X Brazilian Conference on Rheology (BCR 2024)

General Information

You are invited to attend the X Brazilian Conference on Rheology (BCR 2024) scheduled to be held in Rio de Janeiro, RJ, from July 31st to August 2nd, 2024. The conference is set to take place at the Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), situated on the main campus in the Gávea neighborhood. The prime location of the venue, within a short walking distance from various dining establishments, shopping centers, and entertainment options, ensures convenient access to transportation links and accommodations.

Rio de Janeiro, internationally renowned for its natural splendor, boasts a captivating landscape. The juxtaposition of architectural marvels amidst the sea and mountains renders Rio as one of the world’s most picturesque cities. Iconic landmarks such as Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain, renowned beaches like Copacabana and Arpoador, the Botanical Gardens, Quinta da Boa Vista, and the Maracanã stadium are must-visit attractions. The city’s museums and cultural centers also garner widespread acclaim. Additionally, Rio offers a vibrant array of bars, restaurants, and nightclubs catering to diverse preferences.

The conference is supported by The Brazilian Society of Rheology, a member of The International Committee of Rheology, and is organized by PUC-Rio with the financial support from CNPq.

The event aims to bring together professionals, academics, and students fostering a multidisciplinary environment conducive to the dissemination of knowledge, exchange of ideas, and the establishment of partnerships and collaborations.

The X BCR will feature lectures by invited professionals and professors, technical sessions, and a poster session. English will be the official language of the conference. We look forward to your participation!

Areas of Interest

  • Industrial rheology
  • Polymeric fluids
  • Blends and composites
  • Emulsions, foams and interfacial rheology
  • Colloids and glasses
  • Microrheology and microfluidics
  • Suspensions and granular materials
  • Biomaterials and biological fluids
  • Food rheology
  • Viscoplasticity and thixotropy
  • Advances in rheometric techniques and experimental methods
  • Advances in constitutive equations
  • Non-Newtonian fluid mechanics


Upon payment of your BCR 2024 Registration Fee, you will be automatically granted a two-year membership with The Brazilian Society of Rheology. The registration fees for various categories are outlined in the following table:

Registration typeRegistrationEarly bird (before jun/15/2024)Late (after jun/15/2024)
FullBuy nowR$ 450,00R$ 550,00
Student/PostdocBuy nowR$ 200,00R$ 250,00
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Abstract Submission proceedings and information

Participants interested in presenting a work are encouraged to submit an abstract following the template below. Both oral and poster presentations will be accepted, and submissions for both modes are required to be in English. Please choose your preferred type of presentation at the submission (oral or poster). A book of abstract will be available online for the participants. The accepted works will only be confirmed in the final program if at least one author has been registered as a participant until June 15th. An author will be allowed to have one oral presentation and unlimited posters.


The Brazilian Society of Rheology is pleased to announce the availability of grants, including free registration and financial assistance for travel and accommodation costs, specifically for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows presenting their work at BCR 2024. Participants interested in applying for the grant are requested to send an email to [email protected], attaching the Abstract, CV Lattes, and the graduate transcript (histórico escolaridade pós-graduação).

Instructions for oral technical sessions

Both the abstract and the oral presentation are required to be in English. The allocated time for each presentation is 20 minutes, with the initial 15 minutes designated for uninterrupted oral exposition and an additional 5 minutes for questions and interactions with the audience. To ensure the smooth progression of the conference schedule, the chair of the session will strictly adhere to the allotted presentation time.

For your convenience, an LCD projector and computer are provided in the presentation room. Prior to the commencement of the session in which your work is scheduled, please ensure that you upload your presentation onto the computer.

Instructions for poster technical sessions

The poster should be prepared in English and adhere to the dimensions of 0.90 m (width) x 1.20 m (height). Please ensure that your poster follows the template provided below.

Templates Downloads

Poster Template 

Abstract Template

Abstract Template LATEX

Plenary speakers

• Paulo Arratia, University of Pennsylvania, EUA
• Mario Minale, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Itay
• Alexandra Alicke, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
• José Esteban López Aguilar, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico
• María Laura Olivares, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, INTEC (CONICET-UNL), Argentina
• Roney Leon Thompson, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Advice on visas

Unfortunately, certain nationalities will be required to obtain a visa to enter Brazil. In all cases, you can verify whether you need a visa at the following: https://www.gov.br/mre/pt-br/consulado-londres/visa-section/types-of-visa/visitor-visa-vivis/visitor-visa-vivis-2013-non-corporate-events-conferences-seminars-congresses-etc


We leave the selection of accommodation to delegates to arrange independently. However, some popular nearby options include:

• Promenade Palladium Leblon
• Ipanema Inn Hotel
• Mar Ipanema Hotel
• Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort
• Bossa Nova Ipanema
• El Misti Hostel Ipanema
• Atlantis Copacabana Hotel

Organising/Scientific committee

Paulo Roberto de Souza Mendes (PUC-Rio)
Mônica Feijó Naccache (PUC-Rio)
Priscilla Ribeiro Varges (PUC-Rio)
Eliana Paola Marin Castaño (PUC-Rio)
Lorena Rodrigues da Costa Moraes (PUC-Rio)
Diogo Elias da Vinha Andrade (UFRGS)


E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: +55 (21) 3527-1979
Instagram: @sbreologia

Conference Venue

Carlos Alberto Del Castillo Auditorium, Rio Data Centro building, PUC-Rio
Rua Marquês de São Vicente, 225, Gávea, Rio de Janeiro, RJ – Brasil
CEP: 22451-900