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Director's Forum with Under Secretary of State R. Nicholas Burns

August 03, 2007 // 11:00am12:00pm
Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, R. Nicholas Burns, briefed the media and the policy community on current challenges and opportunities the United States faces in the Americas.
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Innovation Policies and Business Strategies in Brazil

June 27, 2007 // 8:30am1:00pm
Jorge Ávila, President, National Institute for Industrial Property (INPI); Jose Goldemberg, Professor, Univesidade de São Paulo; Rob Atkinson, President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation; Chris Hill, Professor of Public Policy, George Mason University; Ricardo Camargo Mendes, Executive Director, Prospectiva Consulting; William Marandola, Executive Manager, Coinfar; Flavio Grynszpan, Consultant and former CEO, Motorola Brazil

Innovations in Urban Development: Lessons from Brazil

May 17, 2007 // 10:30am12:30pm
Teresa Caldeira, Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning, University of California at Berkeley; Marcia Leite Arieira,Senior Social Development Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank; Bryan McCann, Associate Professor of History, Georgetown University; Moderator: Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Strategic Scenarios and Interstate Relations in MERCOSUR

May 15, 2007 // 2:00pm5:30pm
The seminar will address current interstate relations among MERCOSUR members with a focus on the nature of recent conflicts, the strategic scenario currently unfolding, and the progress or stagnation of MERCOSUR's integration process.

Urban Crime and Violence

March 21, 2007 // 9:00am12:00pm
Diane Davis, Professor of Political Sociology, Associate Dean, School ofArchitecture and Planning, MIT; Rubem Fernandes, Anthropologist and Director of Viva Rio; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Caroline Moser,Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Washington, DC.
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The Global Dynamics of Biofuels: Potential Supply and Demand for Ethanol and Biodiesel in the Coming Decade

February 20, 2007 // 1:00pm4:00pm
Bruce Babcock, Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Iowa State University; Marcos S. Jank, Institute for International Trade Negotiations (ICONE) and University of São Paulo; Wallace Tyner, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University. Discussants: Gregory Manuel, Special Advisor to the Secretary and International Energy Coordinator, State Department; Emerson Kloss, Economic Section, Agricultural Affairs, Embassy of Brazil in Washington
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Third International Trade Symposium

February 16, 2007 // 7:30am5:00pm
Panel I, 2007 Trade Policy Outlook: WTO Major Players' Perspectives; Panel II, Developments in Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations; Panel III, WTO Dispute Settlement and Compliance Issues; Panel IV, Ethanol Production and Trade: the New Frontier

Unlocking Brazil's Economy

February 13, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Paulo Levy, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada; Paulo Vieira da Cunha, Banco Central do Brasil; John Williamson, Institute for International Economics

Basic Education in Brazil: What's Wrong and How to Fix It

January 29, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Ricardo Paes de Barros, Brazilian Institute of Applied Economic Research; Norman Gall, Executive Director, Fernand Braudel Institute of World Economics; Patricia Guedes, Researcher Fernand Braudel Institute of World Economics; Jeffrey M. Puryear, Vice-President for Social Policy and Director, Partnership for Educational Revitalization in the Americas, Inter-American Dialogue

The Future of U.S.-Brazilian Relations

January 24, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Ambassador Roberto Abdenur, Brazilian Embassy in Washington; Ambassador Anthony Harrington, Stonebridge International; Professor James Ferrer, George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs

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