The Center for American Studies at the Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation, the Woodrow Wilson Center Brazil Institute, and Prospectiva Consultants present "Innovation in Brazil: Public Policies and Business Strategies." The event marks the conclusion of a series of seminars on innovation that have been held during the past two years in Washington and São Paulo.

Ricardo Sennes, professor at Pontifícia Universidade Católica – São Paulo and Associate Director at Prospectiva Consultants, will discuss his recent work and incorporate both public policies and business strategies in an effort to address the challenges of innovation in Brazil. Following presentations by Sennes and professor Carlos Américo Pacheco (UNICAMP) on recent advances in the field of innovation in Brazil, specialists will offer comments and propose some ideas for establishing a comprehensive Brazilian innovation agenda.