Liberty Forum I – “Political, Economic and Social Issues in Brazil”

April 14, 1988

Speakers:

Roberto Campos – Senator
Donald Stewart Júnior – President of Ecisa Engenharia/President of the Liberal Institute of Rio de Janeiro
Roberto Bornhausen – President of Unibanco and president of the Liberal Institute of São Paulo Board of Directors
Amaury Temporal – President of the Brazilian Confederation of Commercial Associations
César Rogério Valente – President of the Federation of the Commercial Associations of Rio Grande do Sul – Federasul
Manoel Francisco do Nascimento Brito – President of Sistema Jornal do Brasil
Jorge Wilson Simeira Jacob – President of Grupo Fenícia/President of the Liberal Institute of São Paulo
Henry Maksoud – President of Grupo Visão
Fernando Collor de Mello – Former President of Brazil and governor of the state of Alagoas

Luiz Antônio Medeiros – President of the Metalworker’s Union of São Paulo
Flávio Antônio Corrêa – President of the companies Ogily&Mather
Jorge Gerdau Johannpeter – President of Grupo Gerdau/President of the Association of Private Steel Companies – ASP

IEE Presidents: Carlos de Freitas and Castro Smith
Vice President: Renato Malcon

Directors:
Carlos Biedermann
Luiz F. Girardi Feijó
Roberto André Dreifuss

Liberty Forum II – “The Proposals of the Brazilian Presidential Candidates”

April 4, 1989

Speakers:

Ronaldo Caiado – President of the Rural Democratic Union and presidential candidate for the Christian Democratic Party (PDC)
Henry Maksoud – President of Grupo Visão
Paulo Rabello de Castro – Economist for the Getúlio Vargas Foundation
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva – Presidential Candidate for the Worker’s Party (PT)
Mário Covas – Presidential Candidate for the Brazilian Social Democratic Party (PSDB)
Luiz Carlos Mandelli – President of the Industrial Federation of the state of Rio Grande do Sul – FIERGS
Jorge Wilson Simeira Jacob – President of the Liberal Institute of São Paulo
Leonel de Moura Brizola – Presidential Candidate for the Democratic Worker’s Party (PDT)

Roberto Freire – Presidential Candidate for the Brazilian Communist Party (PCB)
Jorge Gerdau Johannpeter – President of Grupo Gerdau/President of the Donald Stewart Junior Liberal Institutions Council/President of the Liberal Institute of Rio de Janeiro


IEE President: Carlos Biedermann
Vice President: Flávio Sarmento Leite do Couto e Silva

Directors:
Leônidas Zelmanovitz
Ricardo L. Portella Nunes
Roberto André Dreifuss
Tomas A. Kisslinger

Liberty Forum III – “In Search of Modernity. The Latin American challenge.”

May 8, 1990

Speakers:

Alvaro Alsogaray – Minister in Menem Government – Argentina
José Eduardo Andrade Vieira – President of Banco Bamerindus
Jorge Batle – Senator in Uruguay
César Rogério Valente – President of the Brazilian Confederation of Commercial Associations
Armando De La Torre – Philosopher (Guatemala)
Hernan Büchi – Ex-Minister of Economics (Chile)
Henry Maksoud – President of GrupoVisão
Jorge Johannpeter –  President of Grupo Gerdau
Henrique Ghersi – Federal Representative (Peru)
Ozires Silva – Minister of Infrastructure

Geraldo J. Gardenalli – Secretary of the National Treasury and the Ministry of Economics
Alberto Benegas Lynch – Economist (Argentina)
Luiz Carlos Mandelli – President of FIERGS
Paulo Guedes – Economist for IBMEC


IEE President: Eduardo França de Araújo Santos
Vice President: Paulo Afonso Girardi Feijó

Directors:
André Loiferman
João V. de Macedo Júnior
Kléber de Oliveira Boelter
Peter Wilms

Liberty Forum IV – “The Paths to the Next Decade: The liberal and social-democratic solutions”

April 16, 1991

Speakers:

Hélio Jaguaribe – Political Scientist
Emílio Pacheco – Philosopher (USA)
Miguel Reale Jr. – Lawyer and jurist
Ives Gandra Martins – Lawyer and jurist
Donald Stewart Jr. – President of the National Council of Liberal Institutions
Edmar Bacha – Economist
Paulo Rabello de Castro – Economist
José Fogaça – Lawyer and senator
Armando De La Torre – Philosopher (Guatemala)
Roberto Salinas – Philosopher (Mexico)

André Lara Resende – Economist
Paulo Guedes – Economist
Carlos Estevão Martins – Ex-Secretary of Education for the state of São Paul


IEE President: André Loiferman
Vice President: Rodrigo Vontobel

Directors:
Artur G. Gomes Ferreira
Daniel Tevah
Eduardo Estima
Margaret Tse

Liberty Forum V – “State or Market: Which best defends ecology”

May 19, 1992

Speakers:

Richard Stroup – PhD in Economics from the University of Washington
Terry Anderson – PhD in Economics from the University of Washington
Magda Renner – Member of the NGO Ação Democrática Feminina Gaúcha
Moacir Shroeder – Supervisor at IBAMA
José Luiz Carvalho – PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago
Jo Ann Kwong – PhD in Human Resources Administration from the University of Michigan
Fernando Gabeira – Journalist and founding member of the Green Party
Omar Carneiro da Cunha – President of Shell do Brasil
Herbert Levy – Director of the Jornal Gazeta Mercantil
Walter Block – PhD in Business Administration from Columbia University

Rui de Góes – Director of Greenpeace
Júlio Cesar Mesquita – Director of the O Estado de São Paulo newspaper
Gilberto Mestrinho – Governor of the state of Amazonas
Moderator: Augusto Nunes – Journalist

IEE President: Daniel Tevah
Vice President: João Paulo Dias

Directors:

Jacob Milman
Maria R. Fürst de Souza
Ricardo Alexandre Wagner
Ricardo Boelter

Liberty Forum VI – “The Challenge of Constitutional Reform”

April 13, 1993

Speakers:

Richard Epstein – Law Professor at the University of Chicago
Ives Gandra Martins – Tax lawyer
Nelson Jobim – Federal Representative/Democratic Movement Party (PMDB)
Roberto Campos – Federal Representative/Democratic Social Party (PDS)
James Buchanan – Professor at George Mason University, winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics (1986)
Paulo Rabello de Castro – Economist, professor at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation
Aloísio Mercadante – Federal Representative/Worker’s Party (PT)
Douglas Guinsburg – Washington Court of Appeals Judge/USA

José Paulo Bisol – Senator/Socialist Party (PSB)
Henry Maksoud – President of Grupo Visão

IEE President: André Burger
Vice President: Marcelo Mueller Martinez

Directors:

Ernesto Ary Neugebauer
Roy Warncke Ashton
Paulo José Kolberg Bing
Wilson Ling

Liberty Forum VII – “Education in Crisis”

March 22, 1994

Speakers:

Juan Bendfeldt – Director of the Center of Economic and Social Studies (Guatemala)
Marco A. Garcia – Coordinator of the government program for the Worker’s Party (PT)
Paulo Maluf – Civil engineer and presidential candidate for the Renewal Progress Party (PPR)
Jacob Hornberger – President of the Future of Freedom Foundation – USA
Gary Becker – Nobel Prize in Economics (1992)
Paulo Rabello de Castro – Economist and professor at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation
Leandro Canto – President of the La Pallosa para El Estudio de Acción Pública Institute (Venezuela)

 

Leonel de Moura Brizola – Presidential candidate for the Democratic Workers Party (PDT)

IEE President: Roy Warnck Ashton
Vice President: Paulo Afonso Girardi Feijó

Directors:
Aureo Zanotta Villagra
Carlos R. de A. Santos
Carlos Fernando Souto
Victor Hugo Silveira Boff

Liberty Forum VIII – “Globalization and International Free Trade”

March 28, 1995

Speakers:

Mário Vargas Llosa – Writer and holder of honorary degrees from the most important universities in Europe and the USA
Israel Kirzner – PhD in Economics from New York University and the main living representative of the Austrian School of economic theory
Zheng Hongye – Chairman of the  China Council for the Promotion of International Trade and Minister of State
Paulo Renato Souza – Economist, Minister of Education, ex-President of Unicamp and ex-Director of Investment at Bird
Eduardo Mascarenhas - Psychoanalyst, Federal Representative and author of several books
Roberto Campos – Economist, Federal Representative, ex-Minister of Planning, ex-Ambassador to London and Washington and career diplomat

Donald Stewart Jr. – Businessman, creator of the Liberal Institute and author of the book “What is Liberalism”
Paulo Francis – Journalist, philosopher, theater director, recipient of a graduate degree in literature from Columbia University
Moderator: Eduardo Gianetti da Fonseca – Professor, PhD in Economics from the University of Cambridge


IEE President: Carlos Fernando Souto
Vice President: Péricles Pereira Druck

Directors:

André Luis N. Silveiro
Felipe R. Araújo Santos
Jorge Antônio Dib
Júlio Fortini de Souza

Liberty Forum IX – “Brazilian Challenge: Brazil cost”

March 26, 1996

Speakers:

Emílio Odebrecht – Tax lawyer
José Alexandre Scheinkman – Head of the Economics Department at the University of Chicago
Lawrence W. Reed – President of The Mackinac Center For Public Policy
Paulo Guedes – Economist, director of Banco Pactual
Paulo Rabello de Castro – Economist, professor at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation
Walter de Góes – Political scientist

Moderator: Lucas Mendes – Journalist

IEE President: Jorge Antônio Dib
Vice President: Guilherme Chagas Gerdau Johannpeter

Directors:

Claudio Spalter
Júlio Fortini de Souza
Marcelo Müller
Roberto G. Ochman

Liberty Forum X – “The Challenge of a World without Jobs”

March 18, 1997

Speakers:

Ruth Richardson – Ex-Minister of Economics of New Zealand
Almir Pazzianotto – Minister of the Superior Labor Court
James Heckman – Specialist in Labor Economics and professor at the University of Chicago
Jorge Johannpeter –  President of Grupo Gerdau
Carlos Alberto Montaner - Master’s degree from the University of Miami and PhD studies from the University of Madrid
Deepak Kumar Lal – Economist, professor at the University of California, consultant for the World Bank and director of the London Center for Policy Studies

Roberto Campos – Federal Representative
Moderator: Arnaldo Jabor – Journalist

IEE President: Júlio Fortini de Souza
Vice President: Luciano Mandelli

Directors:

Eduardo Cozza Magrisso
Felipe Sampaio Goron
Pedro A. Tedesco Silber
Ricardo Borges Ranzolin

Liberty Forum XI – “The Limits of Power, Power and Societies”

March 25, 1998

Speakers:

Jirí Kinkor – Economist from the Czech Republic
Manoel Gonçalves Ferreira Filho – PhD in Constitutional Law and Political Science from the University of Paris and professor at the University of São Paulo Law School
Alexandre Barros – Founder and president of Early Warning: Opportunity and Political Risk and Governmental Relations
Walter Williams – Professor of Economics and General Director of Microeconomics at George Mason University
Alberto Benegas Lynch Jr. – General Director of the School of Economics and Business Administration (ESEADE), Argentina

Moderator: Matinas Susuki Jr. – Journalist

IEE President: Pedro Alberto Tedesco Silber
Vice President: Felipe Sampaio Goron

Directors:

André L. Kaercher Piccoli
George Lippert Neto
Dannie DubinKlaus Wietzke Brodbeck

Liberty Forum XII – 1999 “Now what, Brazil? Paths for development” 

April 5 and 6, 1999

Speakers:

Paulo Renato de Souza – Minister of Education
Robert Barro – Columnist for Business Week and Vice President of the American Economic Association
Roberto Campos – Federal Representative for Rio de Janeiro, honorary degree from New York University
Roberto Freire – Senator
José Alexandre Sheinkman –  McKinsey Institute consultant, financial consultant with various institutions, professor of Economics at the University of Chicago
Jorge Johannpeter –  President of Grupo Gerdau
Aloízio Mercadante Oliva – Federal Representative
Emílio Pacheco Rodriguez – Works with the Liberty Fund, Master’s degree in History from the University of Sussex and PhD in Political Science from Oxford University 

Paulo Rabello de Castro – Economist, professor and consultant, Master’s and PhD from the University of Chicago
Eduardo Marty – General director of Junior Achievement Argentina and president of the Board of Directors
Moderator: Miriam Leitão – Journalist, columnist in O Globo newspaper, and senior editor at TV Globo and commentator on CBN Radio

IEE President: Felipe Sampaio Goron
Vice President: Klaus Wietzke Brodbeck
Director and Treasurer: Ruwin Libermann
Director and Secretary: Arthur Chagas Gerdau Johannpeter
Events Director: Sergio Grinberg Lewin
Alternate Director: Rodrigo da Silva Gazen

Liberty Forum XIII – “1000 years: Putting Brazil in perspective. Where will history take us?”

April 04, 2000

Speakers:

Gustavo Franco – President of the Central Bank from August 1997 to January 1999 and Secretary for Economic Policy for the Ministry of Finance
Eduardo Bueno – Writer, journalist, editor and translator
Henry Maksoud – Founder and president of Hidroservice Engenharia and HM Hotéis e Turismo, owner of Maksoud Plaza in São Paulo
José Osvaldo de Meira Penna – Member of the Brazilian Academy of Letters, president of the Liberal Institute of Brasília and member of the Mont Pélerin Society
Angus Maddison –  Economist and economic historian, consultant for the governments of Brazil, Ghana, Greece, Mexico, and Pakistan
Carlos Alberto Montaner – Vice President of Liberal International, Cuban writer and journalist
Olavo de Carvalho – Philosopher, writer, journalist and lecturer
Luis Pazos – Professor and political economist and contributor to several newspapers in Central and South America

Eduardo Giannetti da Fonseca – Researcher at the Research Institute Foundation and member of the Higher Economic Council of the Industrial Federation of São Paulo
Ciro Gomes – State Representative from Ceará
José Genoíno – Federal Representative with the Worker’s Party (PT), permanent member of the Justice and National Defense Commissions
Jorge Caldeira – Manager of editorial planning at Abril Cultural and editor at the Folha de São Paulo newspaper
Moderators: Ana Amélia Lemos – Director of the Brasília branch of RBS, degree in Social Communication

IEE President: Sérgio Grinberg Lewin
Vice President: Alencar Velho Caputo
Director and Treasurer: Flávio Veríssimo da Fonseca
Director and Secretary: Pedro Dominguez Chagas
Events Director: Daniela Antonieta Tumelero
Alternate Director: Telmo Netto Costa Jr.

Liberty Forum XIV – “The Brazilian social crisis: Causes, challenges and solutions”

April 9 and 10, 2001

Speakers:

Antonio Roberto Batista – Member of the oversight board for the Foundation for Applied Sciences, public health doctor and occupational medicine specialist
Guy Sorman – Economics and Political Philosophy professor at the University of Paris
Jorge Ossanai – President of Trans Tech International Health, doctor and international health and environmental consultant
Marco Maciel – Vice President of Brazil from 1994 to 1998, lawyer and accredited International Law professor
Roberto Fendt Junior – Vice Director of Institutional Relations  for the Brazilian Economics Institute at FGV, Vice President of the Liberal Institute of Rio de Janeiro and editor-in-chief of Conjuntura Econômica magazine
Alberto Benegas Lynch – President of the Economic Sciences Department of the National Academy of Sciences and member of the National Academy of Economic Sciences of Buenos Aires
Armínio Fraga – President of the Central Bank of Brazil
Henrique Fontana – Federal Representative with the Worker’s Party (PT), doctor and business administrator
José Dirceu – National Worker’s Party (PT) president, graduated with a law degree from PUC/SP
Og Leme – Member of the Advisory Board of the Liberal Institute of RJ, with degrees in Social Sciences, Law and Economics
Alceni Guerra – Head Secretary of State of the Civil Office of Paraná, degree in medicine from UFP
Carlos Cáceres – President of the Liberty and Development Institute in Santiago.
Henrique Meirelles – President of FleetBoston Global Bank and president of global banking at Bank Boston, after being president of Bank Boston in Brazil for 12 years
José Luiz Carvalho – Member of a number of professional associations in Brazil and abroad, and of the International Law and Economics Academy

Olavo de Carvalho – Philosopher, writer, journalist and lecturer
Ruth Richardson – Minister of Economics of New Zealand, lawyer with a degree from Canterbury University.
Alvaro Vargas Llosa – London correspondent for Spain’s ABC newspaper and columnist for ABC newspaper in London and Miami
Eduardo Suplicy – Senator with the Worker’s Party (PT), professor, economist business administrator
Jorge Johannpeter –  President of Grupo Gerdau
Leonel de Moura Brizola – National President of the Democratic Worker’s Party (PDT)
Peter Ferrara – Senior member of the Cato Institute in Washington, adjunct law professor and director of the Juris Master program at George Mason
Tom Miller – Director of health policy studies at the Cato Institute and writer for the Wall Street Journal and Reader’s Digest
Moderator: Miriam Leitão – Columnist for O Globo newspaper, senior editor at TV Globo and commentator on CBN Radio

IEE President: Telmo Netto Costa Jr.
Vice President: Pedro Dominguez Chagas
Director and Treasurer: Luiz Felipe Schiavon
Director and Secretary: Ricardo D. C. Barcellos
Events Director: Henri Chazan
Alternate Director: Rodrigo Schwalm Lacroix

Liberty Forum XV – “The challenges of democracy in the 21st century”

 

April 8 and 9, 2002

Speakers:

Armando de La Torre – Director of the graduate course at the School of Social Sciences at Francisco Marroquín University in Guatemala
Cézar Saldanha – Coordinator of the Graduate and Master’s Law programs at UFRGS, professor of law at UFRGS and the Master’s program at PUC/RS
Diogo de Figueiredo Moreira Neto – Full professor of Administrative Law at Cândido Mendes University (RJ) and state prosecutor for the state of Rio de Janeiro
Emílio Pacheco – Coordinator of academic programs at the Liberty Fund in Indianapolis – USA
Enrique Duhau – President of the Direct Democracy Organization in Argentina.
Eugênio Guzmán – Director of the Institutional Policy Program at the Freedom and Development Institute in Chile
Fábio Giambiagi – Manager of Macroeconomics in the Economic Department of the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES)
Fernando Limongi – President of the Brazilian Center for Analysis and Planning (CEBRAP), and professor in the College of Philosophy at USP
Gustavo Franco – Economics professor at PUC/RJ and columnist for the Estado de São Paulo and Jornal do Brasil newspapers
Henry Maksoud – Member of the International Academy for Law and Economics, the National Engineering Academy and the Mont Pèlerin Society.
Jorge Caldeira – Writer and journalist with a PhD in Political Science

José Serra – Senator and presidential candidate with the Social Democratic Party (PSDB)
Manoel Gonçalves Ferreira Filho – Professor, and president of the Pimenta Bueno Institute
Og Leme – Member of the Advisory Board of the Liberal Institute of RJ, with degrees in Social Sciences, Law and Economics
Olavo de Carvalho – Philosopher, writer, journalist and lecturer
Pablo Guido – Professor and chief economist at the Atlas Foundation for a Free Society in Argentina
Richard Ebeling – Economics professor and head of the Economics and Business Administration Department at Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan, United States
Richard Pipes – Professor emeritus of History at Harvard University in Boston, United States
Moderator: Tamara Leftel – Journalist and economist    

IEE President: Pedro Dominguez Chagas
Vice President: Rodrigo Lacroix
Director and Treasurer: Luciano Brochmann
Director and Secretary: Felipe Pozzebon
Events Director: Caio Sbruzzi
Alternate Director: Luiz Eduardo Fração

Liberty Forum XVI – “Civilization or Barbarism: Which world will we live in?”

April 7 and 8, 2003

Speakers:

Cândido Prunes – PhD in Economic Law
Eduardo Giannetti da Fonseca – PhD from the University of Cambridge in England,  Economics professor
Geraldo Brenner – PhD in Economic Theory,  scholar on the relationship between economics and crime
Hector Babenco – Filmmaker,  director of the movie “Carandirú”.
José Alexandre Scheinkman -  Economics professor at Princeton University, honorary PhD from the University of Paris
José Otávio Germano – Secretary of Justice and Safety of Rio Grande do Sul
Luiz Eduardo Soares – National Secretary of Public Safety, PhD in Political Science
Luis Pazos – Political Economics professor and contributor to several newspapers in Central and South America
Miguel Reale Jr. – PhD in Law, State Minister of Justice in 2002
Pedro Parente – Executive Vice President of Grupo RBS
Raymond Frey – PhD in Philosophy, essayist who writes about violence, terrorism and justice

Ricardo Rojas – Judge in the Criminal Oral Court in Buenos Aires, served as Secretary for the Court of Justice in Argentina
Roberto Freire – Federal Representative and president of the Popular Socialist Party (PPS)
Sérgio Paulo Rouanet – Political scientist, essayist, author of the Incentive for Culture Law which carries his name, served as the Brazilian ambassador to Prague and Denmark
Ubiratan Borges de Macedo – PhD in Philosophy, specialist in Social Philosophy and the History of Philosophy
Drauzio Varella – Doctor and writer, author of the book Estação Carandirú (Carandirú Station)
Josias Quintal de Oliveira – State Secretary of Justice and Safety of  Rio de Janeiro
Moderators: William Waack – Journalist specializing in war conflicts, anchor on Rede Globo and Globo News

IEE President: Felipe Dreyer de Avila Pozzebon
Vice President: Luiz Eduardo Fração
Director and Treasurer: Mathias Kisslinger Rodrigues
Director and Secretary: André Buneder
Events Director: Marcelo Schiavon
Alternate Director: Lars Knorr

Liberty Forum XVII – “Development and Freedom”

April 5 and 6, 2004

Speakers:

Daniel Piza – Journalist
Denis Rosenfield – Journalist, editor and writer
Eduardo Bueno – Journalist, writer and translator
Eduardo Giannetti da Fonseca – Economist
Felipe Larrain – Chilean economist, academic and consultant
Fernando Henrique Cardoso – Sociologist, political scientist, former President of Brazil
George Vidor – Moderator – Journalist
Jacob Hornberger – Writer and founder of The Future of Freedom
Luiz Felipe Lampreia – Brazilian sociologist and diplomat

Olavo de Carvalho – Journalist, philosopher, essayist and astrologer
Pedro Malan – Electrical engineer and economist
Ruth Richardson – Economist and political consultant in New Zealand

IEE President: Luiz Eduardo Fração
Vice President: Lars Knorr
Director and Treasurer: Alessandro Gasperin Barreto
Director and Secretary: Leandro Gostisa
Events Director: Rodrigo Sant’anna
Alternate Director: Rafael Padoin Nenê

Liberty Forum XVIII– “Work Culture”

May 2 and 3, 2005

Speakers:

Olavo de Carvalho – Journalist, philosopher, essayist and astrologer
Jorge Johannpeter –  President of Grupo Gerdau
Eduardo Giannetti da Fonseca – Economist
Roberto da Matta – Anthropologist
Walter Block – Economist and anarcho-capitalist
Suri Ratnapala – Academic
Enrico Colombatto – Journalist and editor
Amy Peikoff – Lawyer and philosopher
Maurício Rojas – Economist, professor and businessman
César Maia – Economist and former mayor of RJ
Geraldo Alckmin – Brazilian doctor and politician
Ricardo Lopez Murphy – Master’s in Economics, ex-Minister of Defense and Economics of Argentina
Maria Cecilia Kother – Economist and writer

Max Alier – Economist
Carla Cico – Journalist
Ana Amélia Lemos – Journalist and economist
Vera Cordeiro – Doctor
Cláudio Janta – Politician
Carlos Roberto Faccina – Sociologist and writer
Maria Helena Johannpeter – Executive president of the Parceiros Voluntários Organization

IEE President: Lars Knorr
Vice President: Leandro Gostisa
Director and Treasurer: André Sant`Ana
Director and Secretary: Gustavo Bücker de Souza
Events Director: Paulo Uebel
Alternate Director: Karina Drews

Liberty Forum XIX – “Power in Brazil: What are the duties and rights of the government?”

April 3 and 4, 2006

Speakers:

Hernando de Soto – Economist
Douglas North – Economist
Alejandro Chafuen – Economist, writer, commentator and ex-CEO of the Atlas Economic Foundation
Carlos Sabino – Liberal intellectual
Cristían Larroulet – Economist, academic and investigator
Dennis Rosenfield – Journalist, editor and writer
Eduardo Posada Carbó – Lawyer, PhD in History and an academic
Gustavo Franco – Economist
Jorge Johannpeter –  President of Grupo Gerdau
Nelson Sirotsky – President of  Grupo RBS 

Niels Veldhuis – Economist
Paulo Guedes – Economist and politician
Raul Velloso – Economic consultant and columnist for the Jornal O Estado de SP and O Globo newspapers
Victoria Curzon Price – Economist
Moderator: Ana Amélia Lemos – Journalist and politician

IEE President: Leandro Gostisa
Vice President: Paulo Uebel
Financial director: Wagner Lenhart
Director and Secretary: Marcelo Sanvicente
Training Director: Giancarlo Mandelli
Communications Director: Isabelle Isdra

Liberty Forum XX – “Property and Development”

April 16 and 17, 2007

Speakers:

Jose Maria Aznar – Spanish politician
Barun Mitra – Writer, editor and commentator
Hannes Gissurarson – Political Science academic
Becky Norton Dunlop – President of the Heritage Foundation
Lawrence Kogan – Lawyer
Manoel Gonçalves Ferreira Filho – Lawyer, jurist, politician and professor
Ives Gandra da Silva Martins – Tax lawyer, professor and jurist
James Shikwati – Economist
Ricardo Amorim – Economist, news anchor, columnist and commentator
José Júnior – Coordinator of Afro Reggae

Alejandro Peña Esclusa – Politician
Friar Betto – Dominican and Brazilian writer
Fernando Henrique Cardoso – Sociologist and former President of Brazil
Enrique Ghersi – Lawyer and politician
José Galló – President of Lojas Renner
Francisco Valim – CEO of Oi

IEE President: Paulo Uebel
Vice President: Giancarlo Mandelli
Financial Director: Rafael Sá
Director and Secretary: Pedro Coelho
Training Director: Vicente Perrone
Communications Director: Rochele Silveira