From 7th to 12th August, 2017. Fábrica de Negócios, Fortaleza, Brazil.

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The registration process is handled by the head of delegation of your country. Individual applications are not permitted, please contact the head of delegation to initiate the registration process.

MILSET Members (representative of the organization):
Please follow the steps below:

- Add your organization to the registration system.
- You should have received an email with your account username and password (if not, please send an inquiry for a new password to: esi2017@milset.org).
- You will receive an email with your account username and password.
- Select your organization and login to your account on www.milset.org/en/reg_esi.html
- Register your projects, students and organization’s details and upload the required documentation.
- The MILSET regional office will validate your registration.
- Pay the registration fees.
- Please register your delegation by May 1st 2017 (FINAL DEADLINE).

Institutions not affiliated to MILSET

Please note, organisations and institutions not affiliated to MILSET are requested to get accredited by the MILSET regional office in charge. Individuals’ registrations are not allowed.

The steps to follow are:
Contact your MILSET Regional office with in Cc Antoine.van.Ruymbeke@milset.org
For Europe:
For Africa: africa@milset.org
For Latin America: amlat@milset.org
For North America: noram@milset.org
For Asia: asia@milset.org
For Vostok: vostok@milset.org

Once you get the accreditation, you will be able to register the details of your delegation.

The participation fee must be paid until May 15th 2017. Meals will be supplied from the lunch on August 7th up to the breakfast on August 12th. The Organizers will accommodate the participants in or three-person bedrooms, taking into consideration age and gender.
The fee covers the period from the morning of August 7th to the afternoon of August 12th 2017 and includes meals, accommodation, local transport and official activities.
Payment can be made by:

- Bank transfer (all transfers costs must be supported by the sending party)
- Online payment with VISA, American Express or MasterCard (a 10% service fee applies)
- The member list is available on: http://organisations.milset.org and, if the membership fee is not covered, it will be added to the invoice.

Category Members Non members Full rate
Participants 350€ 450€ 650€
Supervisors 450€ 550€ 650€

Please abide by the delegation ratio (FAQ's section) approved for this event.

Fees are not refundable after June 15th 2017. Before that date, an administration cost may be deducted to cover the cost of processing the refund.

ESI 2017 accommodation will be available from 12:00 on 7th of August to 12:00 on 12th of August 1.

If you arrive before or after this period you can reserve extra nights at your own expense.

Below you can find a list of all the hotels selected for the event.

Praia Centro: Address: Address: Monsenhor Tabosa Avenue, 740 – Centro Fortaleza – CE - CEP: 60.165-01

- Meireles, Fortaleza
- CE, 60165-121
Link to hotel’s picture.
Link to official website.

Hotel Oasis Atlântico: Address: Beira Mar, 2500 – Meireles Avenue, Fortaleza - CE, 60165-121

- Meireles, Fortaleza
- CE, 60165-121
Link to hotel’s picture.
Link to official website.

Marina Park Hotel: Address: Presidente Castelo Branco Avenue, 400, Fortaleza, CEP 60312-060

- CEP 60312-060
Link to hotel’s picture.
Link to official website.

Novotel Fortaleza: Address: Dr. Atualpa Barbosa De Lima Street, 500, Praia De Iracema, Praia de Iracema, Fortaleza.

- CEP 60115015
Link to hotel’s picture.
Link to official website.

Sonata de Iracema: Address: BEIRA MAR Avenue, 848 - PRAIA DE IRACEMAB
Link to hotel’s picture.
Link to official website.

Costa do Mar: Address : Historiador Raimundo Girão Avenue, 1338, Meireles, Fortaleza, Brazil

- CEP 60165-050.
Link to hotel’s picture.
Link to official website.

This information will be provided soon.

ESI 2017 is served by the Fortaleza International Airport (FOR). located at the Av. Senator Carlos Jereissati, 3000 - Serrinha, Fortaleza-Ce- , 6741-900. All delegations will be warmly received by ESI 2017 volunteers.

Transfers from the airport will be every 2h and are provided by the organisation on 7th of August during the all day.

Depending on your arrival time, you may be transferred either to the hotel or to the event venue.
Please be aware that if you arrive before 12:00 on 7th of August and if you would like to have an early check in, the cost of the extra night and the booking is your responsibility. The main venue will be open from [HOUR] of 7th of August.

1.- How many supervisors are allowed per participant group?

Please follow the delegation ratio approved for this event.

The allowed ratio of supervisors (including heads of delegation) is calculated as follows:
Up to 1 extra supervisor each group of 3 participants (1:3) + 1 head of delegation if the delegation is at least 3 participants


Participants 1 - 2 3 4 - 6 7 - 9 10 - 12 13 - 15 ... 50
Supervisors up to 1 up to 2 up to 3 up to 4 up to 5 up to 6 ... up to 14

A maximum of 50 persons per country is permitted, including the head, participants, supervisors and press Please note, extra supervisors will be charged at full rate and persons not registered on arrival will be considered as visitors and will be responsible for their stay. The ESI 2017 organisers bear no responsibility and are under no obligation to accommodate visitors and their needs.

Visitors will have access to the expo during the opening hours to the general public and access to any other activities is not permitted.

2.- What are the project categories?

The categories listed below are those that will be used at the ESI 2017:

- Agricultural Science.
- Biology.
- Computer Science.
- Medicine and Health Sciences.
- Earth Science.
- Behavioual Science and Psychology.
- Social Sciences.
- Engineering.
- Environmental Analysis and Management.

3.- What are the specifications for the stands?


- The stands are in U shape, and the dimensions are: 2,5m (H) 2m (W) 1m (D).
- Each project’s banner can be made of many materials: acrylic, cardboard, canvas, etc.
- All the materials must be obtained by the participant ahead of the event.

You are invited to have materials in English on your stand and, as a courtesy to the visitors, an abstract in Portuguese. Each stand will be equipped with:

- One table
- Chairs
- Power supply: one socket: 220V (project representatives are responsible for accommodating to the Brazilian standards).

4.- Where will the event happen?

The main venue of ESI 2017 is “Centro de negócios” (Business Factory) .

Address: Monsenhor Tabosa Avenue, 740 – Centro Fortaleza – CE - CEP: 60.165-010.


Delegation members are fully responsible for checking VISA requirements for their nationality and applying for their VISAS in advance. Contact the Brazilian Embassy or Consulate in your country of residence for further information on whether you need a VISA to visit Brazil and what the VISA requirements are.

A list of the Brazilian Embassies and Consultates can be found in the following link: www.portalconsular.mre.gov.br

Minors may need written consent from their legal guardian(s) to travel.

The VISA application process can be initiated online via this link: https://formulario-mre.serpro.gov.br

ESI 2017 organising committee will provide necessary documentation requested by the delegations to support their VISA application.

About esi 2017

ESI 2017

The MILSET Expo-Sciences International (ESI) 2017 is one of the world’s largest event in science, focusing exclusively on the scientific creativity of young scientists from more than 60 countries.

ESI is an initiative of the International Movement for Leisure Activities in Science and Technology (MILSET - Mouvement International pour le Loisir Scientifique et Technique), a non-governmental, non-profit and politically independent youth organization which aims at raising the scientific culture among young people through the organization of science & technology events.

The Movement for the Science and Learning of Brazil – MILSET Brazil is pleased to host and, in partnership with MILSET, organize the ESI 2017, that will take place from 7th to 12th August, 2017, at the Businesses Factory, Praia Centro Hotel and at Businesses Center SEBRAE, in Fortaleza, Brazil.

We are pleased to welcome you young scientist, from wherever you are, to Fortaleza, the capital of our beloved state, Ceará. This is a unique opportunity for all of you to exchange ideas and to learn about scientific projects, networking and international cooperation. Fortaleza, also known as the "City of Light", where the sun shines for 2,800 hours a year, is the sunniest Brazilian coastal city throughout the year and is prepared to offer you an experience that encompasses the best of tourism and international science.

Hosting the Expo-Sciences International 2017 in Fortaleza is a great opportunity to gather brilliant minds of thousands of youths like you, sharing the common interest of adding a valuable contribution to scientific innovation. We are truly committed to further fuel your ambitions by creating a global hub to promote science and research that may represent the stepping stone for the great scientists of tomorrow.

We look forward to seeing you at ESI 2017!
We wish you a great experience in Fortaleza.

The International Movement for Leisure Activities in Science and Technology (MILSET - Mouvement International pour le Loisir Scientifique et Technique) is a non-governmental, non-profit and politically independent youth organization, which aims at developing scientific culture among young people through the organization of science & technology programs, including science fairs, science camps, congresses and other high quality activities.

The MILSET Expo-Sciences International (ESI) aims at promoting scientific projects created by children and young people around the world through an exhibition in a multicultural environment, also allowing the participation of institutions who want to collaborate young people in their projects. The program of the Expo-Sciences International consists of a variety of activities: cultural and scientific visits, a leisure agenda, the exhibition of projects, workshops, animation and conferences.

Participating in ESI is an opportunity to:

Install and animate a space to highlight youngsters, teachers and leaders’ efforts and interest in research, science and technology innovation by enhancing their motivation while contributing to their personal development.

Establish relationships with other institutions with similar goals through the development of scientific, technical and social projects in order to exchange ideas and create actions according to the needs of today’s world, for the benefit of the industry, the educational sector and society as whole.

Be represented at an international level through the young people's projects, allowing for the dissemination of knowledge amongst the main target audience (in other words, the young).

Promote scientific culture in a multicultural environment, creating the space for experience and good practices to be shared so as to achieve higher-standard scientific activities.

The FOUNDATION MILSET BRAZIL was created in July 2011 in Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil and emerged by the union of young teachers and researchers who joined forces to create a project on productivity better and more didactic than the existing model in the country at the time.

Two years after thefoundation, when the project was consolidated, a joint action of that group resulted in the creation of the National MILSET Expo Brazil and other social projects, leading to the development of the Foundation: Movement for Science and Learning of Brazil.

Among the purposes of the Foundation, developing the scientific culture among young people and society in general, through the organization of science programs and technology including science fairs, olympics, forums, conferences, academic weeks, seminars, lectures and other high standard activities related to scientific, educational, cultural or artistic purpose are our main goal.

Promote worldwide networking among young scientists, highlighting the importance of science and technology to society, focusing on the social development, entrepreneurial culture and human welfare.

Inspire young people around the world to transform their society through creative initiatives in science and technology. We integrate an academic environment with a good management in order to achieve positive impacts on the society. Vision 2020!

- Focus on the future: a better world is built today.
- People and meritocracy: we value and recognize our main strength - our people.
- Innovation: innovation drives our sense of creativity.
- Simplicity: we should be simple to be agile and serious.
- Results: pursue extraordinary results with passion and method, always acting with ownership.
- Ethics: we respect the ambitions of each researcher.
- Excellence: pursue excellence in the unique experiences provided to young inventors.
- Respect: we treat people as we would like to be treated.



Upon arriving in Fortaleza visitors may feel the contagious atmosphere of the capital of Ceará, one of the most vibrant cities in the country. A modern metropolis, where the sun shines almost all year long and reflects the blue-green sea flowing gently on its beautiful beaches.

Fortaleza has an emblem with its tourist symbols: a raft, lobster, and forró, which make the visitor feel at home, surrounded by warm and humorous people.

The tourist city strength lies in its variety of offerings including history, cuisine, cultural events, entertainment and joy. It is effervescence, a gathering of rhythms, colors, and flavors. Everyday the city does not sleep, the night-life offers options for all the tastes, pockets and ages.

On the coast, the climate is semi-humid and warm while in the mountains feels damp cold. In the remote regions, we find temperatures of the semi-arid weather. During the year, the average temperature in Fortaleza remains above 26 ºC. with the sun as its ally, the city presents rain only during a small period, between the months of January and April.

Currently, the hotel structure in the city is great, accounting with more than 25,000 beds and appropriate space to host of all kinds of events. Additionally, there is also the Convention Center of Ceará, with a fully air-conditioned area of 15 000 m2; and the Business Center SEBRAE with an area of more than 2.000 m2.

The Pinto Martins International Airport presents a number of flights that exceeded the 27,000 mark, with over 2.7 million passengers. Come to Fortaleza and discover the charms of the capital of joy and fun that awaits you with open arms!

The Expo Sciences International ESI 2017 will be held in Fortaleza, Ceará. The event will take place at the Business Factory, Praia Centro Hotel, located at Monsenhor Tabosa Avenue, 740, Center, Fortaleza, Ceara. ZIP CODE: 60.165-010. Phone: +55 85 3083-1123.

The Business Factory was built where the first headquarters of the food industry economic group M. Dias Branco were, it was called Factory Fortaleza. This space worked for 29 years at the site from 1951 until 1980 when it relocated to the city of Eusébio. The old factory premises were disabled from 1957 to 2008, that year the works of the largest and most modern private event center of Fortaleza, the Business Factory, began.

Praia Centro Hotel has world-class infrastructure and expert staff, ready to receive people with all the comfort they deserve. It is located in a prime area of ​​one of the most beautiful coastal cities of Brazil and it is only 200 meters from the seafront of Iracema Beach. The hotel is at the heart of Monsignor Tabosa Avenue, famous shopping center with about 400 shops in front of the Sebrae Business Centre, next to the Sé Cathedral, Central Market and Dragão do Mar Center of Art and Culture.

The Praia Center Hotel is integrated with the Business Factory and the Business Center SEBRAE, a complex event center counting with a large convention center, able to receive up to 2500 people spread among several modular rooms, auditoriums and halls, all modernly equipped.

Link to the website event venue