The national version of the world’s biggest tech event, Campus Party Brasil (CPBSB) starts today and runs until the 27th in Brasília, at the Mané Garrincha Stadium. In addition to the federal capital, which is supposed to gather around 70,000 visitors, the event will take place in São Paulo, from July 16 to 20 this year.
Among the topics that will be covered during the exhibition are the internet of things, blockchain (a cryptocurrency financial services company), creator culture (anyone can build, improve, or create their own object) and entrepreneurship. In addition, there will be a robotics arena, where it is possible to participate in robot and drone hockey matches, with races and classes for those who want to try them.
Considered a festival of innovation, creativity, science and entrepreneurship, the fourth edition of the CPBSB will have five days of technology, lectures, workshops and a hackathon (a programming marathon where hackers gather). The format will be a hybrid, with face-to-face activities at the Mané Garrincha National Stadium, in addition to online activities.
At the opening, the exhibition will feature a free concert by DJ Bashkar and the National Theater Symphony Orchestra Claudio Santoro, led by conductor Cláudio Cohen. There will be restrictions on people in the stadium.
In addition to being required to wear a mask, you must also have a vaccine passport. Otherwise, a PCR or antigen test will be required 48 hours in advance.
In a free space open to the public, visitors will have access to Campus Play. This area centers on championships and gamer content devoted to digital gaming, Arena Drones and the Empreendedorismo Stage, in partnership with the Brazilian Service for Support of Small and Medium Enterprises (Sebrae), where speakers will provide important information for those who have already done or wish to undergo .
At the Arena da Campus, a paid space closed to campus owners – the name given to visitors – is expected to accommodate about 7,000 people. They will be able to take part in activities from four different stages, which will cover topics from the worlds of technology, digital programming and entertainment, the metaverse, and games.
About 3,000 people are expected to be at the campsite, making the fair the second largest edition of the Campus Party in the world. In all, there will be over 300 hours of activities, including lectures, workshops, hackathons, games, simulators and other attractions.
Among the confirmed international speakers is Jordan Soles, Vice President of Technology Development at Rodeo FX, a Canadian visual effects company for film, television and advertising, best known as the creator of effects for the Game of Thrones series.
A standout amongst Brazilians is Fabiano de Abreu Agrela, professor, PHD in Neuroscience with degrees in biology and history. He will talk about how technology abuse causes cognitive impairment and can lead to distraction, distraction and disease.
According to Agrela, the problem itself is not with the technology, but the way it is used, both through excessive use of social networks, total immersion in cyberspace, and in other ways discussed in several of his studies published in scientific journals. .
Campus Party will also feature the Startup 360º program, a partnership with Sebrae, which aims to allow beginners and advanced startups to showcase their work. Another outstanding activity is the business marathon, which aims to design new initiatives in a hybrid format.
In addition, registration is open for the Call for Talks program, which aims to discover new talent within the Campus Party network across Brazil. Entries can be made on the exhibition’s official website.
The volunteer program is also emphasized in this issue. Participants will help with the dynamics of the event for six hours a day, in the morning/afternoon and afternoon/evening periods, learning opportunities for future careers. Registration is now open and can also be done on the website.
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