Miami, FL

Fifth Annual Latin America Conference

April 27, 2010

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Luncheon Speaker
Speaker: H.E. Porfirio Lobo President, Republic of Honduras

Latin America 2010: Economic, Business and Trade Forecast

February 5, 2010

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Featured Speaker
Speaker: Manuel Sánchez, Deputy Governor, Banco de Mexico, Mexico, D.F

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Global Economic Outlook and the Impact for Latin America
L to R: Jeffrey Schott, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, DC.; Michelle Billig Patron, Senior Director, PIRA Energy Group, New York; Susan Kaufman Purcell, Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy; Brian O’Neill, Vice Chairman, Lazard International, New York; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary, Western Hemisphere, Department of the Treasury

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Latin America 2010: Economic Scenarios
L to R: Sergio Martín, Chief Mexico Economist, HSBC, Mexico, D.F.; Liliana Rojas-Suarez, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development, Washington, D.C.; Joseph Ganitsky, Research Professor, Department of Management, University of Miami; Vladimir Werning, Executive Director, Emerging Markets Economics and Strategy, JP Morgan Chase & Co., New York; Alberto Bernal, Head of EM Macroeconomic Strategy, Bulltick Capital Markets, Miami

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Political Risk in the Region
L to R: Peter Romero, CEO, Experior Advisory, Washington, D.C.; Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs; Otto Reich, President, Otto Reich Associates LLC, Washington, D.C.; Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs; Andres Oppenheimer, Syndicated Columnist, ‘The Oppenheimer Report,’ The Miami Herald; Jorge Castañeda Global Distinguished Professor of Politics and Latin American & Caribbean Studies, New York University, New York; Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mexico



Bogotá, Colombia

Colombia-United States Forum

October 20-21, 2010

Moderator: Susan Kaufman Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy
Keynote Speaker: Hon. Michael McKinley Ambassador of the United States to Colombia

L to R: John Murphy Vice president, International Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C.; Santiago Montenegro President, Asofondos, Bogotá; Susan K. Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy; Alberto Bernal Head of EM Macroeconomic Strategy, Bulltick Capital Markets, Miami; and Roger Tissot Energy Consultant, British Columbia, Canada


L to R: H.E. Gabriel Silva Ambassador of Colombia to the United States; Hon. Michael McKinley Ambassador of the United States to Colombia; and Santiago Montenegro President, Asofondos, Bogotá

Keynote Speakers: Hon. Michael McKinley Ambassador of the United States to Colombia, and H.E. Gabriel Silva Ambassador of Colombia to the United States


Panel on Colombia’s Foreign Policy and Colombia-U.S. Relations
L to R:
Edward Schumacher-Matos Director, Migration and Integration Research Program, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts and Syndicated Columnist, The Washington Post Writers Group; Susan K. Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy; Carlos Caballero Director, Escuela de Gobierno Alberto Lleras Camargo, Universidad de los Andes; Sandra Borda Co-Director, Centro de Estudios Estadounidenses (CEE), and Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá; and Bruce Bagley Chair and Professor, Department of International Studies, University of Miami


L to R: José Darío Uribe Governor, Bank of the Republic of Colombia; and Carlos Caballero Director, Escuela de Gobierno Alberto Lleras Camargo, Universidad de los Andes


L to R: H.E. Gabriel Silva Ambassador of Colombia to the United States; Carlos Caballero Director, Escuela de Gobierno Alberto Lleras Camargo, Universidad de los Andes; and Susan K. Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami



Santiago, Chile

The Recovery of Emerging Markets: Political and Economic Perspectives

June 14-15, 2010



Speaker: Ricardo García President, AmCham Chile


Speaker: Susan Kaufman Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy


Speaker: Juan Jaime Díaz Subdirector, Periódico El Mercurio


Speaker: Juan Andrés Fontaine Ministro de Economía, Fomento y Turismo


Speaker: Juan Andrés Fontaine Ministro de Economía, Fomento y Turismo


Speaker: Walter Bastian Deputy Assistant Secretary, Western Hemisphere, U.S. Department of State


Speaker: Juan Andrés Fontaine Ministro de Economía, Fomento y Turismo


L to R: Carlos Pareja Ambassador of Peru in Chile; Rubén Covarrubias Universidad Mayor, Santiago; and Julio Dittborn


L to R: Marcela Vélez Coordinadora, “Economía y Negocios,” El Mercurio, Santiago; Claudio Loser President, Centennial Group, Washington, D.C.; Oscar Landerretche Professor, Economics Department, Universidad de Chile, Santiago; and John Murphy Vice President, International Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C.


L to R: Karen Poniachik; Susan Kaufman Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy; Hernán Felipe Errázuriz Presidente, Consejo Chileno para las Relaciones Internacionales; and Peter Hakim President Emeritus, Inter-American Dialogue



São Paulo, Brazil

Second Brazil-U.S. Forum

June 9-10, 2010



Susan Kaufman Purcell welcoming H.E. Henrique Meirelles, governor of the Central Bank of Brazil


L to R: Abram Szajman president of Fecomercio, and Mario Marconini president of the Council for International Affairs at Fecomercio, São Paulo


L to R: Susan Kaufman Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy; Hon. Thomas Shannon Ambassador of the United States to Brazil; and Mario Marconini President, Council for International Affairs, Fecomercio, São Paulo


L to R: Susan Kaufman Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy; Stephan Schwartzman Director of Tropical Forest Policy, Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, D.C.; Mario Marconini President, Council for International Affairs, Fecomercio, São Paulo; George Philippidis Energy Director, Applied Research Center, Florida International University, Miami, Florida; Marco Antonio Fujihara Manager, Brazil Sustainability Fund, BNDES, Rio de Janeiro

Hon. Thomas Shannon Ambassador of the United States to Brazil


L to R: Albert Fishlow Professor Emeritus of International