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2014 Latin American Cities Conferences: Santiago

Top public- and private-sector leaders shared their views on what's ahead for Chile's new administration.

Registration: 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. ET

Conference: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p...

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Av. El Golf 50, Las Condes
Santiago
Chile
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Overview

CHILE: OPPORTUNITY AND GROWTH

In collaboration with Adolfo Ibañez School of Management, AmCham Chile, Bolsa de Comercio de Santiago, Cámara de Comercio de Santiago, Columbia Global Centers - Latin America (Santiago), ComunidadMujer, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies - Harvard University, Endeavor Chile, Fundación Chile, and Grupo Liderazgo

AS/COA and Chile’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs will host the ninth annual Latin American Cities Conference in Santiago. Speakers will address Chile's economic forecast, growth prospects, and the country's increasingly important role in regional trade networks. As President Michelle Bachelet finishes the first 100 days of her second term, panelists will consider the challenges and opportunities that face the new administration in regards to fiscal and economic policies, education, and the energy sector.

Speakers:

  • Heraldo Muñoz, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Chile
  • Alberto Arenas de Mesa, Minister of Finance of Chile (Download his presentation)
  • Luis Felipe Céspedes, Minister of Economy, Development and Tourism of Chile (Download his presentation)
  • Máximo Pacheco, Minister of Energy of Chile
  • Carlos Barrera, Vice President and Managing Director, SunEdison Latin America
  • Víctor Hassi Sabal, Country Head, MetLife Chile Holding and Chairman, ProVida AFP
  • Cristián Maturana, General Director and Founder, Portalinmobiliario.com
  • Nicolás Paut Vicuña, Economy Editor and Presenter of Agenda Económica, CNN Chile
  • Susan Segal, President & CEO of Americas Society Council of the Americas

Note: This event is free of charge. Prior registration is required.
Registration is NOT required to view the webcast.

Event Information: Mercedes Laxague | mlaxague@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8382
COA Corporate Membership: Monica Vieira | mvieira@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8344
Sponsorship Opportunities: Ana Gilligan | agilligan@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8364
Press Inquiries: Adriana La Rotta | alarotta@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8384

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Agenda

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8:30 – 9:00 a.m.       Coffee and Registration

9:00 – 9:05 a.m.       Opening Remarks

  • Susan Segal, President and CEO, Americas Society/ Council of the Americas

9:05 – 9:25 a.m.       Heraldo Muñoz, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Chile

9:25 – 9:45 a.m.       Luis Felipe Céspedes, Minister of Economy of Chile (Download his presentation)

9:45 – 10:50 a.m.      Panel - The New Agenda for Growth and Social Change in Chile: The Private Sector’s Vision

  • Carlos Barrera, Vice President and Managing Director, SunEdison Latin America
  • Víctor Hassi Sabal, Country Head, MetLife Chile Holding and Chairman, ProVida AFP
  • Cristián Maturana, Managing Director and Founder, Portalinmobiliario.com
  • Jorge Rodríguez-Grossi, Executive President, Alto Maipo, AES Gener
  • Nicolás Paut Vicuña, Economy Editor and Presenter of Agenda Económica, CNN Chile

10:50 – 11:10 a.m.     Máximo Pacheco, Minister of Energy of Chile

11:10 – 11:30 a.m.     Alberto Arenas de Mesa, Minister of Finance of Chile (Download his presentation)                              

11:30 – 11:35 a.m.     Closing Remarks

  • Susan Segal, President and CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas

11:35 – 12:00 p.m.     Coffee and Networking Session                     

Speakers

Alberto Arenas de Mesa
Minister of Finance of Chile

Alberto Arenas de Mesa is the minister of Finance of Chile. Before assuming his current responsibilities, he was a researcher in the Micro Data Center at the University of Chile’s Department of Economics from March 2010 until June 2013. Arenas de Mesa was also a professor within...

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Carlos Barrera
Vice President and Managing Director, SunEdison Latin America

Carlos Barrera is vice president and general director of Latin America at SunEdison Latin America. In this role, Barrera is responsible for SunEdison’s Solar Division in addition to leading the commercial and operational strategies for the Latin America region. He has held a...

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Víctor Hassi Sabal
Country Head, MetLife Chile Holding and Chairman, ProVida AFP

Víctor Hassi Sabal is country head for MetLife Chile Holding and chairman of ProVida AFP. He was the general manager for MetLife Chile Seguros de Vida S.A. from 2001 to 2013 when the company acquired Provida AFP from the BBVA Group. Hassi Sabal also led the acquisition of ALICO...

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Cristián Maturana
General Director and Founder, Portalinmobiliario.com

Cristián Maturana is co-founder of Portalinmobiliario.com and served as general manager from the site's founding in 1999 until March 2010. With the company's expansion into Mexico, he was executive director until 2013 when Portalinmobiliario.com was acquired by MercadoLibre...

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Heraldo Muñoz
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Chile

Heraldo Muñoz is the minister of foreign affairs of Chile. Before assuming his current responsibilities in March 2014, he was assistant secretary general of the United Nations (UN) as well as assistant administrator and regional director for Latin America and the Caribbean for...

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Máximo Pacheco
Minister of Energy of Chile

Máximo Pacheco is the minister of energy of Chile. Previously, he was senior vice president of International Paper from 2004 to 2013 where he also served as their regional president for Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Russia. Pacheco led International Paper’s operations in...

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Nicolás Paut Vicuña
Economy Editor and Presenter of Agenda Económica, CNN Chile

Nicolás Paut Vicuña is economy editor and anchor of Agenda Económica at CNN Chile. He has been with CNN Chile since its launch in 2008 as a reporter and assumed his current responsibilities in February 2012. During his four years of reporting, Mr. Paut Vicuña covered economics...

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Jorge Rodríguez-Grossi
Executive President, Alto Maipo, AES Gener

Jorge Rodríguez-Grossi is executive president of Alto Maipo, AES Gener and president of Grupo Costanera. He also serves as dean of the Economics and Business Department at the Jesuit University Alberto Hurtado in Santiago, Chile. Rodríguez-Grossi previously sat on the boards of...

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Susan Segal
President and CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas

Susan Segal was elected president and CEO of the Americas Society and Council of the Americas in August 2003 after working in the private sector with Latin America and other emerging markets for over 30 years. A passionate supporter of Latin America, she joined the organizations...

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