area of 2.35 km2 (580 acres), of which 0.9 km2 (220 acres) is covered by the native forest. The Jambeiro Woods (Mata do Jambeiro) nature reserve extends over 912 hectares (2,250 acres), with vegetation typical of the Atlantic Forest. More than 100 species of birds inhabit the reserve, as well as 10 species of mammals.

Belo Horizonte was one of the host cities of the 1950 and the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Additionally, the city shared the host of the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup and the football tournament during the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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