2013 Brazil Economic Conference

October 11, 2013 // 8:00am2:30pm


A full video of the conference can be accessed here.




Top executives from the public and private sectors, fund managers, financial analysts, and representatives from the academia and government spheres will meet FridayOctober 11, in WashingtonD.C. to discuss the future of Latin America’s largest economy and the main challenges currently posed to its development.


Henrique Meirelles, Chairman of Lazard Americas, J&F Investimentos and the Olympic Public Committee; and Professor Luciano Coutinho, President of the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES), have confirmed their participation as keynote speakers.  Opening remarks will be provided by Minister Miriam Belchior (Planning, Budget and Management); and Ambassador of Brazil to the United States, H.E. Mauro Vieira.


Other speakers already confirmed are: Donna Hrinak, President of Boeing BrazilGary Spulak, President of Embraer Aircraft Holding, Inc.David Neeleman, Chairman & CEO of Azul Linhas Aereas BrasileirasMurilo Portugal, President of FEBRABAN; Joaquim Levy, CEO of Bradesco Asset ManagementPaulo Sotero, Director of the Brazil Institute at The Woodrow Wilson CenterGeoff Dryer, Foreign Policy Correspondent at the Financial Times; and Marcos Troyjo, Director of the BRICLAB/Columbia University.



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Time: 8:00 am – 2:30 pm

Location: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center – Pavilion Room

                  1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW

                  Washington, D.C., 20004

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