20 - 20 June 2017


Harvard Club of New York City, 35 West 44th Street, NYC
Organized by AICEP and Portugal-US Chamber of Commerce in NY, will have the presence of Minister of Economy of Portugal


08:00 AM - Registration
08:30 AM - Welcome Remarks
Madalena Oliveira e Silva - Member of the Board, AICEP - Portuguese Trade and Investment Agency
Rodolfo Lavrador - Chairman, PUSCC - Portugal US Chamber of Commerce
Manuel Caldeira Cabral - Minister of Economy, Government of Portugal
08:45 AM - Keynote Address “Global and Regional Drivers of European Economic Performance” Willem Buiter - Global Chief Economist, Citi, New York
09:30 AM - New Dynamics In The North Atlantic Relations
Moderator: João Vale de Almeida - Ambassador to the United Nations, European Union
Fireside Chat with Congressman Jim Costa
Panelists: Jim Costa - Congressman, U.S. House of Representatives
Daniel da Ponte - Senator, Rhode Island General Assembly
Rosa Rebimbas - State Representative, Connecticut House of Representatives
Vasco Rato - President, Fundação Luso-Americana para o Desenvolvimento
11:00 AM - Coffee Break
11:20 AM - Innovation, Recipe for Success
Moderator: Maria João Carioca - Executive Board Member and Chief IT Officer, CGD
Fireside Chat with Artur Pereira - Country Manager for Portugal, Web Summit
Panelists: Peter Villax - CEO, Hovione Capital | Rui Paiva WeDo Technologies CEO
Luis Teixeira -General Manager Portugal and Board Member, Farfetch
Carlos Alves - Executive Vice-President, Outsystems
12:15 AM - Portugal: A Brand You Should Know
Moderator: Luis Araújo - President, Tourism of Portugal
Panelists: Paulo Melo - ATP - Textile and Clothing Association of Portugal,President and CEO, Somelos
Trey Urbahn - Chief Commercial Officer and Board Member, TAP Air Portugal
Rolando Borges Martins - Board Member, Sogrape | Claire Ross - Partner, Mercer
1:00 PM - Closing Remarks
Domingos Fezas Vital - Portuguese Ambassador to the United States
01:15 PM - Networking Lunch (Buffet)

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