Location & Directions

CIK 2020 Conference will be at UNINOVE University, São Paulo, Brazil

Upcoming CYRUS Institute of Knowledge 8th International conference Entitled: “Entrepreneurship, Responsible Leadership, and Economic Development.” is co-sponsored by, Bentley University, Suffolk University and UNINOVE University, Brazil.

Conference Date: May 20-24th, 2020 (May 20-22nd, Sao Paulo; May 24th visit of Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Location: UNINOVE University Campus, São Paulo, Brazil 

Extended Deadline to Submit Abstract: March 15th, 2020

Scholars and practitioners are invited to Submit A Proposal, half page abstract (less than 500 words), for an interactive paper presentation session that reflects different perspectives across disciplines. We also encourage participants to submit a proposal to run a session with selected participants. To submit a proposal and for additional information please check the CIK website: CIK website.

Accommodation, Visa, and Logistics

 Below are information about hotels for CIK/SINGEP conference, which is nearby UNINOVE, and Entry Visa to Brazil.

São Paulo Hotel/Info

Recommended Hotel Name: Transamerica Executive Perdizes 

Hotel Address: R. Monte Alegre, 835 – Perdizes, São Paulo, Brazil – SP, 05014-000.

Hotel Website: http://www.transamericagroup.com.br/br/nossos-hoteis/executive/perdizes/localizacao.aspx

CIK/SINGEP has agreement with this hotel for special rate of R$ 277,00 (approximately US$70) + 5% taxes/fees per room per night for single occupancy, including breakfast. The double occupancy room rate is R$ 317.00 (approximately US$ 80) +5% taxes/fees, including breakfast for both guest.  The rates may slightly change due the US$/R$ currency of the day. This rate is only available until April 1st, 2020.  Thereafter, room rate may change and it is depends up on room availability.   

This is a 4 Star hotel and is located in a nice area of Sao Paulo.  Hotel is about 15 minute walk to conference location, UNINOVE University.  To make your reservation please email Ms. Franciny: @ rsperdizes@transamerica.com.br.  Please inform Franciny that you are participating in the CIK/SINGEP conference at UNINOVE University.   

Rio de Janeiro Hotels/Info

Below information are for those participants who have interest to continue to the 2nd segment of conference at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.   We will have some presentation and networking at PCU on Saturday May 23rd, 2020.   Participants will travel from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro on May 22nd, 2020.  Below hotels in Rio de Janeiro are recommended by our SINGEP/UNINOVE colleagues.   

 Participants who have interest for this segment of the conference shall inform CIK via an email so we can try to coordinate the logistics and other aspects in Rio.  

  1. Miramar Hotel by Windsor (5 stars)

Excellent rental: Avenida Atlantica, 3668 – Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 22070-001, Brasil.

  1. Windsor Martinique (3 stars)


Rental: R. Sá Ferreira, 30 – Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22071-101


Brazil Visa and Transportation for São Paulo, Brazil:

 United States citizen will get visa at the port of entry to Brazil.  Citizens of other countries need to check the embassy of Brazil in their home country.  

  1. Both Taxi and Uber can be used to get to the hotel from the International Airport.
  2.  Hotel is about 15 minute walk from the conference location, UNINOVE University.   Of course, you can use Uber too. UNINOVE University address is: Av. Francisco Matarazzo, 364 – Água Branca, São Paulo, Brazil – SP, 05001-100)

 For other questions, please contact: @ singep@uninove.br or CIK@Cyrusik.org.

 Looking forward to see you at the conference!