The launch event for the World BioEconomy Forum 2021 will happen together in Belém and Helsinki on 3rd March 2021. featuring prestigious guests and speakers such as the Ambassador of Brazil to Finland João Luiz de Barros Pereira Pinto, Nobel Laureate Dr. Carlos Nobre, Sociologist Dr. Ricardo Abramovay, and many more.
15:00 Ceremonial Greetings from Government of Pará
15:05 João Luiz de Barros Pereira Pinto, Finland’s Ambassador in Brazil
15:10 Jukka Kantola, Founder of World BioEconomy Forum
15:15 Marcello Brito, Brazilian President of AgroBusiness Association
15:20 José Carlos da Fonseca Jr., CEO of Ibá
15:25 Mauro O’de Almeida, Secretary for Environment & Sustainability of Pará
15:30 Helder Barbalho, Governor of Pará
Notable Guest Speakers
15:35 Dr. Carlos Afonso Nobre – Researcher at the USP Climate Studies Institute (IEA / USP). Coordinator of the Amazon 4.0 Project, Co-president of the Scientific Panel for the Amazon, and Nobel Laureate
15:50 Dr. Ricardo Abramovay – Senior Professor of the Environmental Science Program at the Institute of Energy and Environment of the University of São Paulo.
16:05 Dr. Ana Euler – Researcher at EMBRAPA Amazônia Oriental, Co-founder of the Sustainable Amazon Network – RAS.
16:20 Dr. Hervé Rogez – Professor at the Federal University of Pará (UFPA),
General Director of the Center for Valorization of Bioactive Compounds in the Amazon (CVACBA).