Friday, December 14, 2007—Public Event

Amb. Peter De Shazo, Director, Americas Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C.

8:00 - 8:15 a.m.—Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15 - 9:45 a.m.—Presentation and Discussion

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Salon AB
50 Alhambra Plaza

U.S. Policy toward Latin America Task Force Session III
Thursday, December 13, 2007—Public Event

Ambassador Otto Reich, President, Otto Reich Associates, LLC, Washington, D.C.
Former Assistant Secretary of State for the Western Hemisphere
Dr. Albert Fishlow, Professor of International and Public Affairs; Director of the Institute of Latin American Studies; Director of the Center for Brazilian Studies, Columbia University, New York
Brian Latell, Senior Research associate, Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami; Former National Intelligence Officer for Latin America, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Granada Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

8:00-8:15 a.m.- Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15-9:45 a.m.- Presentations and Discussion
Wednesday, December 12, 2007—Private Event (By invitation only)

Ambassador Otto Reich, President, Otto Reich Associates, LLC, Washington, D.C.
Former Assistant Secretary of State for the Western Hemisphere
Dr. Albert Fishlow, Professor of International and Public Affairs; Director of the Institute of Latin American Studies; Director of the Center for Brazilian Studies, Columbia University, New York
Brian Latell, Senior Research associate, Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami; Former National Intelligence Officer for Latin America, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

4:30-9:00 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

Mercosur: the Politics and Economics of South American Integration

 

Thursday, December 6, 2007—Public Event

Mario Marconini, President, ManattJonesMarconini Global Strategies, São Paulo
Dr. Patricio Navia, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, New York University; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy
Dr. Roberto Bouzas, Academic Director, Master of International Relations, FLACSO Argentina

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

8:00-8:15 a.m.- Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15-9:45 a.m.- Presentations and Discussion
Wednesday, December 5, 2007—Private Event (By invitation only)

Mario Marconini, President, ManattJonesMarconini Global Strategies, São Paulo
Dr. Patricio Navia, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, New York University; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy
Dr. Roberto Bouzas, Academic Director, Master of International Relations, FLACSO Argentina

6:45-9:00 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

MARAS, Security and Development in Central America Task Force Session III

Wednesday, November 28, 2007—Private Event (By invitation only)

Dr. Evan Ellis, Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc., McLean, Virginia
Clare Ribando Seelke, Analyst in Latin American Affairs, Congressional Research Service, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Al Valdez, Adjunct Professor, School of Social Science and International Studies Program, University of California, Irvine

4:30-9:00 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

Thursday, November 29, 2007—Public Event

Dr. Evan Ellis, Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc., McLean, Virginia
Clare Ribando Seelke, Analyst in Latin American Affairs, Congressional Research Service, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Al Valdez, Adjunct Professor, School of Social Science and International Studies Program, University of California, Irvine

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Cadiz Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

8:00-8:15 a.m.- Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15-9:45 a.m.- Presentations and Discussion

U.S. Policy toward Latin America Task Force Session II

Wednesday, November 7, 2007—Private Event (By invitation only)

Kenneth Maxwell, Director of Brazil Studies Program, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, and Visiting Professor of History, Harvard University
Beatrice Rangel, President and CEO, AMLA Consulting LLC, and Director of CODERE
Dr. Luis Rubio, Chairman, Centro de Investigación para el Desarrollo (CIDAC), Mexico City

4:30-9:00 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

Thursday, November 8, 2007—Public Event

Kenneth Maxwell, Director of Brazil Studies Program, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, and Visiting Professor of History, Harvard University
Beatrice Rangel, President and CEO, AMLA Consulting LLC, and Director of CODERE
Dr. Luis Rubio, Chairman, Centro de Investigación para el Desarrollo (CIDAC), Mexico City

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Granada Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

8:00-8:15 a.m.- Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15-9:45 a.m.- Presentations and Discussion

Wednesday, October 31, 2007
‘Chavez Foreign Policy’
- Private Event(by invitation only)

Dr. Anibal Romero, Professor, Political Theory, Department of Liberal Studies, Universidad de Metropolitana, Caracas, Venezuela

7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.

Biltmore Hotel
Marbella room
1200 Anastasia Avenue

Tuesday, October 30, 2007
‘Venezuela: Political and Economic Update’
- Public Event

Dr. Anibal Romero, Professor, Political Theory, Department of Liberal Studies, Universidad de Metropolitana, Caracas, Venezuela
Dr. Luis Oganes, Head of Latin America Research, JP Morgan Chase and Co


Venezuela’s Economic Outlook - Presentation by Dr. Luis Oganes

Jorge Pi&#241&#243n, Senior Research Associate-Energy, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami


Venezuela: Political and Economic Update - Presentation by Jorge Pi&#241&#243n

8:00 a.m.- 9:45 a.m.

Biltmore Hotel
Marbella room
1200 Anastasia Avenue

Monday, October 29, 2007
‘Venezuela: Political and Economic Update’
- Private Event(by invitation only)

Dr. Anibal Romero, Professor, Political Theory, Department of Liberal Studies, Universidad de Metropolitana, Caracas, Venezuela
Dr. Luis Oganes, Head of Latin America Research, JP Morgan Chase and Co
Jorge Pi&#241&#243n, Senior Research Associate-Energy, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami

7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.

Biltmore Hotel
Marbella room
1200 Anastasia Avenue

Wednesday, October 24, 2007
‘Latin America: Economic, Business, and Trade Forecast’
- Public Event

Rafael de la Fuente, Chief Economist, Latin American Research, BNP Paribas, New York
Marcelo Giugale, Director for Economic Policy and Poverty Reduction, Latin America and Caribbean Region, World Bank, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Jerry Haar, Associate Director, Knight Ridder Center for Excellence in Management, Florida International University
Tim Kearney, Managing Director and Senior Global Economist, Equity Research, Bear Stearns & Co Inc., New York
Paulo Leme, Managing Director, Emerging Markets Economic Research, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Miami
Ian McCluskey, Publisher, WorldCity Business, Miami
John Price, President, InfoAmericas, Miami
Oscar Sánchez, Senior Economist, Latin America, Scotia Bank, Toronto
Thomas Travis, Attorney at Law, Sandler, Travis and Rosenberg, P.A., Miami
Dr. Alberto Trejos, Professor, Department of Economics, INCAE Business School, Costa Rica and Former Minister of Trade of Costa Rica
John Welch, Senior vice President, Sovereign Strategy, Lehman Brothers, New York


8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

JW Marriott Hotel
1109 Brickell Avenue

Tuesday, October 23, 2007
‘Latin America: Economic, Business, and Trade Forecast’
- Private Event (by invitation only)

Rafael de la Fuente, Chief Economist, Latin American Research, BNP Paribas, New York
Marcelo Giugale, Director for Economic Policy and Poverty Reduction, Latin America and Caribbean Region, World Bank, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Jerry Haar, Associate Director, Knight Ridder Center for Excellence in Management, Florida International University
Tim Kearney, Managing Director and Senior Global Economist, Equity Research, Bear Stearns & Co Inc., New York
Paulo Leme, Managing Director, Emerging Markets Economic Research, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Miami
Ian McCluskey, Publisher, WorldCity Business, Miami
John Price, President, InfoAmericas, Miami
Oscar Sánchez, Senior Economist, Latin America, Scotia Bank, Toronto
Thomas Travis, Attorney at Law, Sandler, Travis and Rosenberg, P.A., Miami
Dr. Alberto Trejos, Professor, Department of Economics, INCAE Business School, Costa Rica and Former Minister of Trade of Costa Rica
John Welch, Senior vice President, Sovereign Strategy, Lehman Brothers, New York

Other speakers TBC

6:45 - 9:00 p.m.

JW Marriott Hotel
1109 Brickell Avenue

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 - Private Breakfast
‘Central America: Political and Economic Update’ - Private Event (by invitation only)

Dr. Alberto Trejos, Professor, Department of Economics, INCAE Business School

8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

JW Marriott Hotel
1109 Brickell Avenue

MARAS, Security and Development in Central America Task Force Session II

Thursday, October 18, 2007—Private Event (By invitation only)

Oscar Alvarez, Viceconsul at the Consulate General of Honduras in Houston and Former Minister of Public Security of Honduras
Oscar Bonilla, President of the National Council for Public Security, El Salvador
Alfonso Yurrita, Urban Planner - security, policy and urban strategy, Guatemala


4:30-9:00 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Cadiz Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

Friday, October 19, 2007—Public Event

Oscar Alvarez, Viceconsul at the Consulate General of Honduras in Houston and Former Minister of Public Security of Honduras
Oscar Bonilla, President of the National Council for Public Security, El Salvador
Alfonso Yurrita, Urban Planner - security, policy and urban strategy, Guatemala

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Cadiz Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

8:00-8:15 a.m.- Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15-9:45 a.m.- Presentations and Discussion

U.S. Policy toward Latin America Task Force Session I

Thursday, October 11, 2007—Public Event

Christopher Garman, Director and Latin America Practice Head, Latin America, Eurasia Group

Dr. Abraham Lowenthal, Robert F. Erburu Chair in Ethics, Globalization and Development and Professor of International Relations, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Dr. Patricio Navia, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, New York University; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy

Political Institutions, Populism, and Democracy in Latin America

By Patricio Navia and Ignacio Walker

¿Qué le pasó a Bachelet?

By Patricio Navia

Top-Down and Bottom-Up Democracy in Latin America: The Case of Bachelet in Chile

By Patricio Navia

Amb. Roger Noriega, Director of Advocacy and Government Affairs, Tew Cardenas, LLP, Washington, D.C.

The End of Democratic Solidarity in the Americas?

By Roger F. Noriega

Helping Win the War on Our Doorstep

By Roger F. Noriega

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Granada Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

8:00-8:15 a.m.- Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15-9:45 a.m.- Presentations and Discussion

U.S. Policy toward Latin America Task Force Session I

Wednesday, October 10, 2007—Private Event (By invitation only)

Christopher Garman, Director and Latin America Practice Head, Latin America, Eurasia Group
Dr. Abraham Lowenthal, Robert F. Erburu Chair in Ethics, Globalization and Development and Professor of International Relations, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Dr. Patricio Navia, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, New York University; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy

Amb. Roger Noriega, Director of Advocacy and Government Affairs, Tew Cardenas, LLP, Washington, D.C.

4:30-9:00 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - Public Event

Amb. Charles Ford, U.S. Ambassador to Honduras

5:00-5:15 p.m.- Registration and Refreshments
5:15-6:30 p.m.- Presentation and Discussion

The Biltmore Hotel
Prado Room
1200 Anastasia Avenue

MARAS, Security and Development in Central America Task Force Session I

Wednesday, September 26, 2007—Private Event (By invitation only)

Frederico Breve, Director, FUNDEMOS; Former Minister of Defense of Honduras
Dr. Cesar Sereseres, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of California, Irvine
Geoff Thale, Program Director, The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA)

4:30-9:00 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

Thursday, September 27, 2007—Public Event

Frederico Breve, Director, FUNDEMOS; Former Minister of Defense of Honduras
Dr. Cesar Sereseres, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of California, Irvine
Geoff Thale, Program Director, The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA)

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Granada Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

8:00-8:15 a.m.- Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15-9:45 a.m.- Presentations and Discussion

Monday, September 17, 2007 - Public Event

H.E. Leonel Fernandez, President of the Dominican Republic

4:30-5:00 p.m.- Registration
5:00-6:00 p.m.- Program
6:00-6:30 p.m.- Reception

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Hall of Ambassadors
50 Alhambra Plaza

Thursday, June 7, 2007
"Vital Voices 2007 Women’s Leadership Summit for Latin America and the Caribbean"
- Public Event

Moderator
Isabel De Quesada, Executive Director, Mayor’s International Council, City of Miami

Panelists
Vivian Fern&#225ndez de Torrijos, First Lady of the Republic of Panama
Daniel Kaufmann, Director of Global Programs, World Bank Insitute (WBI)
Judith McHale, Former President and CEO, Discovery Communications
Reyna McPeck, Chair, Vital Voices Venezuela
Anel Townsend, Member, Advisory Council of the Latin American Parliament; Former Peruvian Minister of Women and Social Development

 
  6:00 - 6:15 p.m. - Registration
  6:15 - 7:30 p.m. - Presentation and Discussion
  Reception to follow public program
 
  The Biltmore Hotel
  Granada Room
  1200 Anastasia Ave.
  Coral Gables, fl.
 
Please RSVP to laurenwollack@vitalvoices.org or go online to http://www.vitalvoices.org

Thursday, May 23, 2007
  ‘Argentina’s Economic Outlook: At Full Speed With Challenges Ahead’
- Private Event
 
Dr. Daniel Artana
Dr. Juan Luis Bour
Dr. Fernando Navajas

Chief Economists
Latin American Economic Research Foundation (FIEL), Buenos Aires

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
 
JW Marriott Hotel
1109 Brickell Avenue

Thursday, May 24, 2007
  ‘Argentina’s Economic Outlook: At Full Speed With Challenges Ahead’
- Public Event
 
Dr. Daniel Artana
Dr. Juan Luis Bour
Dr. Fernando Navajas

Chief Economists
Latin American Economic Research Foundation (FIEL), Buenos Aires

8:00 - 9:45 a.m.
 
JW Marriott Hotel
1109 Brickell Avenue

Thursday,  April 19, 2007
"Second Annual Latin America Conference"
- Public Event

Latin America Conference Registration Information

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

JW Marriott Hotel
1109 Brickell Avenue
Confirmed Speakers
Enrique Garc&#237a, Executive President, Corporaci&#243n Andina de Fomento
H.E. Jos&#233 Miguel Insulza, Secretary General, Organization of American States
David Malpass, Senior Managing Director and Chief Global Economist, Bear Stearns & Co. Inc.
H&#233ctor Morales, U.S. Executive Director, Inter-American Development Bank
Ali Moshiri, President, Latin American Upstream, Chevron Texaco
H.E. Antonio Patriota, Ambassador of Brazil to the United States
Jorge Pi&#241on, Research Associate, Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami
Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund

Wednesday,  April 18, 2007
‘Second Annual Latin America Conference’
- Private Event (by invitation only)

Tuesday, April 10, 2007
Central America: Political, Economic and Foreign Policy Update
- Public Event

Dr. Alberto Trejos, Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami; Professor of Economics, INCAE Business School, Alajuela, Costa Rica; Former Costa Rican Minister of Foreign Trade (2002-2004); and Chief Negotiator of CAFTA and CARICOM-FTA
Manuel Orozco, Senior Associate, Central America, The Inter-American Dialogue, Washington, D.C., Executive Director, Remittances and Rural Development Project, Inter-American Development Bank Senior Researcher, Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University
Carl Ross, Senior Managing Director, Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc., New York
 
8:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. - Presentations and Discussion
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza
Coral Gables, Florida

Tuesday, April 10, 2007
Dr. Alberto Trejos
- Private Dinner (by invitation only)
 
Co-hosted with the U.S.-Central America Chamber of Commerce

‘Central America: Political, Economic and Foreign Policy Update’

Dr. Alberto Trejos, Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami; Professor of Economics, INCAE Business School, Alajuela, Costa Rica; Former Costa Rican Minister of Foreign Trade (2002-2004); and Chief Negotiator of CAFTA and CARICOM-FTA

6:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. - Reception
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. - Presentation and Discussion
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Cadiz Room
50 Alhambra Plaza
Coral Gables, Florida

Monday, April 9, 2007
"Central America: Political, Economic and Foreign Policy Update"
- Private Dinner (by invitation only)
 
Dr. Alberto Trejos, Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami; Professor of Economics, INCAE Business School, Alajuela, Costa Rica; Former Costa Rican Minister of Foreign Trade (2002-2004); and Chief Negotiator of CAFTA and CARICOM-FTA
 
Manuel Orozco, Senior Associate, Central America, The Inter-American Dialogue, Washington, D.C., Executive Director, Remittances and Rural Development Project, Inter-American Development Bank Senior Researcher, Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University
 
Franco Uccelli, Managing Director, Fixed Income and Emerging Markets Sovereign Research, Boca Raton, FL.
 
6:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. - Reception
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. - Presentations and Discussion
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Cadiz Room
50 Alhambra Plaza
Coral Gables, Florida

Tuesday, April 3, 2007
Martin Redrado
, President, Central Bank of Argentina
Private Breakfast(by invitation only)

8:15 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. - Registration
8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. - Presentation and Discussion
The Biltmore Hotel
Marbella Room
1200 Anastasia Avenue

Thursday,  March 29, 2007
"Hugo Ch&#225vez: A Test for U.S. Policy"
- Private Dinner(by invitation only)

Special Report Author
Michael Shifter, Vice-president of Policy, Inter-American Dialogue, Washington D.C.
Commentators
Peter Hakim, President, Inter-American Dialogue, Washington, D.C.
Susan K. Purcell, Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami
Moderator
Ian McCluskey, Publisher, World City Business
6:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The Biltmore Hotel
Aragon Room
1200 Anastasia Avenue

Thursday,  March 29, 2007
"Hugo Ch&#225vez: A Test for U.S. Policy"
- Public Event

Special Report Author
Michael Shifter, Vice-president of Policy, Inter-American Dialogue, Washington D.C.
Commentators
Peter Hakim, President, Inter-American Dialogue, Washington, D.C.
Susan K. Purcell, Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami
Moderator
Ian McCluskey, Publisher, World City Business
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Registration and Refreshments
5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. – Presentations and Discussion

The Biltmore Hotel
Prado Room
1200 Anastasia Avenue

Friday, March 23, 2007
"Mexico: Political and Economic and Foreign Policy Update"
- Public Event
 
Jos&#233 Mar&#237a Barrionuevo, Managing Director, Strategy for Emerging Markets, BBVA, New York
 
George Grayson, The Class of 1938 Professor, Department of Government, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
 
Lu&#237s Rubio, President, Centro de Investigaciones para el Desarrollo, Mexico City;
Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy
8:00 – 9:45 a.m.-Presentations and Discussion
The Biltmore Hotel
Prado Room
1200 Anastasia Avenue

Thursday, March 22, 2007
"Mexico: Political and Economic and Foreign Policy Update"

Private Event (by invitation only)
 
Jos&#233 Mar&#237a Barrionuevo, Managing Director, Strategy for Emerging Markets,  BBVA, New York

George Grayson, The Class of 1938 Professor, Department of Government,The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
 
Lu&#237s Rubio, President, Centro de Investigaciones para el Desarrollo, Mexico City; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy
6:45 - 9:00 p.m. - Private Dinner and Discussion
The Biltmore Hotel
Marbella Room
1200 Anastasia Avenue

Thursday, March 22, 2007
"Mexico: Political and Economic and Foreign Policy Update"

Private Breakfast Event (by invitation only)
Co-sponsored with the Consulate General of Mexico
Lu&#237s Rubio, President, Centro de Investigaciones para el Desarrollo, Mexico City;
Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy

8:00-9:45 a.m.- Private Breakfast, Presentation, and Discussion
The Biltmore Hotel
Marbella Room
1200 Anastasia Avenue

Monday, March 19, 2007
War Made New: Technology, Warfare, and the Course of History, 1500 to Today

 
Author:
Max Boot, Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

In association with the Council on Foreign Relations and Dr. M. Lee Pearce Chair in Middle East Peace Studies, University of Miami
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Sevilla Room
50 Alhambra Circle, Coral Gables

5:00-5:30 p.m. - Registration and Book Signing
5:30-6:30 p.m. – Presentation and Discussion

Tuesday, March 6, 2007
"Freedom in the Americas 2007: Is Freedom under Threat?"
Co-sponsored with Freedom House -Public Event
 
Patricio Navia, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, New York University; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy
Diana Negroponte, Visiting Fellow, Brookings Institution
Michael Shifter, Vice President for Policy, The Inter-American Dialogue, Washington,  D.C.
Christopher Walker, Director of Studies, Freedom House, New York

4:30 - 6:30p.m.
 
The Biltmore Hotel
1200 Anastasia Avenue
 

Tuesday, March 6, 2007
"Freedom in the Americas 2007: Is Freedom under Threat?" Co-sponsored with Freedom House
-Private Event (by invitation only)

Patricio Navia, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, New York University; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy
Diana Negroponte, Visiting Fellow, Brookings Institution
Michael Shifter, Vice President for Policy, The Inter-American Dialogue, Washington,  D.C.
Christopher Walker, Director of Studies, Freedom House, New York
 
6:45 - 9:00p.m.
 
The Biltmore Hotel
1200 Anastasia Avenue

Friday, March 2, 2007
"Post-Election Outlook: The New Dynamics of Power in Latin America"
- Public Event
Jorge Castaneda, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mexico; Global Distinguished Professor of Politics and Latin American and Caribbean Studies, New   York University
Albert Fishlow, Professor and Director, Center for Brazilian Studies, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs
Brian Latell, Senior Research Associate, Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami
 
8:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Granada Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

Thursday, March 1, 2007
"Post-Election Outlook: The New Dynamics of Power in Latin America"
- Private Event (by invitation only)
Jorge Castaneda, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mexico; Global Distinguished Professor of Politics and Latin American and Caribbean Studies, New   York University
Albert Fishlow, Professor and Director, Center for Brazilian Studies, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs
Brian Latell, Senior Research Associate, Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami

6:45 - 9:00 p.m.
 
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Granada Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

Tuesday, February 27, 2007
Baker & McKenzie "Latin America Today" - Private Event (by invitation only). Co-sponsored by the Center for Hemispheric Policy
Russell Crandall, Professor of Political Science at Davidson College, North Carolina; Visiting Fellow at the Center for American Progress, Washington, D.C.
Joyce Chang, Managing Director and Global Head of the Currency, Emerging Markets and Commodities Groups, JP Morgan, New York
Moderators:
Susan Kaufman Purcell, Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami
Eugene Rostov, Principal, Baker & McKenzie, Miami
2:00 - 7:30 p.m.
JW Marriott Miami
1109 Brickell Avenue
Miami

Monday, February 12, 2007
“Brazil: Political, Economic, and Foreign Policy Update"
– Private Event (BY INVITATION ONLY)

Donna Hrinak, Director, Corporate and Government Affairs, Kraft Latin America
Amaury de Souza, Senior Partner, MCM Associated Consultants, Rio de Janeiro
Paulo Vieira da Cunha, Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Brazil, Brasilia
Thomas Trebat, Executive Director, Institute of Latin American Studies Center for Brazilian Studies, Columbia University
6:45 p.m.-9:00 p.m. - Private Dinner, Presentations, and Discussion
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Granada Room
50 Alhambra Plaza
Coral Gables, Florida

Monday, February 12, 2007
“Brazil: Political, Economic, and Foreign Policy Update"
- Public Event

Donna Hrinak, Director, Corporate and Government Affairs, Kraft Latin America
Amaury de Souza, Senior Partner, MCM Associated Consultants, Rio de Janeiro
Paulo Vieira da Cunha- Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Brazil, Brasilia
Thomas Trebat – Executive Director, Institute of Latin American Studies and Center for Brazilian Studies, Columbia University
5:00-6:45 p.m.- Presentations and Discussion
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian East Room
50 Alhambra Plaza
Coral Gables, Florida

Thursday, February 8, 2007
AACCLA’s Annual "Outlook on the Americas 2007: Framing the Business Agenda" - Private Luncheon (by invitation only). Co-sponsored by the Center for Hemispheric Policy
Walter Bastian, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Western Hemisphere, U.S. Department of Commerce
Daniel W. Christman, Senior Vice President for International Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Charles Shapiro, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Moderator: Susan Kaufman Purcell, Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami

12:00 - 2:30 p.m.

The Biltmore Hotel
1200 Anastasia Avenue
Coral Gables

Thursday, January 25, 2007
“Republican Administration / Democratic Congress: Implications for U.S. Policy Toward Latin America"
- Private Event (BY INVITATION ONLY)
Peter Hakim, President, The Inter-American Dialogue, Washington, D.C.
Ambassador Manuel Rocha, Managing Director, The Globis Group, LLC.
Riordan Roett- Sarita and Don Johnston Professor of Political Science and Director of Western Hemisphere Studies, The Johns Hopkins Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Washington, D.C.
Paulo Sotero - Director, The Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, Washington, D.C.
Roberto Steiner – The International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington, D.C.
7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.; Private Dinner, Presentations, and Discussion
The Biltmore Hotel
AragonRoom
1200 Anastasia Avenue
Coral Gables, Florida

Friday, January 26, 2007

Republican Administration / Democratic Congress: Implications for U.S. Policy Toward Latin America"; Public Event
Peter Hakim, President, The Inter-American Dialogue, Washington, D.C.
Ambassador Manuel Rocha, Managing Director, The Globis Group, LLC.
Riordan Roett- Sarita and Don Johnston Professor of Political Science and Director of Western Hemisphere Studies, The Johns Hopkins Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Washington, D.C.
Paulo Sotero - Director, The Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, Washington, D.C.
Roberto Steiner – The International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington, D.C.

8:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m. – Continental Breakfast, Presentations, and Discussion

The Biltmore Hotel
Aragon Room
1200 Anastasia Avenue
Coral Gables, Florida