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Brasilia in Washington: Investment and What's Next for the Bilateral Relationship

June 25, 2015 • 6:00 – 7:30 pm EDT

A CSIS Americas Program Brazil Initiative Event


In the run-up to President Dilma Rousseff's visit to Washington on June 30, all eyes are on the future of U.S.-Brazil relations. Increasing investment and trade -- as shown in ApexBrasil's new Brazil-U.S. Investments Map -- make the bilateral economic relationship strongre than ever, even as the two countries work to revitalize their diplomatic ties.

Introductory Remarks by:

H.E. Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado
Embassy of Brazil in the United States

Kenneth E. Hyatt
Deputy Undersecretary for International Trade
U.S. Department of Commerce

Panel Discussion Featuring:

Ana Paula Repezza
Market Strategy Manager

Vinai Thummalapally
Executive Director, Select USA
U.S. Department of Commerce

Rodrigo Gazzaneo
Senior Manager, Executive Briefing Center

Tami Schultz
Vice President, Business Development

Constanza Biasutti
Trade Policy Manager
National Confederation of Industries (CNI)

Moderated by:

Carl Meacham
CSIS Americas Program

This event is open to the public, but seating is limited. To RSVP, please send your name and affiliation to the Americas Program at