Agenda

2nd U.S.-Brazil Innovation Summit

Monday, 20 September / Georgetown University

 The Council on Competitiveness, the Brazilian Competitiveness Movement, the Brazilian Agency for Industrial Development, Georgetown University – with the participation of several partner institutions – hosted a series of “Mini-Innovation Learning Laboratories” and strategic meetings for Summit participants.

2:00 - 4:30pm

A series of concurrent “Mini-Innovation Learning Laboratories” and strategic meetings for Summit participants

Accelerating Innovation: Technology Transfer & Commercialization

Brazil Diaspora

Innovation, Law and Development Symposium

Business/Technology Roundtable: Energy and Smart Grids

Business/Technology Roundtable: Investment and Risk Climate for Innovation

6:00pm

2nd U.S.-Brazil Innovation Summit Welcome Reception

7:00pm

2nd U.S.-Brazil Innovation Summit Opening Dinner


2nd U.S.-Brazil Innovation Summit

Tuesday, 21 September / Georgetown University Conference Center

7:30am

Good Morning – Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:00am

Opening Remarks

8:30am

Where We Have Been – and Where We Are Going.

9:00am

Energy and Water Are Everything: How Do We Meet Global Demand and Manage Critical Resources?

10:30am

Break

11:00am

Hunger and Health: How Do We Feed the World and Innovate at the Frontier of Biosciences?

12:00pm

Leadership Dialogue

12:30pm

Luncheon Keynote

1:45pm

Smart Places: How Do We Foster Creativity and Innovation in a World of Rapid Urbanization?

2:45pm

Leadership Dialogue: The New, Innovation-Based U.S.-Brazil Commercial Dialogue

3:15pm

Break

3:30pm

Afternoon Perspective: Financing Innovation in Brazil

3:45pm

Smart Infrastructure for Innovation: What Is in the 21st Century Toolbox?

4:45pm

Making Things: What Does Manufacturing Look Like in the 21st Century – and How Can the United States and Brazil Lead?

5:45pm

The Next Chapter in the U.S.-Brazil Innovation Journey: 2011 and Beyond

Partners

  • Movimento Brasil Competitivo
  • Brazillian Agency for Industrial Development
  • Georgetown University

About the Summit

The 2nd U.S.-Brazil Innovation Summit engaged leaders in creating a new model for innovation-driven growth at the heart of 21st century prosperity and hemispheric integration.