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Monday, October 19, 2009
8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Sutton Place Hotel

The Brazilian Consulate in Vancouver and the CCA present the most important event on Brazil ever done in BC.


There are many opportunities for business between Brazilian and Canadian counterparts. This outstanding event will take place in Vancouver, on October 19, 2009, with the support of the Trade Promotion Department of the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Relations. This is the most important business event on Brazil ever made in Vancouver.

The event will focus upon the current main projects of infrastructure in Brazil, in the context of the national Growth-Acceleratng Program (PAC), and the possibilities of investments and joint ventures in such important areas as energy and mining. The program comprises brief presentations on macroeconomic indicators of the Brazilian economy; the projects included in the PAC, as well as specific energetic and mining topics, and will offer a lot of room for the exchange of information and possible initial deals among its participants, which is limited to 100 guests.

The Brazilian key speakers include the Secretary for International Relations of the Brazilian Ministry of Planning, Alexandre Rosa, the federal Deputy Vice-Minister for Mines and Energy, Francisco Romário Wojcicki, as well as senior representatives from the National Agency for Petroleum and the Brazilian oil company PETROBRAS.

If you want to participate in this event, which is aimed to promote stronger links in the areas of trade and investment between two of the ten largest economies in the world, please contact us. As this event is by invitation only we cannot guarantee availability, but we reserved few places for companies doing or interested on doing business in Brazil.


By invitation only

If you are interested in attending this event please email the Brazilian Consulate.

info@consbrasvancouver.org or info@cca-bc.com


8:30am – registration of participants and refreshments

9am-9:10am – Opening remarks – Ambassador Fernando Jacques de Magalhães Pimenta, Consul General of Brazil in Vancouver, and Andre Nudelman, Chairman, Canadian Council for the Americas BC

9:10-9:30am – “New Projects for the generation and transmission of energy” and “The mining sector in Brazil”, Dr. Francisco Romário Wojcicki, Under-Secretary of Energy, Ministry of Mines and Energy

9:30-9:50am – Q&A

9:50-10:05am – Break

10:05-10:25am – “Bidding rounds for oil and natural gas”, Dr Nelson Narciso Filho, Director, Brazilian Oil, Natural Gas and Biofuels Agency (ANP)

10:25-10:45am – “Supply of goods to the oil industry”, Dr. Mário Tavares, Advisor to the President of PETROBRAS and PAC Coordinator10:45-11:05am – Q&A

11:05-11:25am – Additional presentation, if needed

11:25-11:35am – Q&A

11:35-11:50am – Local authority

11:50-12:20am – Break with cocktail

12:20-1:40pm – Lunch/closing remarks

1:40-3:00pm – One on one meetings