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2017 Brasilia Conference – Brazil’s Agenda for Investment and Growth

Brazil's President Michel Temer

(Image: Roey Yohai Photography)

March 17, 2017

New York, March 17, 2017—The President of Brazil Michel Temer will deliver a keynote address at the Council of the Americas inaugural Latin American Cities Conferences—Brasilia on Tuesday, March 21, 8:30 a.m. (see the agenda). The half-day conference organized in partnership with Apex-Brasil will bring together top government officials, investors, and business leaders to discuss the country’s economic outlook, trade, investment agenda, and infrastructure. This conference will be webcast live.


REGISTRATION REQUIRED: mediarelations@as-coa.org | +1 212-277-8384 or +1 212-277-8333. Please note that only previously registered media will be admitted to the event.


Confirmed speakers at AS/COA’s Brasilia conference include Aloysio Nunes Ferreira, Brazil's Minister of Foreign Affairs; Henrique Meirelles, Brazil's Minister of Finance; Marcos Pereira, Brazil's Minister of Industry, Foreign Trade, and Services; Dyogo Oliveira, Brazil's Minister of Planning, Development, and Management; Wellington Moreira Franco, Brazil's Minister of the General Secretariat of the Presidency; Ilan Goldfajn, Governor, Brazil's Central Bank; Roberto Jaguaribe, President, Apex-Brasil; Bernerd Da Santos, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), The AES Corporation; Rafael Guedes, Managing Director, Fitch Ratings, Brazil; Donna Hrinak, President, Latin America and Caribbean, Boeing; Rogerio Mendonça, President and CEO, GE Oil & Gas Latin America; Enrique Ostalé, President and CEO, Walmart Latin America, India, and Africa; Samantha Pearson, Brazil Correspondent, Wall Street Journal (moderator); Alexei Remizov, Managing Director & Co-Head of Debt Capital Markets Latin America, HSBC Securities; Hugo Villegas, President, Medtronic Latin America; Susan Segal, President and CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas; and Brian Winter, Vice President of Policy, Americas Society/Council of the Americas (moderator).


Tune into the live webcast here.


2017 Latin American Cities Conferences – Brasilia
“Brazil’s Agenda for Investment and Growth”

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Registration: 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Presentation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Royal Tulip Brasilia Alvorada
SHTN - Trecho 01 Conj 1B - Bl C
Brasilia, Brazil
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Press inquiries: COA Media Relations | mediarelations@as-coa.org | +1-212-277-8384 or +1-212-277-8333.