Brazil-MIT Forum: Pioneering Solutions for Global Challenges


The Brazil-MIT Forum brings together leaders from Brazil and MIT to seek solutions to common challenges. Sponsored by Santander Universities and hosted by the MIT-Brazil Program, the inaugural meeting will be held at MIT on April 14-15.

Energy. Environment. Entrepreneurship. Policy innovation. Twenty-first century challenges provide opportunities to think together. The Forum aims to foster Brazil-MIT collaborations that will bring about scientific and technological advances of global significance.

Featured speakers:

  • Susan Hockfield, president of MIT
  • L. Rafael Reif, MIT provost
  • Jorge Moran, president and CEO, Sovereign Bank; country head, Santander U.S.
  • Edvaldo Morata, chief of staff and head of corporate banking at Sovereign Bank
  • Marina Silva, former senator, former minister of the environment, Brazil
  • Fernando Haddad, minister of education, Brazil
  • Sergio Rezende, former minister of science and technology, Brazil
  • Pedro Moreira Salles, chairman, board of Itaú Unibanco Holding, Brazil
  • Persio Arida, managing partner, BTG Pactual, Brazil

Registration is free. Register now!


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