Events

Education in Brazil: Success Stories from Pernambuco and São Paulo

February 03, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Norman Gall, executive director, Fernand Braudel Institute; Patricia Mota Guedes, Coordinator of Education Projects, Fernand Braudel Institute
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Prospects for Brazil-US Relations in the New American Administration

December 05, 2008 // 7:45am5:00pm
Lee H. Hamilton, President and Director, Woodrow Wilson Center; Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, Brazil's Ambassador to the US; Clifford Sobel, US Ambassador to Brazil; Nelson Jobim, Brazil's Minister of Defense; Thomas Pickering, Vice Chairman, Hills & Company; Blairo Maggi, Governor, State of Mato Grosso; John J. Danilovich, CEO, Millennium Challenge Corporation; Rubens Barbosa, President, Superior Council of Foreign Trade, FIESP; Anthony Harrington, President and CEO, Stonebridge International; Jon Huenemann, Principal for the International Department, Miller & Chevalier; Marcio Zimmermann, Brazil's Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy; Antonio Barros de Castro, Counselor to the President, National Bank of Economic and Social Development; Thomas A. Shannon, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere; Marcel Biato, Deputy International Affairs Adviser to President Lula; Riordan Roett, Fulbright Scholar, Director of Western Hemisphere Studies, SAIS at John Hopkins University; Matias Spektor, Professor of International Relations, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (invited); Carlos Pio, Fulbright Scholar, Professor of Political Economy, University of Brasilia; Leslie Bethell, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Agribusiness and Sustainability in Brazil

December 04, 2008 // 7:45am12:00pm
Blairo Maggi, Governor of Mato Grosso; Ricardo Arioli, President, Mato Grosso Association of Soybean Producers (Aprosoja); Rui Prado, President, Mato Grosso Farm Bureau (FAMATO); John Carter, Director, Aliança da Terra; Annie Petsonk, International Counsel, Environment Defense Fund's Climate & Air Program; Thomas Lovejoy, Biodiversity Chair, Heinz Center; Mark London, Lawyer at London & Mead and author of The Last Forest

Biotechnology, Medicine and Innovation

November 21, 2008 // 7:30am10:00am
Collins Jones, Scientific Advisor and Instructor, BioTech Primer Inc.; Kent Hughes, Director, program on Science, Technology, America and the Global Economy (STAGE), Woodrow Wilson Center; Michael Ryan, Director, Creative and Innovative Economy Center, George Washington University Law School
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Political Outlook in Brazil after 2008 Municipal Elections and Global Financial Crisis

November 10, 2008 // 8:00am10:00am
David Fleischer, Professor Emeritus, Institute of Political Science, University of Brasília; Christopher Garman, Director, Latin America, Eurasia Group; and Luiz Pereira da Silva, Senior Advisor to the World Bank and former International Secretary of Brazil's Finance and Planning Ministries; Stanley Gacek, Associate Director, International Department, AFL-CIO; Michael Shifter, Vice President for Policy, Inter-American Dialogue; and Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute

New Challenges of Constitutional Adjudication in Brazil

October 24, 2008 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Featuring Minister Gilmar Mendes, President of the Federal Supreme Court of Brazil; Introduction and Comments by Judge Peter J. Messitte, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland; Welcome Remarks by Paulo Sotero, Director of the Brazil Institute

Book Launch: Career Diplomacy - Life and Work in the U.S. Foreign Service

October 14, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
With Author Harry Kopp, Former Foreign Service Officer and Consultant in International Trade; William Milam, Senior Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; L. Anthony Motley, President of L.A. Motley & Co. and Former U.S. Ambassador to Brazil; John Naland, Career Foreign Service Officer and President of the American Foreign Service Association; and Stapleton Roy, Director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, Woodrow Wilson Center

Literature in the Amazon

September 15, 2008 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Márcio Souza author of The Emperor of the Amazon and Mad Maria; Lúcia Sá, visiting professor of literature; University of Manchester, England; and Regina Igel, professor of Portuguese and Brazilian literature; University of Maryland

Amazonia Photography Exhibit

August 29, 2008 // 9:00am6:00pm
The exhibit showcases dazzling and conflicting images of the Brazilian Amazon, and the faces of its people, captured by photographers from the Brazilian daily newspaper, O Estado de S.Paulo.
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Innovation in Brazil: Public Policy Challenges and Business Opportunities

July 31, 2008 // 2:00pm5:00pm
Ricardo Sennes, Professor of International Relations at Pontificia Universidade Catolica de São Paulo (PUC-SP), Director and Partner of Prospectiva International;Roberto Castello Branco, Former Deputy Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization and Consultant at Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa);Kátia Ramos Moreira Leite, Partner of Group Genoa Biotecnologia and President of Scientific and Technical Genoa Group Board;Diógenes Feldhaus, Director of Partnerships of the State University of Campinas Innovation Agency (Inova Unicamp); Stephen Merrill (Commentator), Executive Director of the National Academies of Science's Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy (STEP); Michael Ryan (Commentator), Director of Creative and Innovative Economy Center and Professor at George Washington University;Rahim Rezaie (Commentator), PhD Candidate, McLaughlin-Rotman Centre for Global Health, University of Toronto; Co-author of recent Nature Biotechnology article, "Brazilian health biotech: Fostering crosstalk between public and private sectors"

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2014 Brazil Economic Conference

October 10, 2014 // 8:00am2:30pm

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