FGV Research Symposium: highlights of event’s third day
The third day of the Fundação Getulio Vargas Research Symposium addressed a variety of issues related to national development. The meeting, which is taking place until August 26 in FGV’s auditorium in Sao Paulo, aims to strengthen national and international networks of researchers.
The first panel discussion of the day was called “Smart Cities: Governance and Urban Infrastructure.” Talks were given by Daniel Annenberg, a municipal councilor in Sao Paulo and formerly the city’s innovation and technology secretary; and Professor João Porto de Albuquerque of the University of Glasgow. The panel discussion’s moderator and one of its debaters was Professor Ciro Biderman of FGV EAESP, who is also the coordinator of FGV Cities. Professor Maria Alexandra Viegas Cortez da Cunha of FGV EAESP also took part as a debater.
After that, the second panel discussion, moderated by Professor Annelise Vendramini of FGV EAESP, was about climate change. The speakers were Professor José Antonio Puppim de Oliveira of FGV EBAPE and FGV EAESP, Professor Guarany Osório of FGV EAESP, Professor Tiago Reis of Trase América do Sul and Global Canopy (Oxford, UK), and Daniel Vargas of FGV EESP.
The third panel discussion explored the topic of macroeconomic policy and it was moderated by Professor Yoshiaki Nakano, the dean of FGV EESP. Dr. Mansueto Almeida, chief economist at BTG Pactual, was one of the speakers, together with Professor Aloisio Araújo of FGV EPGE, Professor Bernardo Guimarães of FGV EESP, and Professor Samuel Pessoa of FGV IBRE.
The last panel discussion of the day looked at artificial intelligence and geoanalytics applications for innovation and public policies. The moderator was the dean of FGV EMAP, César Leopoldo Camacho Manco. The speakers were Alexandre Winetzki, Grupo Stefanini’s research and development director; Professor Eduardo de Rezende Francisco of FGV EAESP; Professor Alberto Paccanaro of FGV EMAp; and Professor Luiz Carlos Di Sério of FGV EAESP.
EAESP’s Noble Room also hosted two debates about innovation in insurance and reinsurance in the health and auto sectors. The first one featured Professor Gesner Oliveira of FGV EAESP; Professor Luis Henrique Braido of FGV EPGE, who also works for the Brazilian Antitrust Regulatory Agency (CADE); and Leonardo Coelho, Aon Brasil’s vice president for health. The second debate involved professors Humberto Moreira and Marcelo Sant’Anna of FGV EPGE; Professor Luis Henrique B. Braido; Giuliano Mourão, the managing director of LexisNexis Risk Solutions’ insurance division; and Saint’Clair Lima, the director of Bradesco Seguros. Both debates were moderated by Marcelo Homburger, a strategic consultant for Latin America at Aon.
The Fundação Getulio Vargas Research Symposium aims to strengthen national and international networks of researchers. The objective is to promote the development of multidisciplinary research projects with real impacts on national socioeconomic progress, in line with FGV’s mission.