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AS/COA in 2018

Americas Society and Council of the Americas bring together the public and private sectors to discuss critical issues affecting the Western Hemisphere and to advance their common agenda of economic and social development, open markets, the rule of law, and democracy in the region.

Click here to access a PDF of our 2018 annual report.

Measuring our impact

ENGAGING TOP LEADERS

1/ Argentina: Economic and Political Perspectives; Susan Segal, President & CEO, AS/COA; Marcos Peña, Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers, Argentina; Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, Mayor of Buenos Aires
2/ Investing in Ecuador’s Future; Richard Martínez, Minister of Economy and Finance, Ecuador
3/ Colombia in the Eyes of Wall Street; Mauricio Cárdenas, Minister of Finance, Colombia
4/ Perspectives on Chile: Reforms, the Economy, and the New Administration; Felipe Larraín, Minister of Finance, Chile
5/ Peru: The Role of the Private Sector in the Quest For Transparency; Néstor Popolizio, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Peru; Julio Velarde, President, Central Bank of Peru
6/ São Paulo: Women's Economic Empowerment in Brazil; Ana Carla Abrão, Oliver Wyman

Held every year in Bogotá, Buenos Aires, Lima, Mexico City, Santiago, São Paulo, and other major cities, our LATIN AMERICAN CITIES CONFERENCES feature both public and private events. 

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1/ Katia Bouazza & Gerardo Mato, HSBC Securities (USA) Inc.
2/ Gabriela Frías, Portafolio Global, CNN en Español; César Cernuda, Microsoft Latin America; Gabriel Di Lelle, Bancolombia S.A.; Vernon Murray, Emerson Automation Solutions; Fernando Iraola, Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Ana Paula Assis, IBM Latin America
3/ Png Cheong Boon, Enterprise Singapore; Jorge Becerra, Boston Consulting Group
4/ CEO Roundtable São Paulo: Susan Segal, President & CEO, AS/COA; Henrique Meirelles, Minister of Finance, Brazil

All year round, leaders gather in cities across the Americas to forge relationships and share industry trends at the BRAVO LEADERSHIP FORUMS, a signature series that includes the Council of the Americas SYMPOSIUM, BRAVO BUSINESS AWARDS, CFO FORUM SERIES, and CEO ROUNDTABLES. 

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DRIVING THE DIALOGUE

Measuring our impact

ANALYZING THE AMERICAS

1/ Sheri Henck, Medtronic
2/ Abrão Árabe Neto, Secretary of Foreign Trade, Brazil
3/ Juan Guaidó, Congressman, Venezuela
4/ Claudio González, President and Cofounder, Mexicanos Contra la Corrupción y la Impunidad; Alan Clutterbuck, President and Cofounder, Fundación Red de Acción Política; Brian Winter, Editor-in-Chief of Americas Quarterly and Vice President of Policy at AS/COA; Thelma Aldana, Attorney General, Guatemala; Geert Aalbers, Control Risks; Sérgio Moro, Federal Judge, Brazil
5/ Ariel Yepez, Energy Division Chief, Inter- American Development Bank
6/ Alana Tummino, Head of Cuba Working Group, AS/COA; Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis, former Chargé d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Havana

AS/COA INITIATIVES and WORKING GROUPS allow members to engage in results-oriented discussions on issues critical to business and investment in the Americas.

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Anti-corruption Working Group

Cuba Working Group

Energy Action Group

Trade Advisory Group

Venezuela Working Group

Women's Hemispheric Network

 

CONNECTING THE NEXT GENERATION

Measuring our impact

ENGAGING OUR NETWORK

RECOGNIZING EXCELLENCE

1/ Gerardo Mato, Chairman of Global Banking & Markets - Americas, HSBC Securities; Stuart Gulliver, HSBC Holdings; William R. Rhodes, Chairman Emeritus, AS/COA; Susan Segal, President & CEO, AS/COA; Arminio Fraga, Gávea Investimentos; Andrés Gluski, Chairman, AS/COA
2/ John D. Negroponte, Chairman Emeritus, AS/COA; Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon Junior, former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs and retired American Diplomat; William R. Rhodes, Chairman Emeritus, AS/COA
3/ Susan Segal, President & CEO, AS/COA; Gustavo Meza-Cuadra, Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN, Peru
4/ 24th BRAVO Business Awards; Honorees and guests

The recipients of the Americas Society 2017 Gold Medal were honored at the annual SPRING PARTY held June 6 in New York City. In Miami on November 3, Council of the Americas recognized outstanding achievement at the BRAVO BUSINESS AWARDS

COVERING THE REAL LATIN AMERICA

MUSIC OF THE AMERICAS

1/ Cuban early music ensemble Ars Longa de La Habana performs at Columbia University.
2/ Juancho Herrera and Sofía Rei perform music by Jorge de la Vega at Americas Society.
3/ Nelson Freire, Brazilian Pianist; Sebastián Zubieta, Americas Society Music Director after the screening of Nelson Freire.
4/ Juan Falú performs La vieja by Hermanos Díaz at Americas Society
The MetLife Foundation MUSIC OF THE AMERICAS Concert Series showcases talented artists and cultural ambassadors from across the hemisphere. Presented year-round, concerts include a wealth of diverse music and performers, ranging from contemporary classical to folk-roots to reggae and jazz. 
 
 

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