About BIF

Brasil Investment Forum 2022

The Brasil Investment Forum 2022 (BIF 22) will be the 5thedition of the largest foreign investment attraction event in Latin America. Organized by ApexBrasil, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Federal Government, it will take place on June 14 and 15, 2022.

 

In 2022, the Forum will keep its traditional proposal to present investment opportunities and highlight the evolution of the business environment in the country. Strategic sectors will be addressed, such as agribusiness, infrastructure, energy, and information technology. Topics of interest to investors will also be discussed, such as new business models, equity investment initiatives and movements in global value chains.

 

This BIF will be in a hybrid format (the in-person places have already been filled). If you wish to receive more information about the in-person event, please click here. Several panels, with authorities, executives from major companies in Brazil and the world, and experts from various sectors, will be streamed with simultaneous translation into Portuguese and English.

 

Participants will also be able to make business contacts and find virtual booths where they can seek support to develop their projects in Brazil. The networking platform will be made available to registrants ahead of the event.

 

Speakers

Meet the speakers

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Schedule (São Paulo Time Zone, GMT -3)

Opening Ceremony

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Jair Messias Bolsonaro

President of Brazil

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Mauricio Claver-Carone

President of IDB

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Ambassador Carlos Alberto Franco França

Minister of Foreign Affairs

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Paulo Guedes

Minister of Economy

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Augusto Pestana

CEO of ApexBrasil

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Keynote: BRAZILIAN ECONOMY

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Paulo Guedes

Minister of Economy

Keynote: GLOBAL ECONOMY

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Greg Barton

Moderator

Founder and CEO of BNamericas

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Sir Martin Sorrell

Executive Chairman at S4 Capital

Panel 1: ECONOMY

Understanding Trends and Spotting Opportunities

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Esteves Pedro Colnago Júnior

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Special Secretary of Treasury and Budget at Ministry of Economy

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Caio Mario Paes de Andrade

Deputy Minister of Administration and Digital Transformation at Ministry of Economy

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Christopher Podgorski

President and CEO of Scania Latin America

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Miguel Gularte

CEO of Marfrig Global Foods

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Sir Martin Sorrell

Executive Chairman at S4 Capital

Lunch

Panel 2: Introducing Brazil

The Largest Investment Destination in Latin America

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Carlos Da Costa

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Chief of Ministry of Economy’s Office at Washington

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André Clark

Senior Vice President of Siemens Energy Latin America

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Cristina Palmaka

President of SAP Latin America and Caribbean

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Richard Martínez Alvarado

Vice-President for Countries of IDB

IDB Exclusive Session: Opening remarks by Mauricio Claver-Carone, President of IDB

Private Sector-Led Impact in Brazil: How Investment Catalyzes Development and Sustainability

IDB Exclusive Session: Panel 1

Generating Social and Environmental Impact in Private Sector Led Development

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Jessica L. Bedoya

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Chief of Staff and Chief Strategy Officer of IDB

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Edmar Prado Lopes Neto

CFO/CAO/Investor Relations at Movida Participações

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Luis Pita

General Manager for Brazil at Atlas Renewable Energy

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Karla Bertocco

Partner at Mauá Capital

IDB Exclusive Session: Panel 2

Development and Growth Through Opportunities of infrastructure PPPs

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Morgan Doyle

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Representative of the IDB Group in Brazil

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Diego Antônio Link

Special Assessor of Infrastructure Development Secretariat (PPI), Ministry of Economy

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Michelle Roncalio

Secretary at Santa Catarina Treasury

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Andrés Pires

CFO of Aegea Saneamento

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Fábio Abrahão

Vice President of Concessions and Privatizations of Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES)

Thematic Discussions 1 & 2

Thematic Discussion 1: SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENTS

The Investor's Perspective: Why Sustainable Investments are so Closely Connected to Brazil?

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Bruno Caldas Aranha

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Diretor of Credit for Productive, Social and Enviroinment at BNDES

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Ana Buchaim

Executive Director for People, Marketing, Communication and Sustainability at B3

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Marcela Porto

Director of Communication and Brand at Suzano

Thematic Discussion 2: OECD

Brazil's Entry into the OECD and the Impacts for Investors

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Susana Cordeiro Guerra

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Manager of Institutions for Development at IDB

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Ana Novik

Head of Investment Division at OECD

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Marcelo Guaranys

Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Economy

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Minister Celso de Tarso Pereira

General Coordination for OECD Affairs at Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Coffee-Break

Panels 3 & 4

Panel 3: ENERGY

Energy to Grow: Expansion, Diversification and Sustainability of Sources for the Development of Brazil

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Ariel Yépez-Garcia

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Manager of the Infrastructure and Energy Sector of IDB

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Alessandro Gregori

CFO of AES Brasil

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João Paulo Gualberto da Silva

Managing Director of WEG Energy

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Nicola Cotugno

Country Manager of Enel Brazil

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Rafael Chaves

Chief Sustainability and Institutional Relations Officer

Panel 4: REAL ESTATE

Investment Opportunities in the Brazilian Real Estate Market

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José Carlos Martins

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President of the Brazilian Chamber of the Construction Industry (CBIC)

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Dietrich Heidtmann

Managing Director and Head of International Capital Markets, GTIS Partners

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Diogo Mac Cord de Faria

Deputy Minister for Privatizations at Ministry of Economy

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Emilio Izquierdo Merlo

CEO of MARAEY

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Hugo Pierre Furtado

CEO Founder of Growth Tech

Panels 5 & 6

Panel 5: TECHNOLOGY

Opportunities in IT: AI, 5G and Cybersecurity

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Igor Calvet

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President of Brazilian Agency for Industrial Development (ABDI)

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Irene Arias Hofman

CEO of IDB Lab

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Lincoln Mattos

Founder and CEO at Tempest Security Intelligence

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Marcelo Braga

President of IBM Brazil

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Paulo César Alvim

Minister of Science, Technology and Innovations

Panel 6: INFRASTRUCTURE

Infrastructure and Competitiveness

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Gustavo Favaron

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Global CEO and Managing Partner of the GRI Group

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Bruno Westin

Special Secretary of the Investment Partnerships Program (PPI)

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James Scriven

CEO of IDB Invest

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Marcelo Sampaio

Minister of Infrastructure

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Marco Cauduro

CEO of CCR Group

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Almirante Anatalicio Risden Junior

Director-General for Brazil of Itaipu Binacional

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Keynote: GLOBAL VALUE CHAINS

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Liel Miranda

President of Mondelēz International

Panel 7

Brazilian Competitiveness in the Face of New Global Production Trends

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Fabrizio Opertti

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Manager of the Integration and Trade Sector of IDB

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Daniella Marques

Special Secretary of Productivity and Competitiveness at the Ministry of Economy

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Eduardo Ricotta

Presidente da Vestas América Latina

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Floriano Peixoto Vieira Neto

President of the Brazil Post

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João Francisco Ribeiro

Presidente de Unilever Brasil Industrial

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Lucas Ferraz

Secretary of Foreign Trade at Ministry of Economy

Thematic Discussions 3 & 4

Thematic Discussion 3: MARKET ECONOMY

Economic Policies that Generate Results

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Lucas Fiuza

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Business Director of ApexBrasil

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Gabriel Fiuza de Bragança

Secretário Adjunto de Desenvolvimento de Infraestrutura do Ministério da Economia

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Martha Seillier

Executive Director of Brazil and Suriname at IDB

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Vladimir Kuhl Teles

Professor at the São Paulo School of Economics at Fundação Getúlio Vargas (EESP/FGV)

Thematic Discussion 4: TRENDS

Post-Pandemic Digital Transformations

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Tiago Alves

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CEO Brazil of IWG

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Yana Dumaresq

Regional Director of Public Policy at Meta

Coffee-Break

Panels 8 & 9

Panel 8: AGRIBUSINESS

Brazil at the Forefront of Agricultural Technology

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Marcos Jank

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Coordinator of the "Insper Agro Global" Center, INSPER

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Celso Moretti

President of Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa)

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Francisco Jardim

Co-Founder and Managing Partner at SP Ventures

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João Campos

CEO da Seara Alimentos

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Lorival Luz

CEO of BRF

Panel 9: INNOVATION

Brazil Venture Capital Hub in Latin America

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James Mawson

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Founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Mawsonia

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Eduardo Capobianco Zaidan

Founder e COO of Futurum Capital

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Peter Seiffert

Founder and CEO of Valetec Capital

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Piero Minardi

Managing Partner at Warburg Pincus

CLOSING REMARKS

Perspectives of Brazilian Investments and Image

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Almirante Flávio Augusto Viana Rocha

Special Secretary of Strategic Affairs at Presidency of the Republic

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Lucas Fiuza

Business Director of ApexBrasil

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The Brasil Investment Forum 2021 highlighted the Investment opportunities in strategic sectors of the Brazilian economy, such as infrastructure, energy, agribusiness, technology and innovation.

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  • +70 speakers
  • +100 countries represented

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