SBESC 20189 will take place at the main University Campus

All SBESC activities will occur in conference rooms B205 and B206 at the main University Campus at the Instituto Metrópole Digital (IMD) building. Check location and address below. 

During SBESC, University will have plenty of students, who will be completing 2/3 of their second semester. Thus, conference attendees will experience how day-to-day life at UFRN is. Students would also be pleased to take advantage of SBESC being held at Campus. 

IMD Fachada


Instituto Metrópole Digital. Campus Universitário Lagoa Nova, Natal/RN.


Directions and distances from/to Campus (by car)

  • Airport: 40 KM --- about 40 min
  • Historical city center 10 Km ---  about 20 min
  • Ponta Negra — 7 Km — about 12 min

It is suggested to SBESC attendees to stay at Ponta Negra beach, because this the touristic part pf the city with plenty of hotels and restaurants. The university main campus can be accessed from Ponta Negra by taxy with a fee around R$20,00.




Where to have lunch during SBESC

There are several restaurant options close to or in the campus.

1) NAU Frutos do Mar Natal - Seafood - à la carte - ~R$ 70,00/person - 3 km
Av. Odilon Gomes de Lima, 1772 - Cidade Jardim, Natal - RN, 59078-400

2) Pyrandellos restaurant - Regional food - Buffet - R$ 45,00/Kg - 3,5 km
R. Cel. Milton Freire, 2924 - Capim Macio, Natal - RN, 59078-310

3) Mango restaurant - Brazilian food - Buffet - R$ 47,50/Kg - 3,5 km
R. Cel. Milton Freire, 2891 - Capim Macio, Natal - RN, 59078-310

4) Matulão restaurant - Regional food - Buffet - R$ 69,90/Kg - 4 km
R. das Orquídeas, 700 - Capim Macio, Natal - RN, 59078-170


Local Information

Natal is the capital city of state of Rio Grande do Norte, Northeast of Brazil. Known as the city of the sun, there are many beautiful beaches, either urban or in the countryside, which are easy accessible by car from the city. There are also a lot of cultural attractions as well as a rich culinary with restaurants representing typical cuisines worldwide as well as northeast specialities. Near city is located the greatest living being in the world, a cashew tree encompassing an entire block, which worth visiting.