The SRC and the Health and Safety Committee control the projects being exhibited at MOSTRATEC to guarantee the adherence to the rules according to the guidelines based on the Regulamento Sanitário Internacional/2005 – ANVISA (RSI/2005- ANVISA) – International Health Regulation/2005 – ANVISA.
Exhibition and Safety Rules
Booth setting up
- U-shaped partition: 2,00×1,00m x 2,50m high
- 1 countertop: 2,00×0,50m, placed 0,70m from the floor
- 1 point of illumination with lamp
- 1 numbering plate
- 1 power outlet 220V
- 2 white PVC chairs
- Carpet lining without platform
- Headboard: 50cm high panel across the front of the stand
SETTING UP MUST OBSERVE:
a) allowed only under the approval of the Scientific Review Committee on Accreditation day;
b) all necessary material for setting up must be brought by the student researcher;
c) the display may be made of acrylic, cardboard, wood, etc. The cardboard display may be purchased at APM store or students may bring it along with them adhering to the size and measures established. See Picture 1 below;
d) the written presentation must be in one of the languages: Portuguese, Spanish or English;
e) the project display must focus on the student(s) work for this year’s study. The title of the project displayed at the booth must mention if it is a continuation of study (e.g., “Obtaining Alcohol from Grass. Part II”). The ABSTRACT must also focus on the work for this year´s study. If the project is continuation of study, the abstracts of the previous year(s) must be available at the booth, according to the item 1.5 of RESEARCH REGULATIONS;
f) a standard flag of the country, 50 cm x 35 cm, may be shown at the booth;
g) equipment and/or tools, such as monitors, notebooks, computers, overhead projectors, voltage regulators, transformers, and others are not provided;
h) any demonstration must have appropriate protection for safety of the public, and it is entirely within the SRC discretion whether permit it or not;
i) no material can be stuck to the partitition walls;
j) NO MODIFICATION SHOULD BE MADE IN THE PROJECT OR AT THE BOOTH AFTER THE SRC APPROVAL.
Other information about exhibition
Project Data Book
The Project Data Book is a demanding document which is checked by the Scientific Review Committee (SRC) and by the judges and must be available at the booth. The following items are observed: consulted reference, data, addresses, summarized transcripts of books, magazines, visits, conversations held with researchers, mentor´s opinion, and other records confirming the authorship of the work and its use as a systematic data recording tool.
One (01) copy of the Research Paper must be handed in to SRC at the Accreditation Desk and the other (01) copy must be available at the booth throughout the fair. More information about the Research Paper can be found here.
The copies of the forms must be submitted at the moment of the registration (upload the files at the MOSTRATEC Digital Portal). The original forms must be available at the booth.
No documents will be returned at the end of MOSTRATEC.
Organização do estande e postura do aluno pesquisador
Hygiene and organization are of the student researchers’ responsibility and is established on the Code of Conduct and Release. The student researchers’ attitude at MOSTRATEC (language, clothes, knowledge of the research) must be suitable and may influence judging and scoring.
Acceptable items under conditions to be exposed at the booth
The SRC will analyze all the booths, their setting ups, apparatuses and related ones. Creativity, knowledge arousing curiosity of the public is of the student researchers’ responsibility. However, a project may not disturb by noise neither by occupying part of the surrounding booths’ room.
Acceptable items under conditions:
a) student researchers’ email addresses, telephone numbers and/or fax numbers ONLY;
b) awards, medals, business card, flags, advertising and/or acknowledgements are subject to analysis.
c) photographs or visual presentations are allowed if:
– they are not deemed offensive or inappropriate by the SRC;
– they have a credit line of origin (credits) (e.g., “Photograph taken by …”, “Picture taken from …”, etc). If all photographs being displayed are of the student researcher’s credit, a credit line is sufficient;
– they are from magazines, newspapers, Internet or from other sources and there are credit lines of origin. If all photographs/images are from the same source, a credit line is sufficient;
– they are the student researcher’s photographs/visual depictions;
– It is a photograph or visual depiction for which a signed consent form is at the project report or in the booth.
d) any apparatus with belts, pulleys, moving parts, sharp or voltage protection and no noise;
e) class II lasers if:
– the emitted energy is lower than 1 mW and the laser is operated only by the student researcher;
– operated only during SRC inspection and judging;
– isolated in protection against physical or visual access to beam;
– disconnected when non-operative;
f) classes III e IV lasers only for display but not for use;
g) water samples – not contaminated – as part of an apparatus and/or closed container.
Not allowed at the booth
The following items cannot be displayed at the booth:
a) living organisms, including plants;
b) taxidermy specimens or parts;
c) preserved vertebrate or invertebrate animals:
d) human/animal parts or body fluids (for example, blood, urine);
e) all hazardous substances or devices [for example, poisons, drugs, firearms, weapons, ammunition or chemicals;
f) dry ice or other sublimating solids (solids turn into gas without passing through the liquid state);
g) sharp items (for example, syringes, needles, pipettes, knives);
h) flames or highly flammable materials;
i) batteries with open-top cells;
j) photographs or any other kind of visual depiction in which vertebrate animals are shown being subjected to surgical techniques, dissections, autopsies, or other laboratory techniques;
k) email and/or Internet connections during the exhibition;
l) written/visual material of previous years projects as part of the booth. (Exception: the project name should denote the continuation of the project);
m) glass or objects made of glass, unless deemed by the SRC to be an integral and necessary part of the project (for example, glass that is an integral part of a commercial product such as a computer screen);
n) any apparatus deemed unsafe by the SRC, the Display/Health and Safety Committee and by the Translation Committee (for example, large vacuum tubes or dangerous ray-generating devices, empty tanks that previously contained combustible liquids or gases, pressurized tanks, etc.)
o) soil, sand, rocks and/or waste samples;
p) water samples as part of equipamnet or in a closed container;
q) human and animal food (display and distribution to the public in general prohibited).