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Bring Tesla Gigafactory-2 to Portugal!:
The idea of this event is a simple one, to be open to all interested in discussing the construction of Gigafactory-2 in Portugal. This event is not a general assembly, it's a conference and is limited to the venue's capacity to 150 attendees. We want to:
1. Promote a public discussion on getting GigaFactory-2 to Portugal.
2. Inform the public and ourselves about GigaFactory-2.
3. Create a grassroots movement that shows Tesla that they are welcome in Portugal.
4. Develop strong arguments for GigaFactory-2 to Portugal.
5. Be open to every contribution that wants to get #gigainportugal
Free Live Streaming:
Can't go? No worries. The entire event will be live-streamed on the internet for free, we'll be publishing the URL at the facebook group Bring Tesla Gigafactory to Portugal!
City Council Mayors:
| Carlos Bernardes
| Luis Matias
Journalist at Radar Radio (2011 - 2016)
Journalist at Radio Europa Lisboa (2003 - 2011)
Journalist at Radio Capital (1994 - 2002)
18h00 Networking w/ Coffee
18h30 Presentation "Why 50 thousand people want Gigafactory in Portugal" by Miguel Duarte
18h45 Presentation "What we know about GigaFactory-2?" by Catarina Becker
19h00 Presentation "Why GigaFactory-2 should come to Portugal" by André Marquet
19h15 Presentation "How will Portugal attract the GigaFactory-2 Investment?" by Rui Coelho (InvestLisboa)
19h30 Presentation "The Environmental Impact of GigaFactory-2" by José Medeiros Pinto (APREN)
19h45 Pitch Sessions: "GigaFactory-2: Where in Portugal? The Perspectives of Penela and Torres Vedras"
20h15 Discussion Panel "How to win in Europe?" moderated by Mónica Figueiredo Peixoto (SBSR.FM)
20h45 Open Microphone moderated by Mónica Figueiredo Peixoto (SBSR.FM)
21h00 Announcing next actions by Miguel Duarte
Miguel Duarte is the creator of the facebook group Bring Tesla Gigafactory to Portugal! and is its lead moderator and organizer.
André Marquet is a moderator of the facebook group Bring Tesla Gigafactory to Portugal! and author of the post "19 Reasons to bring GigaFactory-2 to Portugal".
Catarina Becker is a moderator of the facebook group Bring Tesla Gigafactory to Portugal! and organizer of the kickoff event, Gigafactory-2 in Portugal.
LEAP is part of the Espaço Amoreiras business center in Lisbon. The João Bernardino Gomes room has 160 m2, capacity for 144 people, reception and lobby, catering and parking.
The Edge Group is a set of investment and venture capital holdings, led by José Luis Pinto Basto. It focuses on real estate projects and the development of complementary, always within the 'triple bottom line' philosophy, reaching the optimal balance between economic, social and environmental sustainability.
Why is this event in English?
We need to convince Tesla that Portugal is the best location for Gigafactory-2 in Europe, and we are going to capture videos and record the presentations for the video promo materials.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
We recommend you take public transportation. LEAP is 10 mins walking from Rato metro station, and there are plenty of bus options. Double check with google maps.
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Bring Tesla Gigafactory to Portugal!
Bring Tesla Gigafactory to Portugal! is a grassroots movement that wants to 1) promote a public discussion on getting GigaFactory-2 to Portugal, 2) Inform the public and ourselves about GigaFactory, 3) Create a grassroots movement that shows Tesla that they are welcome in Portugal, 4) Develop strong arguments for GigaFactory-2 to Portugal, 5) Be open to every contribution that wants to get #gigainportugal