Information on where to stay


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  Participants are responsible for all travel arrangements and hotel booking. More information soon
imsc2020 - accommodations
Depending on your nationality, you may need to apply and obtain a visa before traveling to Brazil (visas cannot be obtained at the airport or port of entry). Brazil maintains a fully reciprocal visa policy and has visa waiver agreements with certain countries. Please check well in advance whether you need a visa to enter Brazil on the Brazilian Ministry of External Relations website. For further information on visa application requirements, please contact the Brazilian Embassy or Consulate General that holds jurisdiction over your specific area of residence. A list of Brazilian diplomatic and consular missions abroad is available on the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website. For those who need a visa, a 90-day tourist visa is sufficient to attend the IMSC2020.

How to get to IMSC2020


The Tom Jobim International Airport (GIG) and the Domestic Airport (SDU) are approximately 40 minutes from Barra da Tijuca by car. For private shuttle please contact us by soon The main means of public transportation in Rio are underground subway trains, buses, and the BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) system. Subway: Bus: BRT: Bikes:
IMSC2020 - tom jobim international airport

Stay alert


• Beware of "housing pirates" that may contact you by phone or email. These are scams. IMSC does NOT solicit by phone or email for hotel reservations. • We are already aware that a company is calling IMSC participants and exhibitors claiming that they have important information about IMSC conference. • Remember, IMSC does not solicit attendees for housing reservations. Please do not be baited by anyone who does. • IMSC is not responsible for and cannot guarantee any reservations made through any third-party housing provider. We look forward to seeing you in Rio de Janeiro!  



The 23rd International Mass Spectrometry Conference 2020 will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was home to most of the 2016 Summer Olympics and the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games. As all the previous editions, IMSC 2020 will cover all aspects of mass spectrometry, from fundamentals to instrumentation and applications, with a "Brazilian seasoning".