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2017 Latin American Cities Conferences: Lima 

Americas Society / Council of the Americas

October 26, 2017
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INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS IN A NEW CLIMATE REALITY

Americas Society and Council of the Americas, in partnership with Peru's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will host their twelfth annual Latin American Cities Conference in Lima. AS/COA’s Lima conference will bring together key government officials and private sector leaders to discuss the country’s infrastructure needs and investment opportunities in light of a new climate reality.  

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, President of Peru @ppkamigo
  • Mercedes Aráoz Fernández, Prime Minister of Peru @MecheAF
  • Bruno Giuffra, Minister of Transport & Communications @bgiuffra
  • Isabel Arias, Chairman, Compañía Minera San Ignacio de Morococha S.A.A. (SIMSA)
  • Elena Conterno, President, National Fishing Association @econterno
  • Pablo de la Flor, Executive Director, Autoridad para la Reconstrucción con Cambios (RCC)
  • Gonzalo Gil Plano, Vice President of Corporate Finance, Scotiabank Peru @ScotiabankPE
  • German Jiménez Vega, Country Manager, Pluspetrol Peru
  • Luis Montoya, President of the Latin America Beverages Division, PepsiCo  
  • Alberto Ñecco Tello, Executive Director, ProInversión @ProInversionPe
  • Carlos Pareja, Peru’s Ambassador to the United States @PeruInTheUSA
  • Fuat Savas, Executive Director, Infrastructure Finance and Advisory team, J.P. Morgan
  • Eleonora Silva, Director Representative, CAF Peru
  • Alejandro Werner, Director, Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund @imfnews
  • Susan Segal, President and CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas @s_segal

Follow the discussion on Twitter: #PeruSostenible | @ASCOA

Registration: This event is complimentary for all registrants.
Prior registration is required.

Event Information: Cara Caponi | ccaponi@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8368
Sponsorship Opportunities: Ana Calderon | acalderon@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8358
COA Corporate Membership Information: Mila Fontana | mfontana@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8331
Note: To view a list of COA corporate members, please click here.
Press Inquiries: mediarelations@as-coa.org
Cancellation: Please contact Juan Serrano-Badrena at jserrano@counciloftheamericas.org

Download the agenda in English.

Baje la agenda en español.

All times are in local Lima time (UTC -5), one hour behind New York.

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.   Coffee and Registration

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.   Opening Remarks

  • Mercedes Aráoz Fernandez, Prime Minister of Peru
  • Susan Segal, President and CEO, Americas Society/Council of the America

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.   Keynote 1: Economic Outlook of Peru & the Region

  • Alejandro Werner, Director of Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.   Panel 1: Sustainable Growth in a New Climate Reality
Main question for discussion: Facing growing climate change threats, how can Peru continue its economic growth sustainably?

  • Elena Conterno, President, National Fishing Association
  • German Jiménez Vega, Country Manager, Pluspetrol Peru
  • Luis Montoya, President of the Latin America Beverages Division, PepsiCo
  • Isabel Arias, Chairman, Compañía Minera San Ignacio de Morococha S.A.A. (SIMSA) (moderator)

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.   Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:45 a.m.   Keynote 2: Peru’s Infrastructure

  • Bruno Giuffra, Minister of Transport and Communications

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.   Panel 2: Financing Resilient Infrastructure
Main question for discussion: Strengthening Peru’s infrastructure is critical for the country’s economic growth. How can the country attract new investors in the current economic climate?

  • Pablo de la Flor, Executive Director, Autoridad para la Reconstrucción con Cambios (RCC)
  • Gonzalo Gil Plano, Vice President of Corporate Finance, Scotiabank Peru
  • Fuat Savas, Executive Director, Infrastructure Finance and Advisory Team, J.P. Morgan
  • Eleonora Silva, Director Representative, CAF Peru
  • Alberto Ñecco Tello, Executive Director, ProInversión
  • Amb. Carlos Pareja, Peru’s Ambassador to the United States (moderator)

12:45 – 1:00 p.m.   Closing Remarks

  • Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, President of Peru