"Re-order and Progress"
Brazil's Presidential Elections: Interpreting the Results

Andrew Gunther
Managing Director for Global Infrastructure

John Prideaux
Washington Correspondent,The Economist; Former Brazil Bureau Chief, The Economist (2007-2010); Author, "Brazil Takes Off"

Ricardo Sennes
Nonresident Senior Brazil Fellow, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, Atlantic Council; Managing Partner, Prospectiva; General Coordinator, Group of International Analysis at University of São Paulo

Peter Schechter
Director, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center,
Atlantic Council

Moderated by:
Jason Marczak
Deputy Director, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center
Atlantic Council

Opening remarks:
Michael Shifter
Inter-American Dialogue

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Brazil is the seventh-largest economy in the world and is increasingly a global player. On October 26, Brazil's next president will be decided in a runoff vote between Dilma Rousseff and Aécio Neves. Polls are showing that the race is anyone's to win.

What will the election results mean for future of Brazil and the US-Brazil relationship? Two days after Brazilians go to the polls, join the Atlantic Council's Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center and the Inter-American Dialogue to dive into what the results signal for Brazil’s economy, Brazil’s position on the global stage, and what to expect in 2015 and beyond.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Registration: 8:30 a.m.

Discussion: 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

A light breakfast will be served.

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