The Future of Innovation in Brazil

July 24, 2012

Panel Discussion to Launch New Corporate International Master’s Program by Georgetown University, ESADE Business School, and EBAPE/Fundação GetulioVargas

WHAT:          
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will launch its new Corporate International Master’s program with a lecture and panel discussion on “The Future of Innovation in Brazil.”

The event will open with remarks from Carlos Mariaca, partner and director of Mariaca and executive vice president of the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida. The panel discussion will follow with faculty experts from Georgetown McDonough, Spain’s ESADE Business School, and Brazil’s EBAPE/Fundação Getulio Vargas.

The Corporate International Master’s program is a partnership among the three schools. It will be taught over the course of one year in three 11-day sessions in Washington, D.C., Rio de Janeiro, and Madrid; one five-day session in Shanghai; and online classes between the four destinations.

View the live webcast at http://msbmedia.georgetown.edu/cim-launch-event/

WHEN:  
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Noon to 2 p.m.           

WHERE:       
Four Seasons Hotel
Coral Gables Room
1435 Brickell Avenue
Miami, FL  33131

RSVP
Media who are interested in covering the event should contact Teresa Mannix, director of media relations, at (202) 687-4080 or tmm53@georgetown.edu.

The experts participating on the panel are available before and after the event for media interviews.

PROGRAM:
Featuring an opening cocktail and networking reception at noon, followed by lunch.

The Future of Innovation in Brazil

Keynote: Carlos Mariaca, partner and director of Mariaca and executive vice president of the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida

Mariaca has worked as a CEO or an advisor to CEOs, mainly in corporate services, in the United States, Brazil, Argentina, and other Latin American markets. He holds a bachelor’s degree in international finance and marketing, as well as an MBA with a dual specialization: international business and international finance from the University of Miami. He is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Panel:

·         Paul Almeida, senior associate dean for executive education and associate professor of international strategy and business, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
·         Alvaro Cyrino, deputy dean, Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration of the Fundação Getulio Vargas
·         Jose-Luis Guerrero, CIM academic director and associate professor, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
·         Pedro Parada, CIM academic director and associate professor of strategy and globalization, ESADE Business School
·         Marco Tulio Zanini, CIM academic director, professor and program director of the Executive Master’s in Business Management, Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration of the Fundação Getulio Vargas

The panel will be followed by audience questions and discussion.

About Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located at the center of world politics and business in Washington, D.C. Some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and 1,200 participants in executive education programs study business with an intensive focus on leadership and a global perspective. Founded in 1957, the business school today resides in the new Rafik B. Hariri Building, a state-of-the-art facility that blends the tradition of Georgetown University with forward-thinking functionality.