Events

Beyond Smart Cities: How Cities Network, Learn and Innovate

May 24, 2012 // 3:00pm4:30pm
To achieve the real promise of smart cities—that is to create the conditions of continuous learning and innovation that has led cities like Seattle, Barcelona, Ahmedabad and Curitiba to keep pace with economic change—we need to understand what is below the surface of smart and connected places. Yet, city learning is a blind spot in policy on urban development and city innovation.

New Directions in Brazil's Innovation System: Lessons for the Global Economy?

May 16, 2012 // 3:00pm5:00pm
On Wednesday, May 16th, the Brazil Institute hosted a discussion with Public Policy Scholar Dr. Ted Hewitt to discuss innovation in Brazil.
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Why the U.S. Is Not Destined to Decline: A Debate

May 02, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Robert Lieber, author of the new book "Power and Willpower in the American Future: Why the US is Not Destined to Decline" will debate the book’s premise with Michael Mandelbaum, Christian A. Herter Professor of American Foreign Policy, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
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The GEF at 20

April 11, 2012 // 3:00pm5:00pm
On April 11th, Monique Barbut of the Global Environment Facility will discuss climate change and the lead up to the Rio+20 conference.

Brazil-U.S.: Partnership for the 21st Century With Her Excellency Dilma Rousseff, President of Brazil

April 09, 2012 // 8:00am6:00pm
On April 9, a conference convenes on President Dilma Rousseff's visit to Washington, D.C.

A Press Roundtable on President Dilma Rousseff's Visit to Washington

April 05, 2012 // 8:30am10:00am
On April 5, the Inter-American Dialogue and the Brazil Institute will hold a press roundtable to discuss President Rousseff's visit to Washington, D.C.

Second Congressional Study Mission on Innovation: United Kingdom

April 01, 2012 // 10:30amApril 03, 2012 // 12:00pm
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Is Brazil's New Industrial Policy Working?

March 29, 2012 // 10:30am12:30pm
On Thursday, March 29, the Brazil Institute and the Brazil-US Business Council host a discussion with Mauro Borges Lemos on the Greater Brazil Plan.
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A Conversation on Climate Change with Brazilian Expert Luiz Gylvan Meira Filho

March 28, 2012 // 3:00pm5:00pm
On Wednesday, March 28, the Brazil Institute invites Dr. Luiz Gylvan Meira Filho to discuss climate change.
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A Conference on U.S.-Brazil Relations on the Eve of President Dilma Rousseff's First Visit to Washington, D.C.

March 12, 2012 // 9:00am11:30am
On March 12, the Brazil Institute will host a seminar to assess the state of U.S.-Brazil relations and preview President Dilma Rousseff's visit.

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