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2017 Brazil Economic Conference


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Brazil is turning the corner! Economic growth is accelerating, the reform agenda is underway, and business leaders are anticipating the future.Organized annually for over 20 years, the conference coincides with the fall meetings of the World Bank and IMF.

Confirmed speakers are Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles, Central Bank Governor Ilan Goldfajn, President of BNDES Paulo Rabelloo de Castro, and Brazil’s Ambassador to the U.S. Sergio Amaral. Their comments will be supplemented with thoughtful discussions from former and current IMF officials, senior corporate executives, and leading economists and political consultants. Speakers will present their views on the micro reform agenda, multi-national participation, and Brazil’s economic and political outlook. Don’t miss what is sure to be an exciting discussion!


CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

 CONFERENCE LUNCHEON SPEAKER
H.E. Henrique Meirelles, Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance of Brazil

CONFERENCE KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Ilan Goldfajn, Governor, Central Bank of Brazil

WELCOMING REMARKS
Ambassador Sergio Amaral, Ambassador of Brazil to the U.S., Embassy of Brazil

SPECIAL PRESENTATION
Paulo Rabello de Castro, President, Brazilian Development Bank – BNDES


AGENDA TOPICS & PANELISTS

SEEKING GROWTH AND COMPETITIVENESS THROUGH REFORM
Meg Lundsager, Public Policy Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Antonio Spilimbergo, Assistant Director, International Monetary Fund

PROPECTS FOR INVESTING
Trevor Gunn, Vice President, International Relations, Medtronic
Shannon Herzfeld, Vice President, Global Government Relations, Arches Daniel Midland
Richard Mayfield, Executive Vice President and CFO, Walmart International

BRAZIL ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL OUTLOOK
Alexandre Bassoli, Chief Economist, Opportunity Asset Mangement
Zeina Latif, Chief Economist, XP Investments
Chris Garman, Managing Director for the Americas, Eurasia Group


Member: Free
Non Member: $ 350
Bronze Sponsor : $ 5,000
Silver Sponsor: $ 10,000
Gold Sponsor: $ 15,000

For non-members, please register directly with the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of New York here.
Contact Bruno Schwartz or call 202-463-5768.

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Details

Date:
October 13
Time:
8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Venue

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1615 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20062 United States
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