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Conference: Competitiveness 2017 – Challenges for Portugal | 9th June

Porto Business School organises, on the 9th of June, starting at 10.30 am, the Conference: “Competitiveness 2017 – Challenges for Portugal.

Porto Business School collaborated exclusively in a study that evaluates the competitiveness index of Portugal, which features in the 2017 IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook. Based on the information gathered by Porto Business School this study shows that Portugal has maintained its position (39Âş). Portugal keeps its position regarding business efficiency but, falls 3 places on economic performance.


10h30 Check in

10h40 Welcome
Ramon O’Callaghan, Dean at Porto Business School

10h45 World Competitiveness Yearbook 2017
Christos Cabolis, Chief Economist and Head of Operations at IMD World Competitiveness Center

11h30 “Competitiveness 2017 – Challenges for Portugal”
Daniel Bessa, Economist and Teacher at Port Business School
Carlos Tavares, Advisor to the Board at Caixa Geral de DepĂłsitos
JoĂŁo Miranda, CEO at Frulact

Moderation: JĂşlio MagalhĂŁes, Diretor at Porto Canal

12h30 Closing remarks
Manuel Caldeira Cabral, Minister of Economy