Conference Agenda


08:15 - 09:15

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Registration & Continental Breakfast

09:15 - 09:20

Opening Remarks

Latin American Business Associations Representative of NYU, CBS & YPA

09:20 - 10:00

Keynote Presentation: An overview of the Latin American Economies for 2019

Alejandro Werner, Director of the Western Hemisphere Department, IMF

10:00 - 11:00

Panel I: Entrepreneurship in Latin America

Daniel Vogel, Bitso, CEO
Pierpaolo Barbieri, Uala, CEO and founder
Bernardo Novick, Head of ZX Ventures

Moderator: Paulo Passoni, Founder and CIO, 30 Knots Capital

11:00 - 11:15

Coffee and Networking Break

11:15 - 12:15

Panel II: Financing Sustainable Infrastructure and Energy in a New Climate Reality (this part of the program is off the record and will not be streamed live)

Elicia Ling, Partner, Paul Hastings
Stuart Murray, Managing Director and Head of Americas Project Finance, Citi
Mario Fernandez, Head of Latin American Energy Principal Investments, Macquarie Capital

Moderator: Jennifer P. Roig, Senior Reporter, Inframation

12:15 - 13:00

Fireside chat: A Conversation about Latin America’s Potential

Armando Senra, Head of Latin America and Iberia, BlackRock

Moderator: Paul Kilby, Deputy US Credit Editor, IFR Refinitiv

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch and Table Leader Session

14:00 - 14:55

Keynote Conversation: Economic and Political Outlook for the Region

Arminio Fraga, Co-Founder & CEO, Gavea Investimentos
Juan Jose Echavarria
, Governor, Central Bank of Colombia

Moderator: Susan Segal, President & CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas

14:55 - 15:00

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Closing Remarks

15:00 - 16:00

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Cocktail Reception & Networking