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Infrastructure Brasil

Brazil GovtThe official event organized by the Government of Brazil on business opportunities offered by Brazil’s Logistics Investment Program.

Brazil has launched a package of infrastructure projects valued in billions—railways, roads, ports and airports—which will soon be up for bid. INFRASTRUCTURE BRASIL is a unique opportunity to learn first-hand about these projects from the ministers in charge, interact with key-decision makers, strengthen your Brazilian network, and schedule one-on-one meetings to get the details.

The event is part of the official program of President Dilma Rousseff’s Visit to the United States.

Key participants include:

  • Nelson Barbosa, Minister of Planning, Budget and Management
  • Antonio Carlos Rodrigues, Minister of Transportation
  • Edinho Araújo, Secretary of Ports
  • Eliseu Padilha, Secretary of Civil Aviation
  • Luciano Coutinho, President, Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES)
  • Josias Sampaio Cavalcante Júnior, President, Enterprise of Planning and Logistics (EPL)

Lunch and afternoon pre-scheduled private meetings from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. with Brazilian Government experts in:

  • Ports
  • Airports
  • Highways
  • Railways
  • Financial instruments
  • General information on how to invest in Brazil

Participation is free. Pre-registration and more information available at: http://infrastructureBrasil.brasilexport.gov.br


8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.


9:00 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.

Opening Remarks:

Nelson Barbosa, Minister of Planning, Budget and Management

9:20 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.

PANEL I – Projects: New Infrastructure Concessions

Keynote Speakers:

Antonio Carlos Rodrigues, Minister of Transportation

Edson Coelho Araújo, Minister of the Secretariat of Ports

Eliseu Padilha, Minister of the Secretariat of Civil Aviation

Moderator: Susan L. Segal, President & CEO, Americas Society and Council of Americas


Ministry of Transportation

Secretariat of Ports

Secretariat of Civil Aviation

10:35 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.


10:45 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.

Presentation on How to Invest in Brazil

David Barioni Neto, President, APEX, Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 a.m.

PANEL II – Finance: Financial Instruments for Brazil’s Infrastructure Market

Keynote Speaker: Luciano Coutinho, President, Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES)

Moderator: Laurence Fink, CEO, Blackrock


Paulo Guilherme Farah Corrêa, Secretary for Economic Monitoring, Ministry of Finance

Murilo Portugal, President of the Brazilian Federations of Bank (FEBRABAN)

Denise Pavarina, President of the Brazilian Association of Financial and Capital Markets Institutions (ANBIMA)

12:15 p.m. – 12:25 p.m.


12:30 p.m – 1:00 p.m.

Closing remarks:

Her Excellency Dilma Rousseff, President of the Federative Republic of Brazil

1:00 p.m.


2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Pre-scheduled “one-on-one” meetings

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June 29, 2015
9:00 am - 2:00 pm


New York Palace
455 Madison Avenue
New York, NY United States
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