Events

Offsite Event: Luncheon with Edison Lobão, Brazilian Minister of Mines and Energy

July 20, 2009 // 12:30pm2:00pm
***This event takes place at the Brazil-U.S. Business Council***Edison Lobão, Brazilian Minister of Mines and Energy

Innovation in Brazil, India, and South Africa: A New Drive for Economic Growth and Development

July 15, 2009 // 9:00am1:00pm
Event will take place in GenevaAmbassador Roberto Azevedo, Permanent Representative, Brazilian Mission in Geneva; Rafael Oliva, Advisor to the Presidency, Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES); Sérgio Queiroz, Assistant Coordinator of Scientific Innovation, The State of São Paulo Research Foundation; Paulo Sotero, Director of the Brazil Institute; Mr. Yonah Seleti, Director General, Department of Science and Technology, Pretoria; N.N. Prasad, Chief of Staff to the Director General, WIPO; Dominique Foray, Chair in Economics and Management of Innovation, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne; Ricardo Sennes, Professor of International Relations, Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC-SP)
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Energy and Oil Reform in the Americas

July 07, 2009 // 2:00pm5:00pm
The story of the oil industry in Latin America in recent years has been one of both highs and lows. A panel of four experts was convened to evaluate the current climate for significant reform in the region.

Innovation in Brazil: Public Policies and Business Strategies

June 26, 2009 // 9:00am12:00pm
Event will be held in São Paulo, Brazil.Ambassador Sérgio Amaral, Director of the Center for American Studies at the Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation (FAAP); Paulo Sotero, director, Brazil Institute; Ricardo Sennes, Professor of International Relations, Pontifícia Universidade Católica in São Paulo and Associate Director, Prospectiva Consultants; Carlos Américo Pacheco, Professor, Economics Institute of UNICAMP; Francisco Higa, Professor of Administration, FAAP
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Emerging Powers: India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) and the Future of South-South Cooperation

May 22, 2009 // 9:00am1:00pm
The speakers include: Ambassador Arun Kumar Singh, deputy chief of mission at the Embassy of India in Washington; Secretary Figueiredo de Souza, assistant of the IBSA Division of the Brazilian Ministry of External Relations; Francis Kornegay, of the Institute for Global Dialogue (South Africa); Ummu Salma Bava of Jawaharlal Nehru University (India); Dr. Alcides Costa Vaz, from the Institute of International Relations of the University of Brasilia; and , Dr. Sunil Khilnani, of the Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.
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Animal Investigators: Solving Wildlife Crimes and Saving Endangered Species in Brazil and China

May 20, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Illegal wildlife trafficking is the third largest criminal industry worldwide, involving $20 billion in global trade each year. Experts discuss the nature of the industry and the challenges governments and NGOs face in fighting it.
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Oil Security and Friendly Suppliers: Where Are We Now?

May 14, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
A forum was held to discuss the implications of Mexico's projected decline in oil production and the emergence of Brazil as a potential major supplier of oil to North America.

The V Summit of the Americas: Perspectives from the Region

April 03, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
A panel reflected on the meaning of the V Summit of the Americas as a forum for addressing the hemisphere's most pressing problems.
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Book Launch: Brazil: A Century of Change

March 24, 2009 // 11:00am1:00pm
Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro Co-editor, Professor of Political Science, University of São Paulo, and former secretary of state for human rights for Brazil; and Jerry Dávila Author of Foreword, and Interim Director, Latin American Studies Program and Associate Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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V Symposium on International Trade

February 20, 2009 // 7:30am11:30am
Minister Carlos Henrique M. Abreu e Silva, Embassy of Brazil in Washington; Aluisio de Lima-Campos, Chairman, ABCI Institute; Lytha Spíndola, Executive Secretary, Brazil's Chamber of Foreign Trade (CAMEX);Jeffrey J. Schott, Senior Fellow of Peterson Institute for International Economics;William R. Cline, Senior Fellow of Peterson Institute for International Economics;Otaviano Canuto, Vice President for Countries, Inter-American Development Bank; Counselor Pompeu Andreucci Neto, Embassy of Brazil in Washington, D.C.; Andrew W. Shoyer, Sidley Austin LLP; J. Nicole Bivens Collinson, Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.; John R. Magnus, Miller & Chevalier; Brad Figel,Global Director of Government Relations, Nike Inc.; Gregory Harrington, Arnold & Porter LLP; and Jose Raul Perales, Senior Program Associate, Latin American Program

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