BIOECONOMY AND GREEN INNOVATION IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (LAC): PATTERNS, POLICIES AND OPPORTUNITIES


Evento reuniu representantes do Green Rio, ABio/CBA, BID, FAS e Governo do Amazonas


Evento em Manaus reuniu representantes do BID, Governo do Amazonas, FAS, Green Rio e organizações da região amazônica. O encontro contou com a apresentação ainda da Aliança para Bioeconomia na Amazônia (ABio), que venceu recentemente edital para gerir o CBA (Centro de Biotecnologia da Amazônia). Confira como foi a programação.

 


Monday 17 December

FAS Auditorium, Manaus, Brazil

THEME: OVERVIEW OF LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

8:30 – 9:30

REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

9:30 – 9:40

[5’ each]

WELCOME REMARKS

Hugo Florez Timoran, Brazil Country Representative of the Inter-American Development Bank (Brazil)

Virgilio Viana, Director General, Sustainable Amazon Foundation (Brazil)

9:40 – 11:10

[15’ each + 20’ Q&A + 5’ remarks from the moderator]

GREEN INNOVATION IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN: BEST INTERNATIONAL POLICY PRACTICES FOR A GREENER REGION

Moderated by Vanderleia Radaelli, Science and Technology Lead Specialist of the Inter-American Development Bank; Competitiveness, Technology and Innovation Division (Brazil)

Matteo Grazzi, Science and Technology Specialist of the Inter-American Development Bank;

Competitiveness, Technology and Innovation Division (USA)

René Kemp, Professor of Innovation and Sustainable Development of Maastricht University and United Nations University MERIT (The Netherlands)

Simone Sasso, Economist at the Inter-American Development Bank; Competitiveness, Technology and Innovation Division (USA)

Fernando Diaz Lopez, Senior Advisor and Programme Manager for Innovation, Energy and Sustainable

Development at the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), (The Netherlands)

11:10 – 12:30

[10’ each + 20’ remarks from the

moderators]

OPENING SESSION

Moderated by Hugo Florez Timoran, Brazil Country Representative of the Inter-American Development Bank (Brazil) & Virgilio Viana, Director General, Sustainable Amazon Foundation (Brazil)

Carlos Almeida Filho, Elected Vice Governor for the State of Amazonas

Luiz Castro, chair of the Environment Commission of the Amazonas State Assembly and coordinator of the Transition Task Force of the Amazonas State government (Brazil) (TBC)

Edson Barcelos, General Director of the Research Support Foundation of the Amazonas State (Brazil)


Marcelo Dutra, Secretary of the Environment of the Amazonas State & Representative from the Governor of the State of Amazonas Amazonino Mendes (Brazil)

Cleinaldo Costa, Rector of the Amazonas State University (Brazil)

12:30 – 14:00

NETWORKING LUNCH

14:00 – 15:30

[15’ each + 20’ Q&A + 5’ remarks from the

moderator]

THE ROLE OF INNOVATIVE FINANCIAL MECHANISMS & INFRASTRUCTURE FOR THE GREEN

ECONOMY

Moderated by Victor Salviati, Sustainable Amazon Foundation (Brazil)

João Tezza, Original Trade Consultoria e Negócios para Conservação (Brazil)

Dércio Luiz Reis, Research Support Foundation of State of Amazonas

Alex del Giglio, specialist of the State Secretary of Treasury Amazonas (Brazil)

Marck Silva, Amazonegement Consulting (Brazil)

15:30 – 16:00

COFFEE BREAK

16:00 – 17:30

[15’ each + 20’ Q&A + 5’ remarks from the

moderator]

PUBLIC POLICIES FOR GREEN INNOVATION IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

Moderated by Eduardo Taveira, Sustainable Amazon Foundation (Brazil)

Daniel Lage Chang, Ministry of Science, Technology & Communication (Brazil)

Salo Coslovsky, Professor of International Development at the New York University (USA)

Spartaco Astolfi, Federal University of Amazonas (Brazil)

Rebecca Garcia

17:30 – 18:00

Closing remarks and next steps

Vanderleia Radaelli, Science and Technology Lead Specialist of the Inter-American Development Bank; Competitiveness, Technology and Innovation Division (Brazil)

18:00 – 20:30 Happy hour



Tuesday 18 December

FAS Auditorium, Manaus, Brazil

THEME: BIOECONOMY AND GREEN INNOVATION IN THE AMAZON

8:30 – 9:30

REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

9:30 – 11:00

[15’ each + 20’ Q&A + 5’ remarks from the

moderator]

THE ROLE AND IMPORTANCE OF ALLIANCES FOR BIOECONOMY AND GREEN INNOVATION

Moderated by Maria Olivia Simões, Federal University of Amazonas (Brazil)

Virgilio Viana, Chair of Alliance for the Amazon Bioeconomy (Brazil)

Victor Ferreira, Brazil’s Micro and Small Business Support Service (Brazil)

Maria Beatriz Martins Costa, Planeta Orgânico/Green Rio (Brazil)

Carlos Koury, Institute of Conservation and Sustainable Development of the Amazon (Brazil)

11:00 – 12:30

[15’ each + 20’ Q&A + 5’ remarks from the

moderator]

BIOECONOMY IN THE AMAZON: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE PRIVATE SECTOR

Moderated by Jane Moura, Amazonian Network of Institutions for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

João Matos, CEO of Alliance for Bioeconomy in the Amazon (ABio) (Brazil)

Luiz Morais, Amazon Oil (Brazil)

Antonio Azevedo, Council for Economic, Sustainable and Strategic Development (CODESE) (Brazil)

Marcelo Pereira, Superintendence of the Manaus Free Trade Zone (TBC)

12:30 – 13:00

CLOSING REMARKS AND NEXT STEPS

Vanderleia Radaelli, Science and Technology Lead Specialist of the Inter-American Development Bank; Competitiveness, Technology and Innovation Division (Brazil)


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