Tuesday, December 13, 2011—Public Event
Economic Forecast 2012: Global Change and Shifting Dynamics in Latin America

- The Global Economic Outlook at its Impact on Latin America
- Economic Prospects for Latin America in 2012
- The Political Risk Climate in the Region

Alberto Bernal Head of Research and Partner, Bulltick Capital Markets, LP, Miami
Gabriel Casillas Executive Director and Chief Mexico Economist, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Mexico, D.F.
Antoni Estevadeordal Manager, Integration and Trade Sector, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C.
Jeffry Frieden Stanfield Professor of International Peace, Department of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Joydeep Mukherji Senior Director, Sovereign Ratings Group, Standard and Poor’s, New York
Riordan Roett Sarita and Don Johnston Professor; Director, Western Hemisphere Studies and Latin American Studies Program, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C.
Paulo Vieira da Cunha Partner and Head of Emerging Markets Research, Tandem Global Partners, New York

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Four Seasons Hotel Miami
Grand Ballroom
1435 Brickell Avenue

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Monday, December 12, 2011 —Private Event (by invitation only)
Economic Forecast 2012: Global Change and Shifting Dynamics in Latin America

Alberto Bernal Head of Research and Partner, Bulltick Capital Markets, LP, Miami
Gabriel Casillas Executive Director and Chief Mexico Economist, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Mexico, D.F.
Antoni Estevadeordal Manager, Integration and Trade Sector, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C.
Jeffry Frieden Stanfield Professor of International Peace, Department of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Joydeep Mukherji Senior Director, Sovereign Ratings Group, Standard and Poor’s, New York
Riordan Roett Sarita and Don Johnston Professor; Director, Western Hemisphere Studies and Latin American Studies Program, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C.
Paulo Vieira da Cunha Partner and Head of Emerging Markets Research, Tandem Global Partners, New York

6:45 – 9:15 p.m.
Four Seasons Hotel Miami
Miami Ballroom
1435 Brickell Avenue



Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Argentina After the Elections

Manuel Mora y Araujo Director, Ipsos Mora y Araujo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Hugo Alconada Mon Prosecretario de Redacción, La Nación, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Vladimir Werning Executive Director, J.P. Morgan Chase, New York, NY

Presentations:
Hugo Alconada Mon - Elecciones 2011
Manuel Mora y Araujo - Argentina After the Election

8:00-10:00 a.m.
The Westin Colonnade Coral Gables Hotel
Gables Salon

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Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Argentina After the Elections—Private Dinner Event (by invitation only)

6:45-9:00 p.m.
The Westin Colonnade Coral Gables Hotel
Gables Salon



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Friday, December 2, 2011—Public Event
Mexico-U.S. Relations: Trends, Issues and Implications

Speakers:

Bruce Bagley Chairman and Professor, Department of International Studies, University of Miami
Agustín Barrios Gómez Partner, Estrategias Creativas, Mexico, D.F.
Isabel Studer Director, Center for Dialogue and Analysis on North America (CEDAN), Tecnológico de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
Gustavo Vega Director, Centro de Estudios Internacionales, El Colegio de México, Mexico, D.F.
Other speakers TBC

8:00-9:45 a.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

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Thursday, December 1, 2011—Private Event (by invitation only)
Modern Mexico: Shaping the Future, Task Force Session III

Speakers:

Bruce Bagley Chairman and Professor, Department of International Studies, University of Miami
Agustín Barrios Gómez Partner, Estrategias Creativas, Mexico, D.F.
Isabel Studer Director, Center for Dialogue and Analysis on North America (CEDAN), Tecnológico de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
Gustavo Vega Director, Centro de Estudios Internacionales, El Colegio de México, Mexico, D.F.
Other speakers TBC

4:30-9:00 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Granada Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

Thursday, November 17, 2011—Public Event
Luncheon Program:
Francisco J. Sánchez Undersecretary of International Trade, U.S. Department of Commerce

From Colombia to Korea: Opening New Doors of Opportunity in Global Trade

12:15 - 2:00 p.m.
Four Seasons Hotel Miami
Miami Room
1435 Brickell Avenue

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Thursday, November 10, 2011
Mexico: Domestic Politics in a Presidential Election Year—Public Event

Speakers:
Jesús Silva-Herzog Márquez Professor, School of Law, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Mexico, D.F.
Susan Kaufman Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami
Pamela Starr Associate Professor; Director, U.S.-Mexico Network, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
Other speakers TBA

8:00-10:00 a.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza
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Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Modern Mexico: Shaping the Future, Task Force Session II—Private Event (by invitation only)

Speakers:
Jesús Silva-Herzog Márquez Professor, School of Law, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Mexico, D.F.
Pamela Starr Associate Professor; Director, U.S.-Mexico Network, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
Andrew Selee Director, Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C.
Other speakers TBA

4:30-9:00 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

Monday, November 7, 2011
Marcelo Zorovich Presents:
Brazil-China Relations: Partners or Competitors?”

Brazil-China Relations: Partners or Competitors?

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12:00-1:30 p.m.
UC Flamingo Ballrooms A&B
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Friday, November 4, 2011—Public Event
The Impact of Globalization on Latin America: Case studies on Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Peru

Panelists:
Murillo de Aragão President, Arko Advice Pesquisas, Brasilia, Brazil
Mauricio Reina Research Associate, Fedesarrollo, Bogotá, Colombia
Alfredo Thorne Principal, Thorne Capital, Lima, Peru

Presentations:
Mauricio Reina - “The Impact of Globalization on Latin America: Colombia”
Mauricio Reina - “Misión de Política Exterior de Colombia”
Alfredo Thorne - “Peru: The Impact of Globalization”

8:00-10:00 a.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza
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Thursday, November 3, 2011—Private Event (by invitation only)
The Impact of Globalization on Latin America, Session 3

Panelists:
Murillo de Aragão President, Arko Advice Pesquisas, Brasilia, Brazil
Mauricio Reina Research Associate, Fedesarrollo, Bogotá, Colombia
Alfredo Thorne Principal, Thorne Capital, Lima, Peru

5:00-9:00 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

Friday, October 14, 2011—Public Event
Modern Mexico: Economic Trends and Prospects

Panelists:
Luis de la Calle General Director, De la Calle, Madrazo, Mancera, S.C., Mexico, D.F.
Gerardo Esquivel Professor, Centro de Estudios Económicos, El Colegio de México, Mexico, D.F.
Pedro Noyola Co-Founder, Aklara, Palo Alto, California; Senior Partner, SAI Consultores, S.C., Mexico, D.F.
Luis Rubio Chairman, Centro de Investigación para el Desarrollo, A.C. (CIDAC), Mexico, D.F.

8:00-10:00 a.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Salon AB
50 Alhambra Plaza
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Thursday, October 13, 2011—Private Event (by invitation only)
Mexico Task Force, Session I

Luis de la Calle General Director, De la Calle, Madrazo, Mancera, S.C., Mexico, D.F.
Gerardo Esquivel Professor, Centro de Estudios Económicos, El Colegio de México, Mexico, D.F.
Pedro Noyola Co-Founder, Aklara, Palo Alto, California; Senior Partner, SAI Consultores, S.C., Mexico, D.F.
Luis Rubio Chairman, Centro de Investigación para el Desarrollo, A.C. (CIDAC), Mexico, D.F.

5:00-9:00 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
50 Alhambra Plaza

Thursday, October 6, 2011—Public Event
The Economic and Social Impacts of Globalization on Latin America

Panelists:
Roberto Bouzas Chairman and Professor, Social Sciences Department, and Academic Director, Master’s on International Relations and Negotiations, Universidad de San Andrés, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Claudio Loser CEO and President, Centennial-Latin America; Senior Fellow, Inter-American Dialogue, Washington, D.C.
Patricio Navia Master Teacher of Global Cultures, Liberal Studies Program, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, New York University, New York; Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences, Diego Portales University, Santiago, Chile

Presentations:
Claudio Loser - Globalization: The Decade of Latin America, or a Footnote to the Asian Century?

8:00 - 9:45 a.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011—Private Event (by invitation only)
“The Impact of Globalization on Latin America” Task Force, Session II

5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Blaza

Thursday, September 29, 2011
Dr. Amaury de Souza Presents: “Brazil as a Global Player”

Presentation: Brazil as an Emerging Power

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
McLamore Executive Dining Hall
School of Business, 3rd Floor

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September 27, 2011—Public Event
Brazil Forum - Toronto Conference

Opening Speaker:
Amb. Jamal Khokhar Ambassador of Canada to Brazil

Luncheon Speaker:
Amb. Luiz Felipe Lampreia President, Lampreia Consultores Internacionais Ltda., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brazil

Panel I – Economic, Trade and Energy Outlook

Moderator:
Ungad Chadda Senior Vice President, Toronto Stock Exchange
Panelists:
Paulo Vieira da Cunha Partner, Tandem Global Partners, New York
Mauricio Mesquita Moreira Principal Economist, Integration and Trade Sector, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C.
Marcelo Rocha e Silva Zorovich Resident Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy; Professor of International Relations and International Business, Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing (ESPM), São Paulo, Brazil

Panel II – Political and Foreign Policy Outlook

Moderator:
Susan Kaufman Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy
Panelists:
João Augusto de Castro Neves Political Editor, The Brazilian Economy, Getulio Vargas Foundation, Rio de Janeiro; Political Analyst, BrazilPolitics, Washington, D.C.
Jean Daudelin Assistant Professor, The Norman Peterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
Christopher Garman Director and Practice Head, Latin America, Eurasia Group, Washington, D.C.
Carlos Pereira Professor, Getúlio Vargas Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Amaury de Souza Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami; Senior Partner, MCM Associated Consultants and Techne, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

7:30 a.m-1:45 p.m.
The Fairmont Royal York Hotel
Toronto, Canada

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Monday, September 26, 2011—Private Event (by invitation only)
Brazil Forum Dinner

Speakers:
Ungad Chadda Senior Vice President, Toronto Stock Exchange
João Augusto de Castro Neves Political Editor, The Brazilian Economy, Getulio Vargas Foundation, Rio de Janeiro; Political Analyst, BrazilPolitics, Washington, D.C.
Jean Daudelin Assistant Professor, The Norman Peterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
Christopher Garman Director and Practice Head, Latin America, Eurasia Group, Washington, D.C.
Amb. Jamal Khokhar Ambassador of Canada to Brazil
Amb. Luiz Felipe Lampreia President, Lampreia Consultores Internacionais Ltda., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brazil
Mauricio Mesquita Moreira Principal Economist, Integration and Trade Sector, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C.
Carlos Pereira Professor, Getúlio Vargas Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Susan Kaufman Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy
Paulo Vieira da Cunha Partner, Tandem Global Partners, New York
Amaury de Souza Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami; Senior Partner, MCM Associated Consultants and Techne, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Marcelo Rocha e Silva Zorovich Resident Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy; Professor of International Relations and International Business, Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing (ESPM), São Paulo, Brazil

6:00-8:30 p.m.
The Fairmont Royal York Hotel
Quebec Room
Toronto, Canada

Thursday, September 22, 2011—Public Event
“Venezuela in Transition?”

Topics:
- The Political Impact of President Chavez’ Health
- Venezuela’s Economic Outlook in the Context of the Global Economic Slowdown
- The Future of Venezuela’s Relations with Cuba, its Hemispheric Neighbors and the United States

Panelists:
Javier Corrales Professor, Department of Political Science, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts
Armando Durán Columnist, El Nacional, Caracas, Venezuela; Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela; Former Resident Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy
Alejandro Grisanti Chief Economist, NoBraMex, Barclays Capital, New York
Luis Vicente León President, Datanálisis, Caracas, Venezuela
John Maisto Chairman, Board of Advisors, The American Committees of Foreign Relations, Washington, D.C.; Former U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela
Francisco Monaldi Director, International Center on Energy and the Environment, Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración (IESA); Professor, Department of Economics, Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Caracas, Venezuela
Roger Noriega Managing Director, Vision Americas, LLC, Washington, D.C.; Former Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State
José Manuel Puente Professor and Coordinator, Public Policy Center, Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración (IESA), Caracas, Venezuela
Carlos Romero Professor, Universidad Central, Caracas, Venezuela
Jaime Suchlicki Director, Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami

8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Reception to follow
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Hall of Ambassadors
50 Alhambra Plaza

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September 21, 2011—Private Event (by invitation only)
“Venezuela in Transition?” Dinner

6:45-9:15 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
50 Alhambra Plaza



Cancellation and Credit Card Refund Policy: Registration fees are refundable by sending the Cancellation Request Form by email or fax by 12:00 noon, September 20, 2011. No refunds will be issued after that time. Credit card refunds are processed within two weeks.

September 16, 2011—Public Event
Women in the Americas: Empowerment and Leadership

Featured Speaker:
Donna Shalala President, University of Miami

Panel I - Women Advancing Political Leadership
María de los Angeles Fernández Ramil Executive Director, Chile 21 Foundation, Santiago, Chile
María Isabel Rueda Columnist, El Tiempo, Bogotá; Former Congresswoman of Colombia
Danielle Saint-Lot Founder, Femmes en Democratie, Global Network Affiliate Chapter of Vital Voices in Haiti; Former Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism of Haiti
Anel Townsend Dean of Social Responsibility, San Ignacio de Loyola University, Lima; Former Minister of Women’s Affairs and Social Development of Peru
Vivian Roza Coordinator, Program for the Support of Women’s Leadership and Representation (PROLEAD), Gender and Diversity Unit, Social Sector, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C.

Panel II - Women Participating in Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology
Angela Camacho Associate General Counsel, Microsoft Latin America, Fort Lauderdale
Isabel Noboa Pontón CEO, Nobis Consortium, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Silvia de Torres Carbonell Director Center for Entrepreneurship (IAE), Austral University, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Moderator:
Karen Poniachik Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy; Former Minister of Mining of Chile

Panel III - Women Influencing the Economic and Development Agendas
Mayra Buvinic Consultant and Former Sector Director of the Gender and Development Group, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) Network, World Bank, Washington, D.C.
Maria Claudia Méndez President, Orígenes Bolivia SRL, and Vital Voices – FORTUNE/U.S. State Department Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership, La Paz, Bolivia
Karen Poniachik Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy; Former Minister of Mining of Chile
Moderator:
Susan Kaufman Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami

Presentations:
María de los Angles Fernández - Presentation
María Claudia Méndez - Mentoring Young Bolivian Entrepreneurs
Vivian Roza - Partidos Políticos y Paridad: La Ecuación Pendiente

8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
50 Alhambra Plaza

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September 15, 2011—Private Event (by invitation only)
Women in the Americas: Empowerment and Leadership Dinner

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

Cancellation and Credit Card Refund Policy: Registration fees are refundable by sending the Cancellation Request Form by email or fax by 12:00 noon, September 14, 2011. No refunds will be issued after that time. Credit card refunds are processed within two weeks.

Friday, August 5, 2011—Private Event (by invitation only)
Breakfast Roundtable with John D. Feeley—Private Event

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables

Cancellation and Credit Card Refund Policy: Registration fees are refundable by sending the Cancellation Request Form by email or fax by 12:00 noon, Thursday, August 4, 2011. No refunds will be issued after that time. Credit card refunds are processed within two weeks.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011—Public Event
The Economic Impact of Globalization on Latin America

Panelists:
Alejandro Izquierdo Principal Research Economist, Research Department, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C.
Roberto Salinas Léon President and CEO, Mexico Business Forum, Mexico City;  Columnist, El Economista, Mexico City
Kathryn Rooney Vera Senior Economist, Bulltick Capital Markets, Miami, FL

8:00-9:45 a.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

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Tuesday, June 28, 2011—Private Event (by invitation only)
“The Economic Impact of Globalization on Latin America” Task Force, Session I

Thursday, June 23, 2011 – Public Event
Brazil under the Rousseff Administration: Brazil as a Global Player

Speakers:
Christopher Garman Director and Practice Head, Latin America, Eurasia Group, Washington, D.C.
Paulo Sotero Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C.
Amaury de Souza Senior Partner, MCM Associated Consultants and Techne, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy

8:00-10:00 a.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011—Private Event (by invitation only)
Brazil under the Rousseff Administration Task Force, Session III

Speakers:
Christopher Garman Director and Practice Head, Latin America, Eurasia Group, Washington, D.C.
Paulo Sotero Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C.
Amaury de Souza Senior Partner, MCM Associated Consultants and Techne, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
50 Alhambra Plaza

Monday, June 6, 2011
“Brazil-U.S. Relations: Looking Ahead”

in collaboration with the Centro Brasileiro de Relações Internacionais (CEBRI)

Panelists:
Ambassador Luiz Augusto de Castro Neves CEBRI
Ambassador Luiz Felipe Lampreia CEBRI
Susan Kaufman Purcell Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami
Jeffrey Schott Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paul Isbell Inter-American Dialogue

Moderator:
Amaury de Souza Techne Consultoria

Language: English/Portuguese (simultaneous translation)

Auditório da Associação Comercial do Rio de Janeiro (subsolo).
Rua da Candelária 9, Centro
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Friday, May 20, 2011—Public Event
Brazil under the Rousseff Administration Task Force: The Outlook for Political Change

Confirmed Speakers:
David Fleischer Emeritus Professor, Universidade de Brasília, Brazil
João Augusto de Castro Neves Founding Partner, CAC Political Consultancy, Washington, D.C.
Carlos Pereira Professor, Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE),
Getulio Vargas Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

8:00-9:45 a.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

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Thursday, May 19, 2011—Private Event (by invitation only)
Brazil under the Rousseff Administration Task Force, Session II

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
50 Alhambra Plaza

Wednesday, May 18, 2011—Public Event
Poverty Alleviation in Latin America: What Works and Why

In Latin America, 180 Million people survive on approximately $2 a day. Poverty affects not only the poor but also society as a whole, as it hinders higher growth in the region. Economic growth is key for poverty reduction, but insufficient unless the root causes of poverty and inequality are addressed.

Conference Topics
- The Role of Government, the Private Sector and Civil Society on Poverty Reduction
- Projects that Develop Human Capital, Promote Social Inclusion and Create Income Opportunities for the Poor
- Projects Working in 15 Countries in Latin America and 42 Worldwide

Featured Speaker:
Santiago Levy Vice President, Sectors and Knowledge, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), Washington, D.C.

Confirmed Panelists:
Carola Alvarez Chief, Office of Strategic Planning and Development Effectiveness, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C.
Christina Berton Founder, Amara Fundación Pro Autoestima, Mexico, D.F.
Robert Hacker Chief Financial Officer, One Laptop per Child, Miami
Ted Karpf Director of Development, School of Theology, Boston University, Boston
Susan Kaufman Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami
Evelyne Rodríguez Resident Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami
Ricaurte “Catín” Vásquez President and CEO, Central America and the Caribbean, General Electric Corporation, Panama
Carmen Velasco Co-Founder and Director, PROMUJER, Lima, Peru
Luanne Zurlo Executive Director, Worldfund, New York

Presentations:
Carmen Velasco - “Poverty Reduction: What Works and Why”

8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Westin Colonnade Coral Gables
Gables Salon
180 Aragon Avenue

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011—Private Event (by invitation only)
Poverty Alleviation in Latin America Dinner

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Westin Colonnade Coral Gables
Gables Salon
180 Aragon Avenue

Cancellation and Credit Card Refund Policy: Registration fees are refundable by sending the Cancellation Request Form by email or fax by 12:00 noon, Monday, May 16, 2011. No refunds will be issued after that time. Credit card refunds are processed within two weeks.



Friday, May 6, 2011—Public Event
Sixth Annual Latin America Conference

- The Economic Outlook and Political Outlook for the Region
- Political Perspectives on Latin America
- Assessing China’s Influence in Latin America
- Security Challenges in the Americas
- The Evolving U.S.-Latin America Relationship

Featured Speakers:
General Douglas Fraser Commander, United States Southern Command
Fred Hochberg Chairman & President, Export-Import Bank of the United States
H.E. Arturo Sarukhán Ambassador of Mexico to the United States

Panelists:
Kevin Casas-Zamora Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy and Latin America Initiative, Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.; Former Vice President of Costa Rica
Gregory Chin Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, York University, Toronto, Canada
Evan Ellis Assistant Professor, Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defense University, Washington, D.C.
Daniel Erikson Senior Advisor, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.
Rodrigo Tavares Maciel Managing Partner, Strategus Consultoria Estratégica; Former Executive Secretary, China-Brazil Business Council, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Luis Oganes Managing Director and Head of Latin America Research, JPMorgan & Chase Co., New York
Karen Poniachik Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy; Former Minister of Mining of Chile
Riordan Roett Sarita and Don Johnston Professor of Political Science; Director of Western Hemisphere Studies and the Latin American Studies Program, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C.
Luis Rubio Chairman, Centro de Investigación para el Desarrollo A.C. (CIDAC), Mexico, D.F.
Tulio Vera Managing Director and Chief Investment Strategist, Bladex Asset Management, New York
Ray Walser Senior Policy Analyst, Douglas & Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies, The Heritage Foundation, Washington, D.C.

Corporate Sponsor: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
JW Marriott Hotel Miami
Salon D
1109 Brickell Avenue

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Thursday, May 5, 2011—Private Event (by invitation only)
Sixth Annual Latin America Conference Dinner

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

Friday, April 15, 2011—Public Event

Toward a Sustainable Energy Future in the Americas: Policies and Recommendations

Panelists:
Johanna Mendelson Forman Senior Associate, Americas Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C.
George Philippidis Energy Director, Applied Research Center, Florida International University, Miami, FL
Roger Tissot Energy Consultant, British Columbia, Canada

8:00-9:45 a.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
50 Alhambra Plaza

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Wednesday, April 13, 2011—Public Event
600 Days to Eradicate Authoritarianism: Transforming Venezuela

María Corina Machado Member of Parliament (Independent), Venezuelan National Assembly, Caracas, Venezuela

1:00-3:00 p.m.
InterContinental Miami
Chopin Ballroom
100 Chopin Plaza
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Tuesday, April 12, 2011—Public Event
Co-sponsor: Center for International Business, Education & Research (CIBER)
Security Challenges and Their Impact on Latin America’s Business Environment

Panelists:
Eduardo Gamarra President, Newlink Research, Miami, Florida
Frank Holder Senior Managing Director, Forensic and Litigation, FTI Consulting, Coral Gables, Florida
Don Lyman President and Founder, Peregrine Security, Inc., Boca Raton, Florida
Paul Trivelli Civilian Deputy to the Commander and Foreign Policy Advisor, United States Southern Command, Miami

8:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

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Friday, April 1, 2011—Public Event
Brazil under the Rousseff Administration

Confirmed Panelists:
Albert Fishlow Professor Emeritus, Columbia University, New York, and University of California, Berkeley
Mauricio Mesquita Moreira Principal Economist, Trade and Integration Sector, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C.
Presentation: Brazil’s Challenges on the Trade Front
John H. Welch Emerging Markets Strategist and Managing Director, Macquarie Capital, New York

8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

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Thursday, March 31, 2011—Private Event (by invitation only)
Brazil under the Rousseff Administration Task Force, Session I

Confirmed Speakers:
Albert Fishlow Professor Emeritus, Columbia University, New York, and University of California, Berkeley
Mauricio Mesquita Moreira Principal Economist, Trade and Integration Sector, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C.
John H. Welch Emerging Markets Strategist and Managing Director, Macquarie Capital, New York

Tuesday, March 29, 2011—Public Event
Luiz Felipe Lampreia
- Former Brazilian Minister of Foreign Affairs (1995-2001)
- President, Lampreia Consultores Internacionais Ltda., Rio de Janeiro
- Chairman, Council on International Affairs of the Federation of Industries of Rio de Janeiro

8:00-9:30 a.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Alcazaba Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

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Friday, March 18, 2011—Public Event
Reducing the Carbon Footprint in the Americas: Challenges and Opportunities

Panelists:
Odón de Buen Rodríguez President, Energía, Tecnología y Educación, S.C. (ENTE), Mexico, D.F.
Marc LePage Special Advisor, Climate Change and Energy, Canadian Embassy, Washington, D.C.
Arnaldo Vieira de Carvalho Senior Energy Specialist, Energy Division, Infrastructure and Environment Sector, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C.

8:00 - 9:45 a.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

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Thursday, March 17, 2011—Private Event (by invitation only)
Reducing the Carbon Footprint in the Americas Task Force: Case Studies, Session II

Panelists:
Odón de Buen Rodríguez President, Energía, Tecnología y Educación, S.C. (ENTE), Mexico, D.F.
Marc LePage Special Advisor, Climate Change and Energy, Canadian Embassy, Washington, D.C.
Arnaldo Vieira de Carvalho Senior Energy Specialist, Energy Division, Infrastructure and Environment Sector, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011—Public Event
Reducing the Carbon Footprint in the Americas

Panelists:
Jed Bailey Energy Analyst and Consultant, Boston, MA
Paul Isbell Visiting Senior Fellow, Energy Climate Change, Inter-American Dialogue, Washington, D.C.
Mark Lambrides Division Chief, Energy and Climate Change Department of Sustainable Development, Organization of American States (OAS), Washington, D.C.
James M. Taylor Senior Fellow, The Heartland Institute, Chicago, IL

8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

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Thursday, February 15, 2011—Private Event—(by invitation only)
Reducing the Carbon Footprint in the Americas Task Force, Session I

Speakers:
Jed Bailey Energy Analyst and Consultant, Boston, MA
Paul Isbell Visiting Senior Fellow, Energy Climate Change, Inter-American Dialogue, Washington, D.C.
Mark Lambrides Division Chief, Energy and Climate Change Department of Sustainable Development, Organization of American States (OAS), Washington, D.C.
James M. Taylor Senior Fellow, The Heartland Institute, Chicago, IL
4:30-9:00 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

Monday, February 14, 2011—Public Event
Luncheon Program for Students and Faculty
Meeting the Challenges of the 21st Century Together:
U.S. Economic Initiatives in the Western Hemisphere

- The Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas
- Pathways to Prosperity
- The Brazil Economic Partnership Dialogue

Speakers:
Matthew M. Rooney Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Kevin Sullivan Director, Office of Economic Policy and Summit Coordination, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Whitten University Center
Orange Key Room 245
12:00-2:00 p.m.

RSVP Required: chp-rsvp@miami.edu
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Thursday, February 10, 2011—Private Event (by invitation only)
United States Army War College Panel (USAWC)

Panelists:
Bruce Bagley Chair and Professor, Department of International Studies, University of Miami
Susan Kaufman Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy
Jaime Suchlicki Director, Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami

Thursday, February 3, 2011—Public Event
AACCLA’s Annual “Outlook on the Americas” Luncheon

Featured Speakers:
Jose W. Fernandez Assistant Secretary for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Eduardo Solorzano President and Chief Executive Officer, Wal-Mart Latin America

Speakers:
Susan Kaufman Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy
Jeffrey Schott Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics

11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
The InterContinental Hotel
Chopin Ballroom
100 Chopin Plaza

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Wednesday, February 2, 2011—Private Event (by invitation only)
David Hale—Private Event
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables

Cancellation and Credit Card Refund Policy: Registration fees are refundable by sending the Cancellation Request Form by email or fax by 12:00 noon, Tuesday, February 1, 2011. No refunds will be issued after that time. Credit card refunds are processed within two weeks.

Friday, January 28, 2011—Public Event
Forecast 2011: Economic and Political Scenarios for Latin America

- The Global Economic Outlook at its Impact on Latin America
- Latin America 2011: Economic Scenarios
- The Political Risk Climate in the Region

Featured Speaker:
Alejandro Foxley President, CIEPLAN, Santiago, Chile; Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Finance of Chile

Panelists:
Cynthia J. Arnson Director, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C.
Richard Feinberg Professor and Director, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Study Center, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California
Christopher Garman Director and Practice Head, Latin America, Eurasia Group, New York
Paulo Leme Managing Director, Emerging Markets Economic Research, Goldman Sachs, Miami
Walter Molano Partner and Head of Economic and Financial Research, BCP Securities, LLC, Greenwich, Connecticut
Andrés Rozental President, Rozental & Asociados, Mexico, D.F.; Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Mexico
Amaury de Souza Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy; Senior Partner, MCM Associated Consultants and Techne, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Alfredo Thorne Corporate General Director, Market and Economic Research, Grupo Financiero Banorte, Monterrey, Mexico
Tulio Vera Chief Strategist and Head of Client Relations, Bladex Asset Management, New York

Moderators:
Bruce Bagley Chair and Professor, Department of International Studies, University of Miami
Susan Kaufman Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami

Presentations:
Forecast 2011: Latin America’s New Economic Landscape
Brazil Update
Very Tough Year for Fixed Income Markets Ahead
Perspectivas Económicas Globales y de México

8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Four Seasons Hotel Miami
1435 Brickell Avenue

To register and pay by check, cash or as a guest (academics and students with valid I.D.), please click here.
Email completed form to chp-rsvp@miami.edu or fax at (305) 284-9871.

Thursday, January 27, 2011—Private Event (by invitation only)
Forecast 2011 (Dinner)

Speakers:
Alejandro Foxley President, CIEPLAN, Santiago, Chile; Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Finance of Chile
Cynthia J. Arnson Director, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C.
Richard Feinberg Professor and Director, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Study Center, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California
Christopher Garman Director and Practice Head, Latin America, Eurasia Group, New York
Paulo Leme Managing Director, Emerging Markets Economic Research, Goldman Sachs, Miami
Walter Molano Partner and Head of Economic and Financial Research, BCP Securities, LLC, Greenwich, Connecticut
Andrés Rozental President, Rozental & Asociados, Mexico, D.F.; Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Mexico
Amaury de Souza Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy; Senior Partner, MCM Associated Consultants and Techne, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Alfredo Thorne Corporate General Director, Market and Economic Research, Grupo Financiero Banorte, Monterrey, Mexico
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