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Council of the Americas 2019 Conference Will Cover the Country's Economic and Political Perspectives

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August 06, 2019

***This conference has been postponed until December 2, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. More information to come.***

New York, August 6, 2019—  Americas Society/Council of the Americas (AS/COA), the most influential business organization in the Western Hemisphere, in partnership with the Argentine Chamber of Commerce, will host its sixteenth annual conference in Buenos Aires Argentina: Economic and Political Perspectives.

The conference, which was recently declared by the Argentine government as an event of national interest, will take place on Wednesday, August 21th at the Alvear Palace Hotel. Press check-in will be from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and the conference will follow from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This conference will bring together government officials and distinguished leaders from the country and across the Americas, days after the August 11 primary elections and with a look toward the October 27 general elections. The conference will be live webcast.

Local and international panelists at the conference will include: Dante Sica, Minister of Production; Omar Gutiérrez, Governor of the Province of Neuquén; Jorge Luis Di Fiori, President, Chamber of Commerce and Services of Argentina (CAC); and Susan Segal, President and CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas.

Founded in 1965, AS/COA organizes more than 250 public policy programs every year in New York, Miami, Washington DC, and in cities throughout Latin America. Events cover a wide range of topics, including economics, policy, trade, technology, security, education, social inclusion, infrastructure, cybersecurity, and energy. The conference “Argentina: Economic and Political Perspectives” is part of the organization’s Latin American Cities Conferences, half-day events featuring top-level speakers across key cities in the region.