Upcoming Event


Portugal Economic Forum


Fri. June 15, 2018
08:00 am - 2:30 pm

!Harvard Club of New York City
New York, NY 10036




The Portuguese Trade & Investment Agency (AICEP) and the Portugal-US Chamber of Commerce (PUSCC) will host Portugal Economic Forum 2018, on June 15, at the Harvard Club of New York City, with the presence of His Excellency the Prime Minister of Portugal, António Costa.

The event will occur within the scope of the Month of Portugal celebrations in the US, with focus on the emerging trends within the Portugal-USA partnership and bring distinguished speakers, including members of the Portuguese Government, who will lead panel discussions on investment, trade, entrepreneurship, science, and innovation.

PROGRAM:







































































































08:00 am – 09:00am Registration
09:10 am – 09:30 am Eurico Brilhante Dias, Portuguese Secretary of State of Internationalization
09:30 am – 09:50 am António CostaPrime Minister of Portugal
09:50 am – 10:40 am Portugal – USA: A PARTNERSHIP TO GROW
Moderator: Rodolfo Lavrador, President of the Portugal–US Chamber of Commerce
Domingos Fezas Vital, Ambassador of Portugal to the United States
Luís Filipe de Castro Henriques, Chairman & CEO of AICEP
David Neeleman, Board Member and Shareholder of TAP Air Portugal
Alfredo Cuevas, Assistant Director of IMF European Department & Mission Chief for Portugal
10:40 am – 11:30 am INNOVATION, ENTREPRENEURSHIP& INDUSTRIES PORTUGAL’S FUTURE
Moderator: Deborah Wince-Smith, President & CEO of the Council on Competitiveness, President of the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils & Former US Assistant Secretary for Technology Policy
Rui Paiva, CEO of WeDo Technologies
Rory MacFarquhar, Director of Global Economic Policy of Google
Sofia Tenreiro, General Manager of Cisco Portugal
11:30 am – 11:50 am Coffee break
11:50 am – 12:50 pm HEALTH  &  LIFE  SCIENCES  OUTLOOK:  ADAPTING  IN  AN  ERA  OF TRANSFORMATION
Moderator: Ronald DePinho, Professor of University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Molly Joseph, CEO of UnitedHealthcare Global
Ongentys for Parkinson’s Disease (Partnership BIAL – Neurocrine Biosciences): António Portela, CEO of Bial
Gary Lyons, Board Member of Neurocrine Biosciences
European Biotechnology HUB (Partnership Catholic University-Oporto and Amyris): Miguel Athayde Marques, Vice-Rector of Catholic University of Portugal
Jim Iacoponi, Senior Vice President for Business Operations of Amyris
12:50 pm – 01:00 pm CLOSING REMARKS
Manuel Caldeira Cabral, Minister of Economy of Portugal
01:00 pm Networking Lunch Buffet

 

REGISTRATION:
aicep.newyork[AT]portugalglobal.pt