For over twenty years the Brazil Economic Conference has been organized to provide participants with crucial insight into the current and future situation of Brazil. The Conference is held in Washington during the month of October to coincide with the Annual Meeting of the IMF/World Bank. The Conference features keynote addresses by the Finance Minister of Brazil and the President of the Central Bank, and participation by the Brazilian and US Ambassadors, as well as bankers, investors, and corporations who are in Washington for the Annual Meeting.
The Conference is organized in partnership with the Brazil-U.S. Business Council, affiliated with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Wilson Center. The Conference generates attendance by over 200 representatives from the community interested in Brazilian-American business, including top executives from the public and private sectors, fund managers, financial analysts, members of the press and representatives from the academic and government spheres.
Organized annually for over 20 years, the Brazil Economic Conference coincides with the fall meetings of the World Bank and IMF. The roster of speakers includes the leading economic and financial leaders of Brazil, who are in Washington for the annual meetings. Attending are business leaders, investors and analysts, academia and government.
This conference will be held in partnership with Brazil-U.S. Business Council.
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Ted Helms, Executive Director, BRAZILIAN-AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Cassia Carvalho, Executive Director, BRAZIL-U.S. BUSINESS COUNCIL
BRAZIL’S INSERTION INTO THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
CAPITAL MARKETS OVERVIEW: REASON FOR OPTIMISM
Alexandre Bettamio, CEO for Latin America, BANK OF AMERICA, and President & Chairman of the Board, BRAZILIAN-AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
PRIVATIZATION AND FINANCING INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS IN BRAZIL
BRAZIL ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL OUTLOOK
Ana Paula Vescovi, Chief Economist, SANTANDER, São Paulo
Fernando Honorato Barbosa, Chief Economist, BRADESCO, São Paulo
Shelly Shetty, Senior Director, FITCH Ratings, New York
Thiago Aragão, Director of Institutional Strategy, ARKO Advice, Brasília
José Carlos Carvalho, Chief Economist & Partner, PAINEIRAS INVESTIMENTOS, Rio de Janeiro
Moderator Paulo Vieira da Cunha, Partner, VERBANK CONSULTING, LLC
Discussion of the current economic and political outlook in Brazil by economists, analysts, and political consultants.
The Economic Conference is an opportunity to participate in meaningful exchange with government leaders and businesses and opinion makers. The speakers and the audience are represented by business executives from the top U.S. and Brazilian companies, government officials of all ranks and areas, and leaders from both countries. Together, they constitute an excellent channel for companies looking to highlight their businesses in Brazil and strengthen their branding and public relations profile.
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