This event will be held at the U.S.-Brazil Business Council

The Briefing Center

1615 H St NW 

Washington, DC 200062

BUSBC Member: $25.00 
[Please contact Mariana Yazbek for the member access code]
Non-BUSBC Member: $40.00


Senator Richard D. Lugar is the Republican leader of the Foreign Relations Committee and a member and former chairman of the Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee.  Senator Lugar is a longtime advocate of furthering the relationship between the United States and Brazil.  He introduced the United States-Brazil Energy Cooperation Pact in 2007, twice urged President Obama to negotiate a U.S.-Brazil Tax Treaty, and welcomed the 2010 U.S.-Brazil temporary agreement to avoid nearly $1 billion in trade relatiation against U.S. goods and intellectual property rights connected to the WTO Cotton Case. He is a proponent of farm programs reforms that would lead to a definitive solution to the dispute.

Brazil Forum is the premier event series focused on Brazil-U.S. trade and investment policy issues. The series fosters in-depth discussions of developments in the growing bilateral commercial and economic relationship and features prominent speakers from the Brazilian and U.S. governments, as well as business leaders and influential scholars. It provides members with opportunities to network with policymakers and potential partners.