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"Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."

The Report of the U.N. Brundtland Commission, Our Common Future, 1987
"History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives"

Abba Eban
"If there are to be problems, may they come during my life-time so that I can resolve them and give my children the chance of a good life."

Kenyan proverb
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SOCIAL PROGRAMME

We at SDEWES Conference take great pride in the scientific excellence of our invited lecturers and authors of papers included in Special and other Conferences sessions, but there is another program that truly makes this Conference complete, and this is our Social programme.

From 28-31 January, you will have a unique opportunity to enjoy the company of top experts in the field of sustainable development from all around the world and, through our social program, exchange ideas in a more informal way, while enjoying the beautiful sites, sounds and tastes of Brazil.

Social programme schedule:

Sunday, January 28 – Welcome reception at 18:30 h

SDEWES Welcome reception will be held at CBAE, Av. Rui Barbosa, 762 - Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro, at 18:30 h, where you will have the opportunity to meet other participants and enjoy local couisine and music. We recommend using UBER as alternative transport option.

Date Time BUS LA SDEWES Welcome reception
28/01/18 17:45 h Bus 1 Mar Palace-Hilton to CBAE, Av. Rui Barbosa, 762 - Flamengo
17:45 h Bus 2 Miramar by Windsor-Mirasol to CBAE, Av. Rui Barbosa, 762 - Flamengo
17:45 h Bus 3 Ibis-Novo Mundo(18:05 h)-Windsor Florida (18:05h) to CBAE, Av. Rui Barbosa, 762 - Flamengo
From 21:00 h* Bus 1 CBAE, Av. Rui Barbosa, 762 – Flamengo to Hilton-Mar Palace
From 21:00 h* Bus 2 CBAE, Av. Rui Barbosa, 762 – Flamengo to Mirasol-Miramar by Windsor
From 21:00 h* Bus 3 CBAE, Av. Rui Barbosa, 762 – Flamengo to Ibis-Novo Mundo-Windsor Florida

Tuesday, January 3014:15 h sightseeing trip to Sugarloaf Mountain
19:00 h conference dinner at the Fogo de Chão Botafogo restaurant

Our SDEWES social event will start after the lunch break, where buses will pick us pa at the conference venue and take us to Sugarloaf Mountain, one of the main touristic attractions in the country. SDEWES conference dinner is organized at 19 h at one of the best rodizio restaurants, Fogo de Chão Botafogo. This authentic gaucho style Brazilian steakhouse restaurant seats up to 400 guests and offers a view of the Sugarloaf. Bus transportation is organized to and from the restaurant. Limited selection of drinks will be available (water, juice, soda, national beer (Paulistânia and Original), caipirinha and national caipiroska (lemon and pineapple) and one tea or coffee per person). Additional drinks can be purchased.

Date Time BUS SDEWES excursion and conference dinner
30/01/18 14:15 h Bus 1, 2, 3 Notório Sabor Restaurant (lunch break venue) to Sugarloaf Mountain
18:30 h Bus 1, 2, 3 Sugarloaf Mountain to Restaurant Fogo de Chão (Botafogo)
From 22:00 h* Bus 1 Restaurant Fogo de Chão (Botafogo) to Mar Palace - Hilton
From 22:00 h* Bus 2 Restaurant Fogo de Chão (Botafogo) to Mirasol - Miramar by Windsor
from 22:00 h* Bus 3 Restaurant Fogo de Chão (Botafogo) to Windsor Florida-Novo Mundo-Ibis

IN CASE OF BAD WEATHER

Sugarloaf tickets - valid for three days will be handed out on the buses

Date Time BUS SDEWES excursion and conference dinner
30/01/18 14:15 h Bus 1 Notório Sabor Restaurant (lunch break venue) to Mar Palace-Hilton
14:15 h Bus 2 Notório Sabor Restaurant (lunch break venue) to Miramar by Windsor-Mirasol
14:15 h Bus 3 Notório Sabor Restaurant (lunch break venue) to Ibis-Novo Mundo-Windsor Florida
18:30 h Bus 1 Mar Palace-Hilton to Restaurant Fogo de Chão (Botafogo)
18:30 h Bus 2 Miramar by Windsor-Mirasol to Restaurant Fogo de Chão (Botafogo)
18:30 h Bus 3 Ibis-Novo Mundo-Windsor Florida to Restaurant Fogo de Chão (Botafogo)
19:00 h CONFERENCE DINNER AND AWARD SESSION
From 22:00 h* Bus 1 Restaurant Fogo de Chão (Botafogo) to Mar Palace - Hilton
From 22:00 h* Bus 2 Restaurant Fogo de Chão (Botafogo) to Mirasol - Miramar by Windsor
from 22:00 h* Bus 3 Restaurant Fogo de Chão (Botafogo) to Windsor Florida-Novo Mundo-Ibis

Social programme is included in the conference fee, so submit your final papers, complete your registration and come to Rio de Janeiro! Accompanying person social programme fee is 50 EUR.

* LOC reserves the rights to change Social events and programme.


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