FGV Europe promotes debate on the development of the cities of the future in Brazil

Webinar in partnership with Italian representative bodies will include the participation of Governor Claudio Castro and Mayor Eduardo Paes

 

As a part of the Research to Business (R2B) Italy-Rio de Janeiro initiative, promoted by the Italian General Consulate in Rio de Janeiro and the Italian Embassy in Brazil, FGV Europe participates in the "II Research to Business 2021 Meeting - Projects Development for Cities of the Future in Brazil", together with these representations. The event, which will take place on September 8th and 9th, will count with the presence of the Governor of Rio de Janeiro, Claudio Castro, the Mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes, the Italian Ambassador in Brazil, Francesco Azzarello, as well as the Italian Consul General in Rio de Janeiro, Paolo Miraglia Del Giudice, among others. 

During the event, several topics will be discussed, including the importance for cities to have efficient services and resilient and sustainable infrastructures to face the challenges of urbanization, from a systemic vision for the development of smart cities in Brazil, as well as its relationship with technological innovation, aiming to generate value to the ecosystem of stakeholders that compose the urban fabric. The webinar will also discuss how to guarantee a better quality of urban life, stimulate dynamism and economic competitiveness through digital transformation, and conserve urban natural capital and related ecosystem services. In addition, bilateral cooperation to promote innovation ecosystems for sustainable urban development, in the "city-to-city cooperation" model, will be presented. 

Program 8/9
10h – 10h20: Opening

Francesco Azzarello - Ambassador of Italy

Claudio Castro - Governor of the State of Rio de Janeiro

Eduardo Paes - Mayor of Rio de Janeiro

Eliana Cardoso Emediato de Azambuja - General Coordinator of Digital Transformation, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovations

Paolo Miraglia Del Giudice - Consul General of Italy in Rio de Janeiro 

10h20 – 10h30: Video message from partners

10h30 – 11h15: Panel 1: "CITIES OF THE FUTURE IN BRAZIL. A SYSTEMIC APPROACH FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF SMART CITIES"

Speakers:

Maria Alexandra Viegas Cortez da Cunha - Professor and Coordinator in the area of Technologies and Governments at the Center for Public Administration and Government Studies, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGVceapg) 

Carlos Eduardo Cardoso - Responsible for e-city, Enel X Brasil

Janilson Bezerra - Head of Innovation and Business Development, TIM Brasil

Luigi Lupoli - Vice-President of Product Marketing and Strategic Campaigns, Leonardo SpA

Moderador: Filippo Scelza, Managing Partner and Head of Government Affairs -  Impetus Public Affairs

 

11h15 – 12h: Panel 2: "THE CHALLENGES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN CITIES"

Speaker:

Antonella Cavallari - Secretary-General, Italian-Latin American Institute (IILA) 

Marcia Massotti - Head of Sustainability, Enel do Brasil

Jess Reia - Assistant Professor, School of Data Science, University of Virginia

Moderador: Marco Ristuccia - Project leader of infrastructure and green technologies for sustainable development, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV Europe)

12h: Closing

 

Program 9/9

10h – 10h20: Opening
Paolo Miraglia Del Giudice - 
General-Consul, Consulate General of Italy in Rio de Janeiro

Fabio Naro - Scientific Attaché - Embassy of Italy in Brazil

Dr. Serginho - Secretary of Science, Technology and Innovation, Government of the State of Rio de Janeiro

Eduardo Cavalieri - Municipal Secretary for the Environment, Rio de Janeiro City Hall  

10h20 – 10h30: Institutional video with messages from the Mayors of Rio de Janeiro and Milan
 

10h30 – 11h15: Panel: "URBAN INNOVATION ECOSYSTEMS FOR SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT. EXPERIENCES FROM THE CITIES OF MILAN AND RIO DE JANEIRO AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR BILATERAL COLLABORATION IN THE CITY-TO-CITY COOPERATION MODEL"

Speakers:

Silvia La Ferla - Head of City Relations and Cooperation Unit, Office of the Mayor of Milan, City of Milan, Italy

Bruno Santos de Oliveira - Head of the General Coordination of International Relations and Cooperation of the City of Rio de Janeiro

Andrea Aliscioni - Director of Water Service, MM SpA

Alexandre Cardeman - Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Rio Operations Center

Moderador: Marco Contardi - Project coordinator infrastructure and sustainable development, Smart Cities and sustainability, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV Europe) 

11h15: Closing

 

Service:

II Research to Business 2021 Meeting - Projects Development for Cities of the Future in Brazil
 

September 8th and 9th - 10am to 12:30pm

Zoom and Youtube FGV (The event will have simultaneous translation PORT/ ING on zoom and on youtube the transmission will be with the original audio of each speaker)

Registration: https://evento.fgv.br/encontror2b2021/  

Website: https://eventos.fgv.br/en/ii-encontro-r2b-2021-desenvolvimento-de-projetos-de-cidades-do-futuro-no-brasil/program

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