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During the days 8 to 10 of October 2019, we participated in the XXII World Cluster Conference of TCI, organized by TCI in Antwerp, Belgium. Carlos Tarrasón, CEO of Cluster Consulting, made a presentation on the 3rd day with the experience of the company on the following topic: "Clustering to develop new and better strategies in Latin America". 

 

 
 
 

On September 5th, 2019, SEBRAE MG hold, together with the TCI Network and support of Cluster Consulting, an event focused on "Best practices and policies of competitiveness and innovation". The event was held in Belo Horizonte, MG, seeking to strengthen ties between institutions and regions. The institutions presented were SPRI - Basque Country, Innpulsa - Colombia and Bogota Chamber of Commerce - Colombia. The three invited organizations, together with SEBRAE MG, exchanged ideas and discussed the interrelationship between competitiveness and innovation instruments and how to apply the best practices in Minas Gerais - Brazil.

 

During July the 2nd and 3rd of 2018 Carlos Tarrasón was part in Madrid of the first TCI working group discussing the best practices for worldwide cluster digitization. Carlos Tarrasón represented Brasil and also there were members from Spain, Country Basc, Portugal Iceland, Germany and Canada representing governments, clusteres and think tanks. 

During the days 7 and 9 of November 2017, we participated in the XX World Cluster Conference of TCI, organized by TCI in Bogotá, Colombia. Carlos Tarrasón, CEO of Cluster Consulting, made a presentation on the 3rd day with the experience of the company on the following topic: "Promote entrepreneurship through cluster initiatives". 

 

On April 5, 2017, Carlos Tarrasón led the workshop 1 "Increasing the impact and sustainability of cluster organizations" at a one-day workshop "How to manage a cluster initiative: from plans to actions", led by the Chamber of Commerce from Medellín to Antioquia, TCI Network Latin America Chapter and the Cluster community of Medellín. Participants included directors and group leaders from around 15 cities in Colombia and representatives from Ecuador. It was another step in strengthening the sustainability of clusters and their impact on regional competitiveness in Latin America.

During the 8th and 10th November 2016 Carlos Tarrasón participated in the 19th TCI Global Conference on Clusters, organized by TCI in Eindhoven, Holland. Carlos presented the experience of the company on the topic: "Inovation in Food Clusters in Minas Gerais". More information about the event at the link: http://www.tci2016.org/ 

During the 14th and 17th June 2016 we participated in the 9th Latin American Clusters Congress, organized by the TCI, in the city of Temuco in Chile. Carlos Tarrasón, Cluster Consulting director, presented one session with the company experience: "IT Serra Gaúcha cluster betting for Industry 4.0." See presentation here. Further information about the congress at: http://9clactci.com

During the 19th and 20th May 2016 we participated in the workshop to define the ideal evaluation model for clusters. It was organized by TCI and with the participation of representatives from Australia, Brazil, Colombia, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden and the UK. More information about the workshop at:http://www.tci-network.org/evaluation_activities_ws2016

During the 16th and 19th of June 2015 we participated in the 8th Latin American Congress of Clusters, organized by TCI, in the city of Medellin, Colombia. Carlos Tarrasón, director of Cluster Consulting, presented the experience of the company in the panel: "How to build the cluster vision for the future and the business models for the companies of the cluster". See presentation. More information about the event at: http://8clactci.com/es/

During the 3th to 6th September 2013 we participated in the 16th Cluster World Congress, organized by TCI, in Kolding, in the region of Southern Denmark. Carlos Tarrasón, Cluster Consulting director, presented the company's experience in the following speech: "Strategy design at cluster and company level" using the exemple of Belo Horizonte bakery cluster.  See presentation. More information about the congress can be found in the following link: www.tci2013.com

During the 16th to 19th October 2012 we were participating in the 15th Cluster World Congress, organized by TCI, in the cities of Bilbao and San Sebastian, Basque Country. Carlos Tarrasón, Cluster Consulting director, presented the experience of Cluster Consulting in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, developing future place based strategies for smart specialization. Specifically, presented the experience of 4 food clusters en Minas Gerais.

From the 29th of May until the 1st of June 2012 we participated on the 7th Latin American Congress of Clusters, organized by TCI, in Monterrey, México. Carlos Tarrasón, director of Cluster Consulting, presented the Brazilian experience in the first panel of the Congress "Public Policies for the development of clusters in America". Also, he presented the Cluster Consulting methodology in the workshop of Innovation and clusters, and in the workshop about Methodologies for constructing cluster action plans.

We participated in the 6th Latin American Congress of clusters in Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, from the 16th to the 20th of May, 2011. Carlos Tarrasón, director of the company, moderated the discussion about Knowledge management in clusters and also made a presentation in the thematic session about Internationalization.

Carlos Tarrasón participated in TCI European Conference during the 30th and 31st March, 2011 in Tallinn, Estonia.

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