27-28 February 2018 Atlantis The Palm, Dubai

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Professor Marcos Troyjo

Director, BRICLab Columbia UniversityUSA

Marcos Troyjo is co-founder and co-director of BRICLab at Columbia University, a special forum on Brazil, Russia, India and China at Columbia|SIPA, where he teaches international affairs.

He is an op-ed columnist for Folha de S. Paulo, Brazil´s biggest circulation newspaper, and a regular commentator for global media outlets such as CNN en Español, The Huffington Post and Financial Times. Troyjo writes extensively on foreign affairs, international trade, rising powers, globalization, technology & innovation, and Brazil's political and economic prospects.

Professor Troyjo is also the president and founder of the Center for Business Diplomacy, a global advisory firm. He holds a PhD in sociology of international relations from the University of São Paulo with postdoctoral studies at Columbia. He is a Visiting Professor at the Russian Presidential Academy (Ranepa).

He authors books on economic development and global affairs, including Trading Nation (listed by Americas Quarterly as one of the hemisphere´s best books in 2007). His latest book, Deglobalization: Chronicle of a Changing World , appeared in June 2016.

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