ILAS 2019 will be hosted by Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV), which is a Brazilian think tank and Higher Education Institution founded in 1944 with the aim of promoting Brazil’s economic and social development. In 2013, FGV was considered one of the top 25 think tanks in the world and top think tank in Central and South America, according to the Global Go To Think Tanks Index produced by Pennsylvania University.

The conference will take place at the main campus of Fundação Getúlio Vargas. The FGV complex was designed by the world-renowned Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer and built within modern sustainability parameters in order to positively impact society today and in the future from an ecological, economical and social point of view.