4th Simpósio Brasileiro de Sismologia

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News & Updates

2021-03-29: The 17th International Congress of the Brazilian Geophysical Society has been rescheduled to the dates of 8-11 November 2021 as an ONLINE event. The new Call for Papers deadline is May 31, 2021. More information is available at the conference front-page.

2021-03-16: Conference has been postponed and will be held between 8-11 November, 2021 ONLINE only!

2021-03-02: Abstract submission date is postponed! Check the anouncement at the conference main page.

Date & Format

The symposium will be part of the 17th International Congress of the Brazilian Geophysical Society & Expogef event with a set of Sessions as listed below. For our Symposium a group of keynote speakers is being arranged. Additionally, we are also preparing a round-table and short-courses to discuss critical topics for geophysical research among the geoscientific community, including seismologists, students, and solid earth geophysicists.

The event will adopt an ONLINE only format activities due to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.

8-11 November (was 16-19 August) 2021

Centro de Convenções SulAmérica (& Online)
Av. Paulo de Frontin, 1, Cidade Nova, Rio de Janeiro - RJ | Brazil


Please consider submitting an abstract to one of the following sessions of our scientific program:

We encourage authors to submit works results as abstracts into one of the above sessions. Authors should feel free to submit any other seismology work that do not fall in the listed categories to General Topics in Seismology.


It is planned as a pre-event activity the following short-courses, as part of the Symposium.

(*) Attendees are expected to have some degree of experience with programming concepts in languages like Matlab, Python, Fortran or even C. Must understand the concept of variables and functions. Course will be based on Google Collab tools, and attendees are expect to use its personal account.

Keynote Speakers

The following keynote speakers have been invited and confirmed the participation in the event.


To be defined!

Abstract Submission Information

The abstract submission should be done as part of the 17th International Congress of the Brazilian Geophysical Society & Expogef event. This event traditionally accept only expanded abstracts but, this year it will also accept short abstract submissions. The congress makes available in its web-page a series of templates guidelines to the submission procedure. Templates specific to the symposium are available here in two different file formats.

  Template for the Symposium in DOCX file format   Template for the Symposium in ODT file format

We encourage authors to contribute with both poster and oral presentations! Inside the symposium, the scientific committee will be accepting Simple or Expanded version, both for Oral and Poster contributions.

Submission Information is Here
Initial deadline was 2 March 2021!
Updated deadline is May, 31 2021!

Abstract Submission portal
You must register, validate your email
(check your spam messages) and finally submit!

Registration Guidelines

To participate in the event it is necessary to register at the Congress webpage, following the Congress information available here.

Registration fees will change depending on when you plan to register. Early-bird fees are available until the 31st of March.

Organizing Committee

The 4th edition of the Brazilian Seismology Symposium has the support of the CERESIS consortium. It aims at promoting the engagement of students and researchers working in seismology and related fields anywhere in Latin America. One of the greatest achievements of the Brazilian seismology community has been the implementation and operation of the Rede Sismográfica Brasileira. With this symposium we hope to unify existing collaborations even further and forge new ones in Latin America!

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