Contact:  texas2012sp[AT]gmail.comLocation:  Sao Paulo, Brazil
The 26th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics (TEXAS 2012) will be held in Sao Paulo City, Brazil, from December 15-20, 2012.
The registration and submission of abstracts for TEXAS 2012 is now open and can be done at http://www.das.inpe.br/texas2012sp.
The student registration fee is R$ 500 (~ USD 250); the early, till October 12th, regular registration fee is R$ 900 (~ USD 450); after October 12th the regular registration fee will be R$ 1,100 (~ USD 550).
Accommodations: The conference will be held at the Bourbon Convention Ibirapuera. Take advantage of the special rates available to the conference attendees (http://www.das.inpe.br/texas2012sp/accommodation.php). There are also special prices for other hotels, and we are negotiating additional options, in particular the more economical ones.
Tours: there is a travel agency in charge of the city tour (http://www.das.inpe.br/texas2012sp/attractions.php).
Visa: Have a look at http://www.das.inpe.br/texas2012sp/deadlines_and_fees.php for important information. In the case of any problem regarding this or other issues. Do not hesitate to get in touch with the LOC (texas2012sp[AT]gmail.com).
We look forward to seeing you in Sao Paulo City (also known as Sampa).