Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale

FOCUS BRASIL South Florida 2018 / Program

May 8th, Tuesday / Riverview Ballroom

VISUAL ARTS PANEL by The55Project

Workshop Program

  • 10:00am / 10:05am

Opening Remarks

Maria do Carmo Fulfaro & Flávio Macuco,
Co-founders The55Project

  • 10:05am / 10:50am

Workshop Coaching  “Living our Life Full Spectrum”
by artist Carmem Gusmão

  • 10:55am / 11:40am

Workshop Media Training
by journalist Chris Delboni

  • 02:00pm / 02:15pm

Opening Ceremonies

Special Guests
Carlos Borges, President/CEO, Focus Brasil Foundation
Kelley Shanley, President/CEO, Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Ambassador Adalnio Senna Ganem, Consul General of Brazil in Miami

Visual Arts Conference Program

  • 02:15pm / 5:00pm

Panel One: “The Transformative Power of Fashion Art”
Moderator: Giuliana Brandão, Strategic Brand Management,  Communication & Fashion Marketing, Fashion Publishing

Speakers:
Ronaldo Fraga | Fashion designer
Didu Losso | Fine art artist, Curator and Musician
Danie Gomez-Ortigoza | Fashionist, artist and Visual Story-Teller
Alessandra Gold | Fashion designer and Entrepreneur

Panel Two: “Art and Activism”
Moderator: Tatiane Schilaro, Curator

Speakers:
Roberta Pardo | Urban Walls BR
Frida Baranek | Brazilian Artist, USA Based
Noor Blazekovik | Irreversible Projects

Panel Three: “Art + Architecture: Re-Imaging Industrial Spaces”
Moderator: Jaye Abbate, CEO, ArtServe-Fort Lauderdale

Speakers:
Christopher Rodriguez Barake | Art & Art History of FIU
Henning Haupt | Architect and artist, University Braunschweig (GER)
Marcelo Llobell | Arts entrepreneur, Co-founder of  Art Industry Movement in Doral

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May 8th, Tuesday / Riverview Ballroom

COMMUNITY in ACTION PRESS AWARD 2018

  • 7:30pm – 11:00pm

Community in Action Press Award with MC Alessandra Leme
Music Presentation by Thaís Moreira and Flávio Moreira

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May 9th, Wednesday / Riverview Ballroom

FLORIDA CITIZENS COUNCIL PANEL

  • 2:00 – 4:30 pm

“Brazilian Community in Florida, Growth and Perspectives”
Mediator: Laine Furtado

“Consulate at the Council” –  Eduardo Galvão
“Council work overview” –  Cássio Segura
“Associativism” – Patrícia Machado
“Health” – Neymar Lima, MD
“Entepreneurship”-  Francisco Ruiz
“Education” – Anete Arslanian
“Culture” – Priscila Triska
“Social Assistance” – Leidimar César Lopes
“Women’s Empowerment” –  Elisiane Ramos
“Press”  –  Laine Furtado

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May 9th, Wednesday / Riverview Ballroom

VISUAL ARTS PRESS AWARD 2018

  • 7:30pm – 11:00pm

Special Guests/2018 Press Award Winners: actors Andreza Moon & Robson Lemos, and  Forró Cravo & Canela

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May 10th, Thursday / Riverview Ballroom

BUSINESS PANEL by BBG-Brazilian Business Group

  • 8:00am – 8:45am > Registration & Breakfast
  • 8:45am – 9:10am > Opening Remarks

Carlos Borges, CEO Focus Brasil Foundation
Caroline Zimmermann, President, BBG
Bob Swendell, President/CEO, Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance

  • 9:15am – 10:10am > “New Business Models”

Key Note Speakers:
Kevin Cox, PhD, MSE Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, Assistant Director Adams Center for Entrepreneurship Department  of Management,College of Business, F.A.U., Boca Raton, FL
Steve Carter, President of Candidate Guru
Joe Cardenas, Founder of Aquaco Farms
Elizabeth Alderete, Realtor Business Broker

  • 10:15am – 11:10pm > “The Currency of the Future”

Dionisio Freire, Founder of Naxos Crypto Fund, Founder of Devonport Venture Partners, Boca Raton, FL
Adriana Mattos, Account Manager, Moneycorp, Ft Lauderdale, FL

  • 11:10 am – 11:20 am > Coffee Break
  • 11:20am – 12:05pm > “Legal Impact on New Transnational Practices”

Pete Nicoletti, Chief Information Security Officerand Cloud Security Industry Leader
Ahpaly Coradin, Esq, Coradin Law, P.A., Miami, FL

  • 12:10pm – 01:10pm > “Understanding the Professionals of Tomorrow”

Moderator: Sandra Coutinho, TV Globo Journalist

Andrea DeOliveira, Business Development Manager
Liliana Canedo, Corporate VP Latino Market Manager, New York Life, New York, NY Modis, IT Division of Addeco Group, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Marina Veiga, Associate Immigration Lawyer @ Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP, Miami, FL
Arthur Faria, Junior Student @ Business School, University of Miami, Miami, FL

  • 01:10pm – 01:30pm > Closing Remarks

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May 10th, Thursday / Riverview Ballroom

BUSINESS PRESS AWARD 2018

  • 7:30pm – 11:00pm

Business Press Award Dinner & Award Presentation
MCs Carlos Borges and Maria do Carmo Fulfaro
Special Bossa Nova and Brazilian Jazz by Beatriz Malnic and Ivo Carvalho.

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May 11th, Friday / Riverview Ballroom

MEDIA PANEL by ABI Inter (Brazilian International Press Association)

  • 1:30pm – 3:30pm

“The Press in the USA: Perspectives for a Changing Market”

Laine Furtado, President, ABI Inter
Adriana Chiari, Publisher, Adriana Chiari Magazine (UK)
Chris Delboni, Brazilian Journalist
Lindsay Koolis, Boca Magazine
J.W. Owens, National Community Media Alliance

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May 11th, Friday / Riverview Ballroom

PRESS CONFERENCE GLOBO TV

  • 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Press Conference Special Guests:
Brazilian Music International Performers Juliana Areias (Australia), Keissy Costa (Japan), Márcia Bittencourt (Germany), Fernanda Noronha (Atlanta), Lilian Viana (Miami), Corina Brito (Atlanta), Joanna Nova York (New York), Debora Brum (Porto Rico), Debora Watts (New York) and Kenia Ashby (Pittsburgh).

2018 Lifetime Achievement Award winner:  Luiza Brunet e Fátima Bernardes

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May 11th, Friday / Riverview Ballroom

ABI INTER MEDIA AWARDS

  • 7:30pm – 11:00pm

Special Guest MC: Luciana Demichelli.
Music by Diogo das Virgens (2018 Press Award Winner)

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May 12th, Saturday / Riverview Ballroom

WOMEN’S PANEL by AME-Entrepreneurs Women’s Association

  • 9:30am – 12:30pm

Opening Remarks
Lilian Mageski (President, AME)
Ricarda Prado (Florida Director, AME)
Special Guest:
Fernanda Pontes (Ambassador of AME)

Guest Speakers:
“Como vencer o desafio do tempo” / Carmem Lima
“Perdeu sua identidade, audácia e sonhos?” / Cássia Cohen
“O mundo precisa do que eu faço?” / Claudia Fehribach
“Valorizando meu eu” / Tatiana Gonçalves

Special Guest Speaker: “Violência Psicológica”
Maria Christina Mendes Caldeira
Q&A Session with Luiza Brunet

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May 12th, Saturday / Einstein Room

ABI INTER ANNUAL CONGRESS

  • 9:00am –12:00pm

(Private Event)

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May 12th, Saturday / JM Family Room

TALENTO BRASILEIRINHO by Brasileirinhos na Flórida Project

  • 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Talent Competition
Coordenation: Sandra Freier

Special Guest: Eduardo Mendonça,  award winner musician, singer, composer and producer.

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May 12th, Saturday / Chima Steakhouse

ANNUAL ABI INTER “FEIJOADA” (Brazilian Beans Stew)
presented by ABI INTER

  • 1:00pm – 4:00pm

For information & reservations
www.abiinter.com
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May 12th, Saturday / Amaturo Theater

21 Annual PRESS AWARDS

  • 7:00pm – 11:00pm

Guest MC: Fernanda Pontes

For free registration click here