Interpreters Flavia Egner, Vania Williams and Vivian Haynes were chosen by São Paulo Interpreters to do the simultaneous translation of the 15th Latin American Infrastructure Forum.
Under the theme Strategic Leadership in Infrastructure, the event was opened by Jõo Doria, current mayor of São Paulo. On that occasion, Doria reiterated his commitment to investing in infrastructure in the city, focusing on privatizations and public-private partnerships totaling R $ 7 billion. Then there was a panel that discussed the creation of a new model for the development of the country’s infrastructure.
Held from September 12 to 14 at the Renaissance Hotel in the city of São Paulo, this panel was attended by important names in the infrastructure sector.
Among them, Eric White, leader of the Internet for All Project and Karla Bertocco, undersecretary of Partnerships and Innovation at the São Paulo State Government Office. Also present were Wilson Poit, Secretary of Privatization and Partnerships of SP City Hall, Bruno Freitas, Marcos Aguiar and Norman Anderson, president and CEO of the event, among others.
Other panels presented during the Forum covered several topics such as financing new projects in the areas of technology, sustainability, urban mobility, logistics, energy, gas and oil, highways, sanitation and the urgent and necessary reform of Brazilian ports.