Aug 2 – 9, 2015
Brasil - Manaus - Amazonas
Brazil/East timezone

Bulletin Two


"On a River of Discovery"


The conference poster can be found here.

For the Workshop timetable click here.

Please, from now until the Workshop begins, check the web page for possible minor changes.

Registration and Participants

If you are not yet registered, please click here for REGISTRATION, as soon as possible. This is very important for our organization and final reports. Please click the left menu for the LIST OF PARTICIPANTS.

Speakers and Poster Session

Please give us your abstract, and do not forget to upload your talk in the web page. If you have a question, please do not hesitate to contact us. If you have not already registered, please REGISTER now. Your Hotel reservation will be welcome at the Intercity Hotel, where we would like to concentrate the majority of the participants. This will make it easy to communicate, and to arrange transportation to go to and from the conference venue.


Participants willing to present a poster in LISHEP should confirm that in the registration form. The size of the poster should be a maximum of 1.2 m height and 1.0 m width. If you already made your registration and you did not fill in the poster information, please contact us:


The Proceedings of Section A will be published in a printed book format by the Livraria da Física, in São Paulo. The Proceedings of the Workshop (Section C) are planned to be published as a SLAC econf proceedings, as in the last LISHEP.


Hotel information

Please see the accommodation information here.


From the Airport to your hotel we  advise you to take a taxi.   You will have better and safer service if you take an officially recognized taxi. There are two companies in the airport. 

Please inform us of the date and time of your arrival, airline, flight number and departure city.

From the Hotels to UEA

You can get all the information at the front desk of the hotel. The best option is to take a taxi from the front door of your hotel .


YOU MAY NEED A VISA to enter Brazil, depending on your nationality. Please, contact the Brazilian diplomatic representative in your country for more detailed information.


Manaus at the time of LISHEP2015 will normally have good weather, hot and humide. During this period of year, temperatures range from 23 C (72 F) to 35 (95 F).


Electrical Power


Electrical power in Manaus is mostly 110 Volts / 60 cycles, A.C, but some hotels provide 220 Volt  / 50 cycle outlets.


Local Currency

Brazilian currency is the Real (R$). The official rate of exchange is available from daily newspapers, hotel cashiers, banks and travel agencies. Cash and travellers checks are easily exchanged at these locations and mainly in Banco do Brasil.  Many hotels and shops accept foreign currency and Credit Cards. Currently, the dollar to real rate has been around US$ 1.00  ~ R$ 3,00.

Business hours

Shops in Rio de Janeiro and most offices are open from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Malls and/or Shopping Centers remain open from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.. Banks are open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm.. Many pharmacies, supermarkets and small grocery stores are open also on Sunday.

Tipping:Tips are usually given in restaurants and bars, when not included in the bill. It is 10%.

The Auditorium of LISHEP2015 will be in the building of the Rectory :

LISHEP2015 – Reitoria da Universidade do Amazonas

Auditorium of the Rectory UEA (in portuguese: Auditorio da Reitoria da UEA)

Rua Djalma Batista, 3578 – Flores

69050-010 – Manaus - Amazonas

Chairs: Alberto Santoro – Harvey Newman