FGV Europe in partnership with Deutsche Bahn and the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag, DIHK) host the event “Brazil: new opportunities in the infrastructure Sector?” a Bilateral Business Forum with Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas, Minister of Infrastructure of Brazil, in Berlin, on November 29th, from 9h00-13h00. The event will be moderated by Dr. Hildegard Stausberg from the Die Welt.

To confirm your presence, please send an email to anja.tigre@eu.fgv.br.

Hope to see you there!

**PRELIMINARY PROGRAM (Subject to changes)**

9h00-9h30 REGISTRATION

9h30-9h50 OPENING REMARKS

-Roberto Jaguaribe, Brazilian Ambassador in Germany -Dr. Ilja Nothnagel, Member of the Board of Directors, DIHK -Dr. Cesar Cunha Campos, Executive Director, FGV Europe -Carsten Puls, Executive Director Latin America, Deutsche Bahn ECO GmbH

9h50-10h00 KEYNOTE

-Thomas Timm, Executive Director, German-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in São Paulo

10h00-10h30 PRESENTATION: Investment Opportunities in the Brazilian Infrastructure Sector

-Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas, Minister of Infrastructure of Brazil

10h30-11h45 ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Chances and Risks of Investing in the Brazilian Infrastructure Sector

Participants:

-Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas -Fábio Abrahão, Geschäftsführer Investitionen und Vorleistungen, Brasilianische Entwicklungsbank BNDES -Dr. Felix Kasiske, Managing Director, HPC Hamburg Port Consulting GmbH, HHLA -Justus Vitinius, Director Corporates Latin America, DEG -Andreas Facco Bonetti, Director Latin America, Siemens Mobility -Gustavo Gardini, Director Business Development Latin America, Deutsche Bahn ECO GmbH Moderator: Luiz Carlos Duque, Executive Director, FGV Projetos

11h45-12h45 INTERVIEW and Q&A: The role of sustainable infrastructure in fostering economic development, social inclusion and regional integration

Interviewee: Tarcísio Freitas, Brazilian Minister of Infrastructure

Moderator: Dr. Mark Heinzel, Coordinator of the Latin America Initiative of German Business (LAI), Head of Unit for North and Latin America

12h45-13h00 CLOSING REMARKS

-Dr. Mark Heinzel, Coordinator of the Latin America Initiative of German Business (LAI), Head of Unit for North and Latin America