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



November 12, 2019

New York, November 12, 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 Monday, December 2nd at the Alvear Palace Hotel. The conference will be at 3:00 p.m. This conference will bring together government officials and distinguished leaders from the country and across the Americas, with a look ahead of the country's general elections. The conference will be live webcast.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Omar Gutiérrez, Governor of the Province of Neuquén, Argentina
  • Martin Lousteau, National Senator for the City of Buenos Aires
  • Sergio Massa, National Congressman-elect for the Province of Buenos Aires
  • Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, Mayor of the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Jorge Luis Di Fiori, President, Chamber of Commerce and Services (CAC)
  • Andy Freire, Managing Partner & Head South Cone, SoftBank
  • Claudio Muruzabal, President, SAP Latin America
  • Julia Pomares, Executive Director of the Center for the Implementation of Public Policies Promoting Equity and Growth (CIPPEC)
  • Sean Summers, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, MercadoLibre
  • 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.