Information on where to stay


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IMSC Rio 2021 will be held in Rio de Janeiro - Brazil, all participants are responsible for all travel arrangements and hotel reservations.

Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort will host the IMSC event from December 12-16, 2021. Special rates have been negotiated for participants. For reservation, click on the link below to check room availability and rates for the conference.


Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort

Av. Niemeyer, 121 – Leblon
Rio de Janeiro
Phone:  +55 21 2529 1122

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 IMSC Rio 2021.

How to get to IMSC2020


Rio de Janeiro has two airports: Tom Jobim International Airport (GIG) and Santos Dumont Airport (SDU). Both airports have tourists and visitors support , as well very helpful staff.

The IMSC Rio 2021 venue is at Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort in Leblon.

The main transportation in Rio are subways, buses and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT). Most of transfers, Uber and taxi drivers in Rio speak English. Public transportation does not support it. 

Access the links below to be aware how it all works and be carefull to be safe. 


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".