Brazil Network Day Rotterdam 2021

Rotterdam Conferenties & Beurzen

The Embassy of Brazil in The Hague is organising a business and network gathering on Tuesday 2nd November next in Rotterdam (during Europort exhibition).

Venue: AHOY Rotterdam – Maritime Technology Trade Fair 2021 (Europort 2021)
Date: Tuesday 2 November 2021

Moderator: Mrs. Juliana C. Dantas, partner at Baker McKenzie Amsterdam

14:00 – 14:30 – Arrival and Registration

14:30 – 14:45 – BND Opening

  • Welcome words: Mr. Raymond Siliakus, Europort Exhibition Manager
  • Welcome words: Mr. Paulo Roberto Caminha de Castilhos França, Ambassador of Brazil
  • Welcome words: Mr Arjan van Gijls, Vice Mayor for Ports and Major Projects – City of Rotterdam

14:45 – 16:00 – BND First Panel Session (Port Development )

  • Opening: Mr. Camilo Santana, Governor of the State of Ceará – tbc
  • Presentation: Mr. Francisco de Queiroz Maia Junior, Secretary of Economic Development of the State of Ceará – tbc
  • Presentation: Mr. Rene van der Plas, Director of Port of Rotterdam International
  • Presentation: Mrs. Duna Uribe, Executive Commercial Director of Pecem Industrial Port Terminal
  • Questions & Answers

16:00 – 16:30 – Coffee Break – Networking Opportunity

16:30 – 18:00 – BND Second Panel Session (Maritime Technology)

  • Opening: Mr. Roel de Graaf, Managing Director of Netherlands Maritime Technology – NMT
  • Presentation: Mr. Marcelo Ferreira Batalha, Managing Director of Petrobras Transpetro Intl. BV
  • Presentation: Mrs. Patricia Rodrigues, Country Manager of Vale Holdings BV
  • Presentation: Mr. Werner Lievens, Managing Director of WEG Benelux SA
  • Presentation: Mr. Daan Beekhuis, Managing Director of GranEnergia BV
  • Questions & Answers

18:00 – 20:00 – Business Networking Gathering

20:00 – End Program

More information about the event and registration are available at

Registrations are subject to approval and confirmation by the Embassy of Brazil in The Hague.