XII Safety, Health and Environment World Congress
July 22-25, 2012, São Paulo – BRAZIL
Sustainable Growth and Development: Challenges and Needs of the Twenty-First Century
Organized by: Science and Education Research Council (COPEC)
Promoted by: Safety, Health and Environment Research Organization (SHERO)
Host: Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (FAAP)

Scientific Program: The duration of the congress will be four days. The scientific program will include:
. Workshops
. Plenary Sessions
. Oral presentations
. Panels and Round-Table meetings

Paper submission: Prospective participants are invited to submit by homepage an abstract. After the notification of acceptance of the work, the author should send and submit the Full Paper or the WIP, both in .DOC format or .DOCX format via homepage. For more details including the template access

A Work-in-Progress-Paper (WIP) for which a two-page (maximum) paper will be submitted. A WIP describes preliminary developments of an ongoing project in its infancy that involves state-of-art, implementation, creative pilot programs, or nontraditional concepts. It must contain the details of the scientific and/or educational feasibility of the project, including expected outcomes.

Proceedings and Book of Abstracts: The proceedings and the book of abstracts of the congress will be published and be available at the time of the congress. Both will be registered in ISBN with international validity.

Congress Language: English, Spanish and Portuguese will be the official congress languages.

Social Program: Welcome Party, Congress Banquet and technical visits are planned.

Workshops: During the Congress, some workshops will be offered. The Full Program will be available at the homepage:

Objectives: This conference will provide a major international forum for the exchange of information on research and recent developments in the improvement of Safety, Health and Environment fields. The program includes the participation of invited speakers that will present the last most important trends and developments in safety, health and environment; peer reviewed papers selected by a committee of specialists, work in progress and workshops that approach the state of art, creative programs and non-traditional concepts in research about safety, health and environment.

Topics: The Congress topics include, but are not limited to:

Climate change
Fishing and marine conservation
Food safety
Green building
Public health
Solid residues
Urban infrastructure
Other (You may submit abstracts and proposals on other topics)

General Chair: Claudio da Rocha Brito

Technical Program Chair: Melany M. Ciampi

Local Chairs: Francisco Carlos Paletta & Pedro José da Silva

Address for Correspondence

Prof. Dr. Claudio da Rocha Brito
General Chair of SHEWC’2012
Rua Dom Pedro II, 54, 3rd floor, room 312.
11.010-080. Santos – SP, Brazil
Phone: +55-13-3227.1898
Fax: +55-13-3227.1998

Important dates:

Abstract Submission:

February 28, 2012

Notification of acceptance:

March 10, 2012

Camera-ready Manuscripts due and Payment of Proceedings Fee:

March 28, 2012


July 22-25, 2012