CONGRESO
MUNDIAL

DESBLOQUEANDO EL PODER DEL CONSUMIDOR

PROGRAMA GENERAL

18-21 NOVIEMBRE 2015
BRASILIA

EXCITING WORLD CLASS
SPEAKERS INCLUDING:

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Sunil Abraham
Breakout session seminar

Sunil Abraham

Director
Centre for Internet and Society

Guido Adriaenssens
Interactive Panel discussion

Guido
Adriaenssens


Chief Executive Officer
International Consumer Research and Testing

Tao Ailian
Breakout session seminar

Tao Ailian

Secretary General
Shanghai Consumer Council Campaign Success
Story Contributor

Breakout session seminar

Saree Aongsomwang

Secretary General
Foundation for Consumers (Thailand)

Nisha Arora
Interactive Panel discussion

Nisha Arora

Senior Director
Competition and Markets Authority
and
President
International Consumer Protection and Enforcement Network (ICPEN)

Catherine Dupe Atoki
Interactive Panel discussion

Catherine Dupe Atoki

Director General
Consumer Protection Council (Nigeria)

Breakout session seminar

María Aurora Agullo

Senior Coordinator
Argentine Institute of Standardization and Certification (Argentina)

Ambassador Roberto Carvalho de Azevêdo
Interactive Panel discussion

Ambassador Roberto Carvalho de Azevêdo

Director General
World Trade Organization A special recorded message
exclusively for
Consumers International

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Richard Bates
Breakout session seminar

Richard Bates

Head of Digital Initiatives
Consumers International

Interactive Panel discussion

Deon Woods Bell

Counsel for International Consumer Protection and Technical Assistance Program Coordinator
U.S. Federal Trade Commission
Office of International Affairs

Sir Tim Berners-Lee
Interactive Panel discussion

Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Founder
U.S. Federal Trade Commission
World Wide Web Foundation A special recorded message
exclusively for
Consumers International

Gerd BillenPhoto by: Frank Nürnberger
Interactive Panel discussion

Gerd Billen

Secretario de Estado
Ministerio Federal de Justicia y Protección de los Consumidores (Alemania)

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Interactive Panel discussion

Joseph A. Cannataci

UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy
A special recorded message exclusively for Consumers International

Alejandro Cavillo
Breakout session seminar

Alejandro Cavillo

Director
EL Poder del Consumidor (Mexico)

George Cheriyan
Breakout session seminar

George Cheriyan

Director
CUTS International (India)

Sue Chetwin
Breakout session seminar

Sue Chetwin

Chief Executive
Consumers New Zealand Campaign Success
Story Contributor

Neil Coles
Breakout session seminar

Neil Coles

Team Leader
Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP)

Bart Combée
Expert Talk

Bart Combée

Presidente
Consumentenbond
(Países Bajos)

Breakout session seminar

Ottorino Cosivi

Director
Pan American Foot-and-Mouth Disease Center of the Pan American Health Organization

D
Sue Davies
Breakout session seminar

Sue Davies

Chief Policy Advisor
Which? (UK)

Karine De Crescenzo
Breakout session seminar

Karine De Crescenzo

International Relations Officer
UFC Que-Choisir (France)

Shirish Deshpande
Breakout session seminar

Shirish Deshpande

Chairman
Mumbai Grahak Panchayat (India) Campaign Success
Story Contributor

Maria Inês Dolci
Breakout session seminar

Maria Inês Dolci

Institutional Coordinator
PROTESTE Consumers Association (Brazil)

Breakout session seminar

Teresa Donato Liporace

Projects and Programmes Advisor
Instituto Brasileiro de Defesa do Consumidor, (IDEC) (Brazil) Campaign Success Story Contributor

Interactive Panel discussion

Danilo Doneda

Visiting Professor
State University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Michael Donohue
Breakout session seminar

Michael Donohue

Senior Policy Analyst
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

E
Ana Etchenique
Breakout session seminar

Ana Etchenique

Vice President
Confederación de Consumidores y Usuarios (CECU) (Spain) Campaign Success
Story Contributor

Breakout session seminar

Phil Evans

Inquiry Chairman
UK Competition and Markets Authority

F
Breakout session seminar

Ian Fenn

Sustainable Consumption Project Coordinator
Consumers International

G
Norma Garcia
Breakout session seminar

Norma Garcia

Manager Financial Services Programme
Consumer Reports (USA)

Breakout session seminar

Beatriz Garcia Buitrago

President
Consumidores Argentinos (Argentina)

Doukoua Gode
Breakout session seminar

Doukoua Gode

President
Federation Nationale des Associations de Consommateurs de Cote D’Ivoire (FAC-Ivory Coast) Campaign Success
Story Contributor

Anna Glayzer
Interactive Panel discussion

Anna Glayzer

Advocacy Manager
Consumers International

Monique Goyens
Breakout session seminar

Monique Goyens

Director General
BEUC

James Guest
Special Event

James Guest

Presidente
Consumers International

H
Ibrahim Hamed Al-Ghafri
Breakout session seminar

Ibrahim Hamed Al-Ghafri

Director of Information Technology
Public Authority for Consumer Protection (Oman)

Jens Henriksson
Breakout session seminar

Jens Henriksson

International Officer
Swedish Consumers’ Association

Isabella Henriques
Breakout session seminar

Isabella Henriques

Director of Advocacy
Alana Institute (Brazil) Campaign Success
Story Contributor

Sadie Homer
Breakout session seminar

Sadie Homer

Senior Policy Adviser
Consumers International

Nathalie Homobono
Interactive Panel discussion

Nathalie Homobono

Director General, Competition
Consumer Affairs and Prevention of Fraud (France)

Gerjan Huis in ’t Veld
Breakout session seminar

Gerjan Huis in ’t Veld

Campaigning and Communications Manager
Consumentenbond (The Netherlands)

Phillipa Hunt
Breakout session seminar

Phillipa Hunt

Campaigns and Communications Director
Consumers International

J
Anne Jellema
Interactive Panel discussion

Anne Jellema

Chief Executive Officer
World Wide Web Foundation

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Interactive Panel discussion

Ciro Kawamura

Vice President
Vivo-Telefonica (Brazil)

Alan Kirkland
Interactive Panel discussion

Alan Kirkland

Directora Ejecutiva
CHOICE (Australia)

Interactive Panel discussion

Mukhisa Kituyi

Secretary-General
of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

Premila Kumar
Breakout session seminar

Premila Kumar

Chief Executive
Consumers Council of Fiji Campaign Success
Story Contributor

Breda Kutin
Breakout session seminar

Breda Kutin

President
Zveza potrošnikov Slovenije – Slovene Consumer's Association Campaign Success
Story Contributor

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Marilena Lazzarini
Breakout session seminar

Marilena Lazzarini

Council President
Instituto de Defesa do Consumidor (IDEC) (Brazil)

Breakout session seminar

Monroe Labouisse

Advisor on customer support, trust and safety, and consumer protection for technology start-ups

Luis Almagro Lemes
Interactive Panel discussion

Luis Almagro Lemes

Secretary General
Organization of American States

Matt Levey
Breakout session seminar

Matt Levey

Director of Campaigns and Communications
CHOICE

Benny Leung
Breakout session seminar

Benny Leung

Senior Public Affairs Officer
Hong Kong Consumer Council Campaign Success
Story Contributor

Claudia Lima Marques
Breakout session seminar

Claudia Lima Marques

Chair
Private International Law and Law of International Relations

Mike Lind
Breakout session seminar

Mike Lind

Head of Europe and Africa
Modria

Amanda Long
Interactive Panel discussion

Amanda Long

Director General
Consumers International

Luther Lowe
Interactive Panel discussion

Luther Lowe

Vice President, Public Policy
YELP

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Justin Macmullan
Breakout session seminar

Justin Macmullan

Head of Advocacy
Consumers International

Uday Mawani
Breakout session seminar

Uday Mawani

Chief Executive and Trustee
Consumer Education and Research Society (India) Campaign Success
Story Contributor

Kate McKee
Breakout session seminar

Kate McKee

Senior Policy Advisor
CPAG: Global Financial Inclusion Resource Centre

Kevin Mckinley
Breakout session seminar

Kevin Mckinley

Acting Secretary-General
International Organization for Standardization

Ivo Mechels
Breakout session seminar

Ivo Mechels

Director of Lobby and Press
Test-Aankoop (Belgium)

Ivo Mechels
Breakout session seminar

Yasir Merghani

Secretary General
Sudanese Consumers Protection Society Campaign Success
Story Contributor

Peter Moorey
Breakout session seminar

Peter Moorey

Head of Campaigns
WHICH? (UK) Campaign Success
Story Contributor

Teresa Moreira
Interactive Panel discussion

Teresa Moreira

Consumer Directorate-General
Ministry of Economy (Portugal)

Klaus Müller
Breakout session seminar

Klaus Müller

Executive Director
VZBV: Federation of German Consumer Organisations
- Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband (Germany)

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Breakout session seminar

Marimuthu Nadason

President
Federation of Malaysian Consumer Association (Malaysia)

Breakout session seminar

Pierre Nduwayo

Secretary General
Association Burundaise des Consommateurs (ABUCO – Burundi) Campaign Success Story Contributor

Alex Neill
Breakout session seminar

Alex Neill

Campaigns and Communications Director
Which? (UK)

O
Samuel Ochieng
Breakout session seminar

Samuel Ochieng

Chief Executive
Consumer Information Network (Kenya)

Breakout session seminar

Kim Jai Ok

President
Consumers Korea

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Ashok R. Patil
Breakout session seminar

Ashok R. Patil

Professor and Chair on Consumer Law and Practice, National Law School of India University
Campaign Success
Story Contributor

Juliana Pereira da Silva
Interactive Panel discussion

Juliana Pereira da Silva

National Secretary of Consumers
Ministry of Justice (Brazil)

Anja Philip
Interactive Panel discussion

Anja Philip

President
Danish Consumer Council (Denmark)

Marco Pierani
Breakout session seminar

Marco Pierani

Head of Public Affairs
Altroconsumo (Italy)

Nisha Pillai
Interactive Panel discussion

Nisha Pillai

Journalist and Moderator

Interactive Panel discussion

Benoît Plaitin

Managing Director Euroconsumers Group
Director Test Achats (Belgium)

Interactive Panel discussion

Claudia Politinski

Vice President
ITAÚ Unibanco (Brazil)

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Breakout session seminar

Rocco Renaldi

Secretary General
International Food and Beverage Alliance

S
Breakout session seminar

Swathy Satyamurti

Director of Projects
Consumers Association of India Campaign Success Story Contributor

Doc Searls
Expert Talk

Doc Searls

Author
“The Intention Economy: When Customers Take Charge”

Antonino Serra-Cambaceres
Breakout session seminar

Antonino Serra-Cambaceres

Global Programme Manager
Consumer Justice and Protection, Consumers International

Robin Simpson
Breakout session seminar

Robin Simpson

Senior Policy Advisor
Consumers International

Rosemary Siyachitema
Breakout session seminar

Rosemary Siyachitema

Directora Ejecutiva
Consumer Council of Zimbabwe

Hugh Stevenson
Interactive Panel discussion

Hugh Stevenson

Executive Director
Deputy Director
International Consumer Protection U.S. Federal Trade Commission

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Marta Tellado
Expert Talk

Marta Tellado

President & Chief Executive
Consumer Reports (USA)

Breakout session seminar

Diane Terblanche

Executive Chairperson
National Consumer Tribunal (South Africa)

Ana Toni
Interactive Panel discussion

Ana Toni

Executive Director
Co-Founder GIP
and
Executive Director
Instituto Clima e Sociedade (Brazil)

Erin Turner
Breakout session seminar

Erin Turner

Campaigns Manager
CHOICE (Australia)
Campaign Success
Story Contributor

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Interactive Panel discussion

Guillermo Valles

Director Competition
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

Interactive Panel discussion

Joana Varon

Founder and Director
Coding Rights (Brazil)

Sri Chirravuri Viswanath
Interactive Panel discussion

Sri Chirravuri Viswanath

Secretary to Government of India
Department of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs

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Joe Weber
Breakout session seminar

Joe Weber

Advocacy Development Adviser
Consumers International

Eric Whan
Expert Talk

Eric Whan

Director de Sostenibilidad
GlobeScan

Gilly Wong
Interactive Panel discussion

Gilly Wong

Directora Ejecutiva
Consejo de Consumidores de Hong Kong

Special Event

Yuk-Shan Wong

Chairman
Hong Kong Consumer Council

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Dmitriy Yanin
Breakout session seminar

Dmitriy Yanin

Chairman
KONFOP Confederation of Consumer Societies (Russia)

Z
Dong Zhuli
Breakout session seminar

Dong Zhuli

Vice Secretary General
China Consumers Association
Campaign Success
Story Contributor

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