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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

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

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

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

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

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.

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
    Fernando Azevedo, Brazilian Journalist, Columnist of Jornal do Brasil e Radio Gazeta News
    Lindsay Koolis, Boca Magazine
    J.W. Owens, National Community Media Alliance

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

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)

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

May 12th, Saturday / Einstein Room
ABI INTER ANNUAL ASSEMBLY AND ELECTION

  • 9:00am –12:00pm
    (Private Event)

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.

May 12th, Saturday / Chima Steakhouse
ANNUAL ABI INTER “FEIJOADA” (Brazilian Beans Stew)
presented by ABI INTER


May 12th, Saturday / Amaturo Theater
21 Annual PRESS AWARDS

  • 7:00pm – 11:00pm
    Guest MC: Fernanda Pontes

INCRIÇÕES E RESERVAS NOS SITES: www.focusbrasil.org e pressaward.com













Jornalista Lucas Mendes, homenageado do jornal The Brasilians no Brazilian International Press Awards, fala da importância da notícia local no mundo globalizado.

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