PROGRAMME

The Brazil Forum UK 2017 will be held at the London School of Economics on May 13 and at the University of Oxford on May 14. Check out the programme for both days.

**All lectures will have simultaneous translation**

Disclaimer: the programme is subject to changes

8:00 – 8:50

Registration

8:50

Opening

Professor Francisco Panizza, London School of Economics and Political Science

9:00

Brazil Forum UK Honorary President

Luís Roberto Barroso, Supreme Court Justice in Brazil

10:00

Panel 1 | Gender and Sexual Diversity

“Gender Equity in Brazil: challenges and perspectives”

Djamila Ribeiro, Philosopher
Amara Moira, Writer

11:00

Coffee Break 

11:30

Round table 1 | Sustainability

“From Economic Growth to Sustainable Development: the Transition to a Green Economy”

Elizabeth Farina, President of UNICA
Guilherme Leal, Founder and co-chairman of Natura
Izabella Teixeira, former Minister of the Environment of Brazil
Carlos Rittl, Executive Secretary of Observatório do Clima

13:00

Lunch

14:00

Round-table 2 | Business

“Efficiency and Dynamism: How effective Business can transform Brazilian Economy”

Claudia Sender, TAM CEO (Latam Group)
Marcos Jank, Agrobusiness Specialist
Armando Monteiro, Congressman and former President of Confederação Nacional da Indústria (CNI)
Roberto Quiroga Mosquera, Partner at Mattos Filho

15:30

Coffee Break 

16:00

Keynote | Social Development

Patrus Ananias, Congressman and former Minister of Social Development and Fight Against Hunger in Brazil

17:00

Round table 3 | Law

“Rebalancing powers: the roles of  the Judiciary  in the contemporary Brazilian democracy”

Sérgio Moro, Federal Judge in Brazil
José Eduardo Cardozo, Lawyer, Law Professor and former Attorney-General for the Federal Government in Brazil
Ricardo Villas Bôas Cueva, Justice at Superior Court of Justice in Brazil
José Alexandre Buaiz, Partner at Pinheiro Neto

18:30 to 18:40

Final remarks 

Maria Antonia de Carli, president of the LSE Brazilian Society

8:00 – 8:50

Registration

8:50

Opening session

Dr Vijay Rangarajan, CMG, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Brazil
Professor Karthik Ramanna (Blavatnik School of Government)

09:35

Round-table 4 | Economy

“Labor and Social Security: Reflections on the Impacts on the Brazilian Economy”

Roberto Setúbal, CEO of Itaú Unibanco
Otaviano Canuto, Executive Director at the Board of the International Monetary Fund for Brazil and other countries
Esther Dweck, Professor at UFRJ and Economic Adviser of the Regional Development Committee of the Senate of Brazil
Delaíde Arantes, Minister of the High Court of Labour in Brazil

11:05

Coffee Break

11:25

Educa Foundation

Guilherme Silva, MPP at University of Oxford

11:30

Panel 2 | Education

“Perspectives for Education in a Context of Social, Economic and Political Changes”

Cláudia Costin, Director of the Center for Excellence and Innovation in Educational Policy at FGV-RJ and former Director of Global Education at the World Bank
Fernando Haddad, Political Science Professor, former Minister of Education and former Mayor of the city of São Paulo

12:30

Lunch

13:30

Brazil Forum Interview

Thiago Soares, Principal of The Royal Ballet in London

14:00

Round-table 5 | Brazil in global perspective

“Brazil in a World of Growing Divisions”

Dr Peter Collecott, CMG, Canning House Chairman and former UK Ambassador in Brazil
Maurício Santoro, Political Scientist
Silio Boccanera, Journalist and Presenter of “Milênio” and “Sem Fronteiras” for GloboNews
Luciana Nobrega Loureiro, Partner at Trench, Rossi and Watanabe

15:30

Coffee Break

15:50 

Round-table 6 | Politics

“The Future of Politics and Democracy Post-Impeachment and Lava Jato”

Ciro Gomes, former governor of the State of Ceará in Brazil
Rodrigo Maia, President of the Chamber of Deputies of Brazil
Dr. Timothy J. Power, Director of the Brazilian Studies Programme at the University of Oxford
Jacques Wagner, former Governor of the State of Bahia and former Chief of Staff of the Presidency of the Republic in Brazil

17:20 

Keynote | Economics

André Lara Resende, Senior Research Fellow at Columbia University

18:20 to 18:40

Final remarks

Rodrigo Mota, Brazil Forum UK
Fernanda Farina, president of the Oxford University Brazilian Society

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when and WHERE?

May 13th, 8am to 5pm at the London School of Economics
May 14th, 8am to 5pm at the University of Oxford

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