The symposium will take place at Praiamar Hotel in Natal, Brazil.

Natal, capital of Rio Grande do Norte, is the gateway to the Americas, corner of South America, the Brazilian city closer to Europe. The City of the Sun, as is known, has a pleasant climate, around 29°C,despite the strong sun shining almost all year round. With a population close to one million people, Natal has a pleasant climate all year and, according to NASA, the purest air in the Americas.The city is the tenth largest city with quality of life of the North-Northeast territories of Brazil. Bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, Natal is the perfect combination of tropical climate, beautiful beaches with warm waters, exuberant nature and friendly people. Natal receives more than two million Brazilian and foreign tourists every year. Inside the city area is situated the Parque das Dunas, the second largest urban park in Brazil, with 1172 hectares of native forest, being part of the Biosphere Reserve of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest and improving the quality of life in Natal. Natal has one of the most modern and well located hotel chains in the country, besides having great restaurants, pubs, bars, malls and various other places for entertainment. In 2014, along with eleven other cities in Brazil, Natal will host the FIFA World Cup.