accompanying persons program

Sunday 03 June
14:00 – 18:00 / Registration
18:00 – 18:30 / Opening ceremony 18:30 / Welcome reception


Monday 04 June

09:00 – 16:00 / Guarapari and Paulo Cesar Vinha State Park

Beautiful beaches, typical food from Espírito Santo, trails in the restinga.


Tuesday 05 June

09:00 – 16:00 / Aracruz

Boat trip along Piraquê-Açú river and mangroves, visit to indigenous Guarani village and to Augusto Ruschi Marine Biological Station (trails in the Atlantic Forest and walk along the shore of Gramuté Beach).


Wednesday 06 June

08:00 – 19:00 / mid-conference trip to Vargem Alta, Monte Verde Golf & Resort


Thursday 07 June

09:00 – 16:00 / Santa Teresa

Small city in the mountains of Espírito Santo, the first place in Brazil colonized by the italian people.  Beautiful landscape, well preserved Atlantic Forest, visit to Instituto Nacional da Mata Atlântica (institute devoted to Atlantic Forest fauna and flora, hummingbird watch), typical food from immigrants.


Friday 08 June

09:00 – 16:00 / Vitória and Vila Velha

Visit to Convento da Penha (monastery on the top of a high mountain overlooking the cities of Vitória and Vila Velha), paneleiras (artesanal pan manufacturers) and lunch at the Curva da Jurema beach.  Beautiful landscape, typical food and local culture.,_Esp%C3%ADrito_Santo


19:00 / Conference dinner


Saturday 09 June

08:00 – 18:00 / Opitional post-conference trip to Sooretama, Reserva Natural da Vale t.aspx