A special thanks to the Fundação Planetário do Rio de Janeiro for hosting the Victor Hess Lecture.

Logistic to this conference is being provided by MCI.

The notebooks and identification badges were produced by the handicraft group Arteiras (a special thanks to Jussara for the design!)

The conference poster, webpage header and footer and conference logo were created by Soter Design.

Live music during the Carioca dinner will be provided by the Brazilian popular music group Sururu na Roda.

The conference proceedings and book of contributions were produced by Casa Editorial Maluhy & Co. .