23 March 2018 / Lisboa, Portugal
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23 March 2018
Lisboa, Portugal
Blue Tech Economy – Portugal and U.S. B2B meetings

Fórum Oceano, Portugal - TMA, U.S. | Trade Mission

For the occasion of The Maritime Alliance trade mission to Portugal, a seminar to discuss partnerships and finance opportunities in the Blue Economy will take place before the international B2B meetings 

Opportunities for Partnerships and Finance for Blue Economy - Registration here 

9:00am 
Opening Session
Welcome by Bruno Bobone, Chairman of Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIP)
António Nogueira Leite, Chairman of Fórum Oceano
Remarks:
» Vasco Rato, President of Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD)
» Ana Paula Vitorino, Minister of Sea 
 
9:30am
Presentation of “The Maritime Alliance”
Michael Jones, Founder and President of The Maritime Alliance (TMA)
 
9:45am
The State of the Art of the Maritime Cluster in Portugal
Rui Azevedo, Secretary-General at Fórum Oceano
 
10:00am
Networking Coffee Break
 
10:30am 
Panel: Opportunities for Partnerships in the Blue Economy
Speakers:
» Lora Baker, Commercial Counselor at the U.S Embassy Lisbon
» Nuno Lúcio, Member of the Board at National Innovation Agency (ANI)
» Miguel Fontoura, Director at AICEP Portugal Global - Trade & Investment Agency
 
Q&A
 
11:45am 
Panel: Access and Finance Opportunities for Blue Economy
Speakers:
» Ruben Eiras, Director-General for Maritime Policy (DGPM)
» Joaquim Souza, Chief Executive of Caixa Banco de Investimento - Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD)
» André Navarro, Global Head Investment Banking at Millennium BCP
 
Q&A
 
Signature of the collaboration protocol between Fórum Oceano and ANI/EEN
 
12:30pm
Networking Lunch
(Courtesy of the Organisation)
 
2:00pm  
Pitch U.S. Companies 
 
3:00pm 
B2B Meetings in partnership with EEN (3 hours)  
 
6:00pm
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Registration

Closed since 19 March 2018

Location

Lisboa, Portugal

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