Building on 2009’s successful event, the Financial Times is again partnering with Valor Economico to present the Brazil Infrastructure Summit, taking place May 10-11 at the Copacabana Palace Hotel in Rio de Janeiro.
Continued efforts by the Brazilian Government to improve energy and infrastructure initiatives, plus critical 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games preparations have turned Brazil into a land of opportunity for international investors and organizations. This timely event will bring together key senior government officials, global business leaders and financing experts to examine and discuss the latest developments, investment challenges and opportunities that exist in Brazilian infrastructure.
Financial Times Brazil Correspondent Jonathan Wheatley will conduct an exclusive FT Interview with Her Excellency Dilma Rousseff, Presidential Candidate for the Worker’s Party.
Program Highlights Include:
- Panel discussions of the latest developments and future prospects for all key aspects of Brazilian infrastructure needs
- Industry expert perspectives on the latest trends and challenges concerning infrastructure investing and financing
- Opportunities for investors and business leaders to network with the Brazilian Government and corporate representatives
- First-hand views of Brazilian policy and plans for the future, and how this will affect the country’s development
Featured Speakers Include:
Sergio Cabral, Governor of the State of Rio de Janeiro
Eduardo Paes, Mayor of Rio de Janeiro
Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance of Brazil
Joaquim Levy, Secretary of Finance, State of Rio de Janeiro
Luciano Coutinho, President, BNDES-Brazilian Development Bank
Solange Paiva Vieira, Director-President, ANAC
Nelson Henrique Barbosa Filho, Economic Policy Secretary, Finance Ministry
Marcelo Araujo, Chief Executive Officer, Grupo Libra
Luiz Muniz, Managing Director, Head of Brazil, Rothschild & Co.
Eduardo Parente, President, MRS Logistica
Mark Argar, General Manager, Brazil, Pacifico Hydro
Marcio Percival Alves Pinto, Vice President of Finance, Caixa Economica
Andre Esteves, CEO, Federal BTG Pactual
Wilson Ferreira, CEO, CPFL Energia
Vitor Hallack, CEO, Camargo Correa
Otavio de Azevedo, Chairman, Andrade Gutierrez
Antonio Robert Cortes, President of Volkswagen Buses & Trucks and CEO, MAN Latin America
Joilson Ferreira, Director, Previ
Jose Roberto Bernasconi, President, SINAENCO-SP (National Association of Architectural and Consulting Engineering Companies, Sao Paulo Section)
Michael Flaxman, COO, Accor Hospitality Americas and Member of Executive Committee, Accor
D. Juan-Miguel Villar Mir, Presidente del Consejo de Administracion, Grupo OHL
For further speaker and program information, please visit our web site at www.ftconferences.com/brazil2010
Who should attend?
Senior decision-makers related to infrastructure development and financing in Brazil and beyond, including regulators and government officials, developers, investment bankers, private equity investors, fund managers, contractors, architects, consultants and other service providers.
There is no cost to attend this event. To apply for attendance, please visit www.ftconferences.com/brazil2010, or contact Annette Berry at email@example.com or