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First International Brazilian Conference on Tribology

First International Brazilian Conference on Tribology TriboBr-2010
ITS - IFToMM 2010 - 2nd International Tribology Symposium of IFToMM

24th to 26th - November 2010 - Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

Rio Othon Palace Hotel
Avenida Atlântica, 3264 - Copacabana - 1. Floor - Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brazil
Phone: 55 21 2106-1670 -

Tribology has experienced substantial development and increased interest in recent years in . In order to organize and make continue the Brazilian activities in Tribology, a Tribology Technical Division was created within the Associação Brasileira de Metalurgia, Materiais e Mineração-ABM [Brazilian Association for Metallurgy, Materials and Mining], a 65 years old, prestigious, Brazilian association. In order to celebrate such a creation, ABM is organizing the First International Brazilian Conference on Tribology, TriboBr-2010.  

The scope of this multidisciplinary Conference will embrace state of art and future trends in tribology research and application. It will also provide an international forum for researchers and practitioners to exchange information, present new developments, establish new international personal networks and discuss the future directions and priorities of tribology. In particular, the generation and conservation of energy, the reduction of friction and wear and the preservation of the environment are of special concern therefore contributing to innovation in the 21st Century and to the sustainable growth of society.

The official language of the Event is English


Please click here to view the Official Program 


Registration Fees 
Non-Member 900 1500
Presenting paper 700 1200
Member 700 1200
Associado júnior* - 200

Registration Fees Include:
- Free access to internet point
- Proceedings
- Coffee-breaks
- Lunchs
- Program & abstract booklet
- Participation at the cocktail on November 24
*This registration fee do not include lunch

IMPORTANT: Foreigners need visa to enter in Brazil.
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Phone: (55 11) 5534-4333 / Fax: (55 11) 5534-4330
• Margareth Nunes - Ext. 124
• Renata Puga - Ext. 173 -

Phone: (55 11) 5534 -4333 / Fax: 5534-4330
• Events Manager - Reinaldo Nascimento - Ext. 127
• Events Analyst - Alessandra Gonsales - Ext. 192
• Events Analyst - Marli Ferreira - Ext. 175 -

Responsible journalist: Maria Izilda Ferreira Bueno (Mtb 12 995)
Andressa Gonzalez (Mtb 56 028)
Fatma M.
Thorlay Gomes (Mtb 10 738)
Wellington Costa (MTb 31 697)
Phone: (55 11) 5534-4333 Fax: (55 11) 5534-4330


Contact: Cristiane Cherulli -
Phone: (55 21) 2545-5748 - Fax: (55 21) 2235-7427



Your safety and welfare will be guaranteed during the event by the coverage of civil liability insurance sponsored by RANA SEGUROS
Contact: Cláudio Malavolti
Phone:(55 11) 3214-6232


C.E.O.: Karlheinz Pohlmann
Vice-­President: Nelson Guedes de Alcântara
Chairman of the Board: José Luiz Brandão
Asset Director: Hideyuki Hariki
Managing Director: Horacídio Leal Barbosa Filho

Antonio Siqueira Viana
Ayrton Filleti
Carlos Alberto Briganti
Carlos Cunha Dias Henriques
Carlos de Moura Neto 
Celso Antonio Barbosa
Delmar Barros Ribeiro 
Evando Mirra de Paula e Silva
Fabricio Batista Vieira
Fernando José Gomes Landgraf
Hermenio Pinto Gonçalves
Jones Belther 
Márcio Frazão Guimarães Lins
Marcos Alexandre Stuart Nogueira
Pedro Gutemberg Quariguasi Netto 

Events Manager: Reinaldo B. Nascimento
Event Organization:       
Events Analysts - Alessandra Gonsales, Marli Ferreira and Margareth Nunes
Support: Renata Puga
Proceedings Edition: Cristina Fleury Leitão
Promotion and realization: Associação Brasileira de Metalurgia, Materiais e Mineração - ABM

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