BayBrazil & AmCham Brasil present:
How to do business and invest in Brazil – opportunities in innovation & technology
When: Oct 29, 2013, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Location: Kellogg Auditorium, Silicon Valley Bank, 3005 Tasman Drive, Santa Clara, CA
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Brazil is the 7th largest economy in the world, with strong economic stability and growth potential.
The IT sector represents 5% of Brazil’s GDP. Currently, the country has 31 tech parks and other 17 are under development. Investments in innovation & technology are critical for Brazil’s continued growth, creating great opportunities for foreign companies.
Our event will highlight current projects and opportunities in Brazil’s Innovation & Technology sectors and bring experts to talk about practical aspects of doing business in Brazil.
5:30pm Registration & cocktail
6:15pm Welcome Remarks
6:25pm Opening Remarks – Eduardo Prisco Paraiso Ramos, Consul General of Brazil in SF
6:35pm Panel discussion “Doing business in Brazil: General Aspects”
Understanding Branding in Brazil – Suzane Strehlau, ESPM
Understanding M&A in Brazil – Silvia Pachikoski, RPSN
Aspects of IT Law in Brazil – Helio Moraes, Pinhão & Koiffman Partner
7:25pm Panel discussion “IT opportunities and Regulation in Brazil”
Sergio Pessoa, General Manager, APEX
Luciano Almeida, Investe São Paulo President
Mariana Pfitzner, Economic Develop Director, Campinas City Hall
8:15pm Q&A and Networking