Australian Embassy

Alumni Leadership Conference

                            2022 Alumni Leadership Conference:
Alumni in Business


  • When: Wednesday 30 August, 18:00 – 21:30
  • Where: Intercontinental São Paulo
  • Cost: Free to all alumni. Register here.


Every year the Australian Embassy in Brazil hosts an Alumni Leadership Conference (ALC) which brings together Australian-Brazilian alumni for seminars and workshops to provide professional development, networking, and future research opportunities.

This year's theme is 'Alumni in Business'. The Conference will have as a guest speaker Fernando Machado, General Manager of Rip Curl in São Paulo. Rip Curl is an Australian company specialised in surfwear. Fernando will talk about his professional path in Brazil and Australia and provide tips for professional development and entrepreneurship.

Australia's Consul-General in São Paulo, John Prowse, will also attend the event.

To join the Alumni Leadership Conference, register here.


 Schedule – Alumni Leadership Conference

 Wednesday, August 30th




 Arrival of the participants

  • Networking

 19:00 – 19:15


  • Luisa Neves, Master of ceremonies
  • Welcome from the Consul General of Australia, Mr. John Prowse

 19:15 – 19:45

 Keynote speaker

  • Fernando Machado, Rip Curl

 19:45 – 20:05

 Alumni Talks

  • Leandro Rodrigues Lima
  • Dayane Muhammad da Luz

 20:05 – 20:30

 Question and Answer Panel (Q&A)

  • Camila Gonçalves, Government of Victoria (moderator)

 20:30 – 21:30

 Cocktail of Networking




 **Note: the event will be conducted in Portuguese.