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United Nations World Urban Forum Networking Event
5 September 2011 @ 2:00 pm
United Nations World Urban Forum Networking Event: Metropolitan Economic Strategy and Sustainable Economic Development in Brazil
This event will highlight a comprehensive framework for growing and developing productive, innovative, competitive, sustainable, inclusive, and prosperous cities, regions, and states in Brazil. Global Urban Development (GUD) is working with the Federation of Industries of Minas Gerais and the Federation of Industries of Rio Grande do Sul, the States of Minas Gerais and Rio Grande do Sul, the Cities of Belo Horizonte and Porto Alegre, and Brazil’s Federal Government, to apply GUD’s framework for promoting Metropolitan Economic Strategy and Sustainable Economic Development. Speakers include key business and government leaders from Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre, and Brasilia, plus GUD economic development experts.
Marlene Fernandes, International Advisor, Brazilian Institute for Municipal Administration (IBAM), Rio de Janeiro
Dr. Mauro Borges Lemos, President, Brazilian Agency for Industrial Development (ABDI),Brasilia
Olavo Machado Jr., President, Federation of Industries of Minas Gerais (FIEMG), Belo Horizonte
Marcus Coester, President, Rio Grande do Sul Development Agency (AGDI), Porto Alegre
Dr. Marc A. Weiss, Chairman and CEO, Global Urban Development (GUD), Washington, DC
Ines Magalhaes, National Secretary of Housing, Ministry of Cities, Brasilia
Cid Blanco Jr., Director of Culture, Communications, and Events, Olympic Public Authority, Brasilia
Emilia Queiroga Barros, Vice President, Global Urban Development, Belo Horizonte