Mario Bernardo Garnero will do the opening speech at "Brazil: A Pathway into the Future" conference, at Cornell University

Sep 19, 2012, 13:40 ET from Forum das Americas

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomorrow it will happen the second edition of the conference "Brazil: A Pathway into the future" organized by Better Brazil Foundation and Forum das Americas. The conference will take place at the prestigious Cornell Club, at Cornell University. The main focus of the debates will be on infrastructure as the backbone for development and prosperity in Brazil. Through a series of keynote lectures and panel discussions, participants will explore opportunities and challenges in developing infrastructure, energy, and human capital in the sixth largest economy in the world. A macroeconomic overview and a discussion of best practices learned through foreign direct investment will also be presented.

Mario Bernardo Garnero, president of Forum das Americas, will do the opening speech. Several leading speakers will be present during the day, such as Humberto Luiz Ribeiro, Brazilian Secretary of Commerce and Services and Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, Alberto Ramos, Head of Latin American Research Team of Goldman Sachs and Fabio Niccheri, Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Garnero believes that there's no economy capable to grow without dialogue: "It is through the exchange of successful experiences and the analyses of hits and errors that we will be able to solidify Brazilian position at global economy's scenario."

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