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Doing Business with Brazil, featuring Rio Grande do Sul

BayBrazil

Monday, October 1, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

Santa Clara, CA

Doing Business with Brazil, featuring Rio Grande do Sul

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Rio Grande do Sul is one of the strongest Brazilian economies and is at the center of a market of US$ 2.1 trillion.

Its ICT sector, technology parks, highly skilled workforce, significant field of research and development, top ranked universities and the companies already established in the area (SAP, Microsoft, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, IBM) make Rio Grande do Sul to be known as the Brazilian Southern Silicon Valley.

With an increasing number of local companies, start-ups and a very specialized supply chain, Rio Grande do Sul is also growing as a hub for business in the Mercosur market.

Join us to hear about the business opportunities in the state in sectors such as ITC, semiconductors, infrastructure, housing, airport expansion, subway, wind farms, automotive and offshore industry.

Agenda:

5:30pm-6:30pm Registration & cocktail

6:30pm-7:30pm Presentations

Rio Grande do Sul, the Southern Brazilian powerhouse

 Speaker: Marcus Coester – President, Rio Grande do Sul Development Agency

 ICT Industry and Supply Chain in Rio Grande do Sul

Speaker: Ricardo Felizzola – Vice-President, Federation of Industries

ICT Policy in Rio Grande do Sul

Speaker: Marcelo Lopes – President, Badesul Southern Development Bank

7:30pm-8:30pm Q & A and Networking

A complimentary cocktail with appetizers and drinks will be served.

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When & Where


Silicon Valley Bank
3005 Tasman Dr
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Monday, October 1, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)


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BayBrazil

BayBrazil fosters communication and entrepreneurship among professionals who work with or wish to develop connections with Brazil, the fastest growing economy in the Western world.

Our mission is to build a community of professionals, entrepreneurs, investors, students and scholars across a wide range of sectors including high tech, green tech, renewable energy, culture, finance, and education and to connect that community with forward-thinking business, government and education leaders in Brazil.

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