Friday, December 13, 2013—Public Event
The Honorable Roberta S. Jacobson
Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
U.S. Department of State

8:00 - 9:30am
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
50 Alhambra Plaza
Coral Gables, Florida

Program Fee: $30; Academics and students - free with valid ID



Cancellation and Credit Card Refund Policy
Registration fees are refundable by sending the “Cancellation Request Form” by email or fax by 12:00 noon on the day prior to the event. No refunds will be issued after that time. Credit card refunds are processed within two weeks.

For more information e-mail center@sba.miami.edu or call (305) 284-9001.

Thursday, December 12, 2013—Public Event
Venezuela: A Country on the Edge of Collapse?

Panelists:
Natalia Brandler Director, Groupe d’Études Politiques sur l’Amérique Latine (GEPAL), Paris, France; Resident Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy
Virginia Contreras Academic Accreditation Project Developer, Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, Washington, D.C.
Douglas Farah Senior Associate, Americas Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies; President, IBI Consultants, Washington D.C.
Miriam Kornblith Director, Latin America and the Caribbean, National Endowment for Democracy, Washington, D.C.
Francisco Monaldi Visiting Professor of Energy Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Orlando Ochoa Consultant and Professor, Universidad Catolica Andres Bello; Columnist, El Universal, Caracas, Venezuela
Benjamin Ramsey Executive Director and Senior Andean Economist, J.P. Morgan, New York, NY
Joseph Saade CEO, Datos Information Resources, Caracas, Venezuela
Adolfo Taylhardat Director, Latamics Investment & Strategy, Miami, Florida

8:00am-12:30pm
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
50 Alhambra Plaza
Coral Gables, FL

Program Fee: $75; Academics and students - special consideration with valid ID



Registration for this event will begin Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Wednesday, December 11, 2013—Private Event (By Invitation Only)
Venezuela: A Country on the Edge of Collapse?

Panelists:
Natalia Brandler Director, Groupe d’Études Politiques sur l’Amérique Latine (GEPAL), Paris, France; Resident Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy
Virginia Contreras Academic Accreditation Project Developer, Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, Washington, D.C.
Douglas Farah Senior Associate, Americas Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies; President, IBI Consultants, Washington D.C.
Miriam Kornblith Director, Latin America and the Caribbean, National Endowment for Democracy, Washington, D.C.
Francisco Monaldi Visiting Professor of Energy Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Orlando Ochoa Consultant and Professor, Universidad Catolica Andres Bello; Columnist, El Universal, Caracas, Venezuela
Benjamin Ramsey Executive Director and Senior Andean Economist, J.P. Morgan, New York, NY
Joseph Saade CEO, Datos Information Resources, Caracas, Venezuela
Adolfo Taylhardat Director, Latamics Investment & Strategy, Miami, Florida

6:45pm-9:15pm
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
50 Alhambra Plaza
Coral Gables, FL

Program Fee: $65; Academics and students - special consideration with valid ID



Registration for this event will begin Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Wednesday, November 20, 2013—Public Event
Mexico-United States Forum

- Outlook for the Mexican Economy in the Global Context
- Free Trade Alliances: How They Can Promote Economic Growth
- The Changing Global Energy Panorama and Its Impact on Mexico
- New Directions in Mexico-United States Relations

Panelists:
Jozef Draaisma Senior Country Economist for Mexico, The World Bank, Mexico, D.F.
William Gruben Distinguished Professor and Director of Ph.D. Program, International Banking and Finance Studies, Texas A&M International University, Laredo, Texas
Catherine MellorDirector, Asia, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C.
David Pumphrey Co-Director and Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Washington, D.C.
Susan Kaufman Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami, Miami, Florida
David Shields Managing Director, Energia a Debate, Mexico, D.F.
Alfredo Thorne Principal, Thorne & Associates, Lima Peru
Jaime Zabludovsky President, Consejo Mexicano de Asuntos Internacionales (COMEXI), México, D.F.

8:00am-12:30pm
St. Regis Hotel Mexico City
Paseo de la Reforma 439
Colonia Cuauhtémoc, México, D.F.

There is no fee for this event.
Registration: By email at chp-mexico@miami.edu.

Friday, November 15, 2013—Public Event
Latin America Economic Forecast 2014

Panelists:
Alberto Bernal-Leon Head of Research and Partner, Bulltick Capital Markets, Miami, Florida.
Juan Luis Bour Chief Economist and Director, Fundacion de Investigaciones Economicas Latinoamericanas (FIEL), Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Armando Castelar Coordinator of Applied Economic Research, Instituto Brasileiro de Economia (IBRE), Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami.
Albert Fishlow Professor Emeritus, Columbia University, New York, and University of California, Berkeley.
Frank Holder Chairman, Latin American Region, FTI Consulting, Miami, Florida.
Patrick Kilbride Senior Director, Americas, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C.
Juan Felipe Mejía Dean, School of Economics and Finance, Universidad EAFIT, Medellín, Colombia; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami.
Susan Kaufman Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami, Miami, Florida
Franco Uccelli Executive Director, Emerging Markets Research, J.P. Morgan, Miami, Florida.

8:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M.
Four Seasons Hotel Miami
Miami Ballroom
1435 Brickell Avenue



Cancellation and Credit Card Refund Policy: Registration fees are refundable by sending the “Cancellation Request Form” by email or fax by 12:00 p.m., Thursday, November 14, 2013. No refunds will be issued after that time. Credit card refunds are processed within two weeks.

Thursday, November 14, 2013—Private Event (By Invitation Only)
Latin America Economic Forecast 2014

Panelists:
Alberto Bernal-Leon Head of Research and Partner, Bulltick Capital Markets, Miami, Florida.
Juan Luis Bour Chief Economist and Director, Fundacion de Investigaciones Economicas Latinoamericanas (FIEL), Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Armando Castelar Coordinator of Applied Economic Research, Instituto Brasileiro de Economia (IBRE), Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami.
Albert Fishlow Professor Emeritus, Columbia University, New York, and University of California, Berkeley.
Frank Holder Chairman, Latin American Region, FTI Consulting, Miami, Florida.
Patrick Kilbride Senior Director, Americas, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C.
Juan Felipe Mejía Dean, School of Economics and Finance, Universidad EAFIT, Medellín, Colombia; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami.
Susan Kaufman Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami, Miami, Florida

6:45-9:00 P.M.
Four Seasons Hotel Miami
Coral Gables Room
1435 Brickell Avenue



Cancellation and Credit Card Refund Policy: Registration fees are refundable by sending the “Cancellation Request Form” by email or fax by 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 13, 2013. No refunds will be issued after that time. Credit card refunds are processed within two weeks.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013—Public Event
The End of the Commodities Boom and its Impact on Latin America’s Middle Class

Panelists:
Roberto Bouzas Professor and Chair, Department of Social Sciences, Universidad de San Andrés, Buenos Aires Argentina; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric policy, University of Miami.
David Scott Palmer Professor and Emeritus Founding Director of Latin American Studies, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts.
Karen Poniachik Director - Global Centers, Latin America, Santiago Chile; Former Minister of Mining Chile.
Susan Kaufman Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami, Miami, Florida.
Marcelo Zorovich Professor of International Relations, Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing (ESPM), Sao Paulo, Brazil; Former Resident Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami.
Moderator:
Ian McCluskey Vice President, Reputation Management & Public Affairs, Newlink Communications, Miami, Florida.

8:00-10:00 A.M.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
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 p.m., Tuesday, October 22, 2013. No refunds will be issued after that time. Credit card refunds are processed within two weeks.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013—Private Event (By Invitation Only)
The End of the Commodities Boom and its Impact on Latin America’s Middle Class

Panelists:
Roberto Bouzas Professor and Chair, Department of Social Sciences, Universidad de San Andrés, Buenos Aires Argentina; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric policy, University of Miami.
David Scott Palmer Professor and Emeritus Founding Director of Latin American Studies, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts.
Karen Poniachik Director - Global Centers, Latin America, Santiago Chile; Former Minister of Mining Chile.
Susan Kaufman Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami, Miami, Florida.
Marcelo Zorovich Professor of International Relations, Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing (ESPM), Sao Paulo, Brazil; Former Resident Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami.

6:45-9:00 P.M.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza



Cancellation and Credit Card Refund Policy: Registration fees are refundable by sending the “Cancellation Request Form” by email or fax by 5:00 p.m., Monday, October 21, 2013. No refunds will be issued after that time. Credit card refunds are processed within two weeks.

Thursday, October 17, 2013—Public Event
Brazil Update: Political Scenarios
Murillo de Aragão Founder, Arko Advice - Strategic Analyses

8:00-9:30 a.m.
Westin Colonnade Coral Gables
Colonnade Ballroom
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, Wednesday, October 16, 2013. No refunds will be issued after that time. Credit card refunds are processed within two weeks.

Friday, October 11, 2013—Public Event
Advancing the Inclusion of Latin America’s Ethnic and Racial Minorities

- Reducing Racial, Ethnic and Gender Discrimination in Latin America
- Increasing Political Participation of Minorities across the Region
- The Role of International Organizations in Ameliorating Poverty

Panelists:
Nicolás Berardi Chief Executive Officer – United States, TECHO, Miami, Florida
Gillette Hall Visiting Associate Professor and Director of Teaching, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Tanya Hernández  Professor, School of Law, Fordham University, New York, NY
Hugo Ñopo Lead Education Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C.
Harry Patrinos Manager, Education, Human Development Network, The World Bank, Washington, D.C.
Danielle Saint-Lot Associate, Caribbean Business Consulting, Port-au-Prince, Haiti; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami

8:00 A.M.-11:30 P.M.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza



Cancellation and Credit Card Refund Policy: Registration fees are refundable by sending the “Cancellation Request Form” by email or fax by 5:00 p.m., Thursday, October 10, 2013. No refunds will be issued after that time. Credit card refunds are processed within two weeks.

Thursday, October 10, 2013—Private Event (By Invitation Only)
Advancing the Inclusion of Latin America’s Ethnic and Racial Minorities

Panelists:
Nicolás Berardi Chief Executive Officer – United States, TECHO, Miami, Florida
Gillette Hall Visiting Associate Professor and Director of Teaching, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Tanya Hernández  Professor, School of Law, Fordham University, New York, NY
Hugo Ñopo Lead Education Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C.
Harry Patrinos Manager, Education, Human Development Network, The World Bank, Washington, D.C.
Danielle Saint-Lot Associate, Caribbean Business Consulting, Port-au-Prince, Haiti; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami

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



Cancellation and Credit Card Refund Policy: Registration fees are refundable by sending the “Cancellation Request Form” by email or fax by 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 9, 2013. No refunds will be issued after that time. Credit card refunds are processed within two weeks.

Friday, September 27, 2013—Public Event
The Outlook for Democracy and Market Economies in Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela

Speakers:
Natalia Brandler  Director, Groupe d’Études Politiques sur l’Amérique Latine (GEPAL), Paris, France; Resident Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy
Juan Felipe Mejía Dean, School of Economics and Finance, Universidad EAFIT, Medellín, Colombia; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy
Riordan Roett Sarita and Don Johnston Professor and Director of Western Hemisphere Studies, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C.
Duncan Wood Director, Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C.

8:00-10:00 A.M.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

Thursday, September 26, 2013—Private Event (By Invitation Only)
The Future of Democracy and Market Economies in Latin America Task Force, Session III

Speakers:
Natalia Brandler  Director, Groupe d’Études Politiques sur l’Amérique Latine (GEPAL), Paris, France; Resident Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy
Juan Felipe Mejía Dean, School of Economics and Finance, Universidad EAFIT, Medellín, Colombia; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy
Riordan Roett Sarita and Don Johnston Professor and Director of Western Hemisphere Studies, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C.
Duncan Wood Director, Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C.

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

Miércoles, 10 de julio de 2013—(Evento Público)
Foro Perú-Estados Unidos

Invitados Especiales:
Harold Forsyth Embajador, Embajada del Perú en los Estados Unidos
Rose M. Likins Embajadora, Embajada de los Estados Unidos de América

Panel I - Perú: Perspectiva Económica, Energética y de Comercio Exterior

- Perspectivas de la Eonomía Peruana en el Contexto Global
- Expectativas para el Comercio Exterior
- Lazos Económicos entre Perú y Asia
- Oportunidades y Desafios en el Sector Energético
- La Importancia de la Alianza del Pacífico y del Acuerdo Estratégico Transpacífico (TPP)
para la Economía del Perú

Panelistas:
Fernando González-Vigil Director, Centro de Estudios APEC, Universidad del Pacífico, Lima, Perú
Risa Grais-Targow Analista, América Latina, Eurasia Group, Washington, D.C.
Barbara Kotschwar Research Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, D.C.
Alfredo Thorne Socio Fundador, Thorne & Associates, Lima, Perú

Panel II - Perú: Clima Político, Política Exterior y las Relaciones Bilaterales con Estados Unidos

- Relaciones Perú-Estados Unidos bajo la Administración de Ollanta Humala
- Política Interna y Política Exterior del Perú
- Inversión Social Pública en el Contexto del Crecimiento Económico del Perú
- Retos a la Seguridad Nacional
- Perspectivas de Integración Regional

Panelistas:
Carlos Basombrío Columnista, Perú 21, Lima, Perú
Emb. José Antonio García Belaunde Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores del Perú (2006-2011)
Por confirmar:
David Scott Palmer Profesor Emérito de Relaciones Internacionales y Ciencias Politicas, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
Susan Kaufman Purcell Directora, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami, Miami Florida

Moderadora: Anel Townsend Consejo Consultivo, Parlamento Latinoamericano y Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami

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Wednesday, June 26, 2013—Public Event
2013 Latin America Mid-Year Economic Update

Panelists:
Armando Castelar Coordinator of Applied Economic Research, Instituto Brasileiro de Economia (IBRE), Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;  Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami
Santiago Mosquera Director, Latin American Sovereigns Fitch Ratings, New York
Kathryn Rooney Vera Macroeconomic Strategist and Partner, Bulltick Capital Markets, Miami
Carlos Serrano Chief Economist, BBVA Bancomer, Mexico, D.F.

8:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Four Seasons Hotel Miami
Miami Room
1435 Brickell Avenue



Cancellation and Credit Card Refund Policy: Registration fees are refundable by sending the Cancellation Request Form by email or fax by 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 25, 2013. No refunds will be issued after that time. Credit card refunds are processed within two weeks.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013—Private Event (By Invitation Only)
2013 Latin America Mid-Year Economic Update

Speakers:
Armando Castelar Coordinator of Applied Economic Research, Instituto Brasileiro de Economia (IBRE), Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;  Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami
Santiago Mosquera Director, Latin American Sovereigns Fitch Ratings, New York
Kathryn Rooney Vera Macroeconomic Strategist and Partner, Bulltick Capital Markets, Miami
Carlos Serrano Chief Economist, BBVA Bancomer, Mexico, D.F.

6:45 – 9:00 p.m.
Four Seasons Hotel Miami
Coral Gables Room
1435 Brickell Avenue

 



Cancellation and Credit Card Refund Policy: Registration fees are refundable by sending the Cancellation Request Form by email or fax by 5:00 p.m., Monday, June 24, 2013. No refunds will be issued after that time. Credit card refunds are processed within two weeks.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013—Public Event
Brazil-United States Forum

Panel: Economic, Trade and Competitiveness Outlook

Panelists:
Armando Castelar Coordinator of Applied Economic Research, Instituto Brasileiro de Economia (IBRE), Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami
Barbara Kotschwar Research Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Adjunct Professor, Center for Latin American Studies, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

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

Panel: Brazil-U.S. Relations

Panelists:
João Augusto de Castro Neves Senior Analyst, Latin America Practice, Eurasia Group, Washington, D.C.; Contributing Editor, The Brazilian Economy, Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Susan Kaufman Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami

Moderator:
Roberto Fendt Executive Director, CEBRI, Rio de Janeiro

3:00 – 5:45 p.m.
CEBRI
Auditório do Subsolo da ACRJ
Rua da Candelária, No. 9 - Centro
Rio de Janeiro

Tuesday, June 11, 2013—Private Event (By Invitation Only)
Brazil-United States Forum Roundtable

Panel: Economic, Trade and Competitiveness Outlook

Panelists:
Armando Castelar Coordinator of Applied Economic Research, Instituto Brasileiro de Economia (IBRE), Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami
Barbara Kotschwar Research Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Adjunct Professor, Center for Latin American Studies, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Paulo Vieira da Cunha Partner and Head of Research, EMval Partners, Stamford, Connecticut

Panel: Brazil-U.S. Relations

Panelists:
João Augusto de Castro Neves Senior Analyst, Latin America Practice, Eurasia Group, Washington, D.C.; Contributing Editor, The Brazilian Economy, Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Susan Kaufman Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami

Moderator:
Roberto Fendt Executive Director, CEBRI, Rio de Janeiro

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
JW Marriott Hotel Rio de Janeiro
Avenida Atlântica 2600, Copacabana
Rio de Janeiro

To register for the Rio de Janeiro event, please click here.

Thursday, June 6, 2013—Public Event
Brazil-United States Forum

 

Forum Speakers:

Panel: Economic, Trade and Competitiveness Outlook

Panelists:
Armando Castelar Coordinator of Applied Economic Research, Instituto Brasileiro de Economia (IBRE), Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami
Albert Fishlow Professor Emeritus, Columbia University, New York
Paulo Vieira da Cunha Partner and Head of Research, EMval Partners, Stamford, Connecticut

Moderator:
Mario Marconini Director for International Negotiations, FIESP; Managing Director, Teneo Strategy, São Paulo

Panel: Brazil-U.S. Relations

Panelists:
Ambassador Rubens Barbosa President, Superior Council on Foreign Trade, FIESP
João Augusto de Castro Neves Senior Analyst, Latin America Practice, Eurasia Group, Washington, D.C.; Contributing Editor, The Brazilian Economy, Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Susan Kaufman Purcell Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami

Moderator:
Mario Marconini Director for International Negotiations, FIESP; Managing Director, Teneo Strategy, São Paulo

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
FIESP
Avenida Paulista, 1313
São Paulo, Brazil

To register for the São Paulo event, please click here.

Friday, May 17, 2013—Public Event
Comparing Democratic and Elected-Authoritarian Regimes in Latin America

Implementation of Industrial Policy
- Alleviation of Poverty and Inequality
- Avoidance of the Middle-Income Trap
- Prospects for Political Sustainability

Panelists:
Daniela Campello Assistant Professor, Politics and International Affairs, Department of Politics, Princeton University, New Jersey
Claudio Loser President, Centennial Group Latin America, Washington, D.C.
Enrique Peruzzotti Resident Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami; Professor, Political Science, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Luis Rubio Chairman, Centro de Investigaciones para el Desarrollo (CIDAC), Mexico City, Mexico

8:00-10:00 A.M.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Venetian Room
50 Alhambra Plaza

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Cancellation and Credit Card Refund Policy: Registration fees are refundable by sending the Cancellation Request Form by email or fax by 5:00 p.m., Thursday, May 16, 2013. No refunds will be issued after that time. Credit card refunds are processed within two weeks.

Thursday, May 16, 2013—Private Event (By Invitation Only)
The Future of Democracy and Market Economies in Latin America Task Force, Session II

Speakers:
Daniela Campello Assistant Professor, Politics and International Affairs, Department of Politics, Princeton University, New Jersey
Claudio Loser President, Centennial Group Latin America, Washington, D.C.
Enrique Peruzzotti Resident Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami; Professor, Political Science, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Luis Rubio Chairman, Centro de Investigaciones para el Desarrollo (CIDAC), Mexico City, Mexico

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

To view the program announcement, please click here.



Cancellation and Credit Card Refund Policy: Registration fees are refundable by sending the Cancellation Request Form by email or fax by 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 15 2013. No refunds will be issued after that time. Credit card refunds are processed within two weeks.

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Panama-United States Roundtable

Sponsored by Florida State University-Panama, the City of Knowledge and the Center for Hemispheric Policy

Welcome remarks:
Adolfo Leiva, Professor of International Affairs and History, Florida State University-Panama

Panelists:
Carl Ross, Managing Director Investments, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Atlanta, Georgia
Jeffrey Schott, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, D.C.
Orlando Pérez, Professor of Political Science, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Carlos Guevara-Mann, Adjunct Professor of Political Science, Florida State University-Panama, Panama City

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

3:30 - 6:00 p.m.
City of Knowledge, Panama
Edificio 105
Centro de Formación y Negocios

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Panama-United States Roundtable

Opening remarks:
Maurice Bélanger, Executive Director, AmCham Panama
Maria Eugenia Fonseca, President, AmCham Panama
Susan Kaufman Purcell, Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami

Panel: Economic and Trade Outlook for Panama
Carl Ross, Managing Director Investments, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Atlanta, Georgia
Guillermo Chapman, Partner, INDESA & Co., Inc., Panama City, Panama
Jeffrey Schott, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, D.C.

Presentation by Carl Ross: Oppenheimer - Emerging Markets Commentary “Panama - Bonanza Republic”

Panel: Panama’s Political Environment and Panama-U.S Relations
Orlando Pérez, Professor of Political Science, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Alberto Aleman Zubieta, Former Administrator, Panama Canal Authority

Closing remarks:
Susan Kaufman Purcell, Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami
Maria Eugenia Fonseca, President, AmCham Panamá

7:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Intercontinental Miramar Panama
Salón Balboa I
Panama City, Panama

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Liberals, Leftists, and Populists: The Future of Latin American Democracies

In coordination with the University of Miami’s Center for Latin American Studies

Dr. Enrique Peruzzotti, our guest speaker, is a professor in the Department of Political Science and International Studies at the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is also a resident fellow at the Center for Hemispheric Policy at UM. Dr. Peruzzotti will discuss several topics, including:

- Closing the gap between Democracy’s promise and performance;
- Liberals and the road to strengthening democracy;
- Populists and the call for strong executive powers; and,
- Reformists and the empowerment of marginalized sectors through participation.

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Whitten University Center, Flamingo Ballroom A
University of Miami

Friday, April 5, 2013—Public Event
VIII Annual Latin America Symposium

Conference Topics
- Perspectives on Political Changes in Latin America
- The Economic and Trade Outlook for the Region
- Expectations for U.S. Policy toward the Region

Featured Speakers
H.E. Juan Carlos Pinzón Minister of Defense of Colombia
José Juan Ruiz Gómez Chief Economist and Manager of the Research Department,
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Washington, D.C.
H.E. Mauro Vieira Ambassador, Embassy of Brazil to the United States, Washington, D.C.

Luncheon Speaker
Moisés Naím Senior Associate, International Economics Program,
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington,D.C.;
Chief International Columnist, El País

Panelists
Javier Corrales Professor, Department of Political Science, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts
Peter Kingstone Professor and Co-Director, International Development Institute, King’s College London, London, United Kingdom
Barbara Kotschwar Research Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Adjunct Professor, Center for Latin American Studies, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Robert Pastor Professor and Director, Center for North American Studies, School of International Service, American University, Washington, D.C.
Enrique Peruzzotti Professor, Department of Political Science and International Studies, Universidad Di Tella, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Resident Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami
Roberto Salinas León President, Mexico Business Forum, Mexico, D.F.; Former Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami

7:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Four Seasons Hotel Miami
Grand Ballroom
1435 Brickell Avenue

To view the program announcement, please click here.

Thursday, April 4, 2013—Private Event (by invitation only)
VIII Annual Latin America Symposium Dinner

Speakers
Javier Corrales Professor, Department of Political Science, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts
Peter Kingstone Professor and Co-Director, International Development Institute, King’s College London, London, United Kingdom
Barbara Kotschwar Research Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Adjunct Professor, Center for Latin American Studies, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Moisés Naím Senior Associate, International Economics Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington,D.C.; Chief International Columnist, El País
Robert Pastor Professor and Director, Center for North American Studies, School of International Service, American University, Washington, D.C.
Enrique Peruzzotti Professor, Department of Political Science and International Studies, Universidad Di Tella, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Resident Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami
José Juan Ruiz Gómez Chief Economist and Manager of the Research Department, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Washington, D.C.
Roberto Salinas León President, Mexico Business Forum, Mexico, D.F.; Former Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami
H.E. Mauro Vieira Ambassador, Embassy of Brazil to the United States, Washington, D.C.

6:45-9:15 p.m.
Four Seasons Hotel Miami
Coral Gables Room
1435 Brickell Avenue

Thursday, March 21, 2013—Public Event
Domestic and Foreign Influences on Latin America’s Democracies and Market Economies

Panelists:
Bruce M. Bagley Professor and Chair, Department of International Studies, University of Miami
Roberto Bouzas Full Professor and Chair, Department of Social Sciences, Universidad de San Andrés, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Richard Feinberg Professor, Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California, San Diego

8:00-10:00 a.m.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Hall of Ambassadors
50 Alhambra Plaza
Coral Gables, FL 33134

To view Roberto Bouzas’s presentation “Free to choose?: Free trade and protection in South America,” please click here.

To view the program announcement, please click here.



Cancellation and Credit Card Refund Policy: Registration fees are refundable by sending the Cancellation Request Form by email or fax by 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 20, 2013. No refunds will be issued after that time. Credit card refunds are processed within two weeks.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013—Private Event (by invitation only)
“The Future of Democracy and Market Economies in Latin America” Task Force—Session I

Speakers:
Bruce M. Bagley Professor and Chair, Department of International Studies, University of Miami
Roberto Bouzas Full Professor and Chair, Department of Social Sciences, Universidad de San Andrés, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Richard Feinberg Professor, Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California, San Diego

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Hall of Ambassadors
50 Alhambra Plaza
Coral Gables, FL 33134

To view the program announcement, please click here.



Cancellation and Credit Card Refund Policy: Registration fees are refundable by sending the Cancellation Request Form by email or fax by 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 19, 2013. No refunds will be issued after that time. Credit card refunds are processed within two weeks.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013—Public Event
Brazil’s Key Challenges in 2013

Panelists:
Armando Castelar Coordinator of Applied Economic Research, Instituto Brasileiro de Economia (IBRE), Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami
João Augusto de Castro Neves Analyst, Latin America Practice, Eurasia Group, Washington, D.C.
Luciano Dias Managing Partner, CAC Consultoria Política, Brasília, Brazil

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

To view the program announcement, please click here.



Cancellation and Credit Card Refund Policy: Registration fees are refundable by sending the “Cancellation Request Form” by email or fax by 12:00 p.m., Monday, February 25, 2013. No refunds will be issued after that time. Credit card refunds are processed within two weeks.

Monday, February 25, 2013—Private Event (by invitation only)
Brazil’s Key Challenges in 2013

Speakers:
Armando Castelar Coordinator of Applied Economic Research, Instituto Brasileiro de Economia (IBRE), Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Visiting Fellow, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami
João Augusto de Castro Neves Analyst, Latin America Practice, Eurasia Group, Washington, D.C.
Luciano Dias Managing Partner, CAC Consultoria Política, Brasília, Brazil

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



Cancellation and Credit Card Refund Policy: Registration fees are refundable by sending the “Cancellation Request Form” by email or fax by 5:00 p.m., Friday, February 22, 2013. No refunds will be issued after that time. Credit card refunds are processed within two weeks.

Thursday, February 7, 2013
The Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Center for Hemispheric Policy at the University of Miami invite you to

AACCLA’s “Outlook on the Americas” Luncheon
Keynote Speaker

Jose W. Fernandez
Assistant Secretary, Economic and Business Affairs
U.S. Department of State

11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
The Biltmore Hotel
Coral Gables, FL

Register Here
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For more information about the AACCLA conference and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Allison Parmiter at aparmiter@uschamber.com

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Can Latin America Adjust to Weak U.S. and European Growth?

David Malpass
President, Encima Global
New York City

-Columnist, Forbes
-Former Chief Economist, Bear Sterns
-Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State
-Former Deputy Assistant Treasury Secretary for Developing Nations

Presentation:  Can Latin America Adjust to Weak U.S. and European Growth?

8:00 - 9:45 a.m.
Conrad Miami
1395 Brickell Avenue
Miami, FL
To view the program announcement, please click here.



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, January 14, 2013. No refunds will be issued after that time. Credit card refunds are processed within two weeks.